Learn the Japanese Word Kako

The Japanese word kako,  pronounced "kah-koh", is a commonly-used word that means "the past".

Japanese Characters

過去 (かこ)

Example

Kako o furikaette bakari dewa ikenai.
過去を振り返ってばかりではいけない。

Translation: You shouldn't keep looking back at the past.

Synonym

mukashi (昔)

Antonym

mirai (未来)

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