Katakana is a Japanese script used for writing words borrowed from other languages. It is easier to read than the kanji (the picture method based on Chinese characters). Once the 46 katakana symbols have been learned, the reader knows how to pronounce them. Katakana and hiragana are both syllabaries.In English we use the letters of the alphabet.
This is a list of United States state capital cities.Each city is the center of government for a state in the United States, in the capitol building. The capital city with the fewest people is Montpelier, Vermont, while the capital city with the most people is Phoenix, Arizona.
This article lists the 50 states of the United States.It also lists their populations, date they became a state or agreed to the United States Declaration of Independence, their total area, land area, water area and the number of representatives in the United States House of Representatives.. Washington D.C. is not one of the 50 states. It is a city inside the District of Columbia (a federal ...
The following is a list of deaths that should be noted in 2019.For deaths that should be noted before the month that the world is in, please see "Months". Names under each date are noted in the order of the alphabet by last name or pseudonym.Deaths of non-humans are noted here also if it is worth noting.
24-hour clock 12-hour clock; 00:00: 12.00a.m. - midnight 01:00: 1:00 a.m. 02:00: The 24-hour clock is a way of telling the time in which the day runs from midnight to midnight and is divided into 24 hours, numbered from 0 to 24.It does not use a.m. or p.m. This system is also referred to (only in the US and the English speaking parts of Canada) as military time or (only in the United Kingdom ...
A river is a stream of water that flows through a channel in the surface of the ground. The passage where the river flows is called the river bed and the earth on each side is called a river bank. A river begins on high ground or in hills or mountains and flows down from the high ground to the lower ground, because of gravity.A river begins as a small stream, and gets bigger the farther it flows.
Sweden (Swedish: Sverige) is a Nordic country in the part of Europe called Scandinavia.Its neighbors are Finland and Norway.Sweden is also connected to Denmark in the south by a bridge. It is a developed country.It is famous for its welfare state.People who live in Sweden are called Swedes. The population of Sweden is about 10,12 million people.
Common and formal names Membership within the UN System Sovereignty dispute Further information on status and recognition of sovereignty ↓ UN member states and observer states ↓ Abkhazia → Abkhazia Afghanistan – Islamic Republic of Afghanistan UN member state
Heh – Personification of infinity and a member of the Ogdoad; Kek – The god of Chaos and Darkness, as well as being the concept of primordial darkness. Kek's female form is known as Kauket. Nu – Personification of the formless, watery disorder from which the world emerged at creation and a member of the Ogdoad; Ra (Re) – The foremost Egyptian sun god, involved in creation and the ...
Some vegetables which are botanically fruits (such as tomatoes) are considered to be vegetables in the culinary (eating) sense. This is why they appear in this article. For sources, see individual pages. artichoke; aubergine (eggplant); asparagus
The states and federal territories. Malaysia is a federation consisting of 13 states (Negeri) and 3 federal territories (Wilayah Persekutuan).These are divided between the two regions of Malaysia, with 11 states and 2 federal territories on West Malaysia and the other 2 states and 1 federal territory in East Malaysia.
Kamala Devi Harris (born October 20, 1964) is the junior United States Senator from California.A member of the Democratic Party, she became one of California’s senators in the United States government in 2017. Before she took the position of senator, Harris was the State Attorney General from 2011 - 2017.. On January 21, 2019, Harris announced her candidacy for President of the United States ...
Electricity is the presence and flow of electric charge.Using electricity we can transfer energy in ways that allow us to do simple chores. Its best-known form is the flow of electrons through conductors such as copper wires.. The word "electricity" is sometimes used to mean "electrical energy".They are not the same thing: electricity is a transmission medium for electrical energy, like sea ...
The 12-hour clock is a way of dividing the 24 hours of the day into two sections. The two halves are called ante meridiem (a.m.) and post meridiem (p.m.).. Both names ...
Marxism is the name for a set of political and economic ideas.The core ideas are that the world is divided into classes, the workers and the richer capitalists who exploit the workers, there is a class conflict that should ultimately result in socialism (workers own means of production), and then communism (stateless, classless society).. These ideas come from the works of Karl Marx and ...
This is a List of cities in the United Kingdom.This list includes all places with city status.
World Chess Champions are players who have won a match or tournament for the World Championship at chess.Both men and women can become champion, but no woman has ever been a challenger for the title. There is, however, a separate championship for women.
This is the front page of the Simple English Wikipedia. Wikipedias are places where people work together to write encyclopedias in different languages. We use Simple English words and grammar here. The Simple English Wikipedia is for everyone! That includes children and adults who are learning English.
The Philippines has varied university grading systems. Most universities, particularly public institutions, follow the grade point system scale of 5.00 - 1.00, in which 1.00 is the highest grade and 5.00 is the lowest possible grade.
Semen is known informally as cum, jism or jizz.Men ejaculate different amounts of semen. Normally, an ejaculation makes between 1.5 and 5 millilitres (up to one teaspoonful) of semen. More semen tends to come out if a man has not ejaculated for many days, or if he has been stimulated for a long time.
