[koh-toh; Japanese kaw-taw] /ˈkoʊ toʊ; Japanese ˈkɔˈtɔ/
noun, plural kotos, koto.
a Japanese musical instrument having numerous strings, usually seven or thirteen, that are stretched over a convex wooden sounding board and are plucked with three plectra, worn on the thumb, index finger, and middle finger of one hand.
noun (pl) kotos
a Japanese stringed instrument, consisting of a rectangular wooden body over which are stretched silk strings, which are plucked with plectrums or a nail-like device
[koh-tou, -tou] /ˈkoʊˈtaʊ, -ˌtaʊ/ verb (used without object), noun 1. .
[koh-tey] /ˈkoʊ teɪ/ noun 1. a city in SW Sri Lanka, just E of Colombo.
/ˈkəʊtʊkuː/ noun (pl) -ku 1. the white heron, Egretta alba, having brilliant white plumage, black legs and yellow eyes and bill
/kɒtuːkuːtuːkuː/ noun (pl) kotukutuku 1. a New Zealand forest tree, Fuchsia excorticata, with dark purple fruit called konini Also called kohutuhutu, tree fuchsia