lenkki

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From Swedish länk, same origin as English link.

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lenkki

  1. A round (circular object).
  2. A link of a chain.
  3. Any reasonably large loop or ring that is used for securing objects into it. A small loop may be called silmä (eye)
  4. A metal fastener shaped as semicircle and fixed to a wall etc.
  5. Something that resembles a loop or a round.
  6. A running, skiing, bicycling etc. exercise.
    • Käyn lenkillä kolme kertaa viikossa. = I run three times a week (lit. go for a loop).
  7. Short for lenkkimakkara, a sausage shaped to a ring or oval by tying the ends together.
  8. (nautical) A becket, as e.g. the U-shaped part of a shackle.

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