The Greek letter kappa. Entries beginning with this character are alphabetized under kappa.
The two which lie next to Alkaid, ι and κ, are interesting doubles.
It has been supposed that these three stars were β of the Little Bear, α and κ of Draco.
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Dindorf has shown so little care in editing this passage, that I have merely recalled the old reading, αερι δ' ‛ιστια προτονοι κ.
In the sound of the third letter being not that of κ (c), but of the g in gun.
Thus, when the root ended in κ or γ, the combination κ radical, and κ inflexional would be awkward.
The ratio I/H is called the susceptibility of the magnetized substance, and is denoted by κ.
The local alphabet has no separate symbols for χ and φ, and these sounds are therefore written with κ and π.
The faulty representation of the Greek χ has given rise to a faulty representation of the Greek κ, as in ascetic, from ἀσκήτικος.
I have here departed from Dindorf's text, which has ἅ ὑμεῖς φίλια ὄντα, κ.