kurkku

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Swedish gurka, German Gurke.

Noun[edit]

kurkku

  1. cucumber (vine and vegetable)
  2. pickle (pickled cucumber)
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Etymology 2[edit]

Of Finno-Ugric origin, cognate with Estonian, Livonian and Veps kurk. Possibly early Indoeuropean influence, compare French gorge, Portuguese and Spanish garganta, Bosnian and Serbian grk, Czech and Slovak krk Russian горло (górlo).

Noun[edit]

kurkku

  1. (anatomy) throat (gullet)
  2. throat (front part of the neck)
  3. throat (narrow opening)
    kaasuttimen kurkku
    the throat of a carburettor
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