Korean - The name taken by Chumong when he set up his own kingdom. In some lore, occasionally called Ko.
Korean - An ancestral hero. Ko, together with Pu and Yang, emerged from the earth and survived by hunting. A box which they found on the shore contained three princesses and a number of domestic animals. The three men each married a princess and, determining the site of their future homes by shooting arrows, settled down and founded three clans. Also referred to as Ko.


Pacific Islands - In New Caledonia, the human. Spirit. The priest keeping a vigil beside the body of some dead person may capture the ko in the form of a small animal which he then drowns in the river, producing in its place a stone, a bao, said to hold the departed soul. Also commonly referred to as ko.

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