K

K, or k, is the eleventh letter of the modern English alphabet and the ISO basic Latin alphabet. Its name in English is kay (pronounced /ˈk/), plural kays.[1] The letter K usually represents the voiceless velar plosive.

K
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Usage
Writing systemLatin script
TypeAlphabetic and Logographic
Language of originLatin language
Phonetic usage[k]
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[ɡ]
/k/
Unicode codepointU+004B, U+006B
Alphabetical position11
History
Development
Time period~-700 to present
Descendants  K
 
 
SistersК
כ
ך
ک
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Կ կ
Հ հ
Խ խ
Variations(See below)
Other
Other letters commonly used withk(x)