ka

[ kah ]
/ kɑ /

noun Egyptian Religion.

a spiritual entity, an aspect of the individual, believed to live within the body during life and to survive it after death.

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Origin of ka

1890–95; <Egyptian kʾ

Words nearby ka

Definition for ka (2 of 3)

kA

kiloampere; kiloamperes.

Definition for ka (3 of 3)

ka-

variant of ker-.
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British Dictionary definitions for ka

ka
/ (kɑː) /

noun

(in ancient Egypt) an attendant spirit supposedly dwelling as a vital force in a man or statue

Word Origin for ka

from Egyptian
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