from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- abbr. cathode
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. kiloyear (also ky, kyr)
- n. a kiloyear ago
- n. a spiritual part of the soul in Egyptian mythology, which survived after death
- v. To serve, in the phrase "Ka me, ka thee".
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A spiritual aspect of the individual, living within the body during life, and surviving the body after death. It was believed to be one of two spirits inhabiting the body, the other being the
ba, which deserts teh body at death.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- See ca.
- A variant of ko, for quoth (often for quoth he).
- n. The jackdaw.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. unknown god; an epithet of Prajapati and Brahma
The Dhobi's donkey is a familiar sight as one meets him on the road still toiling as in the time of Issachar between two bundles of clothes each larger than himself, and he has also become proverbial, '_Dhobi ka gadha neh ghar ka neh ghat ka_,'
The Nearika (Neali'ka is a dialectal variation), however, was in part the inspiration for the later yarn paintings, what the Huichols call nearikas.
Ajwain ka paratha are a favorite of mine - the seeds add such a lovely flavour when roasted.
In HT 16.1-2, the phrase ka-ku-pa • di-na-u, especially if approached from the assumption that Minoan is related to Etruscan, seems to show a noun followed by a participial adjective in -(a)u (nb. the Etruscan participle ending -u as in tur-u 'given') in much the same way as adjectives are placed after commodity terms in Mycenaean.
But that image of him asking random Chinese people to explain "ka-ching" is hilarious.
Not to be confused with the qubbah is the word ka'bah, for a cube-shaped walled structure which . . . served as a shelter for the sacred stones.'
In death, though, a life force or spirit known as ka was immortal, and a soul known as ba, which was linked to personal attributes, fled the body after death.
He was born over there in ka Bobi, ka Ntlhemo ....
Note 60: When pressed for particulars, Lili stated that she was born in "ka Mulalela," i.e. the "place" of her father, the chieftaincy now known as Tlhongana.
Tercina and Talita Ntimane, sisters from a coastal village in ka Ntimane (Manhiça) who married prominent church men in Facazisse and Makuvulane (respectively) in the early 1950s, seemed surprised when I asked them whether they had ever cut tinhlanga.
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