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K2 {prop} (the world’s second highest mountain, located in the Tibetan Himalayas)  :: K2 {m}
Kaaba {prop} (cubical stone building in Mecca)  :: Ka'ba
kaalgat {adj} (bare-arsed)  :: cul-nu, nu-le-cul
Kabballah {prop} (body of teachings)  :: kabbale {f}
Kabul {prop} (capital of Afghanistan)  :: Kaboul
Kabyle {n} (person)  :: Kabyle {m} {f}
Kabyle {prop} (language)  :: kabyle {m}
kaffir {n} (black person)  :: cafre {m} {f}
Kafkaesque {adj} (marked by menacing complexity)  :: kafkaïen
kaftan {n} /ˈkæf.tæn/ (long tunic worn in the Eastern Mediterranean)  :: caftan {m}, cafetan {m}
kaftan {n} (similar long tunic)  :: caftan {m}
kai-lan {n} (kailan) SEE: kailan  ::
kailan {n} (vegetable)  :: gaï lan {m}, brocoli de Chine {m}
Kaiser {prop} /ˈkaɪzɚ/ (German Emperor)  :: Kaiser {m}, empereur {m}
kaki {n} (persimmon)  :: plaqueminier {m} (tree), kaki {m} (fruit)
kakistocracy {n} /kækɪsˈtɑkɹəsi/ (government by the worst citizens)  :: kakistocratie {f}
kakke {n} (beriberi) SEE: beriberi  ::
kakorrhaphiophobia {n} (atychiphobia) SEE: atychiphobia  ::
kakuro {n} (number puzzle)  :: kakuro
kalach {n} (traditional East Slavic bread (or its equivalent))  :: kalatch {m}
kale {n} /keɪl/ (edible plant: brassica oleracea acephala)  :: chou frisé {m}
kaleidoscope {n} (tube of mirrors rotated to produce symmetrical designs)  :: kaléidoscope
Kali {prop} (goddess)  :: Kâlî
Kaliningrad {prop} (Kaliningrad, see also: Königsberg)  :: Kaliningrad {m}
Kalmyk {adj} (of, or pertaining to, Kalmykia)  :: kalmouk
Kaluga {prop} (city in Russia)  :: Kalouga {m}
Kamchatka {prop} (peninsula in the Russian Far East)  :: Kamtchatka {m}
kana {n} /ˈkɑːnə/ (Japanese syllabaries)  :: kana {m}
Kanak {n} (indigenous Melanesian inhabitant of New Caledonia)  :: canaque {m} {f}, Kanak {m}, Canaque {m} {f}
kangaroo {n} /ˌkæŋɡəˈɹu/ (marsupial)  :: kangourou {m}
kanji {n} /ˈkændʒi/ (Chinese characters in Japanese context)  :: kanji {m}
Kanji {prop} (kanji) SEE: kanji  ::
Kannada {prop} (language)  :: kannada {m}
Kansas City {prop} /ˌkænzəˈsɪti/ (a large city straddling the border between Kansas and Missouri, USA)  :: Kansas City
Kanuri {prop} (Nilo-Saharan language)  :: kanouri {m}
kaoliang {n} (distilled alcoholic drink)  :: kaoliang {m}
kaolin {n} /ˈkeɪ.ə.lɪn/ (clay)  :: kaolin {m}
kaolinite {n} (Al2Si2O5(OH)4)  :: kaolinite {f}
kaon {n} (K-meson)  :: kaon {m}
kaonic {adj} (pertaining to kaons)  :: kaonique {m} {f}
kappa {n} /ˈkæpə/ (Greek letter)  :: kappa {m}
kappa {n} (mythical creature)  :: kappa {m}
kaput {adj} /kəˈpʊt]/ (out of order)  :: fini {m}
Kaqchikel {prop} (Mayan language)  :: cakchiquel {m}
Karachay-Balkar {prop} (Turkic language)  :: karatchaï-balkar {m}
Karachi {prop} (the capital of the province of Sindh, Pakistan)  :: Karachi {m}
Karafuto {prop} (Sakhalin) SEE: Sakhalin  ::
Karaism {prop} /ˈkærə.ɪzəm/ (Jewish movement)  :: karaïsme {m}
Karakalpak {prop} (Karakalpak language)  :: karakalpak {m}
karaoke {n} /ˌkæ.ɹiˈoʊ.ki/ (a form of entertainment)  :: karaoke {m}
karate {n} /kəˈɹɑː.ti/ (martial art)  :: karaté {m}
karate chop {n} (strike with the bottom side of an open hand)  :: coup de karaté {m}
Karelia {prop} (region and a federal subject in Russia)  :: Carélie {f}
Karelian {prop} (the language)  :: carélien {m}
Karin {prop} (female given name from a Swedish form of Catherine)  :: Karine
Karl {prop} (cognates) SEE: Charles  ::
Karl {prop} (transliterations) SEE: Carl  ::
Karlovac {prop} (city and municipality)  :: Karlovac
Karnataka {prop} (state in southern India)  :: Karnataka
karst {n} /kɑɹst/ (type of land formation)  :: karst {m}
karstological {adj} (of or relating to karstology)  :: karstologique {m} {f}
karstologist {n} (someone who studies karst)  :: karstologue {m} {f}
karstology {n} (field within geomorphology)  :: karstologie {f}
Kartvelian {adj} (Georgian) SEE: Georgian  ::
Kartvelian {n} /kɑːtˈviːlɪən/ (Georgian) SEE: Georgian  ::
Kartvelian {prop} (Georgian) SEE: Georgian  ::
karyotype {n} /ˈkaɹɪə(ʊ)taɪp/ (characteristics of chromosomes)  :: caryotype {m}
kasha {n} /ˈkɑʃə/ (porridge)  :: kacha {f}
Kashgar {prop} (a city in Xinjiang, China)  :: Kachgar {m}, Kashgar {m}, Kashi {m}
Kashi {prop} (Kashgar) SEE: Kashgar  ::
Kashmir {prop} /ˈkæʃ.miɹ/ (region)  :: Cachemire {m}
Kashmiri {adj} (related to Kashmir)  :: cachemiri {m}
Kashmiri {n} /kæʃˈmiɹi/ (person)  :: Cachemiri {m}, Cachemirie {f}
Kashmiri {prop} (language)  :: cachemiri {m}
Kashubian {prop} /kəˈʃuːbɪən/ (Slavic language spoken in the Pomeranian region of Poland)  :: kachoube
Kasimovian {n} (subdivision of the Carboniferous period)  :: Kasimovien
kasra {n} (kasra)  :: kasra {m} {f}
Katanga {prop}  :: Katanga
Katangese {adj} (from, in or relating to Katanga)  :: katangais
Katangese {n} (inhabitant or descendant of the people of Katanga)  :: Katangais {m}
Kathleen {prop} (Catherine) SEE: Catherine  ::
Kathmandu {prop} /ˌkatmanˈduː/ (Kathmandu)  :: Katmandou {m}, Kathmandu {m}, Kātmāndū {m}
Katian {n} (subdivision of the Ordovician period)  :: Katien
Katya {prop} (a female given name)  :: Katia
