- Cantonese (Jyutping): gok3 haa6
- Min Nan (POJ): koh-hā / kok-hā
- Min Nan
- (literary) Your Excellency; His or Her Excellency; Your Honour
- (archaic) at the foot of a tower or pavilion
Originally a term of respect toward members of the nobility; became a more generic term of respect later on.