American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- abbr. cathode.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. kiloyear (also ky, kyr)
- n. a kiloyear ago
- n. a spiritual part of the soul in Egyptian mythology, which survived after death
- v. transitive To serve, in the phrase "Ka me, ka thee".
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Ancient Egyptian Religion) 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.
- n. unknown god; an epithet of Prajapati and Brahma
- From Latin fricantem frica (Wiktionary)
“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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Mysterious and theoretical substances and "stuff" of legend. More emphasis on the ancient, mystical, mythical, folklore, mathematical, and scientific. I won't be listing too many "sci-fi" or comed...
Things about ancient Egypt
Those foreign, abbreviated, hyphenated, or capitalized words that make you want to scream "aa" and throw the board at your opponent.
See also The Phonetic alphabet by oroboros.
A rich list of Scottish bird (nick)names and related terms cited in Dr. Jamieson's Scottish Dictionary and Supplement, 1841.
It's exactly what it sounds like. And yeah, for real people as much as characters. Big surprise.
for the same
All playable 2 letter Scrabble words from OSPD4
favorite scrabble words to use on the oblivious
for the ones that roll off the tongue and reverberate in my mind
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