markka

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Etymology[edit]

From Finnish markka, from a Germanic language, likely German Mark.

Noun[edit]

markka (plural markkas or markkaa)

  1. A (Finnish) mark, the currency used in Finland before the introduction of the euro, consisting of 100 penni. Abbreviation FIM.
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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

See English markka.

Noun[edit]

markka, abbreviations mk, FIM

  1. Former Finnish currency, markka, mark.
    Note: In Finnish the noun is in partitive singular after a cardinal number other than 1.
    sata markkaa
    one hundred marks
    Kynät maksavat markan kappale.
    The pens cost one markka each.
  2. A mark, as a currency used in many European countries, notably Germany and Finland. Currently in use only in Bosnia and Herzegovina, see: convertible mark.
  3. Short form of the former German currency, Saksan markka or saksanmarkka.
  4. A one-mark coin or note, also markanraha.
  5. Especially in plural (markat), money or wealth.
  6. (slang) One hundred, especially of speed.

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Noun[edit]

markka f (plural markkas)

  1. Alternative spelling of marca (Finnish currency)