# What nice word starts with K?

## What does the letter K mean?

element potassium

Why do we have the letter K?

The letter K was rarely used, to the point where it’s often omitted from the list of letters used in Old English. In the words that came from Latin, the K sound was represented by the letter C. In the words that came from Greek, the K sound was represented by the letter K. And so it has remained ever since.

How old is the letter K?

The letter k may have started as a picture sign of the palm of the hand, as in Egyptian hieroglyphic writing (1) and in a very early Semitic writing used about 1500 bce on the Sinai Peninsula (2).

### Who invented the letter K?

The 11th LETTER of the Roman ALPHABET as used for English. It originated in the Phoenician consonant kap, which was adopted as kappa for GREEK. It reached the Romans via the Etruscans, but was little used in LATIN, in which C and Q were preferred as symbols for the voiceless velar stop /k/.

### What is the full name of K?

Kilo

Why K is a thousand?

K comes from the Greek word kilo which means a thousand.

How do you write a capital K in cursive?

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## What money is K?

‘K’ is short for 1,000. It comes from ‘kilo’. It’s short for “thousand”, just like how kilometers (km) are a thousand meters (m).

## What is K in 20k?

Normally, 20k = 20,000, ‘k’ refers to ‘kilo’, since 1k = 1,000. This comes from the k being an abbreviation for kilo, which is thousand in Latin.

What is the meaning of 4.5 K?

K is the metric symbol for the prefix ‘kilo’. This means 1,000 of whatever quantity you are measuring. So when you see this on websites, 3.3K means 3.3 thousand or 3,300 likes.

What does 1m mean?

Molarity is another standard expression of solution concentration. A 1 molar (M) solution will contain 1.0 GMW of a substance dissolved in water to make 1 liter of final solution. Hence, a 1M solution of NaCl contains 58.44 g.

### What means 100k?

A: K is a monetary suffix meaning thousand. So 100k = \$100,000.10k would be \$10,000. 1,000 k is not used very often but it does = 1,000,000 or one million. Most people prefer to use mil.

### What does 1million mean?

one thousand thousand