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2/28/2019, 2:08 PM Mike C update #102
7/2/2017, 10:39 PM Mike C update #95
3/14/2016, 9:26 PM Mike C update #91
7/27/2015, 11:23 PM Mike C update #90
12/3/2014, 12:28 AM Mike C update #89
2/12/2007, 1:03 AM Mike C earliest recorded revision

Gender Feminine
Usage Japanese
Scripts 琴音, etc.(Japanese Kanji)
Pronounced Pron. KO-TO-NEH

Meaning & History

From Japanese (koto), which refers to a type of musical instrument similar to a harp, combined with (ne) meaning "sound". Other kanji combinations are also possible.