ChineseEdit

Etymology 1Edit

phonetic
simp. and trad.
(可可)

Borrowed from English cocoa.

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

可可

  1. cocoa
  2. cacao (Theobroma cacao)
SynonymsEdit
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

 
can; may; able to
can; may; able to; certain(ly); to suit; (particle used for emphasis)
 
can; may; able to
can; may; able to; certain(ly); to suit; (particle used for emphasis)
simp. and trad.
(可可)

PronunciationEdit



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (29)
Final () (94)
Tone (調) Rising (X)
Openness (開合) Open
Division () I
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/kʰɑX/
Pan
Wuyun
/kʰɑX/
Shao
Rongfen
/kʰɑX/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/kʰaX/
Li
Rong
/kʰɑX/
Wang
Li
/kʰɑX/
Bernard
Karlgren
/kʰɑX/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
Expected
Cantonese
Reflex
ho2

AdjectiveEdit

可可

  1. (literary) slight; little
  2. (literary) vague; dim
  3. (literary) careless
  4. (literary) aye aye; yes yes
    然然可可  ―  ránránkěkě  ―  to be a yes man without any opinions of one's own
SynonymsEdit

AdverbEdit

可可

  1. (literary) just right; by chance
Derived termsEdit