Objects that Start with K

Objects that Start with K

It is surprising how many objects around us start with the letter “K”. The following list will help you to learn some new nouns.


Furniture that starts with K

Kitchen: a room equipped for preparing meals.

– The new kitchen is gorgeous. I won’t mind cooking there!


Kitchenware: hardware utensils for use in a kitchen.

– I prefer to use stainless steel dinnerware. It is more expensive, but the quality is better.


Kurdistan: -an oriental rug is woven by Kurds that is noted for fine colors and durability.

Kurdistan rugs are handmade. It takes a lot of work to weave them.


Clothing that start with K

Keffiyeh: an Arab headdress consisting of a square piece of cloth folded into a triangle and fastened over the crown by an agal.

– The picture shows a woman wearing a keffiyeh. Her eyes are beautiful.


Kalansuwa: a cap that is wrapped around by a turban and worn by Muslim religious elders.

– The monks wore black Kalansuwas always.


Kameez: a long tunic was worn by many people from the Indian subcontinent (usually with a salwar or churidars).

– The kameez exhibition showed great pieces designed by Pakistani designers. They are all beautiful and modern.


Khadi: a coarse homespun cotton cloth made in India.

– The handwoven khadi has a whole new coming into modern Indian fashion.


Kirtle: -a long dress is worn by women. A garment resembling a tunic that was worn by men in the Middle Ages.

– I dress up with a kirtle for the party. It was a medieval themed party.


Electronic objects that start with K

Katharometer: measures thermal conductivity.

– The katharometer is used in environmental applications.

Keratoscope: medical instrument to examine the cornea in order to detect irregularities in its anterior surface.

– The ophthalmologist uses a keratoscope to assess the shape of the cornea.


Kymograph: scientific instrument consisting of a rotating drum holding paper on which a stylus traces a continuous record (as of breathing or blood pressure).

– A kymograph will be helpful to physiology experiments.


Plastic objects that start with K

Kaleidoscope: an optical toy in a tube; it produces symmetrical patterns as bits of colored glass are reflected by mirrors.

– The children made a kaleidoscope at school using a plastic tube, a cd, and colored papers.


Kazoo: a toy wind instrument that has a membrane that makes a sound when you hum into the mouthpiece.

– The boys are having fun with their kazoos, although the noise is quite annoying.


Keypad: a keyboard that is a data input device for computers; arrangement of keys is modeled after the typewriter keyboard.

– My phone’s keypad doesn’t work correctly anymore.