co

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English[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

co (plural cos)

  1. (slang) company
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Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

co (third-person singular, gender-neutral, reflexive coself)

  1. (neologism, nonstandard) they (singular). Gender-neutral subject pronoun, coordinate with gendered pronouns he and she.
    • 1983, Ingrid Komar, Living the Dream:
      Co consistently does less than cos share of the Community work. 4. Co absents coself from the Community for more than three weeks [...]
    • 1996, Brett Beemyn, Mickey Elianon, Queer studies: a lesbian, gay, bisexual, & transgender anthology, page 74:
      At the very least, an individual might have to use different terms to describe coself in a heterosexual context than co uses in a sexual minority context [...]
    • 2004 April 1, "Pieira dos Lobos" (username), "Fern's Story two", alt.magick.serious, Usenet:
      A youngster of my own introduction had been rejected by an object of preadolescent craving and had killed coself by leaping at the ceiling of co's quarters. Co was a rising Large Game star, her spring was powerful, our gravity flux was low - co's head struck the surface with enough force to kill on impact.
  2. (neologism, nonstandard) them (singular). Gender-neutral object pronoun, coordinate with gendered pronouns him and her.
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Czech[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *čьto, from Proto-Indo-European *kʷid, *kʷis.

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

co

  1. what
    Co se děje?
    What's up?
    Co se stalo?
    What happened?

Conjunction[edit]

co

  1. that
    Od té doby, co jsme spolu...
    Since we’ve been together... (lit.) Since the time that we’ve been together...
  2. what
    Ví, co chce.
    He knows what he wants.

Particle[edit]

co

  1. (indeclinable) isn't it so, don't you think?
    To je pěkné, co?
    That’s nice, isn’t it?

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Dalmatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin quod.

Pronoun[edit]

co

  1. what

Esperanto[edit]

Noun[edit]

co (plural co-oj, accusative singular co-on, accusative plural co-ojn)

  1. The name of the Latin-script letter C/c.

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From contraction of preposition con (with) + masculine definite article o (the)

Contraction[edit]

co m (feminine coa, masculine plural cos, feminine plural coas)

  1. with the

Gallo[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French coc.

Noun[edit]

co m

  1. rooster, cockerel, cock

Jèrriais[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old French colp, coup, from Late Latin colpus, from Classical Latin colaphus (blow with the fist; cuff).

Noun[edit]

co m (plural cos)

  1. blow
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Etymology 2[edit]

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Noun[edit]

co m (plural cos)

  1. cockerel
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Etymology 3[edit]

From Latin collum (neck).

Noun[edit]

co m (plural cos)

  1. (anatomy) neck

Lojban[edit]

Cmavo[edit]

co (rafsi col)

  1. tanru inverter: written between the components of a compound words, it swaps the logical order
    zdani cukta
    book with the house-property
    zdani co cukta
    house with the book-property
    ti du lo bitmu poi selzbasu fi lo kitybli
    This is a wall which is made of bricks.
    ti bitmu co selzbasu fi lo kitybli
    This is a wall which is made of bricks.

Usage notes[edit]

  • A tanru of the form "A co B" might not always be a mere substitute of "B (ke) A", because whereas a tanru of the form "B (ke) A" inherits its place structure from A, a tanru of the form "A co B" inherits its place structure from B.

Lower Sorbian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *čьto < Proto-Indo-European *kʷid, *kʷis.

Pronoun[edit]

co

  1. what (interrogative)

Etymology 2[edit]

Inflected form of kśěś

Verb[edit]

co

  1. third-person singular present of kśěś

Old Irish[edit]

Adverb[edit]

co

  1. (interrogative) how?
    Co·bbia mo ḟechtas – "How will my expedition be?"

Usage notes[edit]

Is followed by the dependent form of the verb, which is neither nasalized nor lenited.

Preposition[edit]

co

  1. to, toward

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Polish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *čьto, from Proto-Indo-European *kʷid, *kʷis.

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

co

  1. what

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Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

co m (plural cos)

  1. (Aragon, colloquial) dude, friend

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Pronoun[edit]

co

  1. Common misspelling of .

Venetian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare Italian con

Preposition[edit]

co

  1. with, together

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