Katyusha {n} (rocket launcher)  :: Katioucha {f}
Kavala {prop} (city)  :: Kavala
kawaii {adj} /kəˈwaɪi/ (cute, in context of Japanese culture)  :: kawaï, kawaii
kay {n} (name of the letter K, k)  :: ka {m}
kayak {n} /ˈkaɪˌæk/ (a type of small boat)  :: kayak {m}
kayak {v} (to use a kayak to travel or race)  :: kayaker
kayaker {n} (one who kayaks)  :: kayakeur {m}, kayakiste {m}
kaymak {n} (creamy dairy product)  :: kaïmac {m}
kazachok {n} (kozachok) SEE: kozachok  ::
Kazakh {adj} (pertaining to the Kazakh people or the Kazakh language)  :: kazakh {m}, kazakhe {f}
Kazakh {adj} (pertaining to the Kazakhstan) SEE: Kazakhstani  ::
Kazakh {n} (a person from Kazakhstan) SEE: Kazakhstani  ::
Kazakh {n} /ˈkæzæk/ (a person of Kazakh descent)  :: Kazakh {m}, Kazakhe {f}
Kazakh {prop} (language)  :: kazakh {m}
Kazakhstan {prop} /ˈkɑzəkˌstæn/ (country in Central Asia)  :: Kazakhstan {m}
Kazakhstani {adj} (of or pertaining to the Kazakh people or the Kazakh language) SEE: Kazakh  ::
Kazakhstani {n} (person of Kazakh origin) SEE: Kazakh  ::
Kazan {prop} (city in Russia)  :: Kazan {m}
Kōbe {prop} (Kobe) SEE: Kobe  ::
kBps {initialism} (kilobytes per second)  :: ko/s
Kōchi {prop} (Kochi) SEE: Kochi  ::
kea {n} (Nestor notabilis)  :: kéa {m}
kebab {n} /kɪˈbɑb/ (kebab)  :: kebab {m}, kebap {m}, kébab {m}
kedge {n} /kɛdʒ/ (small anchor)  :: ancre à jet
kedge {v} (intransitive)  :: se touer
kedge {v} (transitive)  :: touer
keel {n} /kiːl/ (beam along the underside of a ship’s hull)  :: quille {f}
keelboat {n} (sailboat having a keel)  :: quillard {m}
keel over {v} (of a vessel: to roll so far on its side that it cannot recover, see also: capsize)  :: se retourner, se renverser, chavirer
keel over {v} (to collapse in a faint)  :: s'évanouir , défaillir, tomber dans les pommes
keep {n} (main tower)  :: donjon {m}
keep {v} /kiːp/ (to maintain possession of)  :: garder
keep {v} (of livestock: to raise; to care for)  :: garder
keep {v} (to continue)  :: continuer (à / de)
keep {v} (to maintain the condition of; to preserve)  :: conserver, garder
keep a cool head {v} (keep one's cool) SEE: keep one's cool  ::
keep a low profile {v} (Be quiet)  :: faire profil bas
keep an eye on {v} (to watch and pay attention to)  :: guetter, épier, avoir à l’œil, ne pas quitter des yeux
keep an eye out {v} (to watch for)  :: être attentif, être vigilant
keeper {n} (guard, custodian)  :: conservateur {m}, conservateure {f}
keeper {n} (guardian of goal)  :: gardien de but {m}, gardienne de but {f}
keeper {n} /ˈkiːpɚ/ (person who keeps something)  :: gardien {m}
keeper {n} (part of mechanism)  :: gâche {f}, arrêtoir {m}
keeper {n}  :: passant {m}
keep in mind {v} (to remember; to be mindful of or pay attention) SEE: bear in mind  ::
keep one's cool {v} (to remain composed, calm)  :: garder son sang-froid
keep one's eyes peeled {v} (to be watchful)  :: être attentif, être vigilant
keep quiet {v} (remain silent)  :: se taire
keepsake {n} /ˈkiːp.seɪk/ (object retained in memory of something or someone)  :: souvenir {m}
keep someone in the dark {v} (to keep someone uninformed)  :: laisser quelqu'un pour compte
keep someone posted {v} (inform of latest developments)  :: tenir au courant
keep the change {phrase} (instruction to keep the change)  :: gardez la monnaie
keep track {v} (monitor)  :: conserver un suivi
keep up {v} (continue with)  :: continuer, maintenir
keep up {v} (maintain, preserve)  :: maintenir, conserver
keep up appearances {v} (pretend to be all right)  :: sauver les apparences
keep up with {v} (manage to remain beside or just behind)  :: aller de pair avec
Kefalovrisi {prop} (Kefalovrissi) SEE: Kefalovrissi  ::
Kefalovrysi {prop} (Kefalovrissi) SEE: Kefalovrissi  ::
Kefalovryssi {prop} (Kefalovrissi) SEE: Kefalovrissi  ::
keffiyeh {n} (cloth worn on head)  :: keffieh {m}, keffié {m}
kefir {n} (fermented milk)  :: kéfir {m}
keg {n} /kɛɡ/ (round wooden container that has a flat top and bottom)  :: tonnelet {m}, baril {m}
kegger {n} (keg party) SEE: keg party  ::
keister {n} (the buttocks)  :: derrière {m}
kelp {n} /kɛlp/ (large seaweed)  :: laminaire {f}, kelp {m}, goémon {m}, varech {m}
kelvin {n} /ˈkɛlvən/ (ISU temperature unit)  :: kelvin {m}
Kemerovo {prop} (city in Siberia)  :: Kemerovo {m}
kennel {n} (shelter for a dog)  :: chenil {m}, niche {f}
Kentucky {prop} /kənˈtʌki/ (US state)  :: Kentucky {m}
Kenya {prop} /ˈkiːnjə/ (country in Eastern Africa)  :: Kenya
Kenyan English {prop} (English dialect of Kenya)  :: anglais kenyan
kepi {n} /ˈkɛpi/ (cap with a flat circular top)  :: képi {m}
Kepler's equation {n} (mathematics)  :: équation de Kepler {f}
keratin {n} (protein that hair and nails are made of)  :: kératine {f}
keratitis {n} (inflammation of the cornea)  :: kératite {f}
keratoconjunctivitis {n} (inflammation of the cornea and the conjunctiva)  :: kératoconjonctivite {f}
kerb {n} (edge between pavement and roadway)  :: bordure {f}, bordure du trottoir {f}
Kerch {prop} (city)  :: Kertch {f}
kerchief {n} /ˈkərtʃəf/ (piece of cloth)  :: foulard {m}, fichu {m}
Kerch Strait {prop} (Strait of Kerch) SEE: Strait of Kerch  ::
