kappa
noun Etymology: Middle English, from Greek, of Semitic origin; akin to Hebrew kaph Date: 15th century the 10th letter of the Greek alphabet — see alphabet table

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  • Kappa — (uppercase Kappa;, lowercase kappa; or Unicode|ϰ; el. Κάππα) is the 10th letter of the Greek alphabet, used to represent the voiceless velar stop, or k , sound in Ancient and Modern Greek. In the system of Greek numerals it has a value of 20. It… …   Wikipedia

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  • kappa — [ kapa ] n. m. inv. • 1690; cappa 1611; mot gr. ♦ Dixième lettre de l alphabet grec (K, κ). ⊗ HOM. C. A. P. A., cappa. ● kappa nom masculin Dixième lettre de l alphabet grec (Κ, κ), dérivée du signe phénicien kaph. ● kappa (homonymes) nom… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • kappa — KÁPPA s.m. A zecea literă a alfabetului grecesc, corespunzând sunetului k. [scris k] (din fr. kappa < gr. < orig. semit.; cf. ebr. kaph) [def. MDN] Trimis de tavi, 13.07.2004. Sursa: DOOM  káppa s. m.; scris k Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004 …   Dicționar Român

  • Kappa — Kappa, IL U.S. village in Illinois Population (2000): 170 Housing Units (2000): 67 Land area (2000): 0.227533 sq. miles (0.589307 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.227533 sq. miles (0.589307 sq.… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • kappa? — *kappa? germ., Femininum: nhd. Kappe, Hut ( Maskulinum); ne. cap, hat; Rekontruktionsbasis: ae., afries., as., ahd.; Etymologie: lat. cappa, Femininu …   Germanisches Wörterbuch

  • Kappa — (gr.), griechischer Name des Buchstaben K …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • kappa — Décima letra del alfabeto griego. Diccionario Mosby Medicina, Enfermería y Ciencias de la Salud, Ediciones Hancourt, S.A. 1999 …   Diccionario médico

  • kappa — Esta es la grafía recomendada para el nombre de la décima letra del alfabeto griego, que corresponde a la k en el latino. Se desaconseja la variante ⊕ cappa, poco usada y alejada de la transcripción del étimo griego …   Diccionario panhispánico de dudas

  • kappa — tenth letter of the Greek alphabet, from an Aramaized form of qoph; see K (Cf. K) …   Etymology dictionary

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