Ko So A Do

Ko So A Do

 

Ko, so, a, and do are prefixes to words having to do with location.

 

Ko refers to something close to the speaker; 

So refers to something close to the listener;

A refers to something part from either;

Do is a question.

 

Near speaker

Near listener

Near neither

Question

Kare

This

Sore

That

Are

That

Which

Of 3 or emore

Kono *

This something

Sono *

That something

Ano *

That something 

Dono*

Which something

Koko

Here

Soko

There

Asoko

There 

Doko

Where

Kare

He, that, the

 

 

Dare

Who

Kochira

This way

Sochira

That way

Achira

That way 

Dochira

Which way?

Konna *

This sort of

Sonna *

That sort of

Anna *

That sort of

Donna *

What sort of

 

* Must be followed by a noun