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See also: kappa, kapa, kápa, käppä, kåpa, and κάπα

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EtymologyEdit

(emote): Based on a photograph of Josh DeSeno, an employee of Justin.tv in 2011. The name "Kappa" comes from 河童, a river-dwelling imp from Japanese folklore.

DescriptionEdit

A small smirking photorealistic face in greyscale.

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Kappa

  1. (Twitch-speak) An emote, often used as a postscript, to indicate that the preceding statement is sarcastic or false.

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NounEdit

Kappa (plural Kappas)

  1. (Twitch-speak) An emote, often used as a postscript, to indicate that the preceding statement is sarcastic or false.

InterjectionEdit

Kappa

  1. (Internet) Used to indicate sarcasm in imitation of Kappa as used on Twitch.tv

ReferencesEdit

  • David Goldenberg (21 October 2015), “How Kappa Became The Face Of Twitch”, in FiveThirtyEight[1]
  • Adam Newell (7 July 2017), “What does Kappa mean?”, in Dot Esports[2]

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NounEdit

Kappa n (genitive Kappa or Kappas, plural Kappas)

  1. kappa (Greek letter)

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