See also: қ, К, ќ, Ќ, and к.

Translingual Edit

 
к U+043A, к
CYRILLIC SMALL LETTER KA
й
[U+0439]
Cyrillic л
[U+043B]
 
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к (upper case К)

  1. A letter of the Cyrillic script, called ka.

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к (upper case К)

  1. A letter of the Old Cyrillic script, called kako.

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Abaza Edit

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к (k) (lower case, upper case К)

  1. The twenty-fifth letter of the Abaza alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Abkhaz Edit

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к () (lower case, upper case К)

  1. The twentieth letter of the Abkhaz alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Adyghe Edit

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к (k) (lower case, upper case К)

  1. The twenty-first letter of the Adyghe alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Aghul Edit

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к (k) (lower case, upper case К)

  1. The sixteenth letter of the Aghul alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Alutor Edit

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к (transliteration needed) (lower case, upper case К)

  1. The sixteenth letter of the Alutor alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Archi Edit

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к (k) (lower case, upper case К)

  1. The twenty-eighth letter of the Archi alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Avar Edit

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к (k) (lower case, upper case К)

  1. The fifteenth letter of the Avar alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Azerbaijani Edit

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к (lower case, upper case К)

  1. The fourteenth letter of the Azerbaijani alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Bashkir Edit

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к (k) (lower case, upper case К)

  1. The fourteenth letter of the Bashkir alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Belarusian Edit

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к (k) (lower case, upper case К)

  1. The twelfth letter of the Belarusian alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Bulgarian Edit

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к (k) (lower case, upper case К)

  1. The eleventh letter of the Bulgarian alphabet, called къ (k), and written in the Cyrillic script.

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Buryat Edit

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к (k) (lower case, upper case К)

  1. The twelfth letter of the Buryat alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Chechen Edit

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к (k) (lower case, upper case К)

  1. The fourteenth letter of the Chechen alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Chukchi Edit

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к (transliteration needed) (lower case, upper case К)

  1. The twelfth letter of the Chukchi alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Chuvash Edit

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к (k) (lower case, upper case К)

  1. The fourteenth letter of the Chuvash alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Crimean Tatar Edit

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к (transliteration needed) (lower case, upper case К)

  1. The thirteenth letter of the Crimean Tatar alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Dargwa Edit

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к (k) (lower case, upper case К)

  1. The fifteenth letter of the Dargwa alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Dungan Edit

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к (k) (lower case, upper case К)

  1. The fourteenth letter of the Dungan alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Eastern Mari Edit

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к (k) (lower case, upper case К)

  1. The twelfth letter of the Eastern Mari alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Even Edit

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к (k) (lower case, upper case К)

  1. The twelfth letter of the Even alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Evenki Edit

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к (k) (lower case, upper case К)

  1. The twelfth letter of the Evenki alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Ingush Edit

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к (k) (lower case, upper case К)

  1. The fourteenth letter of the Ingush alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Itelmen Edit

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к (transliteration needed) (lower case, upper case К)

  1. The thirteenth letter of the Itelmen alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Kabardian Edit

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к (k) (lower case, upper case К)

  1. The nineteenth letter of the Kabardian alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Kalmyk Edit

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к (k) (lower case, upper case К)

  1. The fifteenth letter of the Kalmyk alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Kazakh Edit

Alternative scripts
Arabic ك
Cyrillic к
Latin k

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к (k) (lower case, upper case К)

  1. The fourteenth letter of the Kazakh alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Khakas Edit

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к (k) (lower case, upper case К)

  1. The fourteenth letter of the Khakas alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Kumyk Edit

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к (k) (lower case, upper case К)

  1. The fourteenth letter of the Kumyk alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Kyrgyz Edit

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к (k) (lower case, upper case К)

  1. The twelfth letter of the Kyrgyz alphabet, called ка (ka), and written in the Cyrillic script.

Usage notes Edit

The phoneme /k/ becomes /q/ when adjacent to back vowels (а (a), о (o), у (u), and ы (ı)) in non-loanwords. In loanwords, it is always /k/.

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Lezgi Edit

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к (k) (lower case, upper case К)

  1. The fourteenth letter of the Lezgi alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Macedonian Edit

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к (k) (lower case, upper case К)

  1. The thirteenth letter of the Macedonian alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Mansi Edit

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к (k) (lower case, upper case К)

  1. The sixteenth letter of the Mansi alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Mongolian Edit

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к (k) (lower case, upper case К)

  1. The twelfth letter of the Mongolian alphabet, called ка (ka), and written in the Cyrillic script.

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Nivkh Edit

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к (k) (lower case, upper case К)

  1. The fifteenth letter of the Nivkh alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Old Church Slavonic Edit

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к (k) (lower case, upper case К)

  1. A letter of the Old Church Slavonic alphabet, called како (kako), and written in the Old Cyrillic script.

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Orok Edit

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к (transliteration needed) (lower case, upper case К)

  1. The thirteenth letter of the Orok alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Ossetian Edit

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к (k) (lower case, upper case К)

  1. The sixteenth letter of the Ossetian alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Romanian Edit

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к (lower case, upper case К)

  1. The twelfth letter of the Moldovan alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Russian Edit

Etymology 1 Edit

Pronunciation Edit

  • IPA(key): [k], [kʲ], [ɡ]
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к (k) (lower case, upper case К)

  1. The twelfth letter of the Russian alphabet, called ка (ka), and written in the Cyrillic script.

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Etymology 2 Edit

Inherited from Proto-Slavic *kъ(n).

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Pronunciation Edit

  • IPA(key): [k] (before vowels, voiceless consonants and half of voiced consonants)
  • IPA(key): [ɡ] (before the voiced consonants б (b), г (g), д (d), ж (ž) and з (z))
  • IPA(key): [kə] (when pausing to think)
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Preposition Edit

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 notes Edit

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

Etymology 3 Edit

Abbreviation of кило- (kilo-).

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Prefix Edit

к (k)

  1. k, kilo- (x 1000)

Serbo-Croatian Edit

Etymology 1 Edit

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к (lower case, upper case К, Latin spelling k)

  1. The twelfth letter of the Serbo-Croatian alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Etymology 2 Edit

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

Alternative forms Edit

  • ка (See usage notes)

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к (Latin spelling k) (+ dative case)

  1. to
  2. towards
Usage notes Edit

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

Southern Altai Edit

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к (k) (lower case, upper case К)

  1. The thirteenth letter of the Southern Altai alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Tabasaran Edit

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к (k) (lower case, upper case К)

  1. The fifteenth letter of the Tabasaran alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Tajik Edit

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к (k) (lower case, upper case К)

  1. The fourteenth letter of the Tajik alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Tatar Edit

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к (k) (lower case, upper case К)

  1. The fourteenth letter of the Tatar alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Tundra Nenets Edit

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к () (lower case, upper case К)

  1. The twelfth letter of the Tundra Nenets alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Tuvan Edit

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к (k) (lower case, upper case К)

  1. The twelfth letter of the Tuvan alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Udmurt Edit

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к (k) (lower case, upper case К)

  1. The fifteenth letter of the Udmurt alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Ukrainian Edit

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Etymology 1 Edit

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к (k) (lower case, upper case К)

  1. The fifteenth letter of the Ukrainian alphabet, called ка (ka), and written in the Cyrillic script.

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Etymology 2 Edit

Inherited from Proto-Slavic *kъ(n).

Pronunciation Edit

Preposition Edit

к (k) (+ dative case) (dated)

  1. to, toward
  2. by, for (of time)
  3. against (change of position)
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Uzbek Edit

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к (k) (lower case, upper case К)

  1. The twelfth letter of the Uzbek alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Western Mari Edit

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к (k) (lower case, upper case К)

  1. The thirteenth letter of the Western Mari alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Yakut Edit

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к (k) (lower case, upper case К)

  1. The fourteenth letter of the Yakut alphabet, called кы (), and written in the Cyrillic script.

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