What is kappa?

  • (noun): The 10th letter of the Greek alphabet.

Kappa

Kappa (uppercase Κ, lowercase κ or ϰ; Greek: κάππα) is the 10th letter of the Greek alphabet, used to represent the /k/ sound in Ancient and Modern Greek. In the system of Greek numerals it has a value of 20. It was derived from the Phoenician letter kaph . Letters that arose from kappa include the Roman K and Cyrillic К.

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Carlene King Johnson
... She attended Middlebury College where she was a member of the Nu Chapter Sigma Kappa Sorority ... She was a legacy of Sigma Kappa Sorority, as her mother, Katherine King Johnson, was a member of the Alpha Kappa Sigma Kappa Chapter ...
Pi Kappa Sigma
... Pi Kappa Sigma was a national collegiate sorority operating in the United States from November 17, 1894 until it was absorbed by Sigma Kappa in 1959 ...
Kappa - Symbol
... In psychology and psychiatry, kappa represents a measure of diagnostic reliability ... In biology, kappa and kappa prime are important nucleotide motifs for a tertiary interaction of group II introns ... In biology, kappa designates a subtype of an antibody component ...
Theta Upsilon Omega
2, 1924 from nine locals Delta Tau, Worcester Polytechnic Institute Phi Kappa Pi, Stevens Institute of Technology Zeus Fraternity, University of Illinois Kappa Sigma Phi ...