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琴 means 'koto'

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Strokes : 12    Frequency: 1595   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Study set: 5-26    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 10 words   Used in 47 words   Used in 600 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
On
   キン
Kun
   こと koto (Japanese harp)
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The koto (Japanese zither) connects to dragons, blindness, class differences, rice paddies, marriage, and an important myth. Find out why one needs to read each 琴 in 琴の琴 with different yomi. See which natural feature in Japan was named after a type of 琴, and learn about hidden kotos in the garden. Also discover certain Japanese words that always pull on people's heartstrings.
⿱  ⿰   king   king   now  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 琴 is used 4 times, read 2 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 琴 is used 42 times, read 2 ways (with 1 variation).
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キン : 27 words FIND ALL
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noun
xylophone
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こと : 7 words FIND ALL
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noun
1. koto (13-stringed Japanese zither)
2. stringed instrument  (archaic; this meaning is restricted to reading こと)
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こと (read as ごと) : 8 words FIND ALL
noun
koto (usu. small)  (see also: ; archaic)
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キン   こと koto (Japanese harp)   
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オウ    king   
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イチ   イツ   ひと    ひと- one   
ド   ト   ground; earth   つち ground, earth, soil   
コン   キン   いま now   
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assembly, gathering   
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ジン   ニン   ひと person   
katakana fu   
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