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Κ κ

Ἀλλ’ ἐσθ’ ὁ θάνατος λοῖσθος ἰατρός κακῶν -> But death is the ultimate healer of ills
Sophocles, Fragment 698
Full diacritics: Κκ Medium diacritics: Κκ Low diacritics: Κκ Capitals: ΚΚ
Transliteration A: Kk Transliteration B: Kk Transliteration C: Kk Beta Code: *kk

English (LSJ)

κάππα, τό, indecl., eleventh (later tenth) letter in Gr. alphabet: as numeral κ = 20, but κ' = 20,000. The numeral κά (21) is perh. used as one syll. in a metrical (?) Inscr., IG12(7).296 (Minoa),

   A like ζήσασα ἔτη έ, at the end of a hexam. (?), CIG3025 (Lydia).

German (Pape)

[Seite 1278] zehnter Buchstabe im griechischen Alphabet, als Zahlzeichen κ' = 20, ,κ = 20000; γ u. χ gehen theils im älteren attischen Dialekt in κ über, γνάπτω in κνάπτω, χνόος in κνόος, ῥέγχω in ῥέγκω, theils im ionischen, χιτών in κιθών, δέχομαι in δέκομαι. Vgl. Lob. zu Phryn. p. 173. 307.

Greek (Liddell-Scott)

Κ κ: κ, κάππα, τό, ἄκλ., τὸ δέκατον γράμμα τοῦ Ἑλλ. ἀλφαβήτου: ὡς