ここ

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See also: こご and ごご

Japanese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

⟨ko2ko2/koko/

From Old Japanese.

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

ここ (rōmaji koko)

  1. (deictically) this place, area, or part (near the speaker). Can be juxtaposed with a phrase with (de) or (ni).
    • 1985 December 20, Watanabe, Taeko, “だい四十八 ぞく [Chapter 48: Family Ⅰ]”, in ファミリー! [Family!], volume 11 (fiction), Tokyo: Shogakukan, →ISBN, page 72:
      シアトルから () ()へは… (むす) () (たず)ねてきました…ぼくは———ジョナサン・アレンの (ちち) (おや)です
      Shiatoru kara koko e wa… musuko o tazunetekimashita …Boku wa ———Jonasan Aren no chichioya desu
      I came here from Seattle… to look for my son …I am ———Jonathan Allen’s father
    • 2004 August 17, CLAMP, “Chapitreシャピトル.46 ゆめかい [Chapitre.46 Dream World]”, in ツバサ RESERVoir CHRoNiCLE [Tsubasa: RESERVoir CHRoNiCLE], volume 7 (fiction), Tokyo: Kodansha, →ISBN, page 91:
      ここ桜花 (エドニス) (こく)にある妖精遊園地 (フェアリーパーク)
      Koko wa Edonisu-koku ni aru Fearī Pāku
      This is Fairy Park of Edonis
  2. (deictically) this organization or team (near the speaker). Can be juxtaposed with a phrase with (de) or (ni).
  3. (anaphorically) this place, area, or part I am talking about (only the speaker knows).
  4. (anaphorically) this organization or team I am talking about (only the speaker knows).
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Etymology 2[edit]

Reading of several Sino-Japanese words.

Noun[edit]

ここ (rōmaji koko)

  1. 個々, 個個, 箇々, 箇箇: one by one; separately
  2. 戸々, 戸戸: every house
  3. 呱々, 呱呱: cry of a new-born baby

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN