The Cognātarium

kary–, cary– {kernel, nut, hence: nucleus of a cell}: caryopsis, eukaryote, karyogamy, karyoplasm, karyosome, karyotin, karyotype, prokaryote, synkaryon || From Gr karyon : nut, kernel

kerat–, cer(at)– {horn}: cervid, cervine, cytokeratin, keratin, keratoplasty, keratotomy, keratose, rhinoceros, triceratops carat, karat || From Gr keratos, gen. of keras : horn

ket– {acetone}: ketamine, ketene, ketogenesis, ketol, ketone, ketonemia, ketose, ketosis, ketosteroid see also acet– || From Ger keton From var. of Fr acétone : acetone

kilo– {thousand}: kilobar, kilocalorie, kilogram, kilometer, kiloton, kilowatt same as chili– || From Fr kilo– (comb. form) From Gr chilioi : thousand

kin(e)– {movement}: bradykinin, cytokinesis, diakinesis, hyperkinesia, kinematics, kinesics, kinesiology, kinesthetic, kinetic, telekinesis more at cinema– || From Gr kinēma (gen. kinēmatos) : motion

klept– {thief, to steal}: kleptocracy, kleptomania clepsydra || From ModL From Gr kleptēs : thief From IE *klep– : to steal From *kel– : to cover, to conceal

know– {to know}: acknowledge, know, knowledge, knowledgeable, known || From ME knowen From OE cnawan

Unattested, hypothesized
† Unknown origin

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