Meaning of koto in Japanese

  1. Words

Definition of koto

こと(koto) · そう(sou) · ·

琴箏筝 Kanji Details

  1. (n) koto (13-stringed Japanese zither)
  2. stringed instrument
  3. zheng (Chinese zither); guzheng
  1. (n) ancient city; former capital

    Everyone knows that there is something new in this old capital.

こと(koto) · こん(kon) ·

事縡 Kanji Details

  1. (n) thing; matter
  2. incident; occurrence; event; something serious; trouble; crisis
  3. circumstances; situation; state of affairs
  4. work; business; affair
  5. after an inflectable word, creates a noun phrase indicating something the speaker does not feel close to
  6. (n-suf) nominalizing suffix →Related words:
  7. pretending to ...; playing make-believe ... →Related words:
  1. (n, vs) covering up; glossing over
  1. (n) koto (usu. small) →Related words:
げん(gen) · こと(koto)

言 Kanji Details

  1. (n) word; remark; statement

    It is not wise to go by his word.

こと(koto) · (ke) ·

異殊 Kanji Details

  1. (n, adj-na, n-pref) difference (from one another); different thing; other
  2. (adj-na) unusual; extraordinary
  1. (prt) particle indicating a command
  2. particle indicating mild enthusiasm
  3. particle indicating a gentle interrogative
  4. particle used to soften a judgment or conclusion
ごと(goto) · こと(koto) · もころ(mokoro) ·

如若 Kanji Details

  1. (n-adv) like; similar to; same as →Related words: 如し

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