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  • noun The letter Κʻ or ĸ, formerly used to write the Kalaallisut language of Greenland, replaced in 1973 by the letter q.
  • noun zoology A long-tailed ape of India and Sumatra, reddish-olive in colour with black spots and tail.


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  • The former Greenlandic letter ĸ (Unicode U+0138), now replaced by q.

    June 12, 2009