Kermodism {n} (genetic trait in bears)  :: kermodisme {m}
kernel {n} (central part of a nut)  :: noyau {m}
kernel {n} ((computing) central part of many computer operating systems)  :: noyau {m}
kernel {n} /ˈkɝnəl/ (core or essence of an object or system)  :: noyau {m}
kernel {n} (single seed of corn or wheat)  :: noyau {m}
kernel {n} ((US) stone of certain fruits, such as peaches or plums)  :: noyau {m}
kerosene {n} (thin, colorless fuel)  :: kérosène {m}
kerplunk {interj} (kerplunk)  :: patatras
kestrel {n} (Falco tinnunculus)  :: faucon crécerelle {m}, crécerelle {f}
kestrel {n} /ˈkɛstɹəl/ (any small falcon of genus Falco)  :: crécerelle {f}
Ket {prop} (language)  :: kete
ketchup {n} /ˈkɛtʃ.ʌp/ (tomato-vinegar based sauce)  :: ketchup {m}
ketone {n} (organic chemicals with the >CO functional group)  :: cétone {f}
ketose {n} (saccharide containing a ketone functional group)  :: cétose {f}
kettle {n} /ˈkɛtəl/ (vessel for boiling a liquid or cooking food)  :: bouilloire {f}
kettle {n} (kettledrum) SEE: kettledrum  ::
kettle {n} (kettle hole) SEE: kettle hole  ::
kettle {n} (pothole) SEE: pothole  ::
kettle {n} (steam locomotive) SEE: steam locomotive  ::
kettle {n} (teakettle) SEE: teakettle  ::
kettle of fish {n} (predicament) SEE: predicament  ::
key {n} (biology: information to correctly identify a taxon) SEE: clavis  ::
key {n} (button on a typewriter or computer keyboard)  :: touche {f}
key {n} (computing: field in a record used as a search argument)  :: clef {f}, clé {f}
key {n} (computing: field of a database constrained to be unique)  :: clef {f}, clé {f}
key {n} (computing: value uniquely identifying entry in associative array)  :: clef {f}, clé {f}
key {n} (crucial step)  :: clef {f}, clé {f}
key {n} (cryptography: piece of information used to encode or decode)  :: clef {f}, clé {f}
key {n} /kiː/ (device designed to open and close a lock)  :: clef {f}, clé {f}
key {n} (part of a piano or musical keyboard)  :: touche {f}
key {n} (scale of musical notes)  :: clef {f}, clé {f}
key {n} (small guide explaining symbols or terminology)  :: légende {f}
key {n} (small island)  :: caye {f}
keyboard {n} (component of many instruments)  :: clavier {m}
keyboard {n} (electronic device with keys of a musical keyboard)  :: clavier électronique
keyboard {n} /ˈkibɔ˞d/ (set of keys used to operate a typewriter, computer etc.)  :: clavier {m}
keyboardist {n} (musician who plays the keyboard)  :: claviériste
keyboard shortcut {n} (key or a combination of keys)  :: raccourci clavier {m}
keychain {n} (chain or ring)  :: porte-clef {m}, porte-clé {m}
keyhole {n} (a hole to lock/unlock with a key)  :: trou de la serrure {m}
keyhole surgery {n} (laparoscopy) SEE: laparoscopy  ::
Keynesian {adj} (pertaining to an economic theory based on the ideas of Keynes)  :: keynésien
keynoter {n} (speaker who delivers a keynote speech)  :: orateur principal {m}
keyring {n} (ring for holding keys)  :: porte-clé {m}
keystone {n} /ˈkiː.stəʊn/ (the top stone of an arch)  :: clef de voûte {f}, clé de voute, clef d'arc {f}, clé d'arc {f}
keystroke {n} (act of pressing a key)  :: frappe d'une touche {f}
keyword {n} (word used as a key to a code)  :: mot-clé
KFC {prop} (Kentucky Fried Chicken)  :: PFK
Kōfu {prop} (Kofu) SEE: Kofu  ::
KGB {prop} (Soviet KGB)  :: KGB {m}
Khabarovsk {prop} (city in Russia)  :: Khabarovsk {m}
khachapuri {n} (Georgian cheese pastry)  :: khatchapouri {m}
khachkar {n} /χɑt͡ʃʰˈkʰɑɾ/ (Armenian carved memorial stone)  :: khachkar {m}
khagan {n} (title of imperial rank)  :: khagan, grand khan
khaki {n} /ˈkæ.ki/ (khaki green) SEE: khaki green  ::
khan {n} /kɑːn/ (a ruler over various Turkic, Tatar and Mongol peoples in the Middle Ages)  :: khan {m}
khanate {n} /ˈkɑːneɪt/ (place ruled by a khan)  :: khanat {m}, kanat {m}
khanjar {n} /ˈkand͡ʒə/ (Arabian dagger)  :: kandjar {m}
Khanty-Mansiysk {prop} (city in Russia)  :: Khanty-Mansiïsk {m}
Kharkiv {prop} (second largest city in Ukraine)  :: Kharkiv {m}, Kharkov {m}
Kharkov {prop} (Kharkiv) SEE: Kharkiv  ::
Khartoum {prop} (capital of Sudan)  :: Khartoum {m}
khat {n} (Shrub (Catha edulis))  :: qat {m}, khat {m}
Khazarian {adj} (of or pertaining to Khazaria) SEE: Khazar  ::
Khazarian {adj} (of or pertaining to Khazars) SEE: Khazar  ::
Khazarian {n} (an inhabitant of Khazaria) SEE: Khazar  ::
khedive {n} (Turkish viceroy)  :: khédive
Khinalug {prop} (language)  :: khinalug {m}
Khinalug {prop} (person)  :: Khinalug
Khmelnitsky {prop} (Khmelnytskyi) SEE: Khmelnytskyi  ::
Khmer {prop} (the national language of Cambodia)  :: khmer {m}
Khmer Rouge {prop} /ˈkmɛəɹ ˈɹuːʒ/ (Cambodian communist guerrilla force)  :: Khmers rouges {m-p}
Khoisan {prop} /ˈkɔɪˌsɑn/ (language group)  :: Khoisan
Khorgos {prop} (Khorgas) SEE: Khorgas  ::
khorovod {n} (a Slavic dance)  :: khorovod {m}, ronde {f}
Khrushchev {prop} (the leader of the Soviet Union from 1953 to 1964)  :: Khrouchtchev {m}
khutor {n} (a single-homestead rural settlement of Eastern Europe)  :: khoutor {m}
kibble {n} (sthg coarsely ground)  :: concasser
kibble {v} (to grind coarsely)  :: concasser
