tanakka

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tana >

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tanakka (comparative tanakampi, superlative tanakin or tanakoin)

  1. stocky, sturdy, beefy (of a person or an animal, solidly built, heavy and compact)
  2. strong, stiff, stout, thick (of an object, materially strong)
    tanakka pahvi
    strong cardboard
  3. hearty, plentiful, nourishing, rich, abundant (of a meal, sufficient, at least quantity-wise)
  4. steady (capable of keeping the balance or staying on its stead)
  5. firm, strong (e.g. of a grip)

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