toukka

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Finnish[edit]

(index to)

Etymology[edit]

Unknown origin. The word appears in the same shape in Ingrian and Karelian; further cognates include Ludic touk, Votic tõukka and Estonian tõuk.[1]

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Noun[edit]

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toukka

  1. A larva (distinct juvenile form of many animals).
  2. A caterpillar (larva of Lepidoptera).
  3. A maggot (larva of fly).
  4. A cutworm (larva of owlet moth).
  5. (humorous, derogatory) A baby, unborn human fetus.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Häkkinen, Kaisa (2004). Nykysuomen etymologinen sanakirja. Juva: WSOY. ISBN 951-0-27108-X.

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