Kotow
Kotow Ko*tow", n. [Chinese, knock head.] The prostration made by mandarins and others to their superiors, either as homage or worship, by knocking the forehead on the ground; a kowtow. There are degrees in the rite, the highest being expressed by three knockings. [China] [Also spelled {kowtow}.] --S. W. Williams. [1913 Webster]

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  • Kotow — (auch Kotov) ist der Familienname der folgenden Personen: Alexander Alexandrowitsch Kotow (1913–1981), russischer Schachspieler Oleg Walerjewitsch Kotow (* 1965), russischer Raumfahrer Nikola Kotow, bulgarischer Fußballspieler Diese Seite …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Kotow — Ko*tow , v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Kotowed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Kotowing}.] To perform the kotow. Now usually spelled {kowtow}. [Also spelled {kowtow}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • kotow — var. of KOWTOW. * * * I noun a former Chinese custom of touching the ground with the forehead as a sign of respect or submission • Syn: ↑kowtow • Derivationally related forms: ↑kowtow (for: ↑kowtow) • …   Useful english dictionary

  • kotow — /koh tow , tow /, v.i., n. kowtow. * * * …   Universalium

  • kotow — ko·tow || ‚kəʊ taÊŠ v. grovel, act in an obsequious manner; lie prostrate and touch one s forehead to the group (for worship or as a sign of respect) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • kotow — /koʊˈtaʊ/ (say koh tow) verb (i), noun → kowtow. –kotower, noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • Kotów, Subcarpathian Voivodeship — Infobox Settlement name = Kotów settlement type = Village total type = image shield = subdivision type = Country subdivision name = POL subdivision type1 = Voivodeship subdivision name1 = Subcarpathian subdivision type2 = County subdivision name2 …   Wikipedia

  • Kotów, Lesser Poland Voivodeship — Infobox Settlement name = Kotów settlement type = Village total type = image shield = subdivision type = Country subdivision name = POL subdivision type1 = Voivodeship subdivision name1 = Lesser Poland subdivision type2 = County subdivision name2 …   Wikipedia

  • Alexander Alexandrowitsch Kotow — (russisch Александр Александрович Котов; * 30. Julijul./ 12. August 1913greg. in Tula; † 8. Januar 1981 in Moskau) war ein sowjetischer Schachmeister. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Schachkarriere …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Alexander Kotow — Alexander Alexandrowitsch Kotow (russisch Александр Александрович Котов; * 30. Julijul./ 12. August 1913greg. in Tula; † 8. Januar 1981 in Moskau) war ein sowjetischer Schachmeister. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Schachka …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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