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K2 {prop} (the world’s second highest mountain, located in the Tibetan Himalayas) :: K2 {m}
Kaaba {prop} /ˈkɑːəbə/ (cubical stone building in Mecca) :: Ka'ba
kaalgat {adj} (bare-arsed) :: cul-nu, nu-le-cul
Kabballah {prop} (body of teachings) :: kabbale {f}
Kabul {prop} /ˈkɑːbl̩/ (capital of Afghanistan) :: Kaboul
kabuto {n} (traditional Japanese military helmet) :: kabuto {m}
Kabyle {n} (person) :: Kabyle {m} {f}
Kabyle {prop} (language) :: kabyle {m}
kaffir {n} /ˈkafə/ (black person) :: cafre {m} {f}
kafir {n} /ˈkɑːfɪə/ (infidel, non-Muslim) :: kâfir {m}, kafir {m}
Kafkaesque {adj} /ˌkɑfkəˈɛsk/ (marked by menacing complexity) :: kafkaïen
kaftan {n} /ˈkæf.tæn/ (long tunic worn in the Eastern Mediterranean) :: caftan {m}, cafetan {m}
kaftan {n} (similar long tunic) :: caftan {m}
Kahlúa {prop} /kəˈluːə/ (liqueur) :: Kahlúa {m}
kai-lan {n} (kailan) SEE: kailan ::
kailan {n} (vegetable) :: gaï lan {m}, brocoli de Chine {m}
Kaiser {n} /ˈkaɪzɚ/ (German Emperor) :: kaiser {m}, empereur {m}
kaki {n} (persimmon) :: plaqueminier {m} (tree), kaki {m} (fruit)
kakistocracy {n} /kakɪsˈtɒkɹəsɪ/ (government by the worst citizens) :: kakistocratie {f}
kakke {n} (beriberi) SEE: beriberi ::
kakorrhaphiophobia {n} (atychiphobia) SEE: atychiphobia ::
kakuro {n} /kɑˈkʊɹoʊ/ (number puzzle) :: kakuro
kalach {n} (traditional East Slavic bread (or its equivalent)) :: kalatch {m}
Kalash {n} (Kalash (people)) :: Kalash
Kalashnikov {prop} /kəˈlæʃnəˌkɑf/ (model of Russian assault rifle) :: kalashnikov {f}, kalash {f} [slang], АК-47 {m}, AK {m} [slang]
kale {n} /keɪl/ (edible plant: brassica oleracea acephala) :: chou frisé {m}
kaleidoscope {n} (tube of mirrors rotated to produce symmetrical designs) :: kaléidoscope, caléidoscope {m}
Kali {prop} /ˈkɑːli/ (goddess) :: Kâlî
Kaliningrad {prop} /kəˈlɪnɪnɡɹæd/ (Kaliningrad, see also: Königsberg) :: Kaliningrad {m}
Kalmyk {adj} (of, or pertaining to, Kalmykia) :: kalmouk
Kalmykia {prop} (Kalmykia, Russia) :: Kalmoukie {f}
Kaluga {prop} (city in Russia) :: Kalouga {m}
Kamchatka {prop} (peninsula in the Russian Far East) :: Kamtchatka {m}
Kampuchea {prop} (former name for Cambodia, see also: Cambodia) :: Kampuchéa {m}
kana {n} /ˈkɑːnə/ (Japanese syllabaries) :: kana {m}
Kanak {n} (indigenous Melanesian inhabitant of New Caledonia) :: canaque {m} {f}, Kanak {m}, Canaque {m} {f}
Kan extension {n} (construct that generalizes the extending of a function's domain of definition) :: extension de Kan {f}
kangaroo {n} /ˌkæŋ.ɡəˈɹu/ (marsupial) :: kangourou {m}
kanji {n} /ˈkændʒi/ (Chinese characters in Japanese context) :: kanji {m}
Kanji {prop} (kanji) SEE: kanji ::
Kannada {prop} /ˈkɑːnədə/ (language) :: kannada {m}
Kansas City {prop} /ˌkænzəˈsɪti/ (a large city straddling the border between Kansas and Missouri, USA) :: Kansas City
Kanuri {prop} (Nilo-Saharan language) :: kanouri {m}
kaoliang {n} (distilled alcoholic drink) :: kaoliang {m}
kaolin {n} /ˈkeɪ.ə.lɪn/ (clay) :: kaolin {m}
kaolinite {n} (Al2Si2O5(OH)4) :: kaolinite {f}
kaon {n} /ˈkeɪˌɑn/ (K-meson) :: kaon {m}
kaonic {adj} (pertaining to kaons) :: kaonique {m} {f}
kapo {n} (prisoner in a Nazi concentration camp) :: kapo {m}
kappa {n} /ˈkæpə/ (Greek letter) :: kappa {m}
kappa {n} (mythical creature) :: kappa {m}
kaput {adj} /kəˈpʊt/ (out of order) :: fini {m}, capout
Kaqchikel {prop} (Mayan language) :: cakchiquel {m}
Karachay-Balkar {prop} (Turkic language) :: karatchaï-balkar {m}
Karachi {prop} (the capital of the province of Sindh, Pakistan) :: Karachi {m}
Karafuto {prop} (Sakhalin) SEE: Sakhalin ::
Karaism {prop} /ˈkæɹə.ɪzəm/ (Jewish movement) :: karaïsme {m}
Karakalpak {prop} (Karakalpak language) :: karakalpak {m}
karaoke {n} /ˌkæ.ɹiˈoʊ.ki/ (a form of entertainment) :: karaoké {m}
karat {n} /ˈkæ.ɹət/ (unit of fineness of gold) :: carat {m}
karate {n} /kəˈɹɑː.ti/ (martial art) :: karaté {m}
karate chop {n} (strike with the bottom side of an open hand) :: coup de karaté {m}
Karelia {prop} /kəˈɹiːlɪə/ (region in Russia and Finland) :: Carélie {f}
Karelia {prop} (autonomous republic of Russia) :: Carélie {f}, République de Carélie {f}
Karelian {prop} (the language) :: carélien {m}
Karin {prop} (female given name from a Swedish form of Catherine) :: Karine
Karl {prop} (cognates) SEE: Charles ::
Karlovac {prop} (city and municipality) :: Karlovac
karmic {adj} /ˈkɑɹmɪk/ (of or pertaining to karma) :: karmique {m} {f}
Karnataka {prop} /kəɹˈnɑːtəkə/ (state in southern India) :: Karnataka
karst {n} /kɑɹst/ (type of land formation) :: karst {m}
karstological {adj} (of or relating to karstology) :: karstologique {m} {f}
karstologist {n} (someone who studies karst) :: karstologue {m} {f}
karstology {n} (field within geomorphology) :: karstologie {f}
Kartvelian {n} (Georgian) SEE: Georgian ::
Kartvelian {prop} (Georgian) SEE: Georgian ::
Kartvelian {adj} (Georgian) SEE: Georgian ::
karyokinesis {n} (the process of change that takes place during the division of a cell nucleus at mitosis or meiosis) :: karyokinèse {f}, caryocinèse {f}
karyotype {n} /ˈkaɹɪə(ʊ)taɪp/ (characteristics of chromosomes) :: caryotype {m}
kasha {n} /ˈkɑʃə/ (porridge) :: kacha {f}
Kashgar {prop} (city) :: Kachgar {m}, Kashgar {m}, Kashi {m}
Kashi {prop} (Kashgar) SEE: Kashgar ::
Kashmir {prop} /ˈkæʃ.miɹ/ (region) :: Cachemire {m}
Kashmiri {n} /kæʃˈmiɹi/ (person) :: Cachemiri {m}, Cachemirie {f}
Kashmiri {prop} (language) :: cachemiri {m}
Kashmiri {adj} (related to Kashmir) :: cachemiri {m}
kashrut {n} (the Jewish dietary laws) :: cacherout {f}, cacheroute {f}, kashrout {f}
Kashub {prop} (language) SEE: Kashubian ::
Kashubian {adj} /kəˈʃuːbɪən/ (of the Kashubian people and their language) :: kachoube {m}
Kashubian {prop} (Slavic language spoken in the Pomeranian region of Poland) :: kachoube
Kasimovian {prop} (subdivision of the Carboniferous period) :: Kasimovien
kasra {n} (kasra) :: kasra {m} {f}
katabasis {n} /kəˈtæbəsɪs/ (journey downwards) :: catabase {f}
Katanga {prop} :: Katanga
Katangese {adj} (from, in or relating to Katanga) :: katangais
Katangese {n} (inhabitant or descendant of the people of Katanga) :: Katangais {m}
Katharevousa {prop} /ˌkɑθəˈɹɛvusɑ/ (purist variant of Modern Greek) :: katharévousa {f}
Kathleen {prop} (Catherine) SEE: Catherine ::
Kathmandu {prop} /ˌkatmanˈduː/ (Kathmandu) :: Katmandou {m}, Kathmandu {m}, Kātmāndū {m}
Katian {prop} (subdivision of the Ordovician period) :: Katien
Katya {prop} (female given name) :: Katia {f}
Katyusha {n} (rocket launcher) :: Katioucha {f}
Kaunas {prop} (city) :: Kaunas {m}
Kavala {prop} (city) :: Kavala
kawaii {adj} /kəˈwaɪi/ (cute, in the context of Japanese culture) :: kawaï, kawaii
kawaii {n} (cuteness, in the context of Japanese culture) SEE: kawaiiness ::
kawaiiness {n} (cuteness, in the context of Japanese culture) :: kawaiité {f}, kawaïté {f}
kay {n} (name of the letter K, k) :: ka {m}
kayak {n} /ˈkaɪˌæk/ (a type of small boat) :: kayak {m}
kayak {v} (to use a kayak to travel or race) :: kayaker
kayaker {n} (one who kayaks) :: kayakeur {m}, kayakiste {m}
kaymak {n} (creamy dairy product) :: kaïmac {m}
Kazakh {n} /ˈkæzæk/ (a person of Kazakh descent) :: Kazakh {m}, Kazakhe {f}
Kazakh {prop} (language) :: kazakh {m}
Kazakh {adj} (pertaining to the Kazakh people or the Kazakh language) :: kazakh {m}, kazakhe {f}
Kazakhstan {prop} /ˈkɑzəkˌstæn/ (country in Central Asia) :: Kazakhstan {m}
Kazakhstani {n} (person of Kazakh origin) SEE: Kazakh ::
Kazakhstani {adj} (of or pertaining to the Kazakh people or the Kazakh language) SEE: Kazakh ::
Kazan {prop} (city in Russia) :: Kazan {m}
kazoo {n} /kə.ˈzuː/ (a simple musical instrument consisting of a pipe with a hole in it) :: kazou {m}, gazou {m}
kBps {initialism} (kilobytes per second) :: ko/s
kea {n} (Nestor notabilis) :: kéa {m}
kebab {n} /kɪˈbɑb/ (kebab) :: kebab {m}, kebap {m}, kébab {m}
Kebnekaise {prop} /ˈkɛbnəˌkaisə]/ (Sweden's highest mountain) :: Kebnekaise {m}
kedge {n} /kɛdʒ/ (small anchor) :: ancre à jet
kedge {v} (transitive) :: touer
kedge {v} (intransitive) :: se touer
keel {n} /kiːl/ (beam along the underside of a ship’s hull) :: quille {f}
keelboat {n} (sailboat having a keel) :: quillard {m}
keel over {v} (to die) SEE: die ::
keel over {v} /ˈkiːl ˈəʊvə(ɹ)/ (of a vessel: to roll so far on its side that it cannot recover, see also: capsize) :: se retourner, se renverser, chavirer
keel over {v} (to collapse in a faint, see also: faint) :: s'évanouir, défaillir, tomber dans les pommes
keep {v} /kiːp/ (to maintain possession of) :: garder
keep {v} (to maintain the condition of; to preserve) :: conserver, garder
keep {v} (to restrain) :: empêcher
keep {v} (to continue) :: continuer (à / de)
keep {v} (of livestock: to raise; to care for) :: garder
keep {v} (observe) :: observer, garder
keep {n} (main tower) :: donjon {m}
keep a cool head {v} (keep one's cool) SEE: keep one's cool ::
keep a low profile {v} (Be quiet) :: faire profil bas
keep an eye on {v} (to watch and pay attention to) :: guetter, épier, avoir à l’œil, ne pas quitter des yeux
keep an eye out {v} (to watch for) :: être attentif, être vigilant
keep company {v} (court) SEE: court ::
keeper {n} /ˈkiːpɚ/ (person who keeps something) :: gardien {m}
keeper {n} (someone or something worth keeping) :: perle {f}
keeper {n} (guard, custodian) :: conservateur {m}, gardien {m}
keeper {n} (guardian of goal) :: gardien de but {m}, gardienne de but {f}
keeper {n} (part of mechanism) :: gâche {f}, arrêtoir {m}
keep in mind {v} (to remember; to be mindful of or pay attention) SEE: bear in mind ::
keep one's cool {v} (to remain composed, calm) :: garder son sang-froid
keep one's eyes peeled {v} (to be watchful) :: être attentif, être vigilant, être sur ses gardes
keep pace {v} (keep up) SEE: keep up ::
keep quiet {v} (remain silent) :: se taire, garder le silence
keepsake {n} /ˈkiːp.seɪk/ (object retained in memory of something or someone) :: souvenir {m}
keep someone company {v} (remain with someone) :: tenir compagnie
keep someone in the dark {v} (to keep someone uninformed) :: laisser quelqu'un pour compte
keep someone posted {v} (inform of latest developments) :: tenir au courant
keep the change {phrase} (instruction to keep the change) :: gardez la monnaie
keep the wolf from the door {v} (to ward off poverty) :: être à l'abri du besoin
keep up {v} (maintain, preserve) :: maintenir, conserver
keep up {v} (continue with) :: continuer, maintenir
keep up appearances {v} (pretend to be all right) :: sauver les apparences
keep up with {v} (manage to remain beside or just behind) :: aller de pair avec
keffiyeh {n} (cloth worn on head) :: keffieh {m}, keffié {m}
kefir {n} (fermented milk) :: kéfir {m}
keg {n} /kɛɡ/ (round wooden container that has a flat top and bottom) :: tonnelet {m}, baril {m}
keister {n} (the buttocks) :: derrière {m}
kelp {n} /kɛlp/ (large seaweed of order Laminariales) :: laminaire {f}, kelp {m}, goémon {m}, varech {m}
kelvin {n} /ˈkɛlvən/ (SI temperature unit) :: kelvin {m}
Kemalism {prop} (Kemalist ideology) :: kémalisme {m}
Kemalist {adj} (following Kemalism) :: kémaliste
Kemalist {n} (one who follows Kemalism) :: kémaliste {m} {f}
Kemerovo {prop} (city in Siberia) :: Kemerovo {m}
kenaf {n} (Hibiscus cannabinus) :: kénaf
kendhang {n} (drum) :: kendang
kendo {n} (Japanese martial art) :: kendo
kennel {n} /ˈkɛnəl/ (shelter) :: chenil {m}, niche {f}
kennel {n} (facility) :: chenil {m}
Kentucky {prop} /kənˈtʌki/ (US state) :: Kentucky {m}
Kenya {prop} /ˈkɛnjə/ (country in Eastern Africa) :: Kenya
Kenyan {n} (A person from Kenya or of Kenyan descent) :: Kényan {m}
Kenyan {adj} (Of, from, or pertaining to Kenya or the Kenyan people) :: kényan {m}
Kenyan English {prop} (English dialect of Kenya) :: anglais kenyan
kepi {n} /ˈkɛpi/ (cap with a flat circular top) :: képi {m}
Kepler's equation {prop} (mathematics) :: équation de Kepler {f}
kept woman {n} (woman supported financially by a lover) :: femme entretenue {f}
keratin {n} (protein that hair and nails are made of) :: kératine {f}
keratitis {n} (inflammation of the cornea) :: kératite {f}
keratoconjunctivitis {n} (inflammation of the cornea and the conjunctiva) :: kératoconjonctivite {f}
keratoconus {n} (A degenerative disorder of the eye) :: kératocône {m}
kerb {n} /kɝb/ (edge between pavement and roadway) :: bordure {f}, bordure du trottoir {f}
Kerch {prop} (city) :: Kertch {f}
kerchief {n} /ˈkɝ.tʃɪf/ (piece of cloth) :: foulard {m}, fichu {m}
Kerch Strait {prop} (Strait of Kerch) SEE: Strait of Kerch ::
Kermodism {n} (genetic trait in bears) :: kermodisme {m}
kernel {n} /ˈkɝnəl/ (core or essence of an object or system) :: fond {m}, cœur {m}
kernel {n} (central part of a nut) :: amande {f}
kernel {n} (single seed of corn or wheat) :: grain {m}
kernel {n} ((US) stone of certain fruits, such as peaches or plums) :: noyau {m}
kernel {n} ((computing) central part of many computer operating systems) :: noyau {m}
kernel {n} ((mathematics, algebra) set of elements mapped to zero) :: noyau {m}
kerning {v} /ˈkɝnɪŋ/ (horizontal space between selected pairs of glyphs) :: crénage {m}
kerosene {n} (thin, colorless fuel) :: kérosène {m}
kerplunk {interj} (kerplunk) :: patatras
kerygma {n} (apostolic proclamation) :: kérygme {m}
kestrel {n} /ˈkɛstɹəl/ (any small falcon of genus Falco) :: crécerelle {f}
kestrel {n} (Falco tinnunculus) :: faucon crécerelle {m}, crécerelle {f}
Ket {prop} (language) :: kete
ketchup {n} /ˈkɛtʃ.əp/ (tomato-vinegar based sauce) :: ketchup {m}
ketogenic {adj} (relating to ketogenesis) :: cétogénique
ketone {n} (organic chemicals with the >CO functional group) :: cétone {f}
ketose {n} (saccharide containing a ketone functional group) :: cétose {f}
kettle {n} /ˈkɛtl̩/ (vessel for boiling a liquid or cooking food) :: bouilloire {f}
kettle {n} (teakettle) SEE: teakettle ::
kettle {n} (pothole) SEE: pothole ::
kettle {n} (steam locomotive) SEE: steam locomotive ::
kettlebell {n} (a kind of weight) :: girevoy
kettle of fish {n} (predicament) SEE: predicament ::
kettling {n} (crowd control technique) :: kettling {m}
Kevin {prop} /ˈkɛvən/ (male given name) :: Kevin, Kévin
key {n} /kʰiː/ (device designed to open and close a lock) :: clé {f}, clef {f}
key {n} (crucial step) :: clé {f}, clef {f}
key {n} (small guide explaining symbols or terminology) :: légende {f}
key {n} (button on a typewriter or computer keyboard) :: touche {f}
key {n} (part of a piano or musical keyboard) :: touche {f}
key {n} (scale of musical notes) :: clé {f}, clef {f}
key {n} (cryptography: piece of information used to encode or decode) :: clé {f}, clef {f}
key {n} (computing: field of a database constrained to be unique) :: clé {f}, clef {f}
key {n} (computing: field in a record used as a search argument) :: clé {f}, clef {f}
key {n} (computing: value uniquely identifying entry in associative array) :: clé {f}, clef {f}
key {adj} (indispensable) :: clé {f}
key {adj} (important) :: clé {f}
key {n} (small island) :: caye {f}
key binding {n} (keyboard shortcut) SEE: keyboard shortcut ::
keyboard {n} /ˈkibɔɹd/ (set of keys used to operate a typewriter, computer etc.) :: clavier {m}
keyboard {n} (component of many instruments) :: clavier {m}
keyboard {n} (electronic device with keys of a musical keyboard) :: clavier électronique
keyboarder {n} (keyboardist) SEE: keyboardist ::
keyboardist {n} (musician who plays the keyboard) :: claviériste
keyboard shortcut {n} (key or a combination of keys) :: raccourci clavier {m}
keychain {n} (chain or ring) :: porte-clef {m}, porte-clé {m}
key exchange {n} (exchange of peers' keys) :: échange de clés {m}
keyhole {n} (a hole to lock/unlock with a key) :: trou de la serrure {m}
Keynesian {adj} (pertaining to an economic theory based on the ideas of Keynes) :: keynésien
Keynesianism {n} (economic stance) :: keynésianisme {m}
keynote {n} (tonic) SEE: tonic ::
keynoter {n} (speaker who delivers a keynote speech) :: orateur principal {m}
key performance indicator {n} (metric used to measure progress towards organizational goals) :: indicateur clé de performance {m}
keyring {n} (ring for holding keys) :: porte-clé {m}
keyspace {n} (NoSQL object that includes column families) :: espace de clés {m}
keystone {n} /ˈkiː.stəʊn/ (the top stone of an arch) :: clef de voûte {f}, clé de voute, clef d'arc {f}, clé d'arc {f}
keystone {n} (something on which other things depend for support) :: clef de voûte {f}
keystroke {n} (act of pressing a key) :: frappe d'une touche {f}
keyword {n} (word used as a key to a code) :: mot-clé
KFC {prop} (Kentucky Fried Chicken) :: PFK
KGB {prop} (Soviet KGB) :: KGB {m}
Khabarovsk {prop} /ˈkɑːbəɹɒfsk/ (city in Russia) :: Khabarovsk {m}
khachapuri {n} /hɑːd͡ʒəˈpuːɹi/ (cheese pastry from Georgia) :: khatchapouri {m}
khachkar {n} /χɑt͡ʃʰˈkʰɑɾ/ (Armenian carved memorial stone) :: khatchkar {m}
khagan {n} (title of imperial rank) :: khagan, grand khan
khan {n} /kʰɑːn/ (a ruler over various Turkic, Tatar and Mongol peoples in the Middle Ages) :: khan {m}
khanate {n} /ˈkɑːneɪt/ (place ruled by a khan) :: khanat {m}, kanat {m}
khanjar {n} /ˈkand͡ʒə/ (Arabian dagger) :: kandjar {m}
Khanty-Mansiysk {prop} (city in Russia) :: Khanty-Mansiïsk {m}
Kharijite {n} (members of a reactionary Islamic sect in the 7th and 8th centuries) :: kharidjite {m} {f}
Kharkiv {prop} (city) :: Kharkiv {m}, Kharkov {m}
Kharkov {prop} (Kharkiv) SEE: Kharkiv ::
Khartoum {prop} (capital of Sudan) :: Khartoum {m}
khat {n} (shrub (Catha edulis)) :: qat {m}, khat {m}
Khazar {n} /kəˈzɑːɹ/ (member of a semi-nomadic Turkic tribe) :: khazar {m}
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} /kəˈdiːv/ (monarch of Egypt) :: khédive
khene {n} /kɛːn/ (traditional musical instrument of Laos) :: khên
Khinalug {prop} (language) :: khinalug {m}
Khinalug {prop} (person) :: Khinalug
Khmer {prop} /kəˈmɛə(ɹ)/ (language) :: cambodgien {m}, khmer {m}
Khmer {adj} (of or pertaining to Khmer people or their language) :: khmer
Khmer Rouge {prop} /ˈkmɛəɹ ˈɹuːʒ/ (Cambodian communist guerrilla force) :: Khmers rouges {m-p}
Khoisan {prop} /ˈkɔɪˌsɑn/ (language group) :: Khoisan
kholop {n} (a feudally dependent person in Russia between the 10th and early 18th centuries) :: kholop {m}
khorovod {n} (a Slavic dance) :: khorovod {m}, ronde {f}
Khotanese {prop} /kəʊtəˈniːz/ (Eastern Iranian language) :: khotanais {m}
Khrushchev {prop} (surname) :: Khrouchtchev {m}
khural {n} (parliament or national congress in Mongolia) :: khoural {m}
khutor {n} (a single-homestead rural settlement of Eastern Europe) :: khoutor {m}
