JapaneseEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

SyllableEdit

ちょ (romaji cho)

  1. The hiragana syllable ちょ (cho). Its equivalent in katakana is チョ (cho).

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

ちょ (cho

  1. : book

SuffixEdit

ちょ (-cho

  1. : written by

SuffixEdit

ちょ (-cho

  1. diminutive suffix indicating a person, intended either endearingly or disparagingly.
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 3Edit

NounEdit

ちょ (cho

  1. (colloquial) Short for 頂戴 (chōdai).

Etymology 4Edit

Alternative formsEdit

InterjectionEdit

ちょ (cho

  1. (informal) Short for ちょっと (chotto).