kibbutz {n} /kɪˈbʊts/ (a community)  :: kibboutz {m}
kibibyte {n} (1,024 bytes)  :: kibioctet
kick {n} (hit or strike with the leg or foot)  :: coup de pied {m}
kick {v} (direct to a particular place by a blow with the foot or leg)  :: faire + verb phrase + en lui donnant un coup de pied
kick {v} /kɪk/ (strike with or raise the foot or leg)  :: donner un coup de pied à, botter
kick {v} (to remove a participant from an online activity)  :: kicker
kick-ass {adj} /ˈkɪkæs/ (excellent) SEE: badass  ::
kickback {n} (a form of negotiated bribery)  :: rétrocommission {f}
kickboxing {n} (sport like boxing but allowing strikes with the feet)  :: kick-boxing {m}
kick butt {v} (kick ass) SEE: kick ass  ::
kicker {n} /ˈkɪkɚ/ (nautical: kicking strap) SEE: kicking strap  ::
kick-off {n} (opening kick in football)  :: coup d'envoi {m}
kick-off {n} (opening sequence of an event)  :: lancement {m}
kick oneself {v} (reproach oneself)  :: se mordre les doigts
kick scooter {n} (a child's foot-operated vehicle) SEE: scooter  ::
kicksled {n} (type of small sled)  :: trottinette des neiges {f}
kick someone when they are down {v} (make things worse for someone)  :: frapper un ennemi à terre
kickstand {n} (levered bar)  :: béquille {f}
kick the bucket {v} /ˈkɪk ðə ˈbʌkɪt/ (to die)  :: passer l'arme à gauche (pass the weapon to the left), casser sa pipe (to break one's smoking)
kick wheel {n} (A wheel or disc used to throw pots, turned by kicking or pushing a heavy stone or concrete base with the foot)  :: tour de potier {m}
kid {n} (child (colloq.))  :: gamin, gosse, bambin {m}, gamin {m}
kid {n} (kidskin) SEE: kidskin  ::
kid {n} (young goat)  :: chevreau {m}
kid {n} (young person (colloq.))  :: gamin {m}, gosse {m}, [Québec] flo {m}
kid {v} (make a fool of)  :: se moquer, [Quebec] niaiser
kid {v} (to joke)  :: blaguer, plaisanter
kiddo {n} (child)  :: gamin {m}, mioche {m}
kiddo {n} (close friend)  :: mon pote, mec, gamin
kidnap {n} (an instance of kidnapping)  :: enlèvement, kidnapping
kidnap {v} (to seize and detain a person unlawfully)  :: kidnapper, ravir
kidnapping {n} (the crime of taking a person against their will, sometimes for ransom)  :: enlèvement, kidnapping
kidney {n} (food)  :: rognon {m}
kidney {n} /ˈkɪdni/ (an organ in the body)  :: rein {m}
kidney bean {n} (variety of common bean)  :: haricot rouge {m}
kidney stone {n} (calculus in the kidney)  :: calcul rénal {m}
kidult {n} (middle-aged person who participates of youth culture)  :: adulescent
kieserite {n} (hydrated magnesium sulphate mineral)  :: kiesérite {f}
Kiev {prop} (Ukrainian city)  :: Kiev {m}
Kievan Rus {prop} (medieval principality)  :: Rus' de Kiev {f}, Rus de Kiev {f}
Kievite {adj} (Kievan) SEE: Kievan  ::
Kievite {n} (Kievan) SEE: Kievan  ::
Kihnu {prop} (island)  :: Kihnu
kike {n} (non-offensive) SEE: Jew  ::
kike {n} (offensive: Jew)  :: youpin {m}
kikimora {n} (a female house spirit)  :: kikimora {f}
Kildin Sami {prop} (language)  :: sami de Kildin
kill {n} (act of killing)  :: meurtre {m}, assassinat {m}, homicide {m}
kill {n} (death blow)  :: mort {f}, mise à mort {f}
kill {n} (result of killing)  :: victime {f}, cadavre {m}
kill {v} /kɪl/ (put to death)  :: tuer
kill {v} (render void)  :: mettre fin
kill {v} (to render inoperative)  :: éteindre, arrêter, stopper
killable {adj} (fit to be killed)  :: tuable {m} {f}
killed in action {adj} (dead on duty)  :: mort au combat, mort en service
killer {n} /ˈkɪlə(ɹ)/ (person who kills)  :: tueur {m}
killer {n} (murderer)  :: meurtrier {m}, meurtrière {f}, assassin {m},
killer T cell {n} (cytotoxic T cell) SEE: cytotoxic T cell  ::
killer whale {n} (A sea mammal, Orcinus orca)  :: épaulard {m}, orque {f}
killing {n} (instance of someone being killed)  :: meurtre {m}
killjoy {n} /ˈkɪlˌdʒɔɪ/ (someone who takes the fun out of a situation or activity) SEE: spoilsport  ::
kill the fatted calf {v} (begin a festive celebration)  :: tuer le veau gras
kill the goose that lays the golden eggs {v} (to seek short term gain at the sacrifice of long term profit)  :: tuer la poule aux œufs d'or
kill time {v} (make time seem to pass more quickly by doing nothing important)  :: tuer le temps
kill two birds with one stone {v} (solve two problems at once)  :: faire d'une pierre deux coups
kiln {n} /kɪln/ (oven, furnace or heated chamber)  :: four {m}
kilo {n}  :: kilo {m}
kilo {n} (short form of kilogram)  :: kilo {m}
kilo- {prefix} (prefix)  :: kilo-
kilobyte {n} (1024 bytes)  :: kilooctet {m}
kilogram {n} (unit of mass equal to 1000 grams)  :: kilogramme {m}, kilo {m}
kilometrage {n} (kilometrage)  :: kilométrage
kilometre {n} /kəˈlɑmətɚ/ (unit of measure)  :: kilomètre {m}
kiloton {n} /ˈkɪləˌtʌn/ (unit of measure)  :: kilotonne {f}
kilo-watt {n} (kilowatt) SEE: kilowatt  ::
kilowatt {n} (one thousand watts)  :: kilowatt {m}
kilowatt-hour {n} (unit of electrical energy (kWh))  :: kilowatt-heure {m}, kilowattheure {m}
kilt {n} /kɪlt/ (traditional Scottish garment)  :: kilt {m}
Kim {prop} (surname)  :: Kim
Kimmeridgian {n} (subdivision of the Jurassic period)  :: Kimméridgien
kimono {n} /kɪˈmoʊˌnoʊ/ (traditional Japanese clothing)  :: kimono {m}
