Japanese Hiragana kyokashotai KO.png
U+3053, こ
HIRAGANA LETTER KO

[U+3052]
Hiragana
[U+3054]
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JapaneseEdit

Stroke order
 

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Derived in the Heian period from writing the man'yōgana kanji in the cursive sōsho style. Variants include those derived by similar process from , , , , and .

SyllableEdit

(romaji ko)

  1. The hiragana syllable (ko). Its equivalent in katakana is (ko). It is the tenth syllable in the gojūon order; its position is (ka-gyō o-dan, row ka, section o).
Derived termsEdit
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Etymology 2Edit

Adjectival nounEdit

(-na inflection, rōmaji ko)

  1. : solitary

CounterEdit

(rōmaji -ko)

  1. :
  2. :

NounEdit

(rōmaji ko)

  1. , : child
  2. : tree
  3. 海鼠: (obsolete) sea cucumber
  4. :
  5. : flour
  6. : silkworm
  7. : cage
  8. :
  9. :
  10. : solitude
  11. : arc
  12. :
  13. :
  14. :
  15. :
  16. :

PrefixEdit

(rōmaji ko-)

  1. :
  2. :
  3. :

PronounEdit

(rōmaji ko)

  1. , :

SuffixEdit

(rōmaji -ko)

  1. , :
  2. :

VerbEdit

(rōmaji ko)

  1. : Imperfective of 来る (くる, kuru).