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Kaaba {prop} (cubical stone building in Mecca)  :: Ka'ba {f}
Kafkaesque {adj} (marked by menacing complexity)  :: kafkiano
kai-lan {n} (kailan) SEE: kailan  ::
kainic {adj} (of or pertaining to kainic acid)  :: kainico
kakapo {n} (Strigops habroptilus)  :: kakapo {m}
kaki {n} (persimmon)  :: cachi (colloquial singular caco)
kakke {n} (beriberi) SEE: beriberi  ::
kakorrhaphiophobia {n} (atychiphobia) SEE: atychiphobia  ::
kale {n} /keɪl/ (edible plant: brassica oleracea acephala)  :: cavolo {m}
kaleidoscope {n} (tube of mirrors rotated to produce symmetrical designs)  :: caleidoscopio {m}
kalemia {n} (presence of potassium in the blood)  :: kaliemia {f}
Kali {prop} (goddess)  :: Kali
Kaliningrad {prop} (Kaliningrad, see also: Königsberg)  :: Kaliningrad {m}
kamacite {n} (mineral)  :: camacite {f}
Kamchatka {prop} (peninsula in the Russian Far East)  :: Kamčatka {f}
kangaroo {n} /ˌkæŋɡəˈɹu/ (marsupial)  :: canguro {m}
kanji {n} /ˈkændʒi/ (Chinese characters in Japanese context)  :: kanji {m}
Kanji {prop} (kanji) SEE: kanji  ::
Kannada {prop} (language)  :: lingua kannada
Kansas City {prop} /ˌkænzəˈsɪti/ (a large city straddling the border between Kansas and Missouri, USA)  :: Kansas City
Kaohsiung {prop} /ˈkaʊ ˈʃjʊŋ/ (a large city in Taiwan)  :: Kaohsiung
kaolin {n} /ˈkeɪ.ə.lɪn/ (clay)  :: caolino {m}
kaolinite {n} (Al2Si2O5(OH)4)  :: caolinite {f}
kaon {n} (K-meson)  :: kaone {m}
kapok {n} /ˈkeɪpɒk/ (silky fiber from the silk-cotton tree)  :: capoc {m}
Karachi {prop} (the capital of the province of Sindh, Pakistan)  :: Karachi
Karakalpak {prop} (Karakalpak language)  :: karakalpako {m}, qaraqalpaqo {m}, lingua karakalpaka {f}
Karawanks {prop}  :: Caravanche
Karelia {prop} (region and a federal subject in Russia)  :: Carelia {f}
Karl {prop} (cognates) SEE: Charles  ::
Karl {prop} (transliterations) SEE: Carl  ::
Karlovac {prop} (city and municipality)  :: Karlovac
Karnataka {prop} (state in southern India)  :: Karnataka
Kartvelian {adj} (Georgian) SEE: Georgian  ::
Kartvelian {n} /kɑːtˈviːlɪən/ (Georgian) SEE: Georgian  ::
Kartvelian {prop} (Georgian) SEE: Georgian  ::
karyo- {prefix} (relating to the nucleus of cells)  :: cario-
karyogram {n} (a graphical representation of a karyotype)  :: cariogramma {m}
karyotype {n} /ˈkaɹɪə(ʊ)taɪp/ (characteristics of chromosomes)  :: cariotipo {m}
Kashi {prop} (Kashgar) SEE: Kashgar  ::
Kashubian {prop} /kəˈʃuːbɪən/ (Slavic language spoken in the Pomeranian region of Poland)  :: casciubico {m}
Kasimovian {n} (subdivision of the Carboniferous period)  :: Kasimoviano
katakana {n} /ˌkɑtəˈkɑːnə/ (Japanese syllabary)  :: katakana
Kathleen {prop} (Catherine) SEE: Catherine  ::
Katian {n} (subdivision of the Ordovician period)  :: Katiano
Kavala {prop} (city)  :: Kavala
kazachok {n} (kozachok) SEE: kozachok  ::
Kazakh {adj} (pertaining to the Kazakhstan) SEE: Kazakhstani  ::
Kazakh {n} /ˈkæzæk/ (a person from Kazakhstan) SEE: Kazakhstani  ::
Kazakh {prop} (language)  :: kazako {m}
Kazakhstan {prop} /ˈkɑzəkˌstæn/ (country in Central Asia)  :: Kazakistan {m}, Kazakstan {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'
Kōbe {prop} (Kobe) SEE: Kobe  ::
