kutka

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See also: kutkâ

Finnish[edit]

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  • Hyphenation: kut‧ka
  • IPA(key): /ˈkutkɑ/

Etymology 1[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

kutka

  1. (archaic) Plural form of kuka.
    • 1918Senaatin julistus 18.2.1918 [1]
      Kutsuntatilaisuudessa on kaikki ne kutsutut, jotka kutsuntalautakunta havaitsee luotetaviksi ja maan puolustukseen soveliaiksi, pantava luetteloon ja tarkastettava, erikseen merkitsemällä, kutka on havaittu sotapalvelukseen kelvollisiksi.

Etymology 2[edit]

From kutkuttaa (to to tickle tr. and intr.), probably descriptive of the feeling. Many Eurasian languages seem to express tickling with similar sounds, among the closest comparisons are Hindi गुदगुदाना (gudgudānā, to tickle), Latvian kutināt (to tickle), but the similarity is most likely coincidental.

Noun[edit]

kutka

  1. (pathology, archaic) scabies, (skin condition caused by parasitic mites)
  2. (pathology, archaic) mange (animal disease similar to scabies)
  3. (archaic) heavy and/or persistent itch (physical sensation on the skin, whatever the cause may be)
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