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Encyclopedia > Kłodzko
Latin alphabet
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Kk Ll Mm Nn Oo Pp
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K k


The eleventh letter of the Latin alphabet, K comes from the Greek Κ or κ (Kappa) developed from the Semitic Kap, symbol for an open hand. The Semitic sound value /k/ was maintained in most Classic as well as Modern Languages, although Latin abandoned K almost completely, preferring C. Therefore, the Romance languages have K only in foreign words.


In the International phonetic alphabet, [k] is the symbol for the voiceless velar plosive

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Alternate representations

Kilo represents the letter K in the NATO phonetic alphabet.


In international Morse code the letter K is DahDitDah: - -


In Braille the letter K is represented as (in Unicode), the dot pattern,

 X. .. X. 

Computing

In Unicode the capital K is codepoint U+004B and the lowercase k is U+006B.


The ASCII code for capital K is 75 and for lowercase k is 107; or in binary 01001011 and 01101011, correspondingly.


The EBCDIC code for capital K is 210, and for lowercase k, 146.


The numeric character references in HTML and XML are "K" and "k" for upper and lower case respectively.


Meanings for K

See also

Two-letter combinations starting with K:

Letter-digit combinations starting with K:


 
 

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