Kōchi {prop} (Kochi) SEE: Kochi  ::
kea {n} (Nestor notabilis)  :: kea {m}
keel {n} /kiːl/ (beam along the underside of a ship’s hull)  :: carena {f}, chiglia {f}
keel {n} (rigid flat piece of material giving a ship greater control and stability)  :: deriva {f}
keelson {n} (keel beam)  :: falsachiglia {f}
keen {adj} /kiːn/ (showing a quick and ardent willingness or responsiveness, enthusiastic, eager, interested, intense)  :: propenso, incline, entusiasta, pronto, desideroso, voglioso, disposto, intenzionato, preparato
keen {adj} (vehement; fierce)  :: veemente
keep {n} (main tower)  :: torrione {m}
keep {n} (support)  :: mantenimento {m}
keep {v} /kiːp/ (to maintain possession of)  :: tenere
keep {v} (to continue)  :: continuare, seguitare
keep {v} (to maintain the condition of; to preserve)  :: tenere
keep {v} (to remain in, to be confined to)  :: rimanere, restare
keep {v} (to restrain)  :: trattenere
keep a cool head {v} (keep one's cool) SEE: keep one's cool  ::
keep an eye on {v} (to watch and pay attention to)  :: tenere d'occhio
keeper {n} /ˈkiːpɚ/ (guardian of goal)  :: portiere {m}
keep in mind {v} (to remember; to be mindful of or pay attention) SEE: bear in mind  ::
keep one's fingers crossed {v} (hope for the best)  :: incrociare le dita
keep quiet {v} (remain silent)  :: tacere
keepsake {n} /ˈkiːp.seɪk/ (object retained in memory of something or someone)  :: ricordo {m}, memoria {f}, memento {m}
keep someone in the dark {v} (to keep someone uninformed)  :: tenere all'oscuro
keep up {v} (continue with)  :: continuare, mantenere
keep up {v} (maintain, preserve)  :: mantenere, conservare
Kefalovrisi {prop} (Kefalovrissi) SEE: Kefalovrissi  ::
Kefalovrysi {prop} (Kefalovrissi) SEE: Kefalovrissi  ::
Kefalovryssi {prop} (Kefalovrissi) SEE: Kefalovrissi  ::
keffiyeh {n} (cloth worn on head)  :: kefiah {f}
kefir {n} (fermented milk)  :: kéfir {m}
keg {n} /kɛɡ/ (round wooden container that has a flat top and bottom)  :: fusto {m}, barile {m}
kegger {n} (keg party) SEE: keg party  ::
ken {v} (to know, perceive or understand)  :: comprendere, capire, intendere
kennel {n} (shelter for a dog)  :: canile {m}, cuccia {f}
Kenya {prop} /ˈkiːnjə/ (country in Eastern Africa)  :: Kenya
kepi {n} /ˈkɛpi/ (cap with a flat circular top)  :: kepi {m}, chepì {m}, cheppì {m}
Keplerian {adj} (of or relating to Johannes Kepler)  :: kepleriano
Kepler's equation {n} (mathematics)  :: equazione di Keplero {f}
kept woman {n} (woman supported financially by a lover)  :: mantenuta {f}
keratin {n} (protein that hair and nails are made of)  :: cheratina {f}
keratinize {v}  :: cheratinizzare
keratogenous {adj} (that produces horny tissue)  :: cheratogeno
keraunic {adj} (relating to the audible detection of thunder)  :: ceraunico
kerb {n} (edge between pavement and roadway)  :: orlo del marciapiede {m}
Kerch Strait {prop} (Strait of Kerch) SEE: Strait of Kerch  ::
kerf {n} /kɜːf/ (the groove or slit cut in the workpiece)  :: intaccatura {f}
kernel {n} (central part of a nut)  :: gheriglio {m}
kernel {n} ((computing) central part of many computer operating systems)  :: kernel {m}
kernel {n} /ˈkɝnəl/ (core or essence of an object or system)  :: nucleo {m}, nocciolo {m}
