ko

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Japanese (コウ, )

Noun[edit]

ko (uncountable)

  1. (game of Go) a local shape to which the ko rule applies, a ko shape
    Black gets an easy game by just filling the ko.
  2. (game of Go) ko fight
    Black wins the ko easily.
  3. (game of Go) a stone in a ko in atari, a ko stone
    Black recaptures the ko and white has to find another ko threat.

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse kýr (East dialect ko, compare Swedish ko), from Proto-Germanic *kūz, from Proto-Indo-European *gʷṓws (cow).

Noun[edit]

ko c (singular definite koen, plural indefinite køer)

  1. cow

Inflection[edit]


Esperanto[edit]

Noun[edit]

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

  1. The name of the Latin-script letter K/k.

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Ewe[edit]

Verb[edit]

ko

  1. to laugh

French[edit]

Noun[edit]

ko m (plural ko)

  1. Abbreviation of kilooctet (kilobyte)

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Hawaiian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Preposition[edit]

ko

  1. of, belonging to first part of possessive constructions, o-type
    ko mākou hale our house
    ko ke kumu kaʻa the teacher's car

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Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

ko

  1. rōmaji reading of
  2. rōmaji reading of

Karelian[edit]

Particle[edit]

ko

  1. like, as

Lithuanian[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

ko

  1. what

Lojban[edit]

Cmavo[edit]

ko (pro-sumti)

  1. is substituted for "do" to make the bridi imperative

Maori[edit]

Particle[edit]

ko

  1. Placed at the beginning of nominative phrases to signify that they are declarative

Mapudungun[edit]

Noun[edit]

ko (using Raguileo Alphabet)

  1. water

References[edit]

  • Wixaleyiñ: Mapucezugun-wigkazugun pici hemvlcijka (Wixaleyiñ: Small Mapudungun-Spanish dictionary), Beretta, Marta; Cañumil, Dario; Cañumil, Tulio, 2008.

Min Nan[edit]

Particle[edit]

ko (POJ, traditional and simplified )

  1. a morpheme which has a root meaning of tall. It is nearly always used as part of a name or compound word.

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Particle[edit]

ko (POJ, traditional and simplified )

  1. a morpheme which has a root meaning of paste or cream. It is nearly always used as part of a name or compound word.

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Old Norse[edit]

Noun[edit]

ko ?

  1. (East dialect) cow

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Rapa Nui[edit]

Interjection[edit]

ko

  1. exclamation suggesting a personal reaction

Usage notes[edit]

For non-personal judgment, consider using ka.

Particle[edit]

ko

  1. particle prefixed to names as a determinative

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *kъto, from Proto-Indo-European *kʷos, *kʷid, (compare *kʷis).

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Pronoun[edit]

(Cyrillic spelling ко̏)

  1. (interrogatively, Bosnia, Serbia) who
    (t)ko si ti? — who are you
  2. (relative and indefinite pronoun)
    bilo (t)ko — anybody, anyone
    malo (t)ko — very few people
    onaj (t)ko — he who, whoever
Declension[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From kȁo.

Contraction[edit]

ko (Cyrillic spelling ко)

  1. (colloquial) Misspelling of k'o.
Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • ko” in Hrvatski jezični portal
  • ko” in Hrvatski jezični portal

Slovene[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

ko

  1. when (at the time that)

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Swedish ko, from East Old Norse ko, from Proto-Germanic *kūz, from Proto-Indo-European *gʷṓws (cow). Cognate with Old West Norse kýr and English cow.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ko c

  1. cow; female cattle
  2. a female member of a number of other species, such as elk

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Tagalog[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

ko

  1. my

Tocharian A[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Tocharian, from Proto-Indo-European *gʷṓws (cow). Compare Tocharian B keu, English cow.

Noun[edit]

ko

  1. cow

Tuvaluan[edit]

Particle[edit]

ko

  1. present perfect tense marker, inserted immediately before the relevant verb

Vietnamese[edit]

Abbreviation[edit]

ko

  1. (Internet slang) Abbreviation of không.

Volapük[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Spanish con (with).

Preposition[edit]

ko

  1. with

West Frisian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Frisian , from Proto-Germanic *kūz, from Proto-Indo-European *gʷṓws. Cognate with Saterland Frisian Ku, English cow, Dutch koe, Low German Koh, German Kuh, and Danish ko.

Noun[edit]

ko c (plural kij)

  1. cow