The Simple English Wikipedia is a free encyclopedia for people who are learning English. The Simple English Wikipedia's articles can be used to help with school homework or just for the fun of learning about new ideas.Non-English Wikipedias can also translate from the articles here.. Wikipedia started on January 15, 2001 and it has over 35,000,000 articles in many languages, including 171,203 ...
Flowers and pollination. Flowers are the reproductive organ only of flowering plants (Angiosperms).The petals of a flower are often brightly colored and scented to attract insects and other pollinators. The stamen is the male part of the plant. It is composed of the filament (a stalk) that holds the anther, which produces the pollen. Pollen is needed for plants to produce seeds.
a. ^ Literary Arabic is the sole official language. Egyptian Arabic is the national spoken language.Other dialects and minority languages are used regionally. b. ^ De facto interim head of state. c. ^ Densities are based on 2006 population figures. The gap between arithmetic and real densities is due to the fact that 98% of Egyptians live on 3% of the territory.
This is a list of countries by total area. The total area is the sum of all land and Inland water bodies (lakes, reservoirs, rivers). Data is taken from the United Nations Statistics Division.
George Soros (/ ˈ s ɔːr oʊ s / or / ˈ s ɔːr ə s /; Hungarian: Soros György; born August 12, 1930, as Schwartz György) is a Hungarian-American business magnate, investor, and philanthropist. He is the chairman of Soros Fund Management. He is known as "The Man Who Broke the Bank of England" because of his US$ 1 billion in investment profits during the 1992 Black Wednesday UK currency ...
Ebola virus is a very dangerous virus.It belongs to the family Filoviridae and is responsible for a severe disease characterized by the sudden onset of hemorrhagic fever accompanied by other non specific signs and symptoms. "Hemorrhagic" means that the victim will bleed a lot, inside and outside their body.
The White House Press Secretary is a job at the White House.Press secretaries act as the primary spokesperson for the United States Government and the President, senior executives, and policies. Kayleigh McEnany is the current White House Press Secretary.. List of Press Secretaries
Chuck Connors (April 10, 1921 – November 10, 1992) was an American actor, and athlete.. Connors died in 1992 in Los Angeles at Cedars Sinai Medical Center.The cause of death was lung cancer and pneumonia.He was 71 year old.
The mayoral term in Chicago was one year from 1837 through 1863, when it was increased to two years. In 1907 it was again lengthened to four years, the present duration. Until 1861, municipal elections were held in March. In that year, legislation changed them to April.
Euthanasia is when a person's life is ended because of disease or pain, which has made them suffer.This is different from assisted suicide, where a person helps someone kill themselves.It is also different to murder, where the reason is not suffering, but to kill for the killer's own ends.Euthanasia can be voluntary, where the person who dies asks for help in ending their life.
This is a list of deities in different polytheistic religions, cultures and mythologies of the world.. Lists
This is a list of Roman Gods and Goddesses that are in Roman mythology.. Apollo- The god of light, music, and healing; Aurora- The goddess of dawn; Bacchus- The god of agriculture and wine; Bellona- The goddess of war; Caelus- The primal god of the sky and theology, iconography, and literature; Ceres- The goddess of agriculture, grain, and the love a mother bears for her child
The Federal Republic of Germany (FRG) has 16 states (German: Bundesländer, singular: Bundesland).The biggest is Bavaria and the smallest is Bremen.Most of them were created after the Second World War, although their historical roots can be traced back to the early Middle Ages in some cases.. State creation since 1949: 1952: Three small states (Baden, Württemberg-Baden and Württemberg ...
The feijoa is the fruit of Acca sellowiana, an evergreen shrub or small tree, 1–7 m in height.It comes from the highlands of southern Brazil, parts of Colombia, Uruguay, Paraguay and northern Argentina.They are also grown throughout Azerbaijan , Iran (), Georgia, Russia (), New Zealand and Tasmania Australia.. The fruit is also called the 'pineapple guava' or 'guavasteen'.
A sea area of salt water of an ocean, or a large, usually salt water, closed lake (for example, the Caspian Sea and the Dead Sea).For information about seas in general, see ocean
A council area in Scotland is an area made for local government.There is a total of 32 council areas in Scotland. They are all governed by unitary authorities called "councils". The council areas were created on 1 April 1996, under the provisions of the Local Government etc. (Scotland) Act 1994.
A desert is an arid (very dry) biome.They get less than 25 cm (9.8 inches) of rainfall a year. Another source defines it as "any region that can have a moisture deficit over the course of a year.
The British decided to use the land visited by Captain Cook as a prison colony. Britain needed a place to send its convicts (people who had been sent to jail for theft and other crimes) because its gaols were full and it had just lost its American colonies in the American War of Independence.In 1788 the British First Fleet of 11 ships, carrying about 1500 people arrived at Botany Bay (Sydney).