kernel {n} ((mathematics, algebra) set of elements mapped to zero)  :: nucleo {m}
kernel {n} (single seed of corn or wheat)  :: chicco {m}
kernel {n} ((US) stone of certain fruits, such as peaches or plums)  :: nocciolo {m}
kerosene {n} (thin, colorless fuel)  :: cherosene {m}
kestrel {n} (Falco tinnunculus)  :: gheppio {m}
kestrel {n} /ˈkɛstɹəl/ (any small falcon of genus Falco)  :: falco {m}, falcone {m}
Ket {prop} (language)  :: lingua ket {f}
keto acid {n} (carboxylic acid)  :: chetoacido {m}
ketone {n} (organic chemicals with the >CO functional group)  :: chetone {m}
ketotic {adj} (of or pertaining to ketosis)  :: chetotico
kettle {n} /ˈkɛtəl/ (vessel for boiling a liquid or cooking food)  :: bollitore {m}, cucuma {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 {adj} (important)  :: chiave
key {adj} (indispensable)  :: chiave, essenziale
key {n} (biology: information to correctly identify a taxon) SEE: clavis  ::
key {n} (button on a typewriter or computer keyboard)  :: tasto {m}
key {n} (computing: field in a record used as a search argument)  :: chiave {f}
key {n} (computing: field of a database constrained to be unique)  :: chiave {f}
key {n} (computing: value uniquely identifying entry in associative array)  :: chiave {f}
key {n} (crucial step)  :: chiave {f}
key {n} (cryptography: piece of information used to encode or decode)  :: chiave {f}
key {n} /kiː/ (device designed to open and close a lock)  :: chiave {f}
key {n} (part of a piano or musical keyboard)  :: tasto {m}
key {n} (scale of musical notes)  :: chiave {f}
keyboard {n} (component of many instruments)  :: tastiera {f}
keyboard {n} (electronic device with keys of a musical keyboard)  :: tastiera
keyboard {n} /ˈkibɔ˞d/ (set of keys used to operate a typewriter, computer etc.)  :: tastiera {f}
keyboard {v} (to type in)  :: digitare
key lime {n} (Citrus aurantifolia)  :: limetta {f}
keystone {n} /ˈkiː.stəʊn/ (the top stone of an arch)  :: chiave di volta {f}
keyword {n} (word used as a key to a code)  :: parola chiave {f}
Kōfu {prop} (Kofu) SEE: Kofu  ::
khaki {adj} (dust-coloured)  :: cachi {m}
khaki {n} /ˈkæ.ki/ (yellowish-brown colour)  :: cachi {m}
khaki {n} (khaki green) SEE: khaki green  ::
khaki {n} (strong cloth of wool or cotton)  :: cachi {m}
khanjar {n} /ˈkand͡ʒə/ (Arabian dagger)  :: khanjar {m}
Khanty-Mansiysk {prop} (city in Russia)  :: Chanty-Mansijsk {m}
Kharkiv {prop} (second largest city in Ukraine)  :: Charkiv {m}
Kharkov {prop} (Kharkiv) SEE: Kharkiv  ::
Khartoum {prop} (capital of Sudan)  :: Khartum
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)  :: kedivè {m}
Khmelnitsky {prop} (Khmelnytskyi) SEE: Khmelnytskyi  ::
Khmer {prop} (the national language of Cambodia)  :: khmer
Khorgos {prop} (Khorgas) SEE: Khorgas  ::
Khrushchev {prop} (the leader of the Soviet Union from 1953 to 1964)  :: Chruščëv {m}
kick {n} (hit or strike with the leg or foot)  :: calcio {m}, piedata {f}, colpo di piede {m}
kick {v} /kɪk/ (strike with or raise the foot or leg)  :: calciare
kick-ass {adj} /ˈkɪkæs/ (excellent) SEE: badass  ::
kickback {n} (a form of negotiated bribery)  :: contraccolpo, sconto, abbuono, tangente, bustarella, mazzetta, pizzo
