к

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See also: қ, К, ќ, Ќ, and к.
Cirila-к-minuskla.svg
к U+043A, к
CYRILLIC SMALL LETTER KA
й
[U+0439]
Cyrillic л
[U+043B]

Translingual[edit]

Letter[edit]

к (upper case К)

  1. A letter in the Cyrillic alphabet.

Gallery[edit]


Ossetian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

к (k) (upper case К)

  1. The fourteenth letter of the Ossetian alphabet

See also[edit]


Russian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [k]
  • (file)

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 (J) and followed by Л (L).

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *kъ(n).

Pronunciation[edit]

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
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-).

Pronunciation[edit]

Prefix[edit]

к (k)

  1. k, 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.

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) (+ 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