khuushuur {n} (Mongolian dish) :: khuushuur
kiang {n} /kiˈɑŋ/ (Equus kiang) :: kiang {m}
kibble {v} /ˈkɪbəl/ (to grind coarsely) :: concasser
kibble {n} (something coarsely ground) :: concasser
kibbutz {n} /kɪˈbʊts/ (a community) :: kibboutz {m}
kibibyte {n} (1,024 bytes) :: kibioctet
kibitka {n} /kɪˈbɪtkə/ (carriage or sleigh) :: kibitka {f}
kick {v} /kɪk/ (strike with or raise the foot or leg) :: donner un coup de pied à, botter
kick {v} (direct to a particular place by a blow with the foot or leg) :: faire + verb phrase + en lui donnant un coup de pied
kick {v} (to remove a participant from an online activity) :: kicker
kick {n} (hit or strike with the leg or foot) :: coup de pied {m}
kick around {v} (to wander loose) :: trainer
kick ass {v} (to be very impressive) :: déchirer
kick-ass {adj} (excellent) SEE: badass ::
kickback {n} (a form of negotiated bribery) :: rétrocommission {f}
kickboxer {n} (one who practices kickboxing) :: kickboxeur {m}
kickboxing {n} (sport) :: kick-boxing {m}
kick butt {v} (kick ass) SEE: kick ass ::
kicker {n} /ˈkɪkɚ/ (colloquial: unexpected situation or detail) :: blème {m}
kick-off {n} (opening kick in football) :: coup d'envoi {m}
kick-off {n} (opening sequence of an event) :: lancement {m}
kick oneself {v} (reproach oneself) :: s'en mordre les doigts
kick out {v} (eject, throw out, or forcefully remove) :: foutre dehors
kick scooter {n} (a child's foot-operated vehicle) SEE: scooter ::
kicksled {n} (type of small sled) :: trottinette des neiges {f}
kick someone when they are down {v} (make things worse for someone) :: frapper un ennemi à terre
kickstand {n} (levered bar) :: béquille {f}
kick start {n} (metal bar on motorcycle) :: démarreur au pied {m}, pédale de mise en marche {m}
kick the bucket {v} /ˈkɪk ðə ˈbʌkɪt/ (to die) :: passer l'arme à gauche (pass the weapon to the left), casser sa pipe (to break one's smoking)
kick the can down the road {v} :: pelleter par en avant
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) :: tour de potier {m}
kid {n} /kɪd/ (young goat) :: chevreau {m}, biquet {m}
kid {n} (child (colloq.)) :: gamin, gosse, bambin {m}, gamin {m}
kid {n} (young person (colloq.)) :: gamin {m}, gosse {m}, [Québec] flo {m}
kid {v} (make a fool of) :: se moquer, [Quebec] niaiser
kid {v} (to joke) :: blaguer, plaisanter
kiddo {n} /ˈkɪdoʊ/ (close friend) :: mon pote, mec, gamin
kiddo {n} (child) :: gamin {m}, mioche {m}, petit {m}
kidnap {v} (to seize and detain a person unlawfully) :: kidnapper, ravir
kidnap {n} (an instance of kidnapping) :: enlèvement, kidnapping
kidnapper {n} /ˈkɪdnæpɚ/ (one who performs kidnap) :: ravisseur {m}, ravisseuse {f}, kidnappeur {m}, kidnappeuse {f}
kidnapping {n} (the crime of taking a person against their will, sometimes for ransom) :: enlèvement, kidnapping
kidney {n} /ˈkɪdni/ (an organ in the body) :: rein {m}
kidney {n} (food) :: rognon {m}
kidney bean {n} (variety of common bean) :: haricot rouge {m}
kidney stone {n} (calculus in the kidney) :: calcul rénal {m}
kidney vetch {n} (Anthyllis vulneraria) :: anthyllide {m}
kidult {n} (middle-aged person who participates of youth culture) :: adulescent
kidulthood {n} (state or condition of being a kidult) :: adulescence
Kierkegaardian {adj} /ˌkɪəkəˈɡɑːdɪ.ən/ (of or pertaining to Søren Kierkegaard or his philosophy) :: kierkegaardien
kieserite {n} (hydrated magnesium sulphate mineral) :: kiesérite {f}
Kiev {prop} (Ukrainian city) :: Kiev {m}
Kiev {prop} (Medieval principality) SEE: Kievan Rus ::
Kievan Rus {prop} (medieval principality) :: Rus' de Kiev {f}, Rus de Kiev {f}
Kihnu {prop} (island) :: Kihnu
kike {n} (offensive: Jew) :: youpin {m}, youde {m}
kikimora {n} (a female house spirit) :: kikimora {f}
Kildin Sami {prop} (language) :: sami de Kildin
kill {v} /kɪl/ (put to death) :: tuer
kill {v} (to render inoperative) :: éteindre, arrêter, stopper
kill {v} (render void) :: mettre fin
kill {n} (act of killing) :: meurtre {m}, assassinat {m}, homicide {m}
kill {n} (death blow) :: mort {f}, mise à mort {f}
kill {n} (result of killing) :: victime {f}, cadavre {m}
killable {adj} (fit to be killed) :: tuable {m} {f}
killed in action {adj} (dead on duty) :: mort au combat, mort en service
killer {n} /ˈkɪlɚ/ (person who kills) :: tueur {m}
killer {n} (murderer) :: meurtrier {m}, meurtrière {f}, assassin {m},
killer T cell {n} (cytotoxic T cell) SEE: cytotoxic T cell ::
killer whale {n} (A sea mammal, Orcinus orca) :: épaulard {m}, orque {f}
killing {n} /ˈkɪl.ɪŋ/ (instance of someone being killed) :: meurtre {m}
killjoy {n} (someone who takes the fun out of a situation or activity) SEE: spoilsport ::
kill the fatted calf {v} (begin a festive celebration) :: tuer le veau gras
kill the goose that lays the golden eggs {v} (to seek short term gain at the sacrifice of long term profit) :: tuer la poule aux œufs d'or
kill time {v} (make time seem to pass more quickly by doing nothing important) :: tuer le temps
kill two birds with one stone {v} (solve two problems at once) :: faire d'une pierre deux coups (to use a stone for two hits)
kiln {n} /kɪl(n)/ (oven, furnace or heated chamber) :: four {m}, touraille {f}
kilo {n} /ˈkiloʊ/ (short form of kilogram) :: kilo {m}
kilo {n} :: kilo {m}
kilo- {prefix} (prefix) :: kilo-
kilobyte {n} (1024 bytes) :: kilooctet {m}
kilocalorie {n} (unit of measure) :: kilocalorie {f}, grande calorie {f}
kilogram {n} /ˈkɪləɡɹæm/ (unit of mass equal to 1000 grams) :: kilogramme {m}, kilo {m}
kilojoule {n} (an SI unit of energy) :: kilojoule {m}
kilometrage {n} (kilometrage) :: kilométrage
kilometre {n} /kəˈlɑmɪtəɹ/ (unit of measure) :: kilomètre {m}
kiloton {n} /ˈkɪləˌtʌn/ (unit of measure) :: kilotonne {f}
kilo-watt {n} (kilowatt) SEE: kilowatt ::
kilowatt {n} (one thousand watts) :: kilowatt {m}
kilowatt-hour {n} (unit of energy) :: kilowatt-heure {m}, kilowattheure {m}
kilt {n} /kɪlt/ (traditional Scottish garment) :: kilt {m}
Kim {prop} /kɪm/ (Korean surname) :: Kim
Kimbanguism {prop} :: kimbanguisme {m}
kimchi {n} (Korean dish) :: kimchi {m}
Kimmeridgian {prop} (subdivision of the Jurassic period) :: Kimméridgien
kimono {n} /kəˈmoʊnoʊ/ (traditional Japanese clothing) :: kimono {m}