kick butt {v} (kick ass) SEE: kick ass  ::
kicker {n} /ˈkɪkɚ/ (nautical: kicking strap) SEE: kicking strap  ::
kick-off {n} (opening kick in football)  :: calcio di inizio {m}
kick scooter {n} (a child's foot-operated vehicle) SEE: scooter  ::
kick someone when they are down {v} (make things worse for someone)  :: pugnalare un uomo morto (to stab a dead man)
kickstand {n} (levered bar)  :: predellino {m}
kick the bucket {v} /ˈkɪk ðə ˈbʌkɪt/ (to die)  :: tirare le cuoia
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)  :: abile vasaio {m}
kid {n} (kidskin)  :: pelle di capretto {f}
kid {n} (young goat)  :: capretto {m}
kidnap {n} (an instance of kidnapping)  :: sequestro, rapimento
kidnap {v} (to seize and detain a person unlawfully)  :: rapire
kidnapper {n} (one who performs kidnap)  :: rapitore
kidnapping {n} (the crime of taking a person against their will, sometimes for ransom)  :: sequestro {m}
kidney {n} (food)  :: rognone {m}
kidney {n} /ˈkɪdni/ (an organ in the body)  :: rene {m}
kidney stone {n} (calculus in the kidney)  :: calcolo renale {m}
kidney vetch {n} (Anthyllis vulneraria)  :: vulneraria {f}
Kiev {prop} (Ukrainian city)  :: Kijev
Kievite {adj} (Kievan) SEE: Kievan  ::
Kievite {n} (Kievan) SEE: Kievan  ::
Kihnu {prop} (island)  :: Kihnu
kike {n} (non-offensive) SEE: Jew  ::
Kilimanjaro {prop} /ˌkɪlɪmənˈdʒɑːɹəʊ/ (volcano)  :: Kilimangiaro {m}
kill {n} (death blow)  :: colpo fatale {m}
kill {n} /kɪl/ (act of killing)  :: uccisione {f}
kill {n} (result of killing)  :: preda uccisa, spoglia {f}, preda {f}
kill {v} (put to death)  :: uccidere, ammazzare
kill {v} (render void)  :: sopprimere, annullare
kill {v} (to render inoperative)  :: distruggere, annullare, sopprimere
killer {n}  :: assassino {m}
killer {n} /ˈkɪlə(ɹ)/ (murderer)  :: assassino {m}
killer T cell {n} (cytotoxic T cell) SEE: cytotoxic T cell  ::
killer whale {n} (A sea mammal, Orcinus orca)  :: orca {f}
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)  :: uccidere il vitello grasso
kill the goose that lays the golden eggs {v} (to seek short term gain at the sacrifice of long term profit)  :: uccidere la gallina dalle uova d'oro
kill two birds with one stone {v} (solve two problems at once)  :: (to catch two pigeons with one fava bean) prendere due piccioni con una fava
kiln {n} /kɪln/ (oven, furnace or heated chamber)  :: fornace {f}
kilo {n}  :: chilo {m}
kilo- {prefix} (prefix)  :: chilo-, kilo-
kilobyte {n} (1024 bytes)  :: kilobyte {m}
kilogram {n} (unit of mass equal to 1000 grams)  :: chilogrammo {m}, chilo {m}
kilogram-meter {n} (unit of work)  :: chilogrammetro {m}
kilometrage {n} (kilometrage)  :: chilometraggio / kilometraggio
kilometre {n} /kəˈlɑmətɚ/ (unit of measure)  :: chilometro {m}
kilometric {adj} (measured in kilometres)  :: chilometrico
kilo-watt {n} (kilowatt) SEE: kilowatt  ::
kilowatt {n} (one thousand watts)  :: chilowatt {m}
kilowatt-hour {n} (unit of electrical energy (kWh))  :: chilowattora {m}
kilt {n} /kɪlt/ (traditional Scottish garment)  :: gonnellino {m}
Kimmeridgian {n} (subdivision of the Jurassic period)  :: Kimmeridgiano
kimono {n} /kɪˈmoʊˌnoʊ/ (traditional Japanese clothing)  :: chimono {m}
kin {n} /kɪn/ (relative) SEE: relative  ::
