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VietnameseEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Vietic *koh(throat; neck), possibly from Proto-Mon-Khmer *kɔʔ(neck). Compare Khmer (), Proto-Tai *ɣo:ᴬ.

NounEdit

cổ

  1. neck
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Sino-Vietnamese word from

AdjectiveEdit

cổ

  1. ancient; old
    Ai Cập cổ
    Ancient Egypt
  2. antique; old
    đồ cổ
    antiques

Related termsEdit

Etymology 3Edit

From . Adding the hỏi tone is a means to form a third person singular pronoun in Southern dialects.

PronounEdit

cổ

  1. (Southern Vietnam) she; her