kin {n} /kɪn/ (relatives collectively) :: proches {m-p}, parenté {f}
kin {adj} (related by blood or marriage) :: apparenté
kin {n} (relative) SEE: relative ::
kinase {n} /ˈkɪneɪz/ (enzyme that transfers phosphate groups) :: kinase
kind {n} /kaɪnd/ (type, race, category) :: genre {m}, sorte {f}, acabit {m}
kind {n} (goods and services as payment) :: nature
kind {adj} (affectionate, nice) :: gentil {m}, gentille {f}
kind {adj} (favorable) :: favorable
kindergarten {n} /ˈkɪndəɹˌɡɑːɹt(ə)n/ (educational institution for young children, usually between ages 4 and 6) :: maternelle {f}, jardin d'enfants {m}, école maternelle {f}
kindhearted {adj} (having an innately kind disposition or character) :: de cœur, de bon cœur
kindle {v} /ˈkɪndl/ (to start (a fire)) :: allumer
kindle {v} (to arouse) :: exalter, inspirer, susciter
kindling {n} (pieces of wood and twigs used to start a fire) :: petit bois {m}
kindly {adv} /ˈkaɪndli/ (in a kind manner) :: gentillement, aimablement
kindly {adv} (used to make polite requests) :: veuillez
kindness {n} /ˈkaɪndnəs/ (being kind) :: bonté {f}
kind of {adv} (somewhat) :: plus ou moins, quelque peu, à peu près, en quelque sorte
kindred {n} (kin) SEE: kin ::
kindred {n} /ˈkɪndɹɪd/ (people of same ethnic descent) :: tribu {f}
kinematic {adj} /kɪn.əˈmæt.ɪk/ (of or relating to motion or to kinematics) :: cinématique
kinesia {n} (motion sickness) SEE: motion sickness ::
kinesiology {n} /kəˌni.ziˈɔ.lə.dʒɪ/ (study of body movement) :: kinésiologie {f}
kinesiology {n} (application of such principles) :: kinésiologie {f}
kinesis {n} /ˌkəˈniːsɪs/ (the movement of an organism in response to an external stimulus) :: kinèse {f}
kinesthesia {n} /ˌkɪnɪsˈθiʒə/ (sensation or perception of motion) :: kinesthésie {f}
kinesthetics {n} (proprioception) SEE: proprioception ::
kinetic {adj} (relating to motion) :: cinétique
kinetic energy {n} (energy from motion) :: énergie cinétique {f}
kinetics {n} (physics) :: cinétique {f}
kinetochore {n} /kəˈniɾoʊkɔɹ/ :: kinétochore {m}
kinetoplastid {n} (group of parasitic protozoa) :: kinétoplastidé {m}
kinetoscope {n} :: kinétoscope {m}
kinetosis {n} (motion sickness) SEE: motion sickness ::
king {n} /kɪŋ/ (a male of a royal family who is the supreme ruler of his nation) :: roi {m}
king {n} (a playing piece in chess) :: roi {m}
king {n} (a playing card with the image of a king in it) :: roi {m}
king {n} ((draughts, checkers) a piece that reached the farthest row forward) :: dame {f}
King Arthur {prop} (legendary king of Britain) :: roi Arthur {m}
king cake {n} /kɪŋ keɪk/ (cake eaten on Epiphany) :: galette des rois {f}, gâteau des rois {m}, couronne des rois {f}
king cobra {n} (Ophiophagus hannah) :: cobra royal {m}
kingdom {n} /ˈkɪŋdəm/ (nation having as supreme ruler a king and/or queen) :: royaume {m}
kingdom {n} (taxonomic division, below Domain and above Phylum) :: règne {m}
Kingdom Hall {n} (place where Jehovah's Witnesses meet) :: Salle du Royaume {f}, Salle du Royaume des Témoins de Jéhovah {f}
Kingdom of Belgium {prop} (official name of Belgium) :: Royaume de Belgique {m}
Kingdom of England {prop} (Kingdom of England) :: Royaume d'Angleterre {m}
Kingdom of Great Britain {prop} :: Royaume de Grande-Bretagne {m}
Kingdom of Heaven {prop} (Christian concept) :: Royaume des cieux {m}
Kingdom of Saudi Arabia {prop} (official name of Saudi Arabia) :: Royaume d'Arabie Saoudite {m}
Kingdom of Scotland {prop} (Kingdom of Scotland) :: Royaume d'Écosse {m}
Kingdom of Spain {prop} (official name of Spain) :: Royaume d'Espagne {m}
Kingdom of Thailand {prop} (official name of Thailand) :: Royaume de Thaïlande {f}
Kingdom of the Netherlands {prop} (official name of the Netherlands) :: Royaume des Pays-Bas {m}
Kingdom of Yugoslavia {prop} (official name of Yugoslavia, 1918-1943) :: Royaume de Yougoslavie {m}
kingfish {n} :: martin-pêcheur
kingfisher {n} /ˈkɪŋfɪʃə/ (any of various birds of the suborder Alcedines) :: martin-pêcheur {m}
King James Bible {prop} (King James Version) SEE: King James Version ::
King James Version {prop} /ˌkɪŋ ˈdʒeɪmz ˌvɝː.ʒən/ (1611 translation of the Bible) :: Bible du roi Jacques {f}
king of beasts {n} /kɪŋ ɒv biːsts/ (the lion) :: roi des animaux {m}
king of clubs {n} (playing card) :: roi de trèfle {m}
king of diamonds {n} (playing card) :: roi de carreau {m}
king of hearts {n} (playing card) :: roi de cœur {m}
king of spades {n} /kɪŋɡ.əv.speɪdz/ (playing card) :: roi de piques {m}
king penguin {n} (Aptenodytes patagonicus) :: manchot royal
Kings {prop} (book of the Bible) :: Rois {m-p}
King's Counsel {n} :: conseiller du Roi
kingship {n} (state of being a king) :: royauté {f}
kingslayer {n} (one who kills a king) SEE: regicide ::
king's man {n} (customs officer) SEE: customs officer ::
king tide {n} (spring tide) SEE: spring tide ::
king vulture {n} /kɪŋ ˈvʌltʃəɹ/ (Sarcoramphus papa) :: sarcoramphe roi {m}, vautour pape {m}
kink {n} /kɪŋk/ (tight curl, twist, or bend) :: coude {m}
kink {n} (difficulty or flaw that impedes operation) :: hic {m}, imprévu {m}
kinkajou {n} /ˈkɪŋkəˌdʒuː/ (Potos flavus) :: kinkajou {m}
kinky {adj} /ˈkɪŋ.ki/ (marked by unconventional sexual preferences or behavior) :: pervers
kinky {adj} (full of kinks) :: bouclé, crépu
kinship {n} (relation or connection by blood, marriage or adoption) :: parenté {f}
kinship {n} (relation or connection by nature or character) :: parenté {f}
kinsman {n} (male relative) :: parent {m}
kiosk {n} /ˈkiˌɑsk/ (enclosed structure where cigarettes, magazines, etc are sold) :: kiosque {m}
kipfel {n} (croissant) SEE: croissant ::
kippah {n} (skullcap) :: kippa {f}
Kiribati {prop} /ˈkiː.ɹɨ.bæs/ (Republic of Kiribati) :: Kiribati
Kiribatian {n} (a person from Kiribati or of Kiribatian descent) :: Kiribatien
Kiribatian {adj} (of, from, or pertaining to Kiribati) :: kiribatien
kirigami {n} /ˌkɪɹɪˈɡɑːmɪ/ (origami with cutting permitted) :: kirigami {m}
Kirill {prop} (Cyril) SEE: Cyril ::
kirin {n} (qilin) SEE: qilin ::
kirpan {n} (a ceremonial sword) :: kirpan
kirsch {n} (clear brandy) :: kirsch {m}
kirschwasser {n} (spirit) SEE: kirsch ::
kisel {n} (dessert) :: kissel {m}
kishlak {n} (qishlaq) SEE: qishlaq ::
