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Kaaba {prop} /ˈkɑːəbə/ (cubical stone building in Mecca) :: Ka'ba {f}
kabuto {n} (traditional Japanese military helmet) :: kabuto {m}
Kafkaesque {adj} /ˌkɑfkəˈɛsk/ (marked by menacing complexity) :: kafkiano
Kafkaism {n} :: kafkismo {m}
kainic {adj} (of or pertaining to kainic acid) :: kainico
kakapo {n} (Strigops habroptilus) :: kakapo {m}
kaki {n} (persimmon) :: cachi (colloquial singular caco)
kakistocracy {n} /kakɪsˈtɒkɹəsɪ/ (government by the worst citizens) :: cachistocrazia {f}
Kalash {n} (Kalash (people)) :: Kalash
kale {n} /keɪl/ (edible plant: brassica oleracea acephala) :: cavolo {m}
kaleidoscope {n} (tube of mirrors rotated to produce symmetrical designs) :: caleidoscopio {m}
kalemia {n} (presence of potassium in the blood) :: kaliemia {f}
Kali {prop} /ˈkɑːli/ (goddess) :: Kali
Kaliningrad {prop} /kəˈlɪnɪnɡɹæd/ (Kaliningrad, see also: Königsberg) :: Kaliningrad {m}
Kalmykia {prop} (Kalmykia, Russia) :: Calmucchia {f}
kalokagathia {n} (harmonious combination of bodily, moral and spiritual virtues) :: kalokagathia {f}
kamacite {n} (mineral) :: camacite {f}
Kamchatka {prop} (peninsula in the Russian Far East) :: Kamčatka {f}
kangaroo {n} /ˌkæŋ.ɡəˈɹu/ (marsupial) :: canguro {m}
kanji {n} /ˈkændʒi/ (Chinese characters in Japanese context) :: kanji {m}
Kanji {prop} (kanji) SEE: kanji ::
Kannada {prop} /ˈkɑːnədə/ (language) :: lingua kannada
Kansas City {prop} /ˌkænzəˈsɪti/ (a large city straddling the border between Kansas and Missouri, USA) :: Kansas City
Kaohsiung {prop} /ˈkaʊ ˈʃjʊŋ/ (a large city in Taiwan) :: Kaohsiung
kaolin {n} /ˈkeɪ.ə.lɪn/ (clay) :: caolino {m}
kaolinite {n} (Al2Si2O5(OH)4) :: caolinite {f}
kaon {n} /ˈkeɪˌɑn/ (K-meson) :: kaone {m}
kaph {n} /kɑːf/ (Hebrew letter) :: kaf {m} {f}
kapok {n} /ˈkeɪpɒk/ (silky fiber from the silk-cotton tree) :: capoc {m}
Karachi {prop} (the capital of the province of Sindh, Pakistan) :: Karachi
Karafuto {prop} (Sakhalin) SEE: Sakhalin ::
Karakalpak {prop} (Karakalpak language) :: karakalpako {m}, qaraqalpaqo {m}, lingua karakalpaka {f}
Karawanks {prop} :: Caravanche
Karelia {prop} /kəˈɹiːlɪə/ (region in Russia and Finland) :: Carelia {f}
Karelia {prop} (autonomous republic of Russia) :: Carelia {f}
Karl {prop} (cognates) SEE: Charles ::
Karlovac {prop} (city and municipality) :: Karlovac
karmic {adj} /ˈkɑɹmɪk/ (of or pertaining to karma) :: karmico {m}, karmica {f}
Karnataka {prop} /kəɹˈnɑːtəkə/ (state in southern India) :: Karnataka
Kartvelian {n} (Georgian) SEE: Georgian ::
Kartvelian {prop} (Georgian) SEE: Georgian ::
Kartvelian {adj} (Georgian) SEE: Georgian ::
karyo- {prefix} (relating to the nucleus of cells) :: cario-
karyogram {n} (a graphical representation of a karyotype) :: cariogramma {m}
karyotype {n} /ˈkaɹɪə(ʊ)taɪp/ (characteristics of chromosomes) :: cariotipo {m}
Kashub {prop} (language) SEE: Kashubian ::
Kashubian {prop} /kəˈʃuːbɪən/ (Slavic language spoken in the Pomeranian region of Poland) :: casciubico {m}
Kasimovian {prop} (subdivision of the Carboniferous period) :: Kasimoviano
katakana {n} /ˌkætəˈkænə/ (Japanese syllabary) :: katakana
Katharevousa {prop} /ˌkɑθəˈɹɛvusɑ/ (purist variant of Modern Greek) :: katharevousa {f}
katharometer {n} /kæθəɹɒmitəɹ/ :: catarometro {m}
Kathleen {prop} (Catherine) SEE: Catherine ::
Kathmandu {prop} /ˌkatmanˈduː/ (Kathmandu) :: Katmandu {m}
kathodophone {n} :: catodofono {m}
Katian {prop} (subdivision of the Ordovician period) :: Katiano
Kaunas {prop} (city) :: Kaunas {m}
Kavala {prop} (city) :: Kavala
kawaii {adj} /kəˈwaɪi/ (cute, in the context of Japanese culture) :: kawaii
kawaii {n} (cuteness, in the context of Japanese culture) SEE: kawaiiness ::
kawaiiness {n} (cuteness, in the context of Japanese culture) :: kawaità {f}
Kazakh {prop} /ˈkæzæk/ (language) :: kazako {m}
Kazakhstan {prop} /ˈkɑzəkˌstæn/ (country in Central Asia) :: Kazakistan {m}, Kazakstan {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'
