See also: қ, К, ќ, Ќ, and к.
Cirila-к-minuskla.svg
к U+043A, к
CYRILLIC SMALL LETTER KA
й
[U+0439]
Cyrillic л
[U+043B]

TranslingualEdit

LetterEdit

к (upper case К)

  1. A letter in the Cyrillic alphabet.

GalleryEdit


BashkirEdit

PronunciationEdit

LetterEdit

к (k) (upper case К)

  1. The fourteenth letter of the Bashkir alphabet

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KazakhEdit

Cyrillic к (k)
Arabic ك

PronunciationEdit

LetterEdit

к (k) (lower case, upper case К)

  1. The fourteenth letter of the Kazakh Cyrillic alphabet

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OssetianEdit

PronunciationEdit

LetterEdit

к (k) (upper case К)

  1. The fourteenth letter of the Ossetian alphabet

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RussianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [k]
  • (file)

LetterEdit

к (k) (lower case, upper case К)

  1. The twelfth letter of the Russian Cyrillic alphabet. Its name is ка (ka) and it has the sound of English k. It is preceded by Й (J) and followed by Л (L).

Etymology 2Edit

From Proto-Slavic *kъ(n).

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

PrepositionEdit

к (k) (+ dative case)

  1. to, toward
    к до́муk dómuto the house
    к бра́туk brátuto (my) brother
    ко мнеko mneto me
  2. by, for (of time)
    ко вто́рникуko vtórnikuby Tuesday, for Tuesday
  3. against (change of position)
    к стене́k stenéagainst the wall
Usage notesEdit

ко (ko) is used before words beginning with certain awkward consonant clusters such as мн- (mn-), вс- (vs-), вт- (vt-), and сн- (sn-).

Etymology 3Edit

Abbreviation of кило- (kilo-).

PronunciationEdit

PrefixEdit

к (k)

  1. k, kilo- (x 1000)

Serbo-CroatianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Alternative formsEdit

  • (uppercase): К

PronunciationEdit

LetterEdit

к (Latin spelling k)

  1. The 12th letter of the Serbo-Croatian Cyrillic alphabet, preceded by ј and followed by л.

Etymology 2Edit

From Proto-Slavic *kъ(n), from Proto-Indo-European *kom.

Alternative formsEdit

  • ка (See usage notes)

PrepositionEdit

к (Latin spelling k) (+ dative case)

  1. to
  2. towards
Usage notesEdit

Although both к and ка can be used synonymously, к must take the alternative form ка in the following environment:

  • before /к, г, х/:
    ка граду - to the city
    ка горе - towards above
    ка хладу - toward the shade