kind {adj} /kaɪnd/ (affectionate, nice)  :: gentile, carino
kind {n} /kaɪnd/ (type, race, category)  :: genere {m}, tipo {m}
kindle {v} /ˈkɪndl/ (to start (a fire))  :: accendere
kindle {v} (to arouse)  :: eccitare, infuocare, suscitare
kindling {n} (pieces of wood and twigs used to start a fire)  :: esca {f}, accelerante {m}
kindly {adv} /ˈkaɪndli/ (in a kind manner)  :: gentilmente
kindly {adv} (used to make polite requests)  :: per piacere, volete
kindness {n} (being kind)  :: bontà, gentilezza, cortesia {f}, garbo {m}
kindness {n} (instance of charitable behavior)  :: bontà, favore, piacere, gentilezza {f}
kindred {n} /ˈkɪndɹɪd/ (kin) SEE: kin  ::
kindred soul {n} (kindred spirit) SEE: kindred spirit  ::
kinematic {adj} /kɪn.əˈmæt.ɪk/ (of or relating to motion or to kinematics)  :: cinematico
kinesia {n} (motion sickness) SEE: motion sickness  ::
kinesthetics {n} (proprioception) SEE: proprioception  ::
kinetic {adj} (relating to motion)  :: cinetico
kinetically {adv} (in a kinetic manner)  :: cineticamente
kinetics {n}  :: cinetica {f}
kinetid {n} (structure in a eukaryotic cell used for locomotion)  :: cinetide {m}
kinetoplastid {n} (group of parasitic protozoa)  :: cinetoplastide {m}
kinetosis {n} (motion sickness) SEE: motion sickness  ::
king {n} (a playing card with the image of a king in it)  :: re {m}
king {n} (a playing piece in chess)  :: re {m}
king {n} /kiːŋ/ (a male of a royal family who is the supreme ruler of his nation)  :: re {m}
king {v} (in checkers)  :: fare dama
King Arthur {prop} (legendary king of Britain)  :: Re Artù
king cobra {n} (Ophiophagus hannah)  :: cobra reale {m}
kingdom {n} /ˈkɪŋdəm/ (nation having as supreme ruler a king and/or queen)  :: regno {m}, reame {m}
kingdom {n} (taxonomic division, below Domain and above Phylum)  :: regno {m}
Kingdom of Denmark {prop} (official name of Denmark)  :: Regno di Danimarca {m}
Kingdom of Heaven {prop} (Christian concept)  :: Regno dei Cieli {m}
kingfisher {n} /ˈkɪŋfɪʃə/ (any of various birds of the suborder Alcedines)  :: martin pescatore {m}
king of beasts {n} (the lion)  :: il re degli animali; il re della foresta
king of clubs {n} (playing card)  :: re di fiori {m}
king of diamonds {n} (playing card)  :: re di quadri {m}
king of hearts {n} (playing card)  :: re di cuori {m}
king of spades {n} /kɪŋɡ.əv.speɪdz/ (playing card)  :: re di picche {m}
kingslayer {n} (one who kills a king)  :: regicida {m}
kinship {n} (relation or connection by blood, marriage or adoption)  :: parentela {f}
kinship {n} (relation or connection by nature or character)  :: parentela {f}
kinsman {n} (male relative)  :: parente {m}
kiosk {n} /ˈki.ɑsk/ (enclosed structure where cigarettes, magazines, etc are sold)  :: chiosco {m}
kip {n} /kɪp/ (informal: very untidy house or room)  :: riposo
kipfel {n} (crescent-shaped biscuit)  :: chifel {m}
kippah {n} (skullcap)  :: kippah {f}, chippa {f}
Kirghiz {prop} (Kyrgyz) SEE: Kyrgyz  ::
Kiribati {prop} /ˈkiː.ɹɨ.bæs/ (Republic of Kiribati)  :: Kiribati
Kirovograd {prop} (Kirovohrad) SEE: Kirovohrad  ::
kiss {n} (touch with the lips)  :: bacio {m}
kiss {v} /kɪs/ (to touch with the lips)  :: baciare
kiss {v} (to touch each other’s lips)  :: baciarsi