kea {n} (Nestor notabilis) :: kea {m}
Kebnekaise {prop} /ˈkɛbnəˌkaisə]/ (Sweden's highest mountain) :: Kebnekaise
keel {n} /kiːl/ (beam along the underside of a ship’s hull) :: carena {f}, chiglia {f}
keel {n} (rigid flat piece of material giving a ship greater control and stability) :: deriva {f}
keel over {v} (to die) SEE: die ::
keelson {n} (keel beam) :: falsachiglia {f}
keen {adj} /kiːn/ (showing a quick and ardent responsiveness or willingness) :: propenso, incline, entusiasta, pronto, desideroso, voglioso, disposto, intenzionato, preparato
keen {adj} (fierce, intense, vehement) :: veemente
keep {v} /kiːp/ (to maintain possession of) :: tenere
keep {v} (to maintain the condition of; to preserve) :: tenere
keep {v} (to remain in, to be confined to) :: rimanere, restare
keep {v} (to restrain) :: trattenere
keep {v} (to continue) :: continuare, seguitare
keep {n} (main tower) :: torrione {m}
keep {n} (support) :: mantenimento {m}
keep an eye on {v} (to watch and pay attention to) :: tenere d'occhio
keep company {v} (court) SEE: court ::
keeper {n} /ˈkiːpɚ/ (guardian of goal) :: portiere {m}
keep fit {v} (exercise for physical fitness) :: tenersi in forma
keep in mind {v} (to remember; to be mindful of or pay attention) SEE: bear in mind ::
keep one's fingers crossed {v} (hope for the best) :: incrociare le dita
keep pace {v} (keep up) SEE: keep up ::
keep quiet {v} (remain silent) :: tacere
keepsake {n} /ˈkiːp.seɪk/ (object retained in memory of something or someone) :: ricordo {m}, memoria {f}, memento {m}
keep someone in the dark {v} (to keep someone uninformed) :: tenere all'oscuro
keep up {v} (maintain, preserve) :: mantenere, conservare
keep up {v} (continue with) :: continuare, mantenere
keep up {v} (To stay even or ahead) :: stare al passo
keep up {v} (To ensure that one remains well-informed about something) :: rimanere aggiornato
keep up appearances {v} (pretend to be all right) :: mantenere le apparenze
keffiyeh {n} (cloth worn on head) :: kefiah {f}, kefiyyah {f}
kefir {n} (fermented milk) :: kéfir {m}
keg {n} /kɛɡ/ (round wooden container that has a flat top and bottom) :: fusto {m}, barile {m}
Kemalism {prop} (Kemalist ideology) :: kemalismo {m}
ken {v} /kɛn/ (to know, perceive or understand) :: comprendere, capire, intendere
kennel {n} /ˈkɛnəl/ (shelter) :: canile {m}, cuccia {f}
Kenya {prop} /ˈkɛnjə/ (country in Eastern Africa) :: Kenya
kepi {n} /ˈkɛpi/ (cap with a flat circular top) :: kepi {m}, chepì {m}, cheppì {m}
Keplerian {adj} (of or relating to Johannes Kepler) :: kepleriano
Kepler's equation {prop} (mathematics) :: equazione di Keplero {f}
kept woman {n} (woman supported financially by a lover) :: mantenuta {f}
keratin {n} (protein that hair and nails are made of) :: cheratina {f}
keratinize {v} :: cheratinizzare
keratoconus {n} (A degenerative disorder of the eye) :: cheratocono {m}
keratogenous {adj} (that produces horny tissue) :: cheratogeno
keraunic {adj} (relating to the audible detection of thunder) :: ceraunico
kerb {n} /kɝb/ (edge between pavement and roadway) :: orlo del marciapiede {m}
kerf {n} /kɜːf/ (the groove or slit cut in the workpiece) :: intaccatura {f}
kermes oak {n} (oak) :: quercia spinosa {f}
kernel {n} /ˈkɝnəl/ (core or essence of an object or system) :: nucleo {m}, nocciolo {m}
kernel {n} (central part of a nut) :: gheriglio {m}
kernel {n} (single seed of corn or wheat) :: chicco {m}
kernel {n} ((US) stone of certain fruits, such as peaches or plums) :: nocciolo {m}
kernel {n} ((computing) central part of many computer operating systems) :: kernel {m}
kernel {n} ((mathematics, algebra) set of elements mapped to zero) :: nucleo {m}
kerning {v} /ˈkɝnɪŋ/ (horizontal space between selected pairs of glyphs) :: crenatura {f}
kerosene {n} (thin, colorless fuel) :: cherosene {m}
kerygma {n} (apostolic proclamation) :: kerigmo {m}
