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kak

noun Southern African taboo
  1. faeces
  2. rubbish
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Afrikaans
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Historical Examples

  • In spite of his efforts, Ivan could not get much further than the "Kak vam skazat'?"

    Russia

    Donald Mackenzie Wallace

  • The prefixed syllable, Kak, may be derived from Kukidjewum, a rapid stream.

  • Cactus, kak′tus, n. an American plant, generally with prickles instead of leaves.

  • If so, the word equivalent must be kak, as it is seemingly a variant of ik, and hence may be supposed to have the k sound.

  • In the archaic linear form, KAK is a triangle with one of the angles pointing to the right.

    Sumerian Hymns

    Frederick Augustus Vanderburgh