kiss {v} /kɪs/ (to touch with the lips) :: embrasser
kiss {v} (to touch lightly) :: effleurer
kiss {v} (to touch each other’s lips) :: s'embrasser
kiss {n} (touch with the lips) :: baiser {m}, bisou {m}, bécot {m}, bec {m} [Quebec], bise {f}
kiss and ride {n} :: dépose-minute
kiss ass {v} (to flatter excessively) :: [colloquial] lécher les bottes, [vulgar] lécher le cul
kiss curl {n} :: accroche-coeur {m}
kiss goodbye {v} :: faire une croix sur, dire au revoir, dire adieu
kissing cousin {n} (A relatively distant relative) :: cousin germain
kiss me {phrase} (kiss me) :: embrasse-moi [informal]
kiss my arse {interj} (go away) SEE: kiss my ass ::
kiss my ass {interj} (go away) :: et mon cul (approximate: yeah my ass), aller se faire foutre, aller se faire enculer, aller se faire cuire un œuf, niquer sa mère, aller se faire voir chez les Grecs
kiss of life {n} (mouth-to-mouth resuscitation) :: bouche-à-bouche
kiss someone's ass {v} (to flatter someone) SEE: brownnose ::
Kiswahili {prop} (Swahili) SEE: Swahili ::
kit {n} (clothing) SEE: clothing ::
kit {n} /kɪt/ :: nécessaire {m}, jeu {m}, équipement {m} [equipment]
kit {n} (kitten) :: lapereau {m}
kit {n} (drum kit) SEE: drum kit ::
kitbag {n} (large cylindrical holdall) SEE: duffel bag ::
kitchen {n} /ˈkɪt͡ʃən/ (room) :: cuisine {f}
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 knife {n} (knife for preparing food) :: couteau de cuisine {m}
kitchen sink {n} ((idiomatic) miscellany or miscellaneous item) :: tout-venant {m} [item], n'importe quoi {m} [item], bric-à-brac {m} [miscellany], pot-pourri {m} [miscellany], fourre-tout {m} [miscellany]
kitchen towel {n} (sheet of kitchen paper) SEE: paper towel ::
kitchenware {n} (Instruments and utensils found in a kitchen) :: ustensiles de cuisine {m}
kite {n} /kaɪt/ (bird of prey) :: milan {m}
kite {n} (flying toy on string) :: cerf-volant {m}
kite {n} (quadrilateral) :: cerf-volant {m}
kitefin shark {n} (Dalatias licha) :: squale liche {m}
kitsch {n} /kɪtʃ/ (kitsch) :: kitsch {m}
kitsch {adj} (of questionable aesthetic value) :: kitsch, quétaine [Quebec]
kitschy {adj} /ˈkɪtʃi/ (having the nature of kitsch) :: kitsch
kitsune {n} /kɪtˈsune/ (Japanese fox spirit) :: kitsune {m}
kitten {n} /ˈkɪtən/ (a young cat) :: chaton {m}
kitten {n} (a young rabbit, rat, hedgehog, squirrel, fox, badger, etc.) :: lapereau {m} [rabbit], raton {m} [rat], renardeau {m} [fox]
kitty {n} /ˈkɪti/ (kitten, small cat) :: minet {m}, chaton {m}
kitty {n} (pool of money) :: cagnotte {f}
kitty litter {n} (mixture to provide a soiling area for cats) :: litière pour chat {f}
kiviak {n} (auk stuffed inside a seal) :: kiviak {m}
kiwi {n} /ˈkiːwi/ (bird) :: kiwi {m}
kiwi {n} (kiwi fruit) SEE: kiwi fruit ::
kiwi fruit {n} (fruit) :: kiwi {m}
klaxon {n} /ˈklæks(ə)n/ (loud electric horn or alarm) :: klaxon {m}
Kleene star {n} :: étoile de Kleene {f}
kleenex {n} /kli.nɛks/ (generic term for a disposable tissue) :: Kleenex {m}
Klein bottle {n} (closed surface) :: bouteille de Klein {f}
kleptarchy {n} (kleptocracy) SEE: kleptocracy ::
kleptocracy {n} (corrupt and dishonest government) :: kleptocratie {f}
kleptocrat {n} (corrupt leader) :: cleptocrate {m} {f}
kleptomania {n} /ˌklɛptəˈmeɪni.ə/ (disorder that causes an uncontrollable obsessions with stealing) :: cleptomanie, kleptomanie {f}
kleptomaniac {n} /ˌklɛptəˈmeɪniæk/ (One who steals compulsively) :: kleptomane {m} {f}
klick {n} (slang, a kilometre) :: borne {f}
Klingon {n} /ˈklɪŋɑn/ (member of an alien warrior race in the Star Trek universe) :: Klingon {m}
Klingon {prop} (the language) :: klingon {m}
klipspringer {n} (Oreotragus oreotragus) :: oréotrague {f}, sassa {f}
kludge {n} /klʌdʒ/ (construction designed to solve a problem temporarily) :: expédient {m}
klutz {n} /klʌts/ (a clumsy or stupid person) :: maladroit {m}
knack {n} /næk/ (A readiness in performance; aptness at doing something; skill; facility; dexterity) :: chic {m}
knacker {n} /ˈnæk.ə(ɹ)/ (slaughterer) :: équarrisseur {m}
knacker {v} (to tire out) :: crever, vanner
knackered {adj} /ˈnæk.əd/ (extremely tired or exhausted) :: éreinté, claqué, HS
knackered {adj} (broken, inoperative) :: foutu, HS, baisé, détraqué, fichu
knave {n} /neɪv/ (archaic: boy; especially, boy servant) :: page {m}
knave {n} (deceitful fellow) :: voyou {m}, fourbe {m}
knave {n} (playing card) :: valet {m}
knavery {n} /ˈneɪvəɹi/ (the (mis)behaviour of a knave) :: coup {m}
knead {v} /niːd/ (to work and press into a mass) :: pétrir
kneading trough {n} (trough in which dough is kneaded) :: pétrin {m}
knee {n} /ni/ (joint in the middle of the leg and area around it) :: genou {m}
kneecap {n} (bone) :: rotule {f}
knee high {n} (knee sock) SEE: knee sock ::
knee-high to a grasshopper {adj} (short) :: haut comme trois pommes
knee-jerk {adj} (reacting unthinkingly or spontaneously in an expected manner) :: prévisible
kneel {v} /niːl/ (to stoop down and rest on the knee) :: s'agenouiller
knee pad {n} (protection for a knee) :: genouillère {f}
kneepan {n} (kneecap) SEE: kneecap ::
knee pit {n} (shallow depression located at the back of the knee joint) SEE: poplit ::
knee sock {n} (a sock that reaches almost up to the knee) :: mi-bas {m}, demi-bas {m}
knell {n} /nɛl/ (sound of a bell knelling) :: glas {m}
Knesset {prop} /ˈknɛsɛt/ (the Israeli parliament) :: Knesset {m}
knickerbockers {n} (knickerbockers) :: knickerbockers {m-p}, knickers {m-p}
knickers {n} /ˈnɪkəz/ (knickerbockers) :: knickers {m-p}, knickerbockers {m-p}
knickers {n} (panties) SEE: panties ::
Knidos {prop} /ˈ(k)naɪdɒs/ (ancient settlement in SW Asia Minor, location of Caria) :: Cnide {f}
knife {n} /naɪf/ (utensil or tool designed for cutting) :: couteau {m}
knife {n} (weapon) :: couteau {m}
knife {n} (any blade-like part designed for cutting) :: couteau {m}
knife {v} (to use a knife to injure or kill) :: frapper d'un coup de couteau
knife pleat {n} (a type of sharply pressed pleating) :: pli plat {m}, pli couché {m}
knight {n} /naɪt/ (warrior, especially of the Middle Ages) :: chevalier {m}
knight {n} (person on whom a knighthood has been conferred) :: chevalier {m}
knight {n} (chess piece) :: cavalier {m}
knight {v} (to confer a knighthood upon) :: faire chevalier