kestrel {n} /ˈkɛstɹəl/ (any small falcon of genus Falco) :: falco {m}, falcone {m}
kestrel {n} (Falco tinnunculus) :: gheppio {m}
Ket {prop} (language) :: lingua ket {f}
ketidic {adj} :: chetidico
keto acid {n} (carboxylic acid) :: chetoacido {m}
ketogenic {adj} (relating to ketogenesis) :: chetogeno
ketone {n} (organic chemicals with the >CO functional group) :: chetone {m}
ketotic {adj} (of or pertaining to ketosis) :: chetotico
kettle {n} /ˈkɛtl̩/ (vessel for boiling a liquid or cooking food) :: bollitore {m}, cucuma {f}
kettle {n} (teakettle) SEE: teakettle ::
kettle {n} (kettledrum) SEE: kettledrum ::
kettle {n} (pothole) SEE: pothole ::
kettle {n} (steam locomotive) SEE: steam locomotive ::
kettlebell {n} (a kind of weight) :: kettlebell, ghiria
kettledrum {n} (percussion instrument) :: timpano
kettle of fish {n} (predicament) SEE: predicament ::
key {n} /kʰiː/ (device designed to open and close a lock) :: chiave {f}
key {n} (crucial step) :: chiave {f}
key {n} (button on a typewriter or computer keyboard) :: tasto {m}
key {n} (part of a piano or musical keyboard) :: tasto {m}
key {n} (scale of musical notes) :: chiave {f}
key {n} (cryptography: piece of information used to encode or decode) :: chiave {f}
key {n} (computing: field of a database constrained to be unique) :: chiave {f}
key {n} (computing: field in a record used as a search argument) :: chiave {f}
key {n} (computing: value uniquely identifying entry in associative array) :: chiave {f}
key {adj} (indispensable) :: chiave, essenziale
key {adj} (important) :: chiave
keyboard {n} /ˈkibɔɹd/ (set of keys used to operate a typewriter, computer etc.) :: tastiera {f}
keyboard {n} (component of many instruments) :: tastiera {f}
keyboard {n} (electronic device with keys of a musical keyboard) :: tastiera
keyboard {v} (to type in) :: digitare
keychain {n} (chain or ring) :: portachiavi {m} {m-p}
keyhole {n} (a hole to lock/unlock with a key) :: toppa {f}, buco della serratura {m}
key lime {n} (Citrus × aurantifolia) :: limetta {f}
Keynesianism {n} (economic stance) :: keynesismo {m}
keynote {n} (tonic) SEE: tonic ::
keynote {n} /ˈkiːˌnoʊt/ (main theme) :: argomento {f}
keynote {n} (speech that sets the main theme) :: presentazione {f}
keypad {n} /ˈkiːpæd/ (small board with keys) :: tastierina {f}
keyring {n} (ring for holding keys) :: portachiavi {m}
keystone {n} /ˈkiː.stəʊn/ (the top stone of an arch) :: chiave di volta {f}
keystroke {n} (act of pressing a key) :: battuta {f}
keyword {n} (word used as a key to a code) :: parola chiave {f}
khaki {n} /ˈkæ.ki/ (yellowish-brown colour) :: cachi {m}
khaki {n} (strong cloth of wool or cotton) :: cachi {m}
khaki {adj} (dust-coloured) :: cachi {m}
khanjar {n} /ˈkand͡ʒə/ (Arabian dagger) :: khanjar {m}
Khanty-Mansiysk {prop} (city in Russia) :: Chanty-Mansijsk {m}
Kharkiv {prop} (city) :: Charkiv {m}
Kharkov {prop} (Kharkiv) SEE: Kharkiv ::
Khartoum {prop} (capital of Sudan) :: Khartum
Khazar {n} /kəˈzɑːɹ/ (member of a semi-nomadic Turkic tribe) :: Cazaro {m}, Khazaro {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) :: kedivè {m}
Khmer {prop} /kəˈmɛə(ɹ)/ (language) :: khmer
Khotanese {prop} /kəʊtəˈniːz/ (Eastern Iranian language) :: khotanese {m}
Khrushchev {prop} (surname) :: Chruščëv {m}
Khrushchevian {adj} :: krusceviano, chruscioviano
kick {v} /kɪk/ (strike with or raise the foot or leg) :: calciare
kick {n} (hit or strike with the leg or foot) :: calcio {m}, piedata {f}, colpo di piede {m}
kick ass {v} (to be very impressive) :: spaccare
kickback {n} (a form of negotiated bribery) :: contraccolpo, sconto, abbuono, tangente, bustarella, mazzetta, pizzo
kick butt {v} (kick ass) SEE: kick ass ::
kick-off {n} (opening kick in football) :: calcio d'inizio {m}
kick scooter {n} (a child's foot-operated vehicle) SEE: scooter ::
kick someone when they are down {v} (make things worse for someone) :: pugnalare un uomo morto (to stab a dead man)
