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Kaa

Character

Kaa is a fictional character from the Mowgli stories written by Rudyard Kipling. Kipling describes him as an exceptionally long, yellowish Indian rock python. Kaa is one of Mowgli's mentors and friends. He, Baloo and Bagheera sing for Mowgli "The Outsong" of the jungle. First introduced in the story "Kaa's Hunting" in The Jungle Book, Kaa is a huge and powerful snake, more than a hundred years old and still in his prime. Despite his polite, unhurried demeanor, animals seem to have a fearful respect for Kaa. Bagheera and Baloo enlist Kaa's help to rescue Mowgli when the man-cub is captured by the Bandar-log and taken to an abandoned human city. Kaa breaks down the wall of the building in which Mowgli is imprisoned and uses his serpentine hypnosis to draw the monkeys toward his waiting jaws. Bagheera and Baloo are also hypnotized, but Mowgli is immune because he is human, and breaks the spell on his friends.

Film

"Kaa" is a film.

  • genre: Drama
  • released in (49 years ago)

Miscellanea

Kaa a.k.a. Karakalpak Language: Karakalpak is a Turkic language mainly spoken by Karakalpaks in Karakalpakstan, as well as by Bashkirs and Nogay. Ethnic Karakalpaks who live in the viloyatlar of Uzbekistan tend to speak local Uzbek dialects.

  • also known as Tchorny, Qaraqulpaqs, Karaklobuk, Klobouki, Karakalpak

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Google previewThe Eclectic Review (1865)

by Samuel Greatheed, Daniel Parken, Theophilus Williams, Thomas Price, Josiah Conder, Jonathan Edwards Ryland, Edwin Paxton Hood

The insect is called Kaa, and is probably the same called N'gura, mentioned by Livingstone, which produced such fearful agonies if a sore is touched with ...

Google previewThe comparative geographie of Palestine and the Sinaitic Peninsula (1866)

by Carl RITTER

The word Kaa means merely u plain," and el-Kaa is preeminently u the plain." It reaches northward from Tor to Abu Selime, where Wadi Mokatteb in its western portion comes down to the sea, and consists for the most part of a very gently ...

Google previewThe Comparative Geography of Palestine and the Sinaitic Peninsula (1866)

by Carl Ritter

The word Kaa means merely " plain," and el-Kaa is preeminently " the plain." It reaches northward from Tor to Abu Selime, where Wadi Mokatteb in its western portion comes down to the sea, and consists for the most part of a very gently ...

Google previewThe BAKALA of North America (2009)

The Living Suns of Vitality : in Search of a Meaningful Name for African-Americans by Asar Imhotep

The name BAKALA derives from the root word KAA. KAA is a very ancient term with many meanings that spans many language families in Africa (and the world). The word however holds a very prominent place in the Bantu language family ...

Google previewThe Mathematical Heritage of Henri Poincaré (1983)

1 by Felix E. Browder

n-o-o/ Thus, Kaa is a Fourier integral operator with phase function -\log(z,w). Since U. and UT' are also Fourier integral operators, the calculus of operators with complex phase expresses Kap as a Fourier integral operator. The result is Kap(z ...

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Quotes about Kaa

Crow
Crying

Crying
To to

Much...
That is

Ka ka
KKKAAA

Voice of
Crowing

Sound
It is crying

Noice...
But

Crow is
Singing with

Niced song...
KA...

KAA...
KAAa....! (Otteri Selvakumar)
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Scrabble value of K5A1A1

The value of this 3-letter word is 7 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

Anagrams of KAA

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