Königsberg {prop} /ˈkɜnɪɡzˌbɝɡ/ (the former capital of East Prussia, see also: Kaliningrad) :: Kœnigsberg {m}, Königsberg {m}
knit {v} /ˈnɪt/ (to make fabric from thread or yarn) :: tricoter
knit {v} (to join closely together) :: souder, unir
knit {v} (intransitive: to become closely joined) :: se souder
knit {v} (to combine from various elements) :: construire, élaborer, échafauder
knit cap {n} (soft cap) SEE: beanie ::
knit one's brows {v} (to scowl, indicating anger, worry, or puzzlement) :: froncer les sourcils
knitted {adj} /ˈnɪtəd/ (made by knitting) :: tricoté {m}, tricotée {f}
knitter {n} (one who knits) :: tricoteur {m}, tricoteuse {f}
knitting {n} /ˈnɪtɪŋ/ (activity and process of knitting) :: tricotage {m}
knitting {n} (knitted fabric) :: tricot {m}
knitting needle {n} (thin rod used to knit yarn) :: aiguille à tricoter {f}
knitwear {n} (knitted garments) :: tricot {m}
knobbly {adj} (having a covering of small knobs) :: noueux {m}
knobhead {n} (fool, idiot) :: tête de nœud {f}
knock {n} /nɒk/ (impact) :: coup {m}
knock {v} (to rap one's knuckles against something) :: frapper
knock back {v} (reject) SEE: reject ::
knock back {v} (stun, surprise) :: renverser
knock back {v} (drink an alcoholic beverage swiftly) :: lever le coude, s'envoyer derrière la cravate
knock down {v} (demolish) SEE: demolish ::
knocked up {adj} (pregnant) :: en cloque
knocker {n} (device for knocking on a door) SEE: doorknocker ::
knock-knock {interj} (verbal knocking sound) :: toc toc
knock off {v} (stop working) :: dételer
knockoff {n} (imitation of something) :: faux {m}, imitation {f}
knock-on effect {n} :: effet domino
knock on wood {v} /ˌnɑk ɑn ˈwʊd/ (to take a customary action to ward off misfortune) :: toucher du bois (to touch wood)
knock on wood {interj} (hopefully; used when undertaking such a customary action) :: touchons du bois (let's touch wood)
knock out {v} (render someone unconscious) :: assommer
knock out {v} (to put to sleep) :: assommer
knock up {v} /nɒk ʌp/ (To impregnate, especially out of wedlock) :: encloquer
knoll {n} /noʊl/ (small mound) :: monticule {m}
Knossos {prop} (an archaeological site) :: Cnossos
knot {n} /nɒt/ (looping) :: nœud {m}
knot {n} (tangled clump) :: nœud {m}
knot {n} (whorl in wood left by branch) :: nœud {m}
knot {n} (nautical unit of speed) :: nœud {m}
knot {v} (form into a knot; tie with knot(s)) :: nouer
knot theory {n} (branch of topology) :: théorie des nœuds {f}
knotweed {n} (Polygonum) :: renouée {f}
knout {n} /naʊt/ (kind of whip) :: knout {m}
know {v} /noʊ/ (be certain or sure about (something)) :: savoir
know {v} (be acquainted or familiar with) :: connaître, connaitre [alternative spelling]
know {v} (have knowledge of) :: connaître, connaitre [alternative spelling]
know {v} (understand (a subject)) :: connaître, connaitre [alternative spelling]
know {v} (be informed about) :: savoir être au courant {}
know {v} (experience) :: connaître
knowable {adj} /ˈnoʊəbl̩/ (capable of being known, understood or comprehended) :: connaissable
know-all {n} (someone who obnoxiously claims to be knowledgeable on a subject) SEE: know-it-all ::
know-how {n} /ˈnoʊ.haʊ/ (the knowledge and skill to be able to do something correctly) :: savoir-faire
knowingly {adv} (knowingly) :: sciemment
know inside and out {v} (know (something) very thoroughly) :: connaître quelque chose de fond en comble
know-it-all {n} (someone who obnoxiously claims to be knowledgeable on a subject) :: je-sais-tout {m}
knowledge {n} /ˈnɑlɪd͡ʒ/ (fact of knowing about something; understanding, familiarity with information) :: connaissance {f}, science {f}
knowledge {n} (awareness, state of having been informed) :: connaissance {f}
knowledge {n} (familiarity with particular skill, discipline) :: connaissances {f-p}
knowledge {n} (total of what is known, product of learning) :: connaissances {f-p}, science {f}, savoir {m}, connaissance
knowledgeable {adj} /ˈnɑl.ɪd͡ʒ.ə.bəl/ (having knowledge, especially of a particular subject) :: savant, instruit
knowledge is power {proverb} (knowledge is power) :: savoir, c'est pouvoir
know like the back of one's hand {v} (be intimately knowledgable about) :: connaître comme sa poche
known {adj} /nəʊn/ (that whom other people know, renowned, famous) :: connu
know someone from Adam {v} :: ne connaître ni d'Ève ni d'Adam
know the score {v} :: connaître la musique
know thyself {proverb} (be aware of both your strengths and limitations) :: connais-toi toi-même
knuckle {n} /ˈnʌkəl/ (joint of the finger) :: articulation du doigt {f}, articulation {f}, jointure du doigt {f}
knuckle duster {n} (weapon worn around the knuckles) SEE: brass knuckles ::
knucks {n} (brass knuckles) SEE: brass knuckles ::
koala {n} /kəʊˈɑːlə/ (a tree-dwelling marsupial that resembles a small bear) :: koala {m}
koan {n} /ˈkoʊ.ɑn/ (riddle without solution) :: aporie
Kobane {prop} :: Kobané
Koblenz {prop} (city in Germany) :: Coblence
kobza {n} (a Ukrainian musical instrument) :: kobza {f}
Koch's bacillus {n} (M. tuberculosis) :: bacille de Koch {m}
kofta {n} /ˈkɑːftə/ (meatball or meatloaf dish) :: kafta
kohlrabi {n} /koʊlˈɹɑb.i/ (cabbage variety) :: chou-rave {m}
Košice {prop} (city) :: Košice {f}, Cassovie {f}
Koine {prop} /kɔɪˈneɪ/ (common Greek language) :: koinè {f}
koinëisation {n} /ˌkɔɪneɪaɪˈzeɪʃən/ (process whereby a lect develops into a koine) :: koïnèisation {f}
kokoshnik {n} (a traditional Russian headdress worn by women and girls) :: kokochnik {m}
kokuji {n} (kanji characters invented in Japan) :: kokuji {m}
kolach {n} (kalach) SEE: kalach ::
Kola Peninsula {prop} (peninsula in Russia) :: péninsule de Kola {f}, presqu'île de Kola {f}
kolkhoz {n} /kəlˈkɒz/ (farming collective) :: kolkhoze {m}
Komodo dragon {n} (large monitor lizard) :: dragon de Komodo {m}, varan de Komodo {m}
Komondor {n} (breed of dog) :: Komondor {m}
Komotini {prop} (city) :: Komotiní
kompromat {n} (dirt, compromising material) :: kompromat {m}
Komsomol {prop} (Young Communist League in the USSR) :: Komsomol {m}
Komsomolsk {prop} (Komsomolsk-na-Amure, Russia) :: Komsomolsk-sur-l'Amour {m}
Komsomolsk {prop} (Komsomolsk, towns and rural localities in Russia and Ukraine) :: Komsomolsk {m}