kickstand {n} (levered bar) :: predellino {m}
kick start {n} (metal bar on motorcycle) :: impianto di avviamento {m}
kick the bucket {v} /ˈkɪk ðə ˈbʌkɪt/ (to die) :: tirare le cuoia
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) :: abile vasaio {m}
kid {n} /kɪd/ (young goat) :: capretto {m}
kid {v} (to joke) :: scherzare
kid {n} (kidskin) SEE: kidskin ::
kidnap {v} (to seize and detain a person unlawfully) :: rapire, sequestrare
kidnap {n} (an instance of kidnapping) :: sequestro, rapimento
kidnapper {n} /ˈkɪdnæpɚ/ (one who performs kidnap) :: rapitore
kidnapping {n} (the crime of taking a person against their will, sometimes for ransom) :: sequestro {m}
kidney {n} /ˈkɪdni/ (an organ in the body) :: rene {m}
kidney {n} (food) :: rognone {m}
kidney stone {n} (calculus in the kidney) :: calcolo renale {m}
kidney vetch {n} (Anthyllis vulneraria) :: vulneraria {f}
kidskin {n} (type of leather) :: pelle di capretto {f}
Kierkegaardian {adj} /ˌkɪəkəˈɡɑːdɪ.ən/ (of or pertaining to Søren Kierkegaard or his philosophy) :: kierkegaardiano
Kiev {prop} (Ukrainian city) :: Kijev
Kihnu {prop} (island) :: Kihnu
Kilimanjaro {prop} /ˌkɪlɪmənˈdʒɑːɹəʊ/ (volcano) :: Kilimangiaro {m}
kill {v} /kɪl/ (put to death) :: uccidere, ammazzare, assassinare
kill {v} (to render inoperative) :: distruggere, annullare, sopprimere
kill {v} (render void) :: sopprimere, annullare
kill {n} (act of killing) :: uccisione {f}
kill {n} (death blow) :: colpo fatale {m}
kill {n} (result of killing) :: preda uccisa, spoglia {f}, preda {f}
killer {n} /ˈkɪlɚ/ (person who kills) :: uccisore {m}, assassino {m}, killer {m}
killer {n} (murderer) :: assassino {m}
killer whale {n} (A sea mammal, Orcinus orca) :: orca {f}
killing {n} /ˈkɪl.ɪŋ/ (instance of someone being killed) :: uccisione {f}, omicidio {m}, assassinio {m}
killing spree {n} (rampage) :: furia omicida {f}
killjoy {n} (someone who takes the fun out of a situation or activity) SEE: spoilsport ::
kill the fatted calf {v} (begin a festive celebration) :: uccidere il vitello grasso
kill the goose that lays the golden eggs {v} (to seek short term gain at the sacrifice of long term profit) :: uccidere la gallina dalle uova d'oro
kill time {v} (make time seem to pass more quickly by doing nothing important) :: ingannare il tempo
kill two birds with one stone {v} (solve two problems at once) :: prendere due piccioni con una fava (to catch two pigeons with one fava bean)
kiln {n} /kɪl(n)/ (oven, furnace or heated chamber) :: fornace {f}
kilo {n} /ˈkiloʊ/ (short form of kilogram) :: chilo {m}
kilo {n} (the letter "K") :: kursaal, cappa {m}, kappa {m}
kilo- {prefix} (prefix) :: chilo-, kilo-
kilobyte {n} (1024 bytes) :: kilobyte {m}
kilocalorie {n} (unit of measure) :: kilocaloria {f}, chilocaloria {f}
kilogram {n} /ˈkɪləɡɹæm/ (unit of mass equal to 1000 grams) :: chilogrammo {m}, chilo {m}
kilogram-meter {n} (unit of work) :: chilogrammetro {m}
kilolitre {n} (unit of measure) :: kilolitro {m}
kilometrage {n} (kilometrage) :: chilometraggio / kilometraggio
kilometre {n} /kəˈlɑmɪtəɹ/ (unit of measure) :: chilometro {m}
kilometric {adj} (measured in kilometres) :: chilometrico
kilo-watt {n} (kilowatt) SEE: kilowatt ::
kilowatt {n} (one thousand watts) :: chilowatt {m}
kilowatt-hour {n} (unit of energy) :: chilowattora {m}
kilt {n} /kɪlt/ (traditional Scottish garment) :: gonnellino {m}
Kimbanguism {prop} :: kimbanguismo {m}
kimchi {n} (Korean dish) :: kimchi {m}
Kimmeridgian {prop} (subdivision of the Jurassic period) :: Kimmeridgiano
kimono {n} /kəˈmoʊnoʊ/ (traditional Japanese clothing) :: chimono {m}
kin {n} (relative) SEE: relative ::
kinase {n} /ˈkɪneɪz/ (enzyme that transfers phosphate groups) :: chinasi, cinasi
kind {n} /kaɪnd/ (type, race, category) :: genere {m}, tipo {m}
kind {n} (atypical specimen) :: specie {f}
kind {n} (character or nature) :: risma {f}, tacca {f}, stampo
kind {adj} (affectionate, nice) :: gentile, carino
