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

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Esperanto[edit]

Noun[edit]

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

Guanano[edit]

Noun[edit]

ko

  1. water
  2. medicine
  3. relative, fellow Kotiria

References[edit]

  • Kristine Stenzel, A Reference Grammar of Kotiria (Wanano)

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

Kalasha[edit]

Adverb[edit]

ko

  1. why

Interjection[edit]

ko

  1. why

Noun[edit]

ko

  1. why

Karelian[edit]

Particle[edit]

ko

  1. like, as

Latvian[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

ko (interrogative)

  1. what, who (accusative case of kas)
    ko tu gribi apskatīt?‎ ― what would you like to see?

ko (relative)

  1. that (accusative case of kas)
    teksts, ko tu lasi‎ ― the text that you're reading
  2. what, who (accusative case of kas)
    tas ir tas, ko es domāju‎ ― that is what I mean
  3. which (accusative case of kas)

Interjection[edit]

ko

  1. sorry?
  2. pardon?
  3. what?

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.
  • Estudios de lengua y cultura amerindias II (1998) (spells it )

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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Norman[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • co (Jersey, Guernsey, Normandy)

Etymology[edit]

From Old French col, from Latin collum ‎(neck).

Noun[edit]

ko m ‎(plural kos)

  1. (Sark, anatomy) neck

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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Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

(Cyrillic spelling ко̏)

  1. (interrogatively) 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) contraction of kȁo
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 Norse 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

Declension[edit]

Inflection of ko 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative ko kon kor korna
Genitive kos kons kors kornas

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Tagalog[edit]

Adjective[edit]

ko

  1. my

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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]

Alternative forms[edit]

Adverb[edit]

ko

  1. 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

Zazaki[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Persian کوه ‎(kuh).

Noun[edit]

ko ?

  1. mountain