kin {adj} (related by blood or marriage)  :: apparenté
kin {n} /kɪn/ (relative) SEE: relative  ::
kin {n} (relatives collectively)  :: proches {m-p}, parenté {f}
kind {adj} (favorable)  :: favorable
kind {adj} /kaɪnd/ (affectionate, nice)  :: gentil {m}, gentille {f}
kind {n} (goods and services as payment)  :: nature
kind {n} /kaɪnd/ (type, race, category)  :: genre {m}, sorte {f}, acabit {m}
kindergarten {n} /ˈkɪndə(ɹ)ˌɡɑː(ɹ)dən/ (educational institution for young children, usually between ages 4 and 6)  :: maternelle {f}, jardin d'enfants {m}
kindhearted {adj} (having an innately kind disposition or character)  :: de cœur, de bon cœur
kindle {v} /ˈkɪndl/ (to start (a fire))  :: allumer
kindle {v} (to arouse)  :: exalter, inspirer, susciter
kindling {n} (pieces of wood and twigs used to start a fire)  :: petit bois {m}
kindly {adv} /ˈkaɪndli/ (in a kind manner)  :: gentillement, aimablement
kindly {adv} (used to make polite requests)  :: veuillez
kindness {n} (being kind)  :: bonté {f}
kind of {adv} (somewhat)  :: plus ou moins, quelque peu, à peu près, en quelque sorte
kindred {n} /ˈkɪndɹɪd/ (kin) SEE: kin  ::
kindred {n} (people of same ethnic descent)  :: tribu {f}
kindred soul {n} (kindred spirit) SEE: kindred spirit  ::
kinematic {adj} /kɪn.əˈmæt.ɪk/ (of or relating to motion or to kinematics)  :: cinématique
kinesia {n} (motion sickness) SEE: motion sickness  ::
kinesiology {n} /kəˌni.ziˈɔ.lə.dʒɪ/ (the study of body movement)  :: kinésiologie {f}
kinesiology {n} (the application of such)  :: kinésiologie {f}
kinesthesia {n} /ˌkɪnɪsˈθiʒə/ (sensation or perception of motion)  :: kinesthésie {f}
kinesthetics {n} (proprioception) SEE: proprioception  ::
kinetic {adj} (relating to motion)  :: cinétique
kinetic energy {n} (energy from motion)  :: énergie cinétique {f}
kinetosis {n} (motion sickness) SEE: motion sickness  ::
king {n} (a playing card with the image of a king in it)  :: roi {m}
king {n} (a playing piece in chess)  :: roi {m}
king {n} ((draughts, checkers) a piece that reached the farthest row forward)  :: dame {f}
king {n} /kiːŋ/ (a male of a royal family who is the supreme ruler of his nation)  :: roi {m}
King Arthur {prop} (legendary king of Britain)  :: roi Arthur {m}
king cake {n} /kɪŋ keɪk/ (cake eaten on Epiphany)  :: galette des Rois {f}
king cobra {n} (Ophiophagus hannah)  :: cobra royal {m}
kingdom {n} /ˈkɪŋdəm/ (nation having as supreme ruler a king and/or queen)  :: royaume {m}
kingdom {n} (taxonomic division, below Domain and above Phylum)  :: règne {m}
Kingdom of Belgium {prop} (official name of Belgium)  :: Royaume de Belgique {m}
Kingdom of Heaven {prop} (Christian concept)  :: Royaume des cieux {m}
Kingdom of Saudi Arabia {prop} (official name of Saudi Arabia)  :: Royaume d'Arabie Saoudite {m}
Kingdom of Spain {prop} (official name of Spain)  :: Royaume d'Espagne {m}
Kingdom of Thailand {prop} (official name of Thailand)  :: Royaume de Thaïlande {f}
Kingdom of the Netherlands {prop} (official name of the Netherlands)  :: Royaume des Pays-Bas {m}
Kingdom of Yugoslavia {prop} (official name of Yugoslavia, 1918-1943)  :: Royaume de Yougoslavie {m}
kingfish {n}  :: martin-pêcheur
kingfisher {n} /ˈkɪŋfɪʃə/ (any of various birds of the suborder Alcedines)  :: martin-pêcheur {m}
king of beasts {n} (the lion)  :: roi des animaux {m}
king of clubs {n} (playing card)  :: roi de trèfle {m}
king of diamonds {n} (playing card)  :: roi de carreau {m}
king of hearts {n} (playing card)  :: roi de cœur {m}
king of spades {n} /kɪŋɡ.əv.speɪdz/ (playing card)  :: roi de piques {m}
king penguin {n} (Aptenodytes patagonicus)  :: manchot royal
King's Counsel {n}  :: conseiller du Roi
kingship {n} (state of being a king)  :: royauté {f}
kingslayer {n} (one who kills a king)  :: régicide
kink {n} (difficulty or flaw that impedes operation)  :: hic {m}, imprévu {m}
kink {n} /kɪŋk/ (tight curl, twist, or bend)  :: coude {m}
kinkajou {n} /ˈkɪŋkəˌdʒuː/ (Potos flavus)  :: kinkajou {m}
kinship {n} (relation or connection by blood, marriage or adoption)  :: parenté {f}
kinship {n} (relation or connection by nature or character)  :: parenté {f}
kiosk {n} /ˈki.ɑsk/ (enclosed structure where cigarettes, magazines, etc are sold)  :: kiosque {m}
kippah {n} (skullcap)  :: kippa {f}
Kirghiz {prop} (Kyrgyz) SEE: Kyrgyz  ::
Kiribati {prop} /ˈkiː.ɹɨ.bæs/ (Republic of Kiribati)  :: Kiribati
Kiribatian {adj} (of, from, or pertaining to Kiribati)  :: kiribatien
Kiribatian {n} (a person from Kiribati or of Kiribatian descent)  :: Kiribatien
kirigami {n} (origami with cutting permitted)  :: kirigami
kirin {n}  :: qilin
Kirovograd {prop} (Kirovohrad) SEE: Kirovohrad  ::
kirpan {n} (a ceremonial sword)  :: kirpan
kisel {n} (dessert)  :: kissel {m}
kiss {n} (touch with the lips)  :: baiser {m}, bisou {m}, bécot {m}, bec {m} [Quebec], bise {f}
kiss {v} /kɪs/ (to touch with the lips)  :: embrasser
kiss {v} (to touch each other’s lips)  :: s'embrasser
kiss {v} (to touch lightly)  :: effleurer
kiss and ride {n}  :: dépose-minute
kiss ass {v} (to flatter excessively)  :: [colloquial] lécher les bottes, [vulgar] lécher le cul
