к

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Character  к 
Unicode name CYRILLIC SMALL LETTER KA
Cyrillic U+043A

Ossetian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

к (k) (upper case К)

  1. The fourteenth letter of the Ossetian alphabet

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Russian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

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 and followed by Л.

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Preposition[edit]

к + dative case (ко before words beginning with certain awkward consonant clusters such as мн-, вс-, вт-, and сн-.)

  1. to, toward
    к дому (domu) — to the house
    к брату (bratu) — to my brother
    ко мне (mne) — to me
  2. (time): by, for
    ко вторнику (vtorniku) — by Tuesday, for Tuesday

Abbreviation[edit]

  1. kilo- (x 1000)

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • (uppercase): К

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

к (Latin spelling k)

  1. The 12th letter of the Serbo-Croatian Cyrillic alphabet, preceded by ј and followed by л.
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Etymology 2[edit]

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

Alternative forms[edit]

  • ка (See usage notes)

Preposition[edit]

к (Latin spelling k)

  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