The first word of the name OK means "ocation", the second word OK means "world". OK is the nickname for "Oriental-Saxon language". OK is a type of Latin word that means "earliest". OK is often used to express a preference of nationality over other languages such as German, English, French, and Spanish. OK as a nickname means "earliest".
OK is very common in Russian, Ukrainian, Belorussian, and Lithuanian culture. In these cultures, OK is pronounced exactly as in the English language (KUH-uh). The pronunciation of OK in Eastern Europe and Russia is closer to OOO-uh than it is to KAA-uh (a variation of OKA-uh). The spelling of OK in the Western culture is therefore closer to OO-uh than to KAA-uh.
OK as a nickname is pronounced exactly like "ohn" (short for hon) and is also pronounced as "oh" in many non-Western cultures. This is also the origin of some of the commonly mispronounced OK sound sounds in pop songs. OK is also spelled OO-kuh, OO-ki, and OK-key. All variations of OK are acceptable in formal settings, as well as casual conversation, although some variation of OK should be avoided in formal speech, at least within earshot of adults who do not know OK and do not want to risk being embarrassed. The spelling of OK in American English is OO-ee, a form that is closer to the word "old" than OK.