ko

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Japanese ().

Noun[edit]

ko (plural ko)

  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.

Derived terms[edit]

Translations[edit]

Anagrams[edit]


Aiwoo[edit]

Verb[edit]

ko

  1. to lie down

References[edit]


Bambara[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

ko

  1. to say

Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

ko

  1. to wash

References[edit]


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

Declension[edit]

References[edit]


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.

See also[edit]


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 haleour house
    ko ke kumu kaʻathe teacher's car

See also[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

ko

  1. Rōmaji transcription of
  2. Rōmaji transcription 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

Kirikiri[edit]

Noun[edit]

ko

  1. woman

Further reading[edit]

Bill Palmer, The Languages and Linguistics of the New Guinea Area (→ISBN, 2017), page 531, table 95, Comparative basic vocabulary in Lakes Plain Languages


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 lasithe text that you're reading
  2. what, who (accusative case of kas)
    tas ir tas, ko es domājuthat 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

Maaka[edit]

Noun[edit]

ko

  1. head

References[edit]


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]

Adjective[edit]

ko (POJ, traditional and simplified )

  1. high
  2. tall

Usage notes[edit]

It is nearly always used exclusively as part of a name or compound.

Derived terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

ko (POJ, traditional and simplified )

  1. paste; cream

Usage notes[edit]

It is nearly always used exclusively as part of a name or compound.

Derived terms[edit]


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

Nyishi[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Tani *koː.

Noun[edit]

ko

  1. child
  2. son

References[edit]

  • P. T. Abraham (2005) A Grammar of Nyishi Language[1], Delhi: Farsight Publishers and Distributors

Old Norse[edit]

Noun[edit]

ko ?

  1. (East dialect) cow

See also[edit]

References[edit]


Pali[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

ko

  1. masculine nominative singular of ka

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

Rawa[edit]

Adverb[edit]

ko

  1. again

References[edit]


Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

(Cyrillic spelling ко̏)

  1. (Serbia, Bosnia, interrogatively) who
    (t)ko si ti?who are you
  2. (Serbia, Bosnia, relative and indefinite pronoun)
    bilo (t)koanybody, anyone
    malo (t)kovery few people
    onaj (t)kohe 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, 2006–2018
  • ko”, in Hrvatski jezični portal, 2006–2018

Slovene[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

See Serbo-Croatian ako.

Pronunciation[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

ko

  1. when (at the time that)

Etymology 2[edit]

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Conjunction[edit]

ko

  1. (colloquial) Alternative form of kot

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]

  • IPA(key): /kuː/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

ko c

  1. cow; female cattle
    Många kor bor i stall under vinterhalvåret
    Many cows live in stables during the winter.
  2. a female member of a number of other species, such as elk
    Jag såg en älgko och hennes kalv när jag var i skogen.
    I saw an elk cow and her calf when I was in the forest.

Declension[edit]

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

Related terms[edit]

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References[edit]


Tagalog[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Determiner[edit]

ko

  1. my

Pronoun[edit]

ko

  1. I (as actor of a verb)
  2. me

See also[edit]



Taworta[edit]

Noun[edit]

ko

  1. egg

Further reading[edit]

Bill Palmer, The Languages and Linguistics of the New Guinea Area (→ISBN, 2017), page 531, table 95, Comparative basic vocabulary in Lakes Plain Languages


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. (informal) Abbreviation of không.

Volapük[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed 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.

Noun[edit]

ko c (plural kij)

  1. cow

Wolof[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

ko

  1. him/her/it (third-person singular object pronoun)

See also[edit]


Xhosa[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

-ko

  1. Combining stem of kona.

Zazaki[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Persian کوه (kuh).

Noun[edit]

ko ?

  1. mountain