KKK

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See also: kkk and ККК

English[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

KKK

  1. (US politics) Initialism of Ku Klux Klan.
  2. (Philippines) Initialism of Katipunan.

Derived terms[edit]


Estonian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Abbreviation of korduma kippuvad küsimused (frequently asked questions).

Noun[edit]

KKK

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Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from English KKK.

Noun[edit]

KKK

  1. KKK (Ku Klux Klan)

Further reading[edit]


Portuguese[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • KKKK, KKKKK, KKKKKK (and so on, depending on the supposed length of the laugh)

Interjection[edit]

KKK

  1. (Internet slang, text messaging) Alternative form of kkk

Usage notes[edit]

It may express a laughter that is louder or more intense than lower-case kkk.


Tagalog[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Unang watawat ng mga Katipunan na nagpapakita ng "KKK" (The first flag of the Katipunan showing the abbreviation "KKK")

Etymology[edit]

Initialism of Kataas-taasang kagalang-galangang Katipunan ng mga Anak ng Bayan (Highest, Most Respected Assembly of the Children/Sons of the Nation), the full name of the Katipunan.

Proper noun[edit]

KKK

  1. Abbreviation of Katipunan.
    • 1968, Jean Donald Bowen, Babasahing Panggitnang Baytang Sa Tagalog, Univ of California Press, page 153:
      [...Basahin kung ano pa ang ibang nangyari sa Katipunan.] Ang “Kataas-taasan, Kagalang-galangang Katipunan ng mga Anak ng Bayan" o ang “K.K.K.“ na lalong kilala sa tawag na Katipunan, ay isang samahang lihim ng mga manghihimagsik ...
      [...Read what more happened to the Katipunan.] The “Kataas-taasan, Kagalang-galangang Katipunan ng mga Anak ng Bayan" or the “K.K.K.“ more especially known as Katipunan, is a secret organization of revolutionaries ...
    • 1975, General [quezon] Education Journal
      Ibig sabihin nito'y hindi na kinikilala ng pamahalaan ang KKK, bagamat ang pag-iral ng mga lokal na sangay ay hindi kaagad nagwakas.
      This means the government no longer recognizes the KKK, although the implementation of local branches did not end immediately.
    • 1992, Santiago V. Alvarez, The Katipunan and the Revolution: Memoirs of a General : with the Original Tagalog Text, Ateneo University Press, →ISBN:
      Napag-usapan ang pagbabangon ng isang Alituntuning-Batas (Constitucion), bagaman mayroon na ang K.K.K., na siyang pinagbabatayan ng mga Pamunuang Sanggunian at Balangay; mga kaugaliang sinusunod.
      The establishment of a Rule of Law (Constitution) was discussed, although the K.K.K. already has one, which is being used as the basis of the Leadership Councils and the Members; customs that are followed.