eleventh letter of the Latin alphabet
The Latin alphabet
Aa Bb Cc Dd
Ee Ff Gg Hh Ii Jj
Kk Ll Mm Nn Oo Pp
Qq Rr Ss Tt Uu Vv
Ww Xx Yy Zz

K is the eleventh (number 11) letter in the English alphabet.

Meanings for K change

  • Degrees Kelvin. The kelvin (symbol: K) is the SI unit of temperature.
  • In chemistry, K is the symbol for potassium (from its German name kalium).
  • in chess, K is a notation symbol for the king piece
  • In a deck of playing cards, the letter K is used to mark each of the kings.
  • Some words in the dictionary are those that only sound as if they should happen to start with an N, but they start with a silent K that comes before it. Kneel means to go down on your knees, and in that case it is one word that starts with the silent K. Knight also starts with that silent K. Knot and know also start like it.