Definition of ka in English:


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Pronunciation: /kɑː


  • (In ancient Egypt) the supposed spiritual part of an individual human being or god, which survived (with the soul) after death and could reside in a statue of the person. See also ba.
    More example sentences
    • Ancient Egyptians believed that death occurs when a person's ka, leaves the body.
    • When born, every ancient Egyptian received their ka and it would stay with them until their death.

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