kindergarten {n} /ˈkɪndəɹˌɡɑːɹt(ə)n/ (educational institution for young children, usually between ages 4 and 6) :: asilo {m}
kindhearted {adj} (having an innately kind disposition or character) :: generoso {m}
kindle {v} /ˈkɪndl/ (to start (a fire)) :: accendere
kindle {v} (to arouse) :: eccitare, infuocare, suscitare
kindliness {n} (the state of feeling kindly towards someone or something) :: bonarietà {f}
kindling {n} (pieces of wood and twigs used to start a fire) :: esca {f}, accelerante {m}
kindly {adv} /ˈkaɪndli/ (in a kind manner) :: gentilmente
kindly {adv} (used to make polite requests) :: per piacere, volete
kindness {n} /ˈkaɪndnəs/ (being kind) :: bontà, gentilezza, cortesia {f}, garbo {m}
kindness {n} (instance of charitable behavior) :: bontà, favore, piacere, gentilezza {f}
kind of {adv} (somewhat) :: piuttosto, abbastanza
kindred {adj} /ˈkɪndɹɪd/ (of the same nature) :: affine
kindred soul {n} (kindred spirit) SEE: kindred spirit ::
kindred spirit {n} (someone with the same feelings or attitudes as oneself) :: anima gemella {f}
kind regards {n} (polite closing of a letter) :: cari saluti
kinematic {adj} /kɪn.əˈmæt.ɪk/ (of or relating to motion or to kinematics) :: cinematico
kinesia {n} (motion sickness) SEE: motion sickness ::
kinesiology {n} /kəˌni.ziˈɔ.lə.dʒɪ/ (study of body movement) :: kinesiologia {f}
kinesis {n} /ˌkəˈniːsɪs/ (the movement of an organism in response to an external stimulus) :: cinesi {f}, cinesia {f}
kinetic {adj} (relating to motion) :: cinetico
kinetically {adv} (in a kinetic manner) :: cineticamente
kinetics {n} :: cinetica {f}
kinetid {n} (structure in a eukaryotic cell used for locomotion) :: cinetide {m}
kinetoplastid {n} (group of parasitic protozoa) :: cinetoplastide {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) :: re {m}
king {n} (a playing piece in chess) :: re {m}
king {n} (a playing card with the image of a king in it) :: re {m}
king {v} (in checkers) :: fare dama
King Arthur {prop} (legendary king of Britain) :: Artù {m}, re Artù {m}
king cake {n} /kɪŋ keɪk/ (cake eaten on Epiphany) :: galette des rois {f}
king cobra {n} (Ophiophagus hannah) :: cobra reale {m}
kingdom {n} /ˈkɪŋdəm/ (nation having as supreme ruler a king and/or queen) :: regno {m}, reame {m}
kingdom {n} (taxonomic division, below Domain and above Phylum) :: regno {m}
Kingdom of Denmark {prop} (official name of Denmark) :: Regno di Danimarca {m}
Kingdom of England {prop} (Kingdom of England) :: Regno d'Inghilterra {m}
Kingdom of Great Britain {prop} :: Regno di Gran Bretagna {m}
Kingdom of Heaven {prop} (Christian concept) :: Regno dei Cieli {m}
Kingdom of Scotland {prop} (Kingdom of Scotland) :: Regno di Scozia {m}
kingfisher {n} /ˈkɪŋfɪʃə/ (any of various birds of the suborder Alcedines) :: martin pescatore {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) :: Bibbia di re Giacomo {f}
king of beasts {n} /kɪŋ ɒv biːsts/ (the lion) :: re degli animali {m}
king of clubs {n} (playing card) :: re di fiori {m}
king of diamonds {n} (playing card) :: re di quadri {m}
king of hearts {n} (playing card) :: re di cuori {m}
king of spades {n} /kɪŋɡ.əv.speɪdz/ (playing card) :: re di picche {m}
Kings {prop} (book of the Bible) :: Re {m-p}
kingslayer {n} (one who kills a king) SEE: regicide ::
Kingston {prop} /ˈkɪŋɡstən/ (capital of Jamaica) :: Kingston
king vulture {n} /kɪŋ ˈvʌltʃəɹ/ (Sarcoramphus papa) :: avvoltoio reale {m}
kink {n} /kɪŋk/ (peculiarity in sexual behaviour or taste) :: perversione {f}
kinkajou {n} /ˈkɪŋkəˌdʒuː/ (Potos flavus) :: cercoletto
kinky {adj} /ˈkɪŋ.ki/ (marked by unconventional sexual preferences or behavior) :: pervertito
kinky {adj} (queer, eccentric) :: eccentrico
kinship {n} (relation or connection by blood, marriage or adoption) :: parentela {f}
kinship {n} (relation or connection by nature or character) :: parentela {f}
kinsman {n} (male relative) :: parente {m}
