AK

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AcronymDefinition
AKAlaska (US postal abbreviation)
AKAcknowledge
AKAnimal Kingdom (Disney World theme park)
AKAuckland, New Zealand
AKAlicia Keys (singer)
AKArbeitskreis (German: Working Party)
AKAcknowledgment
AKAss Kisser
AKActinic Keratosis
AKAsahi Kasei (manufacturer; various locations)
AKApplied Kinesiology
AKAbove Knee (amputation)
AKAny Key
AKAndrei Kirilenko (basketball player)
AKAtomic Kitten (band)
AKArmia Krajowa (Home Army, the Polish Resistance, WWII)
AKArbeiterkammer (Austrian trade union)
AKCommercial Cargo Ship (US DoD ship designation)
AKAga Khan (title of leader of a sect within the Ismaili branch of Islam)
AKAamir Khan (Indian actor)
AKAss Kicking
AKAdenylate Kinase
AKAnthony Kiedis (member of Red Hot Chili Peppers)
AKAstigmatic Keratotomy (eye surgery)
AKAlles Klar (German: All Right, Okay)
AKAvtomat Kalashnikova (Soviet assault rifle)
AKAzad Kashmir
AKAsh Ketchum (Pokémon)
AKApplication Kit
AKAll Knowing
AKAllgemeine Kredit (German: General Credit)
AKAvada Kedavra (Harry Potter)
AKAwesome Kids
AKAndrew Kim
AKAudio Karate (band)
AKAuthorization Key
AKAlternate Key (database theory)
AKAviation Storekeeper
AKArmeekorps (German Army corps)
AKAutomatKarbin (Swedish assault rifle)
AKAdaptation Kit
AKData Acknowledgment (ANSI)
AKAdvanced Kaizen (methodology)
AKAlte Kaker (Yiddish: Old Timer)
AKAnime Kingdom
AKAurora Knights (gaming clan)
AKKnight of the Order of Australia (Obsolete)
AKAutomatic Keying
AKAtari Karts (Atari Jaguar video game)
AKAbu Khader Group (Amman, Jordan)
AKAscension Kit (NetHack)
AKAnte Calendas (Latin: Before the Calends, epigraphy)
AKAnatomic Kinesiology
AK(USN Rating) Aviation Storekeeper
AKAutomatic/Assault Rifle/Carbine/Cannon (Swedish military)
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In the Avada Kedavra curse, for example, users of the Killing Curse clearly intend to commit murder, fulfilling the mental component, but what of the physical component?
In the scene, the pair travel through the Queensway Tunnel on Sirius' bike as they are chased by the flying Death Eaters and have to dodge on-coming traffic and the Avada Kedavra curse.
Rowling further muddied the waters by conflating the Aramaic and Latin theories, explaining that the "Killing Curse" she created for her Harry Potter books, avada kedavra, was based on abracadabra, "an ancient spell in Aramaic .
It is a rather straightforward analysis of the application of the rule of law in the wizard world focusing on a comparison of the treatment of the unforgivable curses (the Cruciatus curse, which causes unbearable pain, the Imperius Curse, which causes the cursee to be under the complete control of the curser, and Avada Kedavra, which of course is the killing curse), with the treatment of the Dementor's Kiss, and Memory Charms.
Harry learns that he is the only known survivor of the killing curse known as Avada Kedavra, one of three curses forbidden in the world of magic.
The phrase avada kedavra is actually in Aramaic and Hebrew.