kiss-ass {n} (someone who kisses ass) SEE: asslicker  ::
kissing cousin {n} (A relatively distant relative)  :: cousin germain
kiss me {phrase} (kiss me)  :: embrasse-moi [informal]
kiss my arse {interj} (go away) SEE: kiss my ass  ::
kiss my ass {interj} (go away)  :: et mon cul (approximate: yeah my ass)
kiss of life {n} (Mouth-to-mouth resuscitation)  :: bouche-à-bouche
kiss someone's ass {v} (to flatter someone) SEE: brownnose  ::
Kiswahili {n} (Swahili) SEE: Swahili  ::
kit {n} (kitten)  :: lapereau {m}
kit {n} /kɪt/ (equipment)  :: nécessaire {m}, jeu {m}, équipement {m} [equipment]
kitchen {n} /ˈkɪtʃən/ (room)  :: cuisine {f}
kitchen dresser {n} (kitchen cabinet) SEE: kitchen cabinet  ::
kitchen garden {n} (a garden used for growing fruits, vegetables for use in the kitchen) SEE: vegetable garden  ::
kitchen hood {n} (kitchen device) SEE: extractor hood  ::
kitchen knife {n} (knife for preparing food)  :: couteau de cuisine {m}
kitchen sink {n} (basin) SEE: kitchen sink  ::
kitchen sink {n} ((idiomatic) miscellany or miscellaneous item)  :: tout-venant {m} [item], n'importe quoi {m} [item], bric-à-brac {m} [miscellany], pot-pourri {m} [miscellany], fourre-tout {m} [miscellany]
kitchen towel {n} (dish towel) SEE: dish towel  ::
kitchen towel {n} (sheet of kitchen paper) SEE: paper towel  ::
kite {n} (flying toy on string)  :: cerf-volant {m}
kite {n} /kaɪt/ (bird of prey)  :: milan {m}
kitefin shark {n} (Dalatias licha)  :: squale liche {m}
kitsch {adj} (of questionable aesthetic value)  :: kitsch, quétaine [Quebec]
kitsch {n} /kɪtʃ/ (kitsch)  :: kitsch {m}
kitschy {adj} (having the nature of kitsch)  :: kitsch
kitten {n} (a young rabbit, rat, hedgehog, squirrel, fox or badger)  :: lapereau {m} [rabbit], raton {m} [rat], renardeau {m} [fox]
kitten {n} /ˈkɪtən/ (a young cat)  :: chaton {m}
kitty {n} /ˈkɪti/ (kitten, small cat)  :: minet {m}
kitty corner {adj} (situated diagonally across) SEE: catercorner  ::
kiviak {n} (auk stuffed inside a seal)  :: kiviak {m}
kiwi {n} /ˈkiːwi/ (bird)  :: kiwi {m}
kiwi {n} (kiwi fruit) SEE: kiwi fruit  ::
kiwi fruit {n} (fruit)  :: kiwi {m}
klaxon {n} (A loud electric horn or alarm)  :: klaxon {m}
kleenex {n} /kli.nɛks/ (generic term for a disposable tissue)  :: Kleenex {m}
kleptarchy {n} (kleptocracy) SEE: kleptocracy  ::
kleptocracy {n} (corrupt and dishonest government)  :: kleptocratie {f}
kleptocrat {n} (corrupt leader)  :: cleptocrate {m} {f}
kleptomania {n} /ˌklɛptəˈmeɪniə/ (proclivity to steal)  :: cleptomanie, kleptomanie {f}
kleptomaniac {n} /ˌklɛptəˈmeɪniæk/ (One who steals compulsively)  :: kleptomane {m} {f}
klick {n} (slang, a kilometre)  :: borne {f}
Klingon {n} /ˈklɪŋɒn/ (member of an alien warrior race in the Star Trek universe)  :: Klingon {m}
Klingon {prop} (the language)  :: klingon {m}
klipspringer {n} (Oreotragus oreotragus)  :: oréotrague {f}, sassa {f}
knack {n} /næk/ (A readiness in performance; aptness at doing something; skill; facility; dexterity)  :: chic {m}
knacker {n} /ˈnæk.ə(ɹ)/ (slaughterer)  :: équarrisseur {m}
knackered {adj} (broken, inoperative)  :: foutu, HS, baisé, détraqué, fichu
knackered {adj} /ˈnæk.əd/ (extremely tired or exhausted)  :: éreinté, claqué, HS
knave {n} (deceitful fellow)  :: voyou {m}, fourbe {m}
knave {n} /neɪv/ (archaic: boy; especially, boy servant)  :: page {m}
knave {n} (playing card)  :: valet {m}
knavery {n} /ˈneɪvəri/ (the (mis)behaviour of a knave)  :: coup {m}
knead {v} /niːd/ (to work and press into a mass)  :: pétrir
kneading trough {n} (trough in which dough is kneaded)  :: pétrin {m}
knee {n} (blow made with the knee) SEE: kneeing  ::
knee {n} /ni/ (joint in the middle of the leg and area around it)  :: genou {m}
kneecap {n} (bone)  :: rotule {f}
knee high to a grasshopper {adj} (short)  :: haut comme trois pommes
knee-jerk {adj} (reacting spontaneously in the expected manner)  :: prévisible
kneel {v} /niːl/ (to stoop down and rest on the knee)  :: s'agenouiller
kneepan {n} (kneecap) SEE: kneecap  ::
knee pit {n} (shallow depression located at the back of the knee joint) SEE: poplit  ::
Knesset {prop} /ˈknɛsɛt/ (the Israeli parliament)  :: Knesset {m}
knickerbockers {n} (knickerbockers)  :: knickerbockers {m-p}, knickers {m-p}
knickers {n} /ˈnɪkəz/ (knickerbockers)  :: knickers {m-p}, knickerbockers {m-p}
knickers {n} (panties) SEE: panties  ::
Knidos {prop} /ˈ(k)naɪdɒs/ (ancient settlement in SW Asia Minor, location of Caria)  :: Cnide {f}
knife {n} (any blade-like part designed for cutting)  :: couteau {m}
knife {n} /naɪf/ (utensil or tool designed for cutting)  :: couteau {m}
knife {n} (weapon)  :: couteau {m}
knife {v} (to use a knife to injure or kill)  :: frapper d'un coup de couteau
knife pleat {n} (a type of sharply pressed pleating)  :: pli plat {m}, pli couché {m}
knight {n} (chess piece)  :: cavalier {m}
knight {n} /naɪt/ (warrior, especially of the Middle Ages)  :: chevalier {m}
knight {n} (person on whom a knighthood has been conferred)  :: chevalier {m}
knight {v} (to confer a knighthood upon)  :: faire chevalier
knightlet {n} (small or petty knight) SEE: knightling  ::
Königsberg {prop} (former capital of East Prussia, see also: Kaliningrad)  :: Kœnigsberg {m}
knit {v} (intransitive: to become closely joined)  :: se souder
knit {v} /ˈnɪt/ (to make fabric from thread or yarn)  :: tricoter
knit {v} (to combine from various elements)  :: construire, élaborer, échafauder
knit {v} (to join closely together)  :: souder, unir
knit one's brows {v} (to scowl, indicating anger, worry, or puzzlement)  :: froncer les sourcils
knitted {adj} /ˈnɪtəd/ (Made by knitting)  :: tricoté {m}, tricotée {f}
knitted {v} (past participle of knit)  :: tricoté {m}, tricotée {f}
knitted {v} (simple past of knit)  :: avoir tricoté
knitting {n} (activity and process of knitting)  :: tricotage {m}
knitting {n} (knitted fabric)  :: tricot {m}
knitting needle {n} (thin rod used to knit yarn)  :: aiguille à tricoter {f}
knitwear {n} (knitted garments)  :: tricot {m}
knobbly {adj} (having a covering of small knobs)  :: noueux {m}
knock {n} /nɑk/ (impact)  :: coup {m}
knock {v} (to rap one's knuckles against something)  :: frapper
knock back {v} (stun, surprise)  :: renverser
knock down {v} (demolish) SEE: demolish  ::
knocked up {adj} (pregnant)  :: en cloque
knocker {n} (device for knocking on a door) SEE: doorknocker  ::
knock knock {n} (knock-knock joke) SEE: knock-knock joke  ::
knock knock joke {n} (knock-knock joke) SEE: knock-knock joke  ::
knock off {v} (stop working)  :: dételer
knock-on effect {n}  :: effet domino
knock on wood {v} /ˈnɑk ɑn ˈwʊd/ (take a customary action to ward off misfortune)  :: toucher du bois
knock out {v} (render someone unconscious)  :: assommer
knock out {v} (to put to sleep)  :: assommer
knoll {n} /noʊl/ (small mound)  :: monticule {m}
Knossos {prop} (an archaeological site)  :: Cnossos
knot {n} (nautical unit of speed)  :: nœud {m}
knot {n}  :: nœud {m}
knot {n} /nɒt/ (looping)  :: nœud {m}
knot {n} (tangled clump)  :: nœud {m}
knot {n} (whorl in wood left by branch)  :: nœud {m}
knot {v} (form into a knot; tie with knot(s))  :: nouer
knot theory {n} (branch of topology)  :: théorie des nœuds {f}
knotweed {n} (Polygonum)  :: renouée {f}
knout {n} /naʊt/ (kind of whip)  :: knout {m}
know {v} (be acquainted or familiar with)  :: connaître
know {v} (be informed about)  :: savoir
know {v} (experience)  :: connaître
know {v} (have knowledge of)  :: connaître
know {v} /noʊ/ (be certain or sure about (something))  :: savoir
know-how {n} /ˈnoʊ.haʊ/ (the knowledge and skill to be able to do something correctly)  :: savoir-faire
knowingly {adv} (knowingly)  :: sciemment
know inside and out {v} (know (something) very thoroughly)  :: connaître quelque chose de fond en comble
know-it-all {n} (someone who obnoxiously claims to be knowledgeable on a subject)  :: M. Je-Sais-Tout {m}
knowledge {n} (awareness, state of having been informed)  :: connaissance {f}
knowledge {n} (familiarity with particular skill, discipline)  :: connaissances {f-p}
knowledge {n} /ˈnɑlɪdʒ/ (fact of knowing about something; understanding, familiarity with information)  :: connaissance {f}
knowledge {n} (Sexual intercourse) SEE: carnal knowledge  ::
knowledge {n} (total of what is known, product of learning)  :: connaissances {f-p}, science {f}, savoir {m}
knowledgeable {adj} /ˈnɑl.ɪd͡ʒ.ə.bəl/ (having knowledge, especially of a particular subject)  :: savant, instruit
knowledge is power {proverb} (knowledge is power)  :: savoir, c'est pouvoir
know like the back of one's hand {v} (be intimately knowledgable about)  :: connaître comme sa poche
known {adj} /nəʊn/ (that whom other people know, renowned, famous)  :: connu
know thyself {proverb} (proverb)  :: connais-toi toi-même
knuckle {n} (joint of the finger)  :: articulation du doigt {f}, articulation {f}, jointure du doigt {f}
knuckle duster {n} (weapon worn around the knuckles) SEE: brass knuckles  ::
knucks {n} (brass knuckles) SEE: brass knuckles  ::
koala {n} /kəʊˈɑːlə/ (a tree-dwelling marsupial that resembles a small bear)  :: koala {m}
koan {n} /ˈkoʊ.ɑn/ (riddle without solution)  :: aporie
Koblenz {prop} (city in Germany)  :: Coblence
kofta {n} /ˈkɑːftə/ (meatball or meatloaf dish)  :: kafta
kohlrabi {n} (cabbage variety)  :: chou-rave {m}
Košice {prop} (city)  :: Košice {f}, Cassovie {f}
koinëisation {n} /ˌkɔɪneɪaɪˈzeɪʃən/ (process whereby a lect develops into a koine)  :: koïnèisation {f}
kokoshnik {n} (a traditional Russian headdress worn by women and girls)  :: kokochnik {m}
kokuji {n} (kanji characters invented in Japan)  :: kokuji {m}
kolach {n} (kalach) SEE: kalach  ::
Kola Peninsula {prop} (peninsula in Russia)  :: péninsule de Kola {f}, presqu'île de Kola {f}
kolkhoz {n} /kəlˈkɒz/ (farming collective)  :: kolkhoze {m}
Komodo dragon {n} (large monitor lizard)  :: dragon de Komodo {m}, varan de Komodo {m}
Komondor {n} (breed of dog)  :: Komondor {m}
Komotini {prop} (city)  :: Komotiní
Komsomol {prop} (Young Communist League in the USSR)  :: Komsomol {m}
Komsomolsk {prop} (Komsomolsk-na-Amure, Russia)  :: Komsomolsk-sur-l'Amour {m}
Komsomolsk {prop} (Komsomolsk, towns and rural localities in Russia and Ukraine)  :: Komsomolsk {m}
