valakka

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: va‧lak‧ka

Etymology 1[edit]

< vaalea (light, pale) < valkoinen (white)

Adjective[edit]

valakka  (comparative valakampi, superlative valakin or valakoin)

  1. (dialectal) light, pale (of color)
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Etymology 2[edit]

< Swedish valack (gelding) < German Wallach (gelding) < Walachei (Wallachia); probably because the practice of castrating horses spread to Europe from the East

Noun[edit]

valakka

  1. gelding
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