muikku

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Finnish[edit]

(index mu)

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈmuikːu/
  • Hyphenation: muik‧ku

Noun[edit]

muikku

  1. vendace, Coregonus albula (Eurasian species of fish in the Salmonidae family)
  2. Used also of some closely related North-American Coregonus species called cisco, usually as part of a compound term as in amerikanmuikku (Coregonus artedi).

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Usage notes[edit]

With the exception of Coregonus albula the Eurasian fish of the genus Coregonus are usually called siika (whitefish) in Finnish. The usage concerning North-American species is variable.

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