kiss-ass {n} (someone who kisses ass) SEE: asslicker  ::
kiss me {phrase} (kiss me)  :: baciami [informal]
kiss my arse {interj} (go away) SEE: kiss my ass  ::
kiss someone's ass {v} (to flatter someone) SEE: brownnose  ::
Kiswahili {n} (Swahili) SEE: Swahili  ::
kit {n} /kɪt/ (equipment)  :: corredo {m}
kitchen {n} /ˈkɪtʃən/ (room)  :: cucina {f}
kitchen cabinet {n} (Built-in cabinet found in a kitchen)  :: pensile {m}
kitchen dresser {n} (kitchen cabinet) SEE: kitchen cabinet  ::
kitchenette {n} (small kitchen)  :: angolo cottura {m}, cucinotto {m}, cucinino {m}
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 sink {n} (basin) SEE: kitchen sink  ::
kitchen towel {n} (dish towel) SEE: dish towel  ::
kitchen towel {n} (sheet of kitchen paper) SEE: paper towel  ::
kite {n} (flying toy on string)  :: aquilone {m}
kite {n} /kaɪt/ (bird of prey)  :: nibbio
kitsch {n} /kɪtʃ/ (kitsch)  :: kitsch {m}
kitten {n} /ˈkɪtən/ (a young cat)  :: gattino {m}, gattina {f}, micetto {m}, micetta {f}
kitty {n} /ˈkɪti/ (kitten, small cat)  :: gattino, micio {m}, micetto {m}, micino {m}
kitty corner {adj} (situated diagonally across) SEE: catercorner  ::
kiwi {n} (bird)  :: kiwi {m}
kiwi {n} (kiwi fruit) SEE: kiwi fruit  ::
kiwi fruit {n} (fruit)  :: kiwi {m}
kleptarchy {n} (kleptocracy) SEE: kleptocracy  ::
kleptomania {n} /ˌklɛptəˈmeɪniə/ (proclivity to steal)  :: cleptomania
kleptomaniac {n} /ˌklɛptəˈmeɪniæk/ (One who steals compulsively)  :: cleptomane
Klingon {prop} /ˈklɪŋɒn/ (the language)  :: klingon {m}
knack {n} /næk/ (A readiness in performance; aptness at doing something; skill; facility; dexterity)  :: pallino {m}
knacker {n} /ˈnæk.ə(ɹ)/ (slaughterer)  :: squartatore {m}
knackered {adj} (broken, inoperative)  :: spacciato, fritto
knackered {adj} /ˈnæk.əd/ (extremely tired or exhausted)  :: straccato, sfibrato, spossato
knave {n} /neɪv/ (playing card)  :: fante
knead {v} /niːd/ (to work and press into a mass)  :: impasto {m}, impastare
kneading trough {n} (trough in which dough is kneaded)  :: madia {f}, tavola per impasto
knee {n} (blow made with the knee) SEE: kneeing  ::
knee {n} /ni/ (joint in the middle of the leg and area around it)  :: ginocchio
kneecap {n} (bone)  :: rotula {f}, patella {f}
knee high to a grasshopper {adj} (short)  :: alto come un soldo di cacio
kneeing {n} (blow)  :: ginocchiata {f}
kneel {v} /niːl/ (to stoop down and rest on the knee)  :: inginocchiarsi
kneepan {n} (kneecap) SEE: kneecap  ::
knell {n} /nɛl/ (sound of a bell knelling)  :: rintocco {m}
knickers {n} /ˈnɪkəz/ (panties) SEE: panties  ::
knife {n} (any blade-like part designed for cutting)  :: lama {f}
knife {n} /naɪf/ (utensil or tool designed for cutting)  :: coltello {m}
knife {n} (weapon)  :: coltello {m}
knife {v} (to use a knife to injure or kill)  :: accoltellare
knife block {n} (block into which kitchen knives may be stored)  :: portacoltelli {m}
knife pleat {n} (a type of sharply pressed pleating)  :: piega sovrapposta {f}
knight {n} (chess piece)  :: cavallo {m}
knight {n} /naɪt/ (warrior, especially of the Middle Ages)  :: cavaliere {m}
knit {v} (intransitive: to become closely joined)  :: saldarsi, compattare
knit {v}  :: lavorare a maglia , lavorare ai ferri
