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kiyo

  1. eggplant

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From Chinese, according to Panganiban (1972). Compare Hokkien 叫雞叫鸡 (kiò-koe, to visit a prostitute, literally to call a chicken). See also kuwekong.

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kiyô (Baybayin spelling ᜃᜒᜌᜓ)

  1. harlot; lascivious woman
    Synonym: puta

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