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ka

[kah]
noun Egyptian Religion.
a spiritual entity, an aspect of the individual, believed to live within the body during life and to survive it after death.

Origin:
1890–95; < Egyptian kʾ

ka-

variant of ker-.
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ka (kɑː)
 
n
(in ancient Egypt) an attendant spirit supposedly dwelling as a vital force in a man or statue
 
[from Egyptian]

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ka
  1. cathode

  2. Georgian (language)

Ka
kilo amperes
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ka

in ancient Egyptian religion, with the ba and the akh, a principal aspect of the soul of a human being or of a god. The exact significance of the ka remains a matter of controversy, chiefly for lack of an Egyptian definition; the usual translation, "double," is incorrect. Written by a hieroglyph of uplifted arms, it seemed originally to have designated the protecting divine spirit of a person. The ka survived the death of the body and could reside in a picture or statue of a person

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