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HistoryEedit

The Cyrillic letter Ka wis derived frae the Greek letter Kappa (Κ κ).

In the Early Cyrillic alphabet its name wis како (kako), meanin "as".

In the Cyrillic numeral seestem, Ka haed a value o 20.

FairmEedit

The Cyrillic letter Ka leuks very similar, an corresponds tae the Latin letter K but, as wi maist Cyrillic letters, the lawercase fairm is simply a smawer version o the uppercase. Cyrillic Ka is generally differentiatit frae its Latin an Greek coonterpairts bi drawin its diagonal spurs wi curves instead o straicht lines.

UisageEedit

In Roushie, the letter Ka represents the plain voiceless velar plosive /k/ or the palatalized ane /kʲ/; for example, the wird короткий ("short") contains baith the kinds: [kɐˈrotkʲɪj]. The palatalized variant is pronounced when the follaein letter in the wird is ь, е, ё, и, ю, or я.

In Macedonie it always represents the soond /k/.

Relatit letters an ither similar charactersEedit

Computin codesEedit

Character К к
Unicode name CYRILLIC CAIPITAL LETTER KA CYRILLIC SMAA LETTER KA
Encodins decimal hex decimal hex
Unicode 1050 U+041A 1082 U+043A
UTF-8 208 154 D0 9A 208 186 D0 BA
Numeric chairacter reference К К к к
KOI8-R an KOI8-U 235 EB 203 CB
Code page 855 199 C7 198 C6
Code page 866 138 8A 170 AA
Windows-1251 202 CA 234 EA
ISO-8859-5 186 BA 218 DA
Macintosh Cyrillic 138 8A 234 EA

Freemit airtinsEedit

  •   The dictionar defineetion o К at Wiktionary
  •   The dictionar defineetion o к at Wiktionary