K
.. s. m.
Lettre consonne, la onzième de l'alphabet. On la nomme Ka suivant l'appellation ancienne et usuelle, et Ke suivant la méthode moderne. Un grand K. Un petit k.  Cette lettre ne s'emploie guère que dans quelques noms propres, comme Stockholm, York, Locke, etc., et dans quelques mots tirés du grec ou des langues étrangères.

L'Academie francaise. 1835.

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