Kappa meaning

kăpə
(mythology) A tortoise-like creature in the Japanese mythology.
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The tenth letter of the Greek alphabet (Κ, κ)
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The tenth letter of the Greek alphabet.
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The tenth letter of the Greek alphabet.
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A measurement of the effect of volatility on an option’s price. Kappa is a value that is the change in the price of option that likely will result if the underlying investment has a 1 percent change.
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Origin of kappa

  • Greek of Phoenician origin kpp1 in Semitic roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Japanese 河童 (kappa, “water imp”).

    From Wiktionary

  • From Ancient Greek κάππα (kappa).

    From Wiktionary