lankku

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Swedish planka, from Middle Low German.

Noun[edit]

lankku

  1. a plank (long, broad and thick piece of sawn timber)

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Usage notes[edit]

  • There's no one exact definition, but generally sawn timber must be at least 38 mm (1,5") thick and 75 mm (3") wide to be called lankku. If the cross-section is close to square, heavy timber will be called parru. A heavy plank may also be called palkki.

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