hukka

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

hukka (plural hukkas)

  1. Alternative spelling of hookah

Estonian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Derived from hukk. See also hukas.

Adverb[edit]

hukka

  1. into ruin, into destruction, into death
    Mitu inimest said õnnetuses hukka.
    Many people died in the accident. (lit. "got into ruin")
  2. into a degenerated state, into a disorderly state
    Viinapudel tema hukka viiski.
    It was the vodka bottle that brought him down.

Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *hukka (loss, ruin), with uncertain links to Permic and Germanic languages.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈhukːɑ/, [ˈhukːɑ]
  • Rhymes: -ukːɑ
  • Syllabification: huk‧ka

Noun[edit]

hukka

  1. waste, loss; often used as head of compound terms, in which the modifier reveals what is lost, e.g. rahanhukka (waste of money), verenhukka (blood loss); see also hukