Koto vs Harp - What's the difference?

koto | harp |


As a noun koto

is (musical instruments) a japanese stringed 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.

As a proper noun harp is

for a player of the harp.

koto

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • (musical instruments) a Japanese stringed 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.
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    harp

    English

    (wikipedia harp)

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A musical instrument consisting of an upright frame strung with strings that are stroked or plucked with the fingers.
  • (label) A harmonica.
  • (label) A grain sieve.
  • Derived terms

    * harpist

    See also

    * lyre

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To repeatedly mention a subject.
  • (US)
    (UK)
  • (label) To play on (a harp or similar instrument)
  • (label) To play (a tune) on the harp.
  • (label) To develop or give expression to by skill and art; to sound forth as from a harp; to hit upon.
  • — Shakespeare.

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