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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Japanese ().

NounEdit

ko (plural ko)

  1. (game of Go) A local shape to which the ko rule applies; a ko shape.
    Black gets an easy game by just filling the ko.
  2. (game of Go) ko fight
    Black wins the ko easily.
  3. (game of Go) a stone in a ko in atari, a ko stone
    Black recaptures the ko and white has to find another ko threat.

Derived termsEdit

TranslationsEdit

AnagramsEdit


AiwooEdit

VerbEdit

ko

  1. to lie down

ReferencesEdit


BambaraEdit

Etymology 1Edit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

ko

  1. to say

Etymology 2Edit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

ko

  1. to wash

ReferencesEdit


DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse kýr (East dialect ko, compare Swedish ko), from Proto-Germanic *kūz, from Proto-Indo-European *gʷṓws (cow).

NounEdit

ko c (singular definite koen, plural indefinite køer)

  1. cow

DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit


EsperantoEdit

NounEdit

ko (accusative singular ko-on, plural ko-oj, accusative plural ko-ojn)

  1. The name of the Latin-script letter K/k.

See alsoEdit


EweEdit

VerbEdit

ko

  1. to laugh

FrenchEdit

NounEdit

ko m (plural ko)

  1. Abbreviation of kilooctet (kilobyte)

GuananoEdit

NounEdit

ko

  1. water
  2. medicine
  3. relative, fellow Kotiria

ReferencesEdit

  • Kristine Stenzel, A Reference Grammar of Kotiria (Wanano)

HawaiianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

PrepositionEdit

ko

  1. of, belonging to first part of possessive constructions, o-type
    ko mākou haleour house
    ko ke kumu kaʻathe teacher's car

See alsoEdit


JapaneseEdit

RomanizationEdit

ko

  1. Rōmaji transcription of
  2. Rōmaji transcription of

KalashaEdit

AdverbEdit

ko

  1. why

InterjectionEdit

ko

  1. why

NounEdit

ko

  1. why

KarelianEdit

ParticleEdit

ko

  1. like, as

KirikiriEdit

NounEdit

ko

  1. woman

Further readingEdit

Bill Palmer, The Languages and Linguistics of the New Guinea Area (→ISBN, 2017), page 531, table 95, Comparative basic vocabulary in Lakes Plain Languages


LatvianEdit

PronounEdit

ko (interrogative)

  1. what, who (accusative case of kas)
    ko tu gribi apskatīt?what would you like to see?

ko (relative)

  1. that (accusative case of kas)
    teksts, ko tu lasithe text that you're reading
  2. what, who (accusative case of kas)
    tas ir tas, ko es domājuthat is what I mean
  3. which (accusative case of kas)

InterjectionEdit

ko

  1. sorry?
  2. pardon?
  3. what?

LithuanianEdit

PronounEdit

ko

  1. what

MaakaEdit

NounEdit

ko

  1. head

ReferencesEdit


MaoriEdit

ParticleEdit

ko

  1. Placed at the beginning of nominative phrases to signify that they are declarative

MapudungunEdit

NounEdit

ko (using Raguileo Alphabet)

  1. water

ReferencesEdit

  • Wixaleyiñ: Mapucezugun-wigkazugun pici hemvlcijka (Wixaleyiñ: Small Mapudungun-Spanish dictionary), Beretta, Marta; Cañumil, Dario; Cañumil, Tulio, 2008.
  • Estudios de lengua y cultura amerindias II (1998) (spells it )

Min NanEdit

AdjectiveEdit

ko (POJ, traditional and simplified )

  1. high
  2. tall

Usage notesEdit

It is nearly always used exclusively as part of a name or compound.

Derived termsEdit

NounEdit

ko (POJ, traditional and simplified )

  1. paste; cream

Usage notesEdit

It is nearly always used exclusively as part of a name or compound.

Derived termsEdit


NormanEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • co (Jersey, Guernsey, Normandy)

EtymologyEdit

From Old French col, from Latin collum (neck).

NounEdit

ko m (plural kos)

  1. (Sark, anatomy) neck

NyishiEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Tani *koː.

NounEdit

ko

  1. child
  2. son

ReferencesEdit

  • P. T. Abraham (2005) A Grammar of Nyishi Language[1], Delhi: Farsight Publishers and Distributors

Old NorseEdit

NounEdit

ko ?

  1. (East dialect) cow

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit


Rapa NuiEdit

InterjectionEdit

ko

  1. exclamation suggesting a personal reaction

Usage notesEdit

For non-personal judgment, consider using ka.

ParticleEdit

ko

  1. particle prefixed to names as a determinative

RawaEdit

AdverbEdit

ko

  1. again

ReferencesEdit


Serbo-CroatianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Slavic *kъto, from Proto-Indo-European *kʷos, *kʷid, (compare *kʷis).

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

(Cyrillic spelling ко̏)

  1. (Serbia, Bosnia, interrogatively) who
    (t)ko si ti?who are you
  2. (Serbia, Bosnia, relative and indefinite pronoun)
    bilo (t)koanybody, anyone
    malo (t)kovery few people
    onaj (t)kohe who, whoever
DeclensionEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From kȁo.

ContractionEdit

ko (Cyrillic spelling ко)

  1. (colloquial) contraction of kȁo
Related termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • ko”, in Hrvatski jezični portal, 2006–2018
  • ko”, in Hrvatski jezični portal, 2006–2018

SloveneEdit

Etymology 1Edit

See Serbo-Croatian ako.

PronunciationEdit

ConjunctionEdit

ko

  1. when (at the time that)

Etymology 2Edit

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ConjunctionEdit

ko

  1. (colloquial) Alternative form of kot

SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse ko, from East Old Norse ko, from Proto-Germanic *kūz, from Proto-Indo-European *gʷṓws (cow). Cognate with Old West Norse kýr and English cow.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /kuː/
  • (file)

NounEdit

ko c

  1. cow; female cattle
  2. a female member of a number of other species, such as elk

DeclensionEdit

Declension of ko 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative ko kon kor korna
Genitive kos kons kors kornas

Related termsEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit


TagalogEdit

PronunciationEdit

DeterminerEdit

ko

  1. my

PronounEdit

ko

  1. I (as actor of a verb)
  2. me

See alsoEdit



TawortaEdit

NounEdit

ko

  1. egg

Further readingEdit

Bill Palmer, The Languages and Linguistics of the New Guinea Area (→ISBN, 2017), page 531, table 95, Comparative basic vocabulary in Lakes Plain Languages


Tocharian AEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Tocharian, from Proto-Indo-European *gʷṓws (cow). Compare Tocharian B keu, English cow.

NounEdit

ko

  1. cow

TuvaluanEdit

ParticleEdit

ko

  1. present perfect tense marker, inserted immediately before the relevant verb

VietnameseEdit

Alternative formsEdit

AdverbEdit

ko

  1. (informal) Abbreviation of không.

VolapükEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Spanish con (with).

PrepositionEdit

ko

  1. with

West FrisianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Frisian , from Proto-Germanic *kūz, from Proto-Indo-European *gʷṓws.

NounEdit

ko c (plural kij)

  1. cow

WolofEdit

PronounEdit

ko

  1. him/her/it (third-person singular object pronoun)

See alsoEdit


XhosaEdit

PronounEdit

-ko

  1. Combining stem of kona.

ZazakiEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Persian کوه (kuh).

NounEdit

ko ?

  1. mountain