Definitions of ka

  1. unknown god; an epithet of Prajapati and Brahma

Usage examples for ka

  1. The avaricious, gold- seeking, Suchong Pollyhong Ka- te- tow had performed his task; wealth poured into his coffers from the ambitious parents, who longed to boast of an alliance with the brother of the sun and moon, and many were the ill- favoured whose portraits were dismissed by the committee of taste, with surprise at the minister's ideas of beauty. – The Pacha of Many Tales by Captain Frederick Marryat
  2. Thy Ka hath acquired the divine nature of the gods. – The Literature of the Ancient Egyptians by E. A. Wallis Budge
  3. Ka maryngod is an instrument much the same as the last, but is played with a bow like a violin. – The Khasis by P. R. T. Gurdon
  4. Inquiry disclosed the fact that Ka- yemo was not her brother; he lived in Provi- whah. – The Flute of the Gods by Marah Ellis Ryan
  5. The atmosphere of the place was heavy with the pungent odours of Killi- ka- nik. – In the Brooding Wild by Ridgwell Cullum
  6. " Come now, Nkumbi- ka- zulu," he went on. – The Luck of Gerard Ridgeley by Bertram Mitford
  7. I'll be tickled to death if Cathy stops ya- ka- ta- yaking. – Jerry's Charge Account by Hazel Hutchins Wilson
  8. This is the hook- 'Made fast to the heavens- ' 'Manaia- ka- lani'- 'tis called. – Legends of Ma-ui--a demi god of Polynesia, and of his mother Hina by W. D. Westervelt
  9. Much controversy has waged around the interpretation of the Egyptian word ka, especially during recent years. – The Evolution of the Dragon by G. Elliot Smith
  10. The flint is called chikmak ka pathar. – Bagh O Bahar, Or Tales of the Four Darweshes by Mir Amman of Dihli
  11. " Nkumbi- ka- zulu speaks every word of the truth, induna of the king," said Gerard. – The Luck of Gerard Ridgeley by Bertram Mitford
  12. From the nullah, or mtoni, we proceeded to Mwaru, the principal village of the district of Mwaru, the chief of which is Ka- mirambo. – How I Found Livingstone by Sir Henry M. Stanley
  13. When we come back we will make the call of To- ka- la, the little gray fox. – Three Sioux Scouts by Elmer Russell Gregor
  14. " Ka- ah, ka- ah, ka- ah," said the raven, and rose as if to deliver the messages. – My Attainment of the Pole by Frederick A. Cook
  15. Even the untutored toilers of the valleys talk to the Source of Life and are constantly looking forward to the time when their hard lot will be over that they may enter the Then- ka life. – Life in a Thousand Worlds by William Shuler Harris
  16. Ka me, ka thee, my pretty groat- I never lose with this groat. – Master Skylark by John Bennett
  17. No- ka- tee; what is it? – The Firing Line by Robert W. Chambers
  18. Did his ka live both in the statue placed with his father's statue and also in the statue in his own grave? – The Egyptian Conception of Immortality by George Andrew Reisner
  19. " I shall say to the world I come from Ko- lan- e- ka, and that I am kin to you, sir," said I, dropping easily into that intimate dialect we children often used together, or in the family circle. – Cardigan by Robert W. Chambers