kiosk {n} /ˈkiˌɑsk/ (enclosed structure where cigarettes, magazines, etc are sold) :: chiosco {m}
kip {n} /kɪp/ (informal: very untidy house or room) :: riposo
kipfel {n} (croissant) SEE: croissant ::
kipfel {n} /ˈkɪp.fəl/ (crescent-shaped biscuit) :: chifel {m}
kippah {n} (skullcap) :: kippah {f}, chippa {f}
kirby grip {n} (a hairgrip) SEE: hairgrip ::
Kircherian {adj} :: kircheriano
Kiribati {prop} /ˈkiː.ɹɨ.bæs/ (Republic of Kiribati) :: Kiribati
Kirill {prop} (Cyril) SEE: Cyril ::
kiss {v} /kɪs/ (to touch with the lips) :: baciare
kiss {v} (to touch each other’s lips) :: baciarsi
kiss {n} (touch with the lips) :: bacio {m}
kiss curl {n} :: tirabaci {m}
kiss me {phrase} (kiss me) :: baciami [informal]
kiss someone's ass {v} (to flatter someone) SEE: brownnose ::
kit {n} (clothing) SEE: clothing ::
kit {n} /kɪt/ (equipment of a soldier) :: armamentario {m}, equipaggiamento {m}
kit {n} (collection of items needed for a specific purpose) :: armamentario {m}
kit {n} (collection of parts sold for the buyer to assemble) :: confezione {f}
kit {n} :: corredo {m}
kit {n} (kitten) :: gattino {m}
kitbag {n} (large cylindrical holdall) SEE: duffel bag ::
kitchen {n} /ˈkɪt͡ʃən/ (room) :: cucina {f}
kitchen cabinet {n} (built-in cabinet found in a kitchen) :: pensile {m}
kitchen dresser {n} (kitchen cabinet) SEE: kitchen cabinet ::
kitchenette {n} (small kitchen) :: angolo cottura {m}, cucinotto {m}, cucinino {m}
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) :: coltello da cucina {m}
kitchen towel {n} (sheet of kitchen paper) SEE: paper towel ::
kite {n} /kaɪt/ (bird of prey) :: nibbio
kite {n} (flying toy on string) :: aquilone {m}
kitefin shark {n} (Dalatias licha) :: zigrino {m}
kitsch {n} /kɪtʃ/ (kitsch) :: kitsch {m}
kitten {n} /ˈkɪtən/ (a young cat) :: gattino {m}, gattina {f}, micetto {m}, micetta {f}
kitty {n} /ˈkɪti/ (kitten, small cat) :: gattino, micio {m}, micetto {m}, micino {m}
kitty litter {n} (mixture to provide a soiling area for cats) :: lettiera per gatti {f}
kiwi {n} /ˈkiːwi/ (bird) :: kiwi {m}
kiwi {n} (kiwi fruit) SEE: kiwi fruit ::
kiwi fruit {n} (fruit) :: kiwi {m}
Klein bottle {n} (closed surface) :: bottiglia di Klein {f}
kleptomania {n} /ˌklɛptəˈmeɪni.ə/ (disorder that causes an uncontrollable obsessions with stealing) :: cleptomania
kleptomaniac {n} /ˌklɛptəˈmeɪniæk/ (One who steals compulsively) :: cleptomane
Klingon {prop} /ˈklɪŋɑn/ (the language) :: klingon {m}
knack {n} /næk/ (A readiness in performance; aptness at doing something; skill; facility; dexterity) :: pallino {m}
knacker {n} /ˈnæk.ə(ɹ)/ (slaughterer) :: squartatore {m}
knackered {adj} /ˈnæk.əd/ (extremely tired or exhausted) :: straccato, sfibrato, spossato
knackered {adj} (broken, inoperative) :: spacciato, fritto
knave {n} /neɪv/ (archaic: boy; especially, boy servant) :: paggio {m}
knave {n} (archaic: any male servant) :: garzone {m}, giovane {mf}
knave {n} (playing card) :: fante
knead {v} /niːd/ (to work and press into a mass) :: impasto {m}, impastare
kneading trough {n} (trough in which dough is kneaded) :: madia {f}, tavola per impasto
knee {n} /ni/ (joint in the middle of the leg and area around it) :: ginocchio
knee {n} (blow made with the knee) SEE: kneeing ::
kneecap {n} (bone) :: rotula {f}, patella {f}
knee high {n} (knee sock) SEE: knee sock ::
knee-high to a grasshopper {adj} (short) :: alto come un soldo di cacio
kneeing {n} (blow) :: ginocchiata {f}
kneel {v} /niːl/ (to stoop down and rest on the knee) :: inginocchiarsi
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) :: gambaletto {m}
knell {n} /nɛl/ (sound of a bell knelling) :: rintocco {m}
knickers {n} (panties) SEE: panties ::
knife {n} /naɪf/ (utensil or tool designed for cutting) :: coltello {m}
knife {n} (weapon) :: coltello {m}
knife {n} (any blade-like part designed for cutting) :: lama {f}
knife {v} (to use a knife to injure or kill) :: accoltellare
knife block {n} (block into which kitchen knives may be stored) :: portacoltelli {m}
