akka

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Finnish[edit]

(index ak)

Etymology[edit]

Unclear. Cognate to Karelian, Votic and Ingrian akka, and Veps akk. The Samic word represented by Northern Sami áhkku is possibly an old loan from Finnish, explaining the irregular correspondence of -a- to -á-.

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akka

  1. hag, crone (old woman)
  2. (derogatory) woman; wife; hag, witch
  3. (informal, chess, card games) queen, bitch
    • hertta-akka = queen of hearts

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Japanese[edit]

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akka

  1. rōmaji reading of あっか

Old Norse[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: akk‧a

Noun[edit]

akka f (genitive ǫkku, plural ǫkkur)

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