ko

English

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Etymology

Borrowed from Japanese ().

Noun

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 terms

Translations

Anagrams


Aiwoo

Verb

ko

  1. to lie down

References


Bambara

Etymology 1

Pronunciation

Verb

ko

  1. to say

Etymology 2

Pronunciation

Verb

ko

  1. to wash

References


Danish

Etymology

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

Noun

ko c (singular definite koen, plural indefinite køer)

  1. cow

Declension

References


Esperanto

Noun

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

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

See also


Ewe

Verb

ko

  1. to laugh

French

Noun

ko m (plural ko)

  1. (kilobyte)

Guanano

Noun

ko

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

References

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

Hawaiian

Alternative forms

Preposition

ko

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

See also


Japanese

Romanization

ko

  1. Rōmaji transcription of
  2. Rōmaji transcription of

Kalasha

Adverb

ko

  1. why

Interjection

ko

  1. why

Noun

ko

  1. why

Kamta

Etymology

From Sanskrit কথযতি (katháyati). Cognate with Assamese (ko), Sylheti ꠇꠅꠀ (xooa), Bengali কওয়া (kôoẏa), Hindustani कहना (kahnā) / کہنا(kahnā).

Verb

ko (ko)

  1. say
  2. tell
    mök koisil.
    Oĩ mök koisil.
    He told me
  3. speak
    kotha kokotha kospeak
Conjugation

Karelian

Particle

ko

  1. like, as

Kirikiri

Noun

ko

  1. woman

Further reading

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


Latvian

Pronoun

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)

Interjection

ko

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

Lithuanian

Pronoun

ko

  1. what

Maaka

Noun

ko

  1. head

References


Maori

Particle

ko

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

Mapudungun

Noun

ko (using Raguileo Alphabet)

  1. water

References

  • 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 Nan

Adjective

ko (POJ, traditional and simplified )

  1. high
  2. tall

Usage notes

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

Derived terms

Noun

ko (POJ, traditional and simplified )

  1. paste; cream

Usage notes

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

Derived terms


Norman

Alternative forms

  • co (Jersey, Guernsey, Normandy)

Etymology

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

Noun

ko m (plural kos)

  1. (Sark, anatomy) neck

Nyishi

Alternative forms

Etymology

From Proto-Tani *koː.

Noun

ko

  1. child
  2. son

References

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

Old Norse

Noun

ko ?

  1. (East dialect) cow

See also

References


Pali

Alternative forms

Pronoun

ko


Rapa Nui

Interjection

ko

  1. exclamation suggesting a personal reaction

Usage notes

For non-personal judgment, consider using ka.

Particle

ko

  1. particle prefixed to names as a determinative

Rawa

Adverb

ko

  1. again

References


Serbo-Croatian

Etymology 1

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

Alternative forms

Pronunciation

Pronoun

(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
Declension

Etymology 2

From kȁo.

Contraction

ko (Cyrillic spelling ко)

  1. (colloquial)
Related terms

References

  • ko” in Hrvatski jezični portal
  • ko” in Hrvatski jezični portal

Slovene

Etymology 1

See Serbo-Croatian ako.

Pronunciation

Conjunction

ko

  1. when (at the time that)

Etymology 2

(deprecated use of |lang= parameter) (This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Conjunction

ko

  1. (colloquial)

Swedish

Etymology

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.

Pronunciation

Noun

ko c

  1. cow; female cattle
    Många kor bor i stall under vinterhalvåret
    Many cows live in stables during the winter.
  2. a female member of a number of other species, such as elk
    Jag såg en älgko och hennes kalv när jag var i skogen.
    I saw an elk cow and her calf when I was in the forest.

Declension

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

Related terms

See also

References


Tagalog

Pronunciation

Determiner

ko

  1. my

Pronoun

ko

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

See also



Taworta

Noun

ko

  1. egg

Further reading

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 A

Etymology

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

Noun

ko

  1. cow

Tuvaluan

Particle

ko

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

Vietnamese

Alternative forms

Adverb

ko

  1. (informal)

Volapük

Etymology

Borrowed from Spanish con (with).

Preposition

ko

  1. with

West Frisian

Etymology

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

Noun

ko c (plural kij)

  1. cow

Wolof

Pronoun

ko

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

See also


Xhosa

Pronoun

-ko

  1. Combining stem of kona.

Zazaki

Etymology

From Persian کوه(kuh).

Noun

ko ?

  1. mountain