Kongo {prop} (Bantu language) :: kikongo {m}
Konkani {n} (person) :: konkani {m} {f}
Konkani {prop} (language) :: konkani {m}
Konstanz {prop} (city) :: Constance {f}
kookaburra {n} /ˈkʊkəˌbʌɹə/ (kingfishers) :: kookaburra {m}
kooky {adj} /ˈkuːki/ (crazy) :: dingue
Koran {prop} (the Islamic holy book) SEE: Qur'an ::
kore {n} /ˈkoɹeɪ/ (sculpture) :: coré {f}
Korea {prop} (South Korea) SEE: South Korea ::
Korea {prop} (North Korea) SEE: North Korea ::
Korea {prop} /kəˈɹi.ə/ (ancient country or both Koreas as a whole) :: Corée {f}
Korean {adj} /kəˈɹɪən/ (relating to the Korean Peninsula) :: coréen
Korean {prop} (language) :: coréen {m}
Korean {n} (person) :: Coréen {m}, Coréenne {f}
Korean War {prop} (war lasting from 1950 to 1953) :: Guerre de Corée {f}
Korea Strait {prop} (a strait between Korea and Japan) :: détroit de Corée {m}
Koro {prop} (Tibeto-Burman language) :: koro {m}
Kos {prop} (island) :: Cos
Koschei {prop} (Koschei the Immortal) :: Kochtcheï {m}
kosher {adj} /ˈkəʊʃə/ (in accordance with Jewish law) :: casher, kascher
kosher {adj} (figuratively, normal or standard) :: casher
Kosovan {adj} (related to Kosovo) :: kosovar {m}, kosovare {f}, kossovien {m}, kossovienne {f}
Kosovan {n} (person from Kosovo) :: Kosovar {m}, Kosovare {f}, Kossovien {m}, Kossovienne {f}
Kosovar {adj} (Kosovan) SEE: Kosovan ::
Kosovar {n} (Kosovan) SEE: Kosovan ::
Kosovo {prop} /ˈkɒsəvə/ (disputed region in the Balkans) :: Kosovo {m}, Cossovo {m}
koumiss {n} /ˈkuːmɪs/ (fermented drink) :: koumis {m}
kowari {n} (Dasyuroides byrnei) :: kowari {m}
kowtow {v} /ˌkaʊˈtaʊ/ (kneel such that forehead touches ground) :: se prosterner, s'agenouiller
kowtow {n} (kowtowing) :: kowtow {m}
Koyraboro Senni Songhai {prop} (a Songhay language of Mali) :: songhaï koyraboro senni
kozachok {n} /kəˌzɑˈtʃɔk/ (Ukrainian and Russian couple-dance) :: kazatchok {m}
K-pop {n} (Korean pop music) :: K-pop {f}, pop coréenne {f}
kraal {n} /kɹɑːl/ (rural African community) :: kraal {m}
kraft paper {n} (strong paper made from kraft pulp, often used for making corrugated board) :: papier kraft {m}
Kraftwerkian {adj} :: kraftwerkien
krait {n} /kɹaɪt/ (snake) :: bongare {m}
Kraken {prop} /ˈkɹɑːkən/ (Sea monster) :: kraken {m}
Krasnodar {prop} (a city in Russia) :: Krasnodar {m}
Krasnoyarsk {prop} (city) :: Krasnoïarsk {m}
Kraut {n} (German) SEE: German ::
Kraut {n} (derogatory: German) SEE: Fritz ::
Kŭrdzhali {prop} (town in Bulgaria) :: Kardjali
Kremlin {prop} /ˈkɹemlɪn/ (the Moscow Kremlin) :: Kremlin {m}
Krishna {prop} /ˈkɹɪʃnə/ (avatar) :: Krishna {m}
Kırklareli {prop} /kɯɾklaɾeli/ (city of Turkey) :: Kırklareli
króna {n} /ˈkɹəʊ.nə/ (currency) :: couronne {f}
krona {n} (currency) :: couronne {f}
krone {n} (currency) :: couronne {f}
Krung Thep {prop} (Bangkok) SEE: Bangkok ::
Krym {prop} (Crimea) SEE: Crimea ::
krypton {n} /ˈkrɪptɒn/ (a chemical element) :: krypton {m}
kryptonite {n} /ˈkɹɪptənaɪt/ (weakness) :: kryptonite
kshatriya {n} /ˈkʃat.ɹi.ə/ (a member of this varna) :: kshatriya {m}
Kuala Lumpur {prop} (capital of Malaysia) :: Kuala Lumpur {m}
Kuban {prop} /kuːˈbɑːn/ (the Kuban river) :: Kouban {m}
kudos {n} /ˈkuː.doʊz/ (praise, accolades) :: louange {f}, gloire {f}
Kufic {adj} (describing an angular form of Arabic script) :: coufique
Kuhnian {adj} (of or pertaining to the philosophy of Thomas Kuhn) :: kuhnien
Kuiper belt {prop} /ˈkaɪ.pɚ.bɛlt/ (region of space in the Solar System) :: ceinture de Kuiper {f}
Kuiper belt object {n} /ˈkaɪpəɹ/ (minor planet with an orbit in the Kuiper belt) :: objet de la ceinture de Kuiper {m}
Ku Klux Klan {prop} /ˌkuː klʌks ˈklæn/ (Ku Klux Klan) :: Ku Klux Klan {m}
kulak {n} /ˈkuːlak/ (prosperous peasant) :: koulak {m}
Kumiko {prop} (Japanese female given name) :: Kumiko {f}
kumquat {n} /ˈkʌmkwɑt/ (small orange fruit) :: kumquat {m}
Kungurian {prop} (subdivision of the Permian period) :: Kungurien
kurchatovium {n} (a rejected name for rutherfordium) :: kourtchatovium
Kurd {n} /kɜː(ɹ)d/ (a member of the people inhabiting Kurdistan) :: Kurde {m} {f}
Kurdish {adj} (of, from, or pertaining to Kurdistan, the Kurdish people or the Kurdish language) :: kurde
Kurdish {prop} (language of Kurdistan) :: kurde {m}
Kurdistan {prop} (a region in the Middle East inhabited mostly by the Kurds) :: Kurdistan
kurgan {n} /kʊəˈɡɑːn/ (prehistoric burial mound) :: kourgane {m}
Kurgan {prop} (city) :: Kourgan {m}
Kuril Islands {prop} (group of islands) :: Îles Kouriles {f-p}
Kursk {prop} (city in Russia) :: Koursk {m}
kurta {n} (Indian shirt) :: kurta
kurtosis {n} (measure of "tail heaviness") :: kurtosis {m}, coefficient d'aplatissement {m}
kuru {n} /ˈkʊɹuː/ (central nervous system disease) :: kuru {m}
Kutenai {n} /ˈkuːtəneɪ/ (an indigenous people of North America) :: kootenay {m}
Kuwait {prop} /kuːˈweɪt/ (country in the Middle East) :: Koweït {m}
Kuwaiti {n} (A person from Kuwait or of Kuwaiti descent) :: Koweïtien {m}, Koweïtienne {f}
Kuwaiti {adj} (of, from, or pertaining to Kuwait or the Kuwaiti people) :: koweïtien
Kuwaitise {v} (to make Kuwaiti) :: koweïtiser
kvass {n} /kvɑːs/ (traditional Slavic drink) :: kvas {m}
Kven {n} (language) :: kvène {m}
kvetch {v} /kvɛt͡ʃ/ (whine or complain, often needlessly and incessantly) :: se plaindre, râler
kvetch {n} (person who endlessly whines or complains) :: plaintif, râleur
kwassa kwassa {n} /ˈkwɑs.ə ˈkwɑs.ə/ (dance rhythm) :: kwasa kwasa
kyat {n} /kiːˈɑːt/ (unit of currency) :: kyat {m}
kyūjitai {n} (traditional form of Japanese kanji) :: kyūjitai {m}
Kyoto {prop} /ˈkjoʊtoʊ/ (Kyōto, Japan) :: Kyoto
Kyrgyz {n} /ˈkɪɹɡɪz/ (member of a Turkic people) :: Kirghize {f}, Kirghiz {m}
Kyrgyz {prop} (language) :: kirghiz {m}
Kyrgyz {adj} (of, from, or pertaining to Kyrgyzstan, the Kyrgyz people or the Kyrgyz language) :: kirghize {f}, kirghiz {m}
Kyrgyzstan {prop} (country in Central Asia) :: Kirghizistan {m}, Kirghizstan {m}
kyriarchy {n} /ˈkaɪɹɪˌɑːki/ (system of ruling and oppression) :: kyriarchie {f}
kyrie {n} /ˈkɪəɹ.ɪˌeɪ/ (prayer) :: kyrie {m}, kyrie eleison {m}
Kythira {prop} (Greek island) :: Cythère {f}
Kyōto {prop} (Kyoto) SEE: Kyoto ::
Kyushu {prop} (the third largest of Japan's islands) :: Kyūshū {m}