knife pleat {n} (a type of sharply pressed pleating) :: piega sovrapposta {f}
knight {n} /naɪt/ (warrior, especially of the Middle Ages) :: cavaliere {m}
knight {n} (chess piece) :: cavallo {m}
Knights Templar {prop} (the order of medieval knights) :: Cavalieri templari
Königsberg {prop} /ˈkɜnɪɡzˌbɝɡ/ (the former capital of East Prussia, see also: Kaliningrad) :: Königsberg {f}
knit {v} /ˈnɪt/ (to make fabric from thread or yarn) :: lavorare a maglia , sferruzzare
knit {v} (to join closely together) :: legare
knit {v} (intransitive: to become closely joined) :: saldarsi, compattare
knit {v} (to combine from various elements) :: elaborare
knit {v} :: lavorare a maglia , lavorare ai ferri
knitting needle {n} (thin rod used to knit yarn) :: ferro da maglia {m}, ferro da calza {m}
knob {n} /nɑb/ (rounded protuberance, handle, or control switch) :: maniglia {f}
knock {n} /nɒk/ (abrupt rapping sound) :: colpo {m}
knock {n} (impact) :: colpo {m}, botta {f}
knock {n} (preignition) :: autocombustione {f}
knock {v} (to rap one's knuckles against something) :: bussare, battere, sbattere
knock {v} (to denigrate) :: buttare giù, distruggere, denigrare, sparlare
knock back {v} (reject) SEE: reject ::
knock back {v} (drink an alcoholic beverage swiftly) :: trincare
knock down {v} (hit or knock (something) so that it falls) :: abbattere
knock down {v} (demolish) SEE: demolish ::
knocker {n} (device for knocking on a door) SEE: doorknocker ::
knock-on effect {n} (secondary, indirect effect) :: effetto domino {m}, effetto a catena {m}
knock on wood {v} /ˌnɑk ɑn ˈwʊd/ (to take a customary action to ward off misfortune) :: toccare ferro (to touch iron)
knock on wood {interj} (hopefully; used when undertaking such a customary action) :: tocca ferro (touch iron), tocchiamo ferro (let's touch iron)
knock up {v} /nɒk ʌp/ (practice or warm up before a tennis match) :: palleggiare
knock-up {n} (short practise session) :: palleggio {m}
Knossos {prop} (an archaeological site) :: Cnosso
knot {n} /nɒt/ (looping) :: nodo {m}
knot {n} (tangled clump) :: nodo {m}
knot {n} (difficult situation) :: nodo {m}
knot {n} (whorl in wood left by branch) :: nodo {m}
knot {n} (nautical unit of speed) :: nodo {m}
knot {v} (form into a knot; tie with knot(s)) :: annodare
knot {v} (form wrinkles in forehead) :: corrugare
knot {n} (variety of wading bird) :: piovanello maggiore {m} [red knot]
knotgrass {n} (annual plant) :: centinodia {f}
knot theory {n} (branch of topology) :: teoria dei nodi {f}
knotty {adj} (Full of knots) :: nodoso
know {v} /noʊ/ (be certain or sure about (something)) :: sapere
know {v} (be acquainted or familiar with) :: conoscere
know {v} (have knowledge of) :: conoscere
know {v} (understand (a subject)) :: capire
know {v} (be informed about) :: sapere
knowable {adj} /ˈnoʊəbl̩/ (capable of being known, understood or comprehended) :: conoscibile
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) :: conoscenza {f}, sapere fare {m}
know-it-all {n} (someone who obnoxiously claims to be knowledgeable on a subject) :: sapientone, sa tutto, saputello {m}, nientologo {m}
knowledge {n} /ˈnɑlɪd͡ʒ/ (fact of knowing about something; understanding, familiarity with information) :: conoscenza {f}
knowledge {n} (awareness, state of having been informed) :: conoscenza
knowledge {n} (total of what is known, product of learning) :: sapere {m}
knowledge is power {proverb} (knowledge is power) :: sapere è potere
know thyself {proverb} (be aware of both your strengths and limitations) :: conosci te stesso
knuckle {n} /ˈnʌkəl/ (joint of the finger) :: nocca {f}
knucklebones {n} (game) :: gioco degli astragali
knurler {n} (knurling tool) :: godrone {m}
koala {n} /kəʊˈɑːlə/ (a tree-dwelling marsupial that resembles a small bear) :: koala {m}
koan {n} /ˈkoʊ.ɑn/ (riddle without solution) :: aporia
Kobarid {prop} (town in Slovenia) :: Caporetto {f}
kobold {n} (mischievous elf; goblin) :: coboldo {m}
kohlrabi {n} /koʊlˈɹɑb.i/ (cabbage variety) :: cavolo rapa {m}
Koine {prop} /kɔɪˈneɪ/ (common Greek language) :: koinè {f}
kolkhoz {n} /kəlˈkɒz/ (farming collective) :: kolchoz {m}
Komodo dragon {n} (large monitor lizard) :: drago di Komodo {m}
Komondor {n} (breed of dog) :: Komondor {m}
Komsomolsk {prop} (Komsomolsk-na-Amure, Russia) :: Komsomol'sk-na-Amure {m}
Komsomolsk {prop} (Komsomolsk, towns and rural localities in Russia and Ukraine) :: Komsomol'sk {m}
Konstanz {prop} (city) :: Costanza {f}
kookaburra {n} /ˈkʊkəˌbʌɹə/ (kingfishers) :: kookaburra {m}
kopek {n} (one-hundredth of a ruble) :: copeco {m}
Koper {prop} (town) :: Capodistria
Koran {prop} (the Islamic holy book) SEE: Qur'an ::
Korat {n} :: gatto Korat
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) :: Corea {f}
Korean {adj} /kəˈɹɪən/ (relating to the Korean Peninsula) :: coreano
Korean {prop} (language) :: coreano
Korean {n} (person) :: coreano {m}, coreana {f}
Korybant {n} (any of a group who worshipped the Phrygian goddess Cybele) :: coribante {m}
Kos {prop} (island) :: Coo
kosher {adj} /ˈkəʊʃə/ (in accordance with Jewish law) :: kasher
Kosovan {n} (person from Kosovo) :: kosovaro, cossovaro
Kosovar {adj} (Kosovan) SEE: Kosovan ::
Kosovar {n} (Kosovan) SEE: Kosovan ::
Kosovo {prop} /ˈkɒsəvə/ (disputed region in the Balkans) :: Kosovo {m}, Kossovo {m}, Cossovo {m}
Kosovo and Metohia {prop} (province) :: Cossovo e Metochia
Kotor {prop} (in Montenegro) :: Cattaro
koumiss {n} /ˈkuːmɪs/ (fermented drink) :: kumis {m}
K-pop {n} (Korean pop music) :: musica pop coreana {f}
Kraftwerkian {adj} :: kraftwerkiano
krait {n} /kɹaɪt/ (snake) :: bungaro {m}
Kraken {prop} /ˈkɹɑːkən/ (Sea monster) :: Kraken {m}
Krasnodar {prop} (a city in Russia) :: Krasnodar {m}
Krasnoyarsk {prop} (city) :: Krasnojarsk
krater {n} (Greek vessel) :: anfora {f}
Kraut {n} (German) SEE: German ::
Kraut {n} (derogatory: German) SEE: Fritz ::
Krebs cycle {n} (series of enzymatic reactions) :: ciclo di Krebs
Kremlin {prop} /ˈkɹemlɪn/ (the Moscow Kremlin) :: Cremlino {m}
Krk {prop} (island) :: Veglia
Krung Thep {prop} (Bangkok) SEE: Bangkok ::
Krym {prop} (Crimea) SEE: Crimea ::
krypton {n} /ˈkrɪptɒn/ (a chemical element) :: cripto {m}, kripto {m}, krypto {m}
kryptonite {n} /ˈkɹɪptənaɪt/ (weakness) :: kryptonite
Kuala Lumpur {prop} (capital of Malaysia) :: Kuala Lumpur {f}
Kuban {prop} /kuːˈbɑːn/ (the Kuban river) :: Kuban' {m}
kudu {n} /ˈkuːduː/ (Tragelaphus imberbis or Tragelaphus strepsiceros) :: cudù {m}
Kufic {adj} (describing an angular form of Arabic script) :: cufico
Kuiper belt {prop} /ˈkaɪ.pɚ.bɛlt/ (region of space in the Solar System) :: fascia di Kuiper {f}
Ku Klux Klan {prop} /ˌkuː klʌks ˈklæn/ (Ku Klux Klan) :: Ku Klux Klan {m}
kumquat {n} /ˈkʌmkwɑt/ (small orange fruit) :: kumquat {m}, mandarino cinese {m}
kuna {n} (currency of Croatia) :: kuna {f}
Kungurian {prop} (subdivision of the Permian period) :: Kunguriano
Kurd {n} /kɜː(ɹ)d/ (a member of the people inhabiting Kurdistan) :: curdo {m}
Kurdish {adj} (of, from, or pertaining to Kurdistan, the Kurdish people or the Kurdish language) :: curdo
Kurdish {prop} (language of Kurdistan) :: curdo {m}
Kurdistan {prop} (a region in the Middle East inhabited mostly by the Kurds) :: Curdistan {m}
Kuril Islands {prop} (group of islands) :: Isole Curili {p}
kurta {n} (Indian shirt) :: kurta
Kuwait {prop} /kuːˈweɪt/ (country in the Middle East) :: il Kuwait {m}
kyanite {n} (blue neosilicate mineral) :: cianite
kyat {n} /kiːˈɑːt/ (unit of currency) :: kyat {m}
Kyoto {prop} /ˈkjoʊtoʊ/ (Kyōto, Japan) :: Kyoto
Kyrgyz {prop} /ˈkɪɹɡɪz/ (language) :: kirghiso {m}
Kyrgyzstan {prop} (country in Central Asia) :: Kirghizistan
kyrie {n} /ˈkɪəɹ.ɪˌeɪ/ (prayer) :: kyrie eleison {m}, kyrieleison {m}, kyrie {m}
Kythira {prop} (Greek island) :: Cerigo
Kyōto {prop} (Kyoto) SEE: Kyoto ::
Kyusakamoto {prop} (asteroid) :: Kyusakamoto {m}