MK

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See also: .mk, Mk, Mk., mK, mk, and mk.

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Etymology 1[edit]

Symbol[edit]

MK

  1. (metrology) Symbol for megakelvin, an SI unit of thermodynamic temperature equal to 106 kelvins.

Etymology 2[edit]

Derived from Macedonian Северна Македонија (Severna Makedonija).

Symbol[edit]

MK

  1. (international standards) ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 country code for North Macedonia since 1993.
    Synonym: MKD (alpha-3)

English[edit]

English Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia

Proper noun[edit]

MK (countable and uncountable, plural MKs)

  1. Initialism of Milton Keynes.: A borough in Buckinghamshire, England; also the first part of the postcode for the area.
    • 2021 October 20, Tony Streeter, “Location of GBR's new HQ to be decided by competition”, in RAIL, number 942, page 16:
      Marland added: "We will look at bidding for the HQ, but the language being used indicates that already-successful places like MK need not apply.
  2. Initialism of Mong Kok.: A neighbourhood of Yau Tsim Mong district, Kowloon, Hong Kong, China
  3. (countable, videogames) Initialism of Mortal Kombat.
  4. (countable, videogames) Initialism of Mario Kart.

Noun[edit]

MK (plural MKs or MK's)

  1. (politics) Initialism of Member of Knesset.
  2. (sexuality, anatomy, slang) Initialism of mooseknuckle.
  3. Initialism of missionary's kid.
    • 2001, Mary Haden, Jeff Thompson, International education: principles and practice, page 31:
      A significant sector of the Global Nomad population is represented by the 'missionary kids' or 'MK's'.

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Chinese[edit]

Cantonese Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia yue

Etymology[edit]

Initialism of English Mong Kok, transliteration of Cantonese 芒角 (mong4 gok3), now known as 旺角 (wong6 gok3). Mong Kok was a place where many fashionable products were sold.

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Adjective[edit]

MK

  1. (Hong Kong Cantonese, colloquial) pretending to be fashionable, attempting but failing to be fashionable.

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Indonesian[edit]

Noun[edit]

MK (first-person possessive MKku, second-person possessive MKmu, third-person possessive MKnya)

  1. Initialism of mata kuliah.