Konstantinovka {prop} (Kostiantynivka) SEE: Kostiantynivka  ::
kooky {adj} (crazy or insane)  :: dingue
koph {n} (kaph) SEE: kaph  ::
kore {n} /ˈkoɹeɪ/ (sculpture)  :: coré {f}
Korea {prop} /kəˈɹiə/ (ancient country or both Koreas as a whole)  :: Corée {f}
Korea {prop} (North Korea) SEE: North Korea  ::
Korea {prop} (South Korea) SEE: South Korea  ::
Korean {adj} (relating to the Korean Peninsula)  :: coréen
Korean {n} (person)  :: Coréen {m}, Coréenne {f}
Korean {prop} (language)  :: coréen {m}
Korean War {prop} (War lasting from 1950 to 1953)  :: Guerre de Corée {f}
Korea Strait {prop} (a strait between Korea and Japan)  :: détroit de Corée {m}
Koro {prop} (Tibeto-Burman language)  :: koro {m}
Kos {prop} (island)  :: Cos
Koschei {n} (Koschei the Immortal)  :: Kochtcheï {m}
kosher {adj} (figuratively, normal or standard)  :: casher
kosher {adj} /ˈkoʊʃəɹ/ (of food, prepared in accordance with Jewish religious practices)  :: casher, kascher
Kosovar {adj} (Kosovan) SEE: Kosovan  ::
Kosovar {n} (Kosovan) SEE: Kosovan  ::
Kosovo {prop} /ˈkɒsəvə/ (disputed region in the Balkans)  :: Kosovo {m}, Cossovo {m}
Kostyantynivka {prop} (Kostiantynivka) SEE: Kostiantynivka  ::
koumiss {n} /ˈkuːmɪs/ (fermented drink)  :: kumiz {m}
kowari {n} (Dasyuroides byrnei, see also: )  :: kowari {m}
kowtow {n} (kowtowing)  :: kowtow {m}
kowtow {v} /ˌkaʊˈtaʊ/ (kneel such that forehead touches ground)  :: se prosterner, s'agenouiller
kozachok {n} (dance)  :: kazatchok {m}
kph {initialism} (Kilometres per hour) SEE: km/h  ::
K-pop {n} (Korean pop music)  :: K-pop {f}, pop coréenne {f}
krait {n} /kɹaɪt/ (snake)  :: bongare {m}
Kraken {prop} /ˈkreɪkən/ (Sea monster)  :: kraken {m}
Krasnodar {prop} (a city in Russia)  :: Krasnodar {m}
Krasnoyarsk {prop} (city)  :: Krasnoïarsk {m}
Kraut {n} (derogatory: German) SEE: Fritz  ::
Kraut {n} (German) SEE: German  ::
Kŭrdzhali {prop} (town in Bulgaria)  :: Kardjali
Kremlin {prop} /ˈkremlɪn/ (the Moscow Kremlin)  :: Kremlin {m}
Krishna {prop} (avatar)  :: Krishna {m}
Krivoy Rog {prop} (Kryvyi Rih) SEE: Kryvyi Rih  ::
Kırklareli {prop} /kɯɾklaɾeli/ (city of Turkey)  :: Kırklareli
króna {n} /ˈkɹəʊ.nə/ (currency)  :: couronne {f}
krona {n} (currency)  :: couronne {f}
krone {n} (currency)  :: couronne {f}
Krungthep {prop} (Bangkok) SEE: Bangkok  ::
Krung Thep {prop} (Bangkok) SEE: Bangkok  ::
krupuk {n} (prawn cracker) SEE: prawn cracker  ::
Krym {prop} /kɹɪm/ (Crimea) SEE: Crimea  ::
krypton {n} (a chemical element)  :: krypton {m}
kryptonite {n} (weakness)  :: kryptonite
Kuala Lumpur {prop} (capital of Malaysia)  :: Kuala Lumpur {m}
Kuban {prop} /kuːˈbɑːn/ (the Kuban river)  :: Kouban {m}
kudos {n} /ˈkuː.doʊz/ (praise, accolades)  :: louange {f}, gloire {f}
Kufic {adj} (describing an angular form of Arabic script)  :: coufique
Kuhnian {adj} (of or pertaining to the philosophy of Thomas Kuhn)  :: kuhnien
Kuiper belt {prop} /ˈkaɪ.pɚ.bɛlt/ (region of space)  :: ceinture de Kuiper {f}
Ku Klux Klan {prop} /ˌkuː klʌks ˈklæn/ (Ku Klux Klan)  :: Ku Klux Klan {m}
kulak {n} /ˈkuːlak/ (a prosperous peasant)  :: koulak {m}
kumquat {n} (small orange fruit)  :: kumquat {m}
Kungurian {n} (subdivision of the Permian period)  :: Kungurien
Kurd {n} /kɜː(ɹ)d/ (a member of the people inhabiting Kurdistan)  :: Kurde {m} {f}
Kurdish {adj} (of, from, or pertaining to Kurdistan, the Kurdish people or the Kurdish language)  :: kurde
Kurdish {prop} (language of Kurdistan)  :: kurde {m}
Kurdistan {prop} (a region in the Middle East inhabited mostly by the Kurds)  :: Kurdistan
kurgan {n} /kʊəˈɡɑːn/ (prehistoric burial mound)  :: kourgane {m}
Kurgan {prop} (city)  :: Kourgan {m}
Kuril Islands {prop} (group of islands)  :: Îles Kouriles {f-p}
Kursk {prop} (city in Russia)  :: Koursk {m}
kurtosis {n} (measure of "peakedness")  :: kurtosis {m}, coefficient d'aplatissement {m}
kuru {n} /ˈkʊɹuː/ (central nervous system disease)  :: kuru {m}
Kutenai {prop} /ˈkuːtəneɪ/ (an indigenous people of North America)  :: kootenay {m}
Kuwait {prop} (country in the Middle East and capital city)  :: Koweït {m}
Kuwaiti {adj} (of, from, or pertaining to Kuwait or the Kuwaiti people)  :: koweïtien
Kuwaiti {n} (A person from Kuwait or of Kuwaiti descent)  :: Koweïtien {m}, Koweïtienne {f}
kvass {n} (traditional Slavic drink)  :: kvas {m}
kvetch {n} (person who endlessly whines or complains)  :: plaintif, râleur
kvetch {v} /kvɛt͡ʃ/ (whine or complain, often needlessly)  :: se plaindre, râler
kwassa kwassa {n} /ˈkwɑs.ə ˈkwɑs.ə/ (dance rhythm)  :: kwasa kwasa
kyūjitai {n} (Traditional form of Japanese kanji)  :: kyūjitai {m}
Kyoto {prop} (Kyōto, Japan)  :: Kyoto
Kyrgyz {adj} (of, from, or pertaining to Kyrgyzstan, the Kyrgyz people or the Kyrgyz language)  :: kirghize {f}, kirghiz {m}
Kyrgyz {n} (person)  :: Kirghize {f}, Kirghiz {m}
Kyrgyz {prop} (language)  :: kirghiz {m}
Kyrgyzstan {prop} (Country in Central Asia)  :: Kirghizistan {m}, Kirghizstan {m}
kyrie {n} (prayer)  :: kyrie {m}
Kyōto {prop} (Kyoto) SEE: Kyoto  ::
Kyushu {prop} (the third largest of Japan's islands)  :: Kyūshū {m}