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AUDIO GLOSSARY


Glossary for the letter "K":

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xKa'aba Audio Pronunciation of Ka'aba
Holy site for Muslims in Mecca.

kami Audio Pronunciation of kami
Spirits dwelling in animate and inaminate places and things in Japanese Shinto belief.

kanga Audio Pronunciation of kanga
Informal piece of cotton clothing common in East Africa.

Karakorum Audio Pronunciation of Karakorum
Capital of the Mongol empire.

kente Audio Pronunciation of kente
Cloth made of handwoven strips sewn together, possibly as early as the twelfth century; designs symbolize virtues and proverbs in what is now Ghana.

khadi Audio Pronunciation of khadi
Home spun cotton cloth promoted by Gandhi for use in Indian clothing to reduce Indian dependence on British textiles.

Khoikhoi Audio Pronunciation of Khoikhoi
Pastoral peoples of southern Africa who interacted with early Dutch settlers in the seventeenth century.

Khoisan Audio Pronunciation of Khoisan
Family of languages spoken in southern and eastern Africa, notable for their use of click sounds.

Khoisan people Audio Pronunciation of Khoisan people
Khoisan-speaking people who today are settled mostly in modern South Africa.

Khotan Audio Pronunciation of Khotan
Place along the Silk Road in Central Asia; also the name of the local people and culture.

Kievan Rus Audio Pronunciation of Kievan Rus
Earliest Russian government, 882 - 1169 CE.

Kilwa  Audio Pronunciation of Kilwa
Island and port city along the east coast of Africa, near modern-day Tanzania.

Kingston Audio Pronunciation of Kingston
Capital of Jamaica.

Koryo dynasty Audio Pronunciation of Koryo dynasty
Korean dynasty, 918 - 1392 CE.

Kubilai Audio Pronunciation of Kubilai
Grandson of Chinggis Khan who founded the Yuan dynasty in China.

kuraka Audio Pronunciation of kuraka
Provincial officials in Andean political systems.

Kwame Nkrumah  Audio Pronunciation of Kwame Nkrumah
First president of the independent nation of Ghana.

Kyûshû Audio Pronunciation of Kyûshû
Most south and westerly of the four main Japanese islands.

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