knit {v} /ˈnɪt/ (to make fabric from thread or yarn)  :: lavorare a maglia , sferruzzare
knit {v} (to combine from various elements)  :: elaborare
knit {v} (to join closely together)  :: legare
knitting needle {n} (thin rod used to knit yarn)  :: ferro da maglia {m}, ferro da calza {m}
knob {n} /nɑb/ (rounded protuberance, handle, or control switch)  :: maniglia {f}
knock {n} (impact)  :: colpo {m}, botta {f}
knock {n} /nɑk/ (abrupt rapping sound)  :: colpo {m}
knock {n} (Preignition)  :: autocombustione {f}
knock {v} (to denigrate)  :: buttare giù, distruggere, denigrare, sparlare
knock {v} (to rap one's knuckles against something)  :: bussare, battere, sbattere
knock back {v} (drink an alcoholic beverage swiftly)  :: trincare
knock down {v} (demolish) SEE: demolish  ::
knock down {v} (hit or knock (something) so that it falls)  :: abbattere
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 up {v} /nɒk ʌp/ (practice or warm up before a tennis match)  :: palleggiare
knock-up {n} (short practise session)  :: palleggio {m}
Knossos {prop} (an archaeological site)  :: Cnosso
knot {n} (difficult situation)  :: nodo {m}
knot {n} (nautical unit of speed)  :: nodo {m}
knot {n}  :: nodo {m}
knot {n} /nɒt/ (looping)  :: nodo {m}
knot {n} (tangled clump)  :: nodo {m}
knot {n} (variety of wading bird)  :: piovanello maggiore [red knot] {m}
knot {n} (whorl in wood left by branch)  :: nodo {m}
knot {v} (form into a knot; tie with knot(s))  :: annodare
knot {v} (form wrinkles in forehead)  :: corrugare
knotgrass {n} (annual plant)  :: centinodia {f}
knot theory {n} (branch of topology)  :: teoria dei nodi {f}
knotty {adj} (Full of knots)  :: nodoso
know {v} (be acquainted or familiar with)  :: conoscere
know {v} (be informed about)  :: sapere
know {v} (have knowledge of)  :: conoscere
know {v} /noʊ/ (be certain or sure about (something))  :: sapere
know {v} (understand (a subject))  :: capire
knowable {adj} /ˈnoʊəbl̩/ (capable of being known, understood or comprehended)  :: conoscibile
know-how {n} /ˈnoʊ.haʊ/ (the knowledge and skill to be able to do something correctly)  :: conoscenza {f}
know-it-all {n} (someone who obnoxiously claims to be knowledgeable on a subject)  :: sapientone, sa tutto, saputello {m}
knowledge {n} (awareness, state of having been informed)  :: conoscenza
knowledge {n} /ˈnɑlɪdʒ/ (fact of knowing about something; understanding, familiarity with information)  :: conoscenza {f}
knowledge {n} (Sexual intercourse) SEE: carnal knowledge  ::
knowledge {n} (total of what is known, product of learning)  :: sapere {m}
knowledge is power {proverb} (knowledge is power)  :: sapere è potere
knuckle {n} (joint of the finger)  :: nocca {f}
knuckle duster {n} (weapon worn around the knuckles) SEE: brass knuckles  ::
knucks {n} (brass knuckles) SEE: brass knuckles  ::
knurler {n} (knurling tool)  :: godrone {m}
koala {n} /kəʊˈɑːlə/ (a tree-dwelling marsupial that resembles a small bear)  :: koala {m}
koan {n} /ˈkoʊ.ɑn/ (riddle without solution)  :: aporia
Kobarid {prop} (Slovenian town)  :: Caporetto
kobold {n} (mischievous elf; goblin)  :: coboldo {m}
kohlrabi {n} (cabbage variety)  :: cavolo rapa {m}
kolach {n} (kalach) SEE: kalach  ::
