kolkka

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

kolkka

  1. corner (edge or extremity; any distant quarter or part)
    Hän asui kaupungin kolkassa, jossa en normaalisti koskaan käynyt.
    He lived in a corner of town, which I normally never visited.
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Etymology 2[edit]

From the verb kolkata.

Noun[edit]

kolkka

  1. bolt (blunt-headed arrow used in hunting small fur animals to knock them out instead of killing so as not to damage the valuable fur)
  2. A club or mallet used for similar purpose.
  3. A boy whose task was to assist in hunting by carrying and searching the bolts as well as the prey.
  4. (by extension, scouting, dated) The denomination of a Cub Scout used from 1940's to 1970's.
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