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Template:AZ The eleventh letter of the Latin alphabet, K comes from the Greek Κ or κ (Kappa) developed from the Semitic Kap, symbol for an open hand. The Semitic sound value /k/ was maintained in most Classic as well as Modern Languages, although Latin abandoned K almost completely, preferring C. Therefore, the Romance languages have K only in foreign words.

In the International phonetic alphabet, [k] is the symbol for the voiceless velar plosive

Alternate representations

Kilo represents the letter K in the NATO phonetic alphabet.

In international Morse code the letter K is DahDitDah: - · -

In Braille the letter K is represented as (in Unicode), the dot pattern,



In Unicode the capital K is codepoint U+004B and the lowercase k is U+006B.

The ASCII code for capital K is 75 and for lowercase k is 107; or in binary 01001011 and 01101011, correspondingly.

The EBCDIC code for capital K is 210, and for lowercase k, 146.

The numeric character references in HTML and XML are "K" and "k" for upper and lower case respectively.

Meanings for K

  • in Japanese Navy at Trainer Aircraft are codified with Letter K in your quaternaire aeronautical codification during WW2 Times

the colour Scarlet or Red-Orange,if also used for Japanese Navy in training aircrafts in training schools in land bases or special training sea carriers.this colour if painting in lower surfaces and mantain your regular Japanese navy grey or obscure green colour in rest of upper surfaces or some cases covered totally surfaces of all aircraft exept the radial engine cover why mantain your regular black colour.

The nexts are ones Japanese Navy "K" aircraft Trainers examples of this codification:

  • A5M4-K=Japanese Navy Carrier Figther Type 96,model 4 making for Mitsubishi Type K for Tandem Training type.(103 operative examples)
  • A6M2-K=Japanese Navy Carrier Figther Type 0,Mark 2 constructed for Mitsubishi Type K for tandem training model.(236 operative examples)
  • A6M5-K=Japanese Navy Carrier Figther Type 0,Mark 5 manufactured for Mitsubishi Type K for tandem training model.(7 examples,experimental)
  • M6A1-K "Nanzan"(South Mountain)=Japanese Navy Special Strike Sub Bomber Type 6,Mark 1 making for Aichi Type K for tandem training model.(2 examples,experimental)
  • G6M1-K=Japanese Navy Land Trainer plane Type 6,Mark 1 constructed

for Mitsubishi Type K for bomber crew training.(conversions of G4M Bombers)

  • NiK2-K=Japanese Navy Land Interceport Type 21,Mark 2 manufactured for Kawanishi Type K for training pourposes.(operative conversions of N1K2-J interceptors)

Another examples of Japanese Navy "K" Trainers Planes:

  • Nakajima "kikka" "K" Turbojet Trainer(jet interceptor trainer)
  • Kugisho/Yokosuka "Ohka" K-1 (Suicide Attack Trainer)
  • Kugisho/Yokosuka "Ohka" K-2 Suicide Attack Traner( or "Ohka" K-1 Modify "Wakazakura")
  • Kyushu K11W1 "Shiragiku" (Flight Work Trainer)
  • Kyushu Q1W1-K Tokai-Ren (Antisubmarine Trainer version of Q1W1)
  • Aichi M6A1-K "Seiran Kai" (or "Nanzan") (Special Attack Seaplane Trainer)
  • Aichi H9A1-K (hidroplane trainer)
  • Mitsubishi K3M3 "Pine"(general use/trainer)
  • Mitsubishi G3M1/2-K (trainer bomber)
  • Kugisho/Yokosuka MXY-8"Akigusa" Rocket Intercepter practice glider(Experimental "Shusui" Light Glider trainer )
  • Kugisho/Yokosuka MXY-9 Experimental "Shusui" (Heavy Trainer Glider)
  • Kyushu K10W1 "Oak"(basic trainer)
  • Yokosuka K5Y1(basic trainer)
  • Nakajima A4N1-K(advaced biplane figther trainer)

In Accounting and Investment Banking K = 1000


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