ك

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See also: ک[U+06A9 ARABIC LETTER KEHEH], گ[U+06AF ARABIC LETTER GAF], ک-‎, ڪ[U+06AA ARABIC LETTER SWASH KAF], and 𞹪 [U+1EE6A ARABIC MATHEMATICAL STRETCHED KAF]
Arabic Kaf.gif
ك U+0643, ك
ARABIC LETTER KAF
ق
[U+0642]
Arabic ل
[U+0644]
U+FED9, ﻙ
ARABIC LETTER KAF ISOLATED FORM

[U+FED8]
Arabic Presentation Forms-B
[U+FEDA]
U+FEDA, ﻚ
ARABIC LETTER KAF FINAL FORM

[U+FED9]
Arabic Presentation Forms-B
[U+FEDB]
U+FEDB, ﻛ
ARABIC LETTER KAF INITIAL FORM

[U+FEDA]
Arabic Presentation Forms-B
[U+FEDC]
U+FEDC, ﻜ
ARABIC LETTER KAF MEDIAL FORM

[U+FEDB]
Arabic Presentation Forms-B
[U+FEDD]

Arabic[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Letter[edit]

ك / كـ‍ / ـ‍ك‍ـ / ـ‍ك (kāf)

  1. The twenty-second letter of the Arabic alphabet. It is preceded by ق(q) and followed by ل(l).
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Etymology 2[edit]

Symbol[edit]

ك / كـ‍ / ـ‍ك‍ـ / ـ‍ك (kāf)

  1. The eleventh letter in traditional abjad order, which is used in place of numerals for list numbering (abjad numerals). It is preceded by ى‎ and followed by ل(l).

Etymology 3[edit]

Cognate with Hebrew כ-(kə).

Preposition[edit]

كَـ (ka-)

  1. like, as (followed by a genitive case)
    زَيْدٌ كَٱلْأَسَدِ.‎‎
    zaydun kal-ʾasadi.
    Zayd is like the lion.
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Etymology 4[edit]

Cognate with Hebrew ־ך(-ḵ).

Pronoun[edit]

ـكَ (-kam sg (enclitic form of أَنْتَ(ʾanta))

  1. masculine singular bound object pronoun: you, your
    لَكَ‎ ― lakato you, for you
    بَيْتُكَ‎ ― baytukayour (m) house)
    أُحِبُّكَ‎ ― ʾuḥibbukaI love you (to a male)

Pronoun[edit]

ـكِ (-kif sg (enclitic form of أَنْتِ(ʾanti))

  1. feminine singular bound object pronoun: you, your
    بِكِ(biki, to you)
    بَيْتُكِ‎ ― baytukiyour (f) house)
    أُحِبُّكِ‎ ― ʾuḥibbukiI love you (to a female)

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Egyptian Arabic[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

ك (-ak, -km

  1. masculine singular bound object pronoun: you, your
    ازيك(to a male)izzáyyakHow are you?
    بيك‎ ― bīkto you

Pronoun[edit]

ك (-ik, -kif

  1. feminine singular bound object pronoun: you, your
    ازيك(to a female)izzáyyikHow are you?
    بيكي‎ ― bīkito you

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Kazakh[edit]

Cyrillic К, к
Arabic ك

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

ك (k)

  1. The sixteenth letter of the Kazakh in Arabic Script. It represents the Cyrillic letter К.

Forms[edit]

Isolated form Final form Medial form Initial form
ك ـك ـكـ كـ

See also[edit]

  • Previous letter: ق
  • Next letter: گ

Khowar[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

ك (kāf)

  1. The thirty-seventh letter of the Khowar abjad.

Forms[edit]

Isolated form Final form Medial form Initial form
ك ـك ـكـ كـ

See also[edit]

  • Previous letter: ڨ
  • Next letter: گ

Malay[edit]

Malay Wikipedia has an article on:
ك
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Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Name of letter) IPA(key): [kaf]
  • (Phoneme, Syllable initial) IPA(key): [k], [ɡ]
  • (Phoneme, Syllable final) IPA(key): [k̚]

Letter[edit]

ك / ك‍ـ / ـ‍ك‍ـ / ‍ـك

  1. Obsolete form of ک.
  2. Obsolete form of ڬ.

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Moroccan Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic كَانَ(kāna, to be). Compare Jijel Algerian Arabic ك(ka-).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kaː/
  • Usually unstressed and shortened to /ka/.

Particle[edit]

ك (ka-)

  1. Used to prefix a non-past verb to mark the present tense.
    كناكل هاد الخبز
    kanākul hād el-ḵubz
    I am eating this bread
    كيقول ما بغى
    kayqūl ma bḡa
    He says what he wants.

South Levantine Arabic[edit]

Suffix pronoun[edit]

ـك (-ak after consonant or -k after vowelm

  1. Enclitic form of إنت(ʾinta)
  2. you, your (masculine)

Suffix pronoun[edit]

ـك (-ek after consonant or -ki after vowelf

  1. Enclitic form of إنتي(ʾinti)
  2. you, your (feminine)

See also[edit]

South Levantine Arabic enclitic pronouns
Singular Plural
after consonant after vowel
1st person after verb ـني(-ni) ـنا(-na)
else ـِي(-i) ـي(-y)
2nd person m ـَك (-ak) ـك (-k) ـكُم(-kom) / ـكو(-ku)
f ـِك (-ek) ـكِ (-ki)
3rd person m ـُه(-o) ـه(-h) ـهُم(-hom)
f ـها(-ha)

Uyghur[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

ك (ke)

  1. The eighteenth letter of the Uyghur alphabet.

Forms[edit]

Isolated form Final form Medial form Initial form
ك ـك ـكـ كـ

See also[edit]

  • Previous letter: ق(q)
  • Next letter: گ(g)