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English words starting with k

K

pəˈtasɪəm

Meanings of K:

abbreviation

(in units of measurement) kilo-.

Usage examples:

A distance of 700 kpc
symbol

See k2 (abbreviation).

noun

The eleventh letter of the alphabet.

The chemical element potassium.

Ka

kɑː

Meanings of Ka:

noun

(in ancient egypt) the supposed spiritual part of an individual human being or god, which survived (with the soul) after death and could reside in a statue of the person.

Usage examples:

It was made to provide a dwelling place for the ka of the king after his death
abbreviation

Karnataka.

Meanings of Kaaba:

proper noun

A square stone building in the centre of the great mosque at mecca, the site most holy to muslims and towards which they must face when praying. it stands on the site of a pre-islamic shrine said to have been built by abraham, and a sacred black stone is set in its south-eastern corner.

Meanings of Kab:

noun

A measure of capacity used in ancient palestine, typically for grain, seeds, and other dry goods, which the talmud equates to one-sixth of a seah, and which is thought to be of the order of a litre.

Kabaka

kəˈbɑːkə

Meanings of Kabaka:

noun

The traditional ruler of the baganda people of uganda.

Usage examples:

The kabaka is the supreme symbol of buganda's identity, and the royal tomb contains the graves of t…

Kabakas

kəˈbɑːkə

Meanings of Kabakas:

noun

The traditional ruler of the baganda people of uganda.

Usage examples:

The kabaka is the supreme symbol of buganda's identity, and the royal tomb contains the graves of t…

Kabardian

kəˈbɑːdɪən

Meanings of Kabardian:

adjective

Relating to an indigenous people of the north-western caucasus.

Usage examples:

There are also more interesting facts suggesting that the influence of kabardian culture on their n…
noun

A member of the kabardian people.

Usage examples:

In language, culture, and ethnic classification, abkhazians are related to the abazins, adyghey, ka…

Meanings of Kabbalah:

noun

The ancient jewish tradition of mystical interpretation of the bible, first transmitted orally and using esoteric methods (including ciphers). it reached the height of its influence in the later middle ages and remains significant in hasidism.

Usage examples:

It's very characteristic of judaism and of the kabbalah, the jewish mystical tradition.

Meanings of Kabeljou:

noun

A large predatory marine fish of the drum family, found in the mediterranean, eastern atlantic, and south-western indian ocean. it is an important food fish in southern africa.

Usage examples:

Dishes include seafood, from kingklip, hake to kabeljou and mussels as well as lamb and chicken for…

Meanings of Kabeljous:

noun

A large predatory marine fish of the drum family, found in the mediterranean, eastern atlantic, and south-western indian ocean. it is an important food fish in southern africa.

Usage examples:

Dishes include seafood, from kingklip, hake to kabeljou and mussels as well as lamb and chicken for…

Kabob

kəˈbɒb

Meanings of Kabob:

noun

A dish of pieces of meat, fish, or vegetables roasted or grilled on a skewer or spit.

Usage examples:

It's best used when grilling kabobs, burgers, chops and steaks.

Meanings of Kabobs:

noun

A dish of pieces of meat, fish, or vegetables roasted or grilled on a skewer or spit.

Usage examples:

It's best used when grilling kabobs, burgers, chops and steaks.

Kabuki

kəˈbuː.ki

Meanings of Kabuki:

noun

A form of traditional japanese drama with highly stylized song, mime, and dance, now performed only by male actors, using exaggerated gestures and body movements to express emotions, and including historical plays, domestic dramas, and dance pieces.

Usage examples:

She studied traditional dance and kabuki in japan but doesn't incorporate it into her work.

Kachin

ˈkatʃɪn

Meanings of Kachin:

noun

A member of an indigenous people living in northern burma (myanmar) and adjacent parts of china and india.

Usage examples:

The allies supported burmese guerrillas (largely composed of kachins, karens, shans, chins, lushais…
adjective

Relating to the kachin or their language.

Usage examples:

They sneak over the border with something they have taken from the naga or kachin tribes - a bearsk…

Meanings of Kachina:

noun

A deified ancestral spirit in the mythology of the pueblo people.

Usage examples:

It's not like me telling people; it's the kachina spirits.

Kaddish

ˈkadɪʃ

Meanings of Kaddish:

noun

An ancient jewish prayer sequence regularly recited in the synagogue service, including thanksgiving and praise and concluding with a prayer for universal peace.

Usage examples:

By being the chazan, i would not only be able to say the mourner's kaddish, but also the additional…

Meanings of Kaddishim:

noun

An ancient jewish prayer sequence regularly recited in the synagogue service, including thanksgiving and praise and concluding with a prayer for universal peace.

Usage examples:

By being the chazan, i would not only be able to say the mourner's kaddish, but also the additional…

Meanings of Kadi:

noun

(in islamic countries) a judge.

Usage examples:

Customary law and muslim law are carried out by the cadis in matters of personal rights and inherit…

Kaffeeklatsch

ˈkafeɪˌklatʃ

Meanings of Kaffeeklatsch:

noun

Another term for klatch.

Meanings of Kaffirs:

noun

An insulting term for a black african.

Kaffiyeh

kəˈfiː(j)ə

Meanings of Kaffiyeh:

noun

A headdress worn by arab men, consisting of a square of fabric fastened by a band round the crown of the head.

Usage examples:

His trademark palestinian headdress, the keffiyeh, which he adopted in 1956 as a radical student, m…

Kafirs

ˈkafə

Meanings of Kafirs:

noun

An insulting term for a black african.

Kaftan

ˈkaftan

Meanings of Kaftan:

noun

A man's long belted tunic, worn in countries of the near east.

Usage examples:

Today's tops borrow heavily from indian high fashion, with long tunics and caftans all prettied up …

Kaftans

ˈkæf.tæn

Meanings of Kaftans:

noun

A man's long belted tunic, worn in countries of the near east.

Usage examples:

Today's tops borrow heavily from indian high fashion, with long tunics and caftans all prettied up …

Kagu

ˈkɑːɡuː

Meanings of Kagu:

noun

A crested, almost flightless bluish-grey bird related to the rails, which is found only on the pacific island of new caledonia, and is now endangered.

Usage examples:

The loss of much of new caledonia's native forests has caused the numbers of kagus to decline.

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