Pronounced 'Cat-Core'. A cloth used in Gujarati-Indian households. The literal
translation is cloth. Usually a white dishcloth, but sometimes
it is found as a colourful, spongy, very absorbant cloth. A Katko would normally be used to wipe
surfaces clean. A katko is normally kept at the sink area of a kitchen, sometimes
draped over the tap, to allow it to dry.
*Child wipes the table and placemats with a katko
and leaves it on the side, before he leaves the kitchen
the mum would say 'Pass the katko
' while washing dishes.*
'Mum's asked me to clean
the table, get me a katko
*Boy goes to sink to find no katko
Boy: 'Mum, where's the katko
Mum: 'I used it to wipe the door, so I threw it away, get a new one, theyre under
Boy: 'I can't find them, they're not there'
Mum: 'Get a new pack from the store, I think the new ones are quite big, cut them in half so they'll last