laukka

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laukka

  1. (horsemanship) canter (three-beat gait).
  2. (horsemanship) canter (ride).
  3. (horsemanship) gallop (four-beat gait).
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In common usage laukka is often used of both canter and gallop. If a difference needs to be made, laukka refers to the three-beat canter and kiitolaukka, nelistys or neli to the four-beat gallop.

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Etymology 2[edit]

From a Germanic language; compare Swedish lök, German Lauch, and English leek.

Noun[edit]

laukka

  1. onion (any plant of the genus Allium)
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  • (any plant of genus Allium): sipuli
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