What does ko mean?

Definitions for koˈkeɪˈoʊ, ˈkeɪˌoʊ; ˈkeɪˈoʊ

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word ko.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. knockout, KO, kayo(noun)

    a blow that renders the opponent unconscious


  1. ko(Noun)

    a local shape to which the ko rule applies, a ko shape

    Black gets an easy game by just filling the ko.

  2. ko(Noun)

    ko fight

    Black wins the ko easily.

  3. ko(Noun)

    a stone in a ko in atari, a ko stone

    Black recaptures the ko and white has to find another ko threat.

  4. KO(Noun)

    A knock out.

    Black gets an easy game by just filling the ko.

  5. KO(Verb)

    To knock somebody out, to render somebody unconscious.

    Joe KO'd the other boxer.

  6. Origin: From Japanese 劫 (コウ, kō)


  1. Ko

    こ, in hiragana, or コ in katakana, is one of the Japanese kana, each of which represents one mora. Both represent IPA. The shape of these kana comes from the kanji 己. This character may be supplemented by a dakuten; it becomes ご in hiragana, ゴ in katakana, and go in Hepburn romanization. Also, the pronunciation is affected, transforming into in initial positions, and varying between and in the middle of words. A handakuten does not occur with ko in normal Japanese text, but it may be used by linguists to indicate a nasal pronunciation.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ko in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ko in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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