kolkhoz {n} /kəlˈkɒz/ (farming collective)  :: kolchoz {m}
Komodo dragon {n} (large monitor lizard)  :: drago di Komodo {m}
Komondor {n} (breed of dog)  :: Komondor {m}
Komsomolsk {prop} (Komsomolsk-na-Amure, Russia)  :: Komsomol'sk-na-Amure {m}
Komsomolsk {prop} (Komsomolsk, towns and rural localities in Russia and Ukraine)  :: Komsomol'sk {m}
Konstantinovka {prop} (Kostiantynivka) SEE: Kostiantynivka  ::
kopek {n} (one-hundredth of a ruble)  :: copeco {m}
Koper {prop} (town)  :: Capodistria
koph {n} (kaph) SEE: kaph  ::
Korat {n}  :: gatto Korat
Korea {prop} /kɵ.ˈɹiː.ə/ (ancient country or both Koreas as a whole)  :: Corea {f}
Korea {prop} (North Korea) SEE: North Korea  ::
Korea {prop} (South Korea) SEE: South Korea  ::
Korean {adj} (relating to the Korean Peninsula)  :: coreano
Korean {n} (person)  :: coreano {m}, coreana {f}
Korean {prop} (language)  :: coreano
Korybant {n} (any of a group who worshipped the Phrygian goddess Cybele)  :: coribante {m}
Kos {prop} (island)  :: Coo
kosher {adj} /ˈkoʊʃəɹ/ (of food, prepared in accordance with Jewish religious practices)  :: kasher
Kosovan {n} (person from Kosovo)  :: kosovaro, cossovaro
Kosovar {adj} (Kosovan) SEE: Kosovan  ::
Kosovar {n} (Kosovan) SEE: Kosovan  ::
Kosovo {prop} /ˈkɒsəvə/ (disputed region in the Balkans)  :: Kosovo {m}, Kossovo {m}, Cossovo {m}
koumiss {n} /ˈkuːmɪs/ (fermented drink)  :: kumis {m}
kph {initialism} (Kilometres per hour) SEE: km/h  ::
K-pop {n} (Korean pop music)  :: musica pop coreana {f}
Kraken {prop} /ˈkreɪkən/ (Sea monster)  :: Kraken {m}
Krasnodar {prop} (a city in Russia)  :: Krasnodar {m}
krater {n} (A Greek vessel)  :: anfora {f}
Kraut {n} (derogatory: German) SEE: Fritz  ::
Kraut {n} (German) SEE: German  ::
Krebs cycle {n} (series of enzymatic reactions)  :: ciclo di Krebs
Kremlin {prop} /ˈkremlɪn/ (the Moscow Kremlin)  :: Cremlino {m}
Krivoy Rog {prop} (Kryvyi Rih) SEE: Kryvyi Rih  ::
Krk {prop} (island)  :: Veglia
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)  :: cripto {m}, kripto {m}, krypto {m}
kryptonite {n} (weakness)  :: kryptonite
Kuala Lumpur {prop} (capital of Malaysia)  :: Kuala Lumpur {f}
Kuban {prop} /kuːˈbɑːn/ (the Kuban river)  :: Kuban' {m}
kudu {n} (Tragelaphus imberbis or Tragelaphus strepsiceros)  :: cudù {m}
Kufic {adj} (describing an angular form of Arabic script)  :: cufico
Kuiper belt {prop} /ˈkaɪ.pɚ.bɛlt/ (region of space)  :: cintura di Kuiper {f}
Ku Klux Klan {prop} /ˌkuː klʌks ˈklæn/ (Ku Klux Klan)  :: Ku Klux Klan {m}
kumquat {n} (small orange fruit)  :: kumquat {m}, mandarino cinese {m}
Kungurian {n} (subdivision of the Permian period)  :: Kunguriano
Kurdish {prop} (language of Kurdistan)  :: curdo {m}
Kurdistan {prop} (a region in the Middle East inhabited mostly by the Kurds)  :: Curdistan {m}
Kuril Islands {prop} (group of islands)  :: Isole Curili {p}
Kuwait {prop} (country in the Middle East and capital city)  :: il Kuwait {m}
kyanite {n} (blue neosilicate mineral)  :: cianite
Kyoto {prop} (Kyōto, Japan)  :: Kyoto
Kyrgyz {prop} (language)  :: kirghiso {m}
Kyrgyzstan {prop} (Country in Central Asia)  :: Kirghizistan
Kyōto {prop} (Kyoto) SEE: Kyoto  ::
Kyusakamoto {prop} (asteroid)  :: Kyusakamoto {m}