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When I stand before thee at the day's end, thou shalt see my scars and know that I had my wounds and also my healing.
Rabindranath Tagore
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Etymology 1

Egyptian k3.

Noun

ka

  1. a spiritual part of the soul in Egyptian mythology, which survived after death
    • 1983: Then, I wondered how long I must wait before seeing my Double, but if I recalled, the Ka was not supposed to appear before the seventy days of embalming were done. — Norman Mailer, Ancient Evenings

Etymology 2

From the Latin phrase fricantem frica

Verb

ka (inflections not attested)

  1. (transitive) To serve, in the phrase "Ka me, ka thee".
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References

Symbol

ka

  1. kiloamp

Acehnese

Adverb

ka

  1. already

Albanian

Verb

ka

  1. to have

Usage notes


Amanab

Pronoun

ka

  1. I (first person singular nominative)

Bosnian

Preposition

ka

  1. to
  2. towards

Synonyms


Croatian

Preposition

ka

  1. to
  2. towards

Ewe

Pronunciation

Noun

ka (plural kawo)

  1. cord
  2. line
  3. rope
  4. string

Verb

ka

  1. to bite
  2. to break
  3. to chip
  4. to rummage

Japanese

Noun

ka (hiragana )

  1. : hiragana letter ka
  2. : katakana letter ka

Particle

ka (hiragana )

  1. : question particle

Latvian

Pronoun

ka

  1. that

Lojban

Particle

ka

  1. Indicates the quality or property of the following clause; -ness, -ty, -hood.
    simlu le ka rarna
    It seems to be natural (lit. seems the naturalness).

Mandarin

Pinyin syllable

ka

  1. A transliteration of any of a number of Chinese characters properly represented as having one of three tones, , , or .

Usage notes

English transcriptions of Chinese speech often fail to distinguish between the critical tonal differences employed in the Chinese language, using words such as this one without the appropriate indication of tone.


Min Nan

Noun

ka (POJ, traditional , simplified )

  1. family, household

ka (POJ, traditional , simplified )

  1. turtle dove; Turtur orientalis

ka (POJ, traditional , simplified )

  1. scissors

Verb

ka (POJ, traditional , simplified )

  1. to raise; to increase; to add; plus

Serbian

Preposition

ka

  1. to
  2. toward

Cyrillic spelling

Synonyms

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