palkki

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Finnish[edit]

(index pa)

Etymology[edit]

From Swedish balk.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈpɑlkːi]
  • Hyphenation: palk‧ki

Noun[edit]

palkki

  1. A beam (long piece of timber, metal or concrete used in construction as horizontal support).
  2. A horizontal bar on top or bottom of a newspaper page or article, television screen etc.
  3. (music) A beam (horizontal bar which connects the stems of two or more notes to group them and to indicate metric value).
  4. (heraldry) A bend (strip from dexter chief (upper right corner) to sinister base of the shield). A strip from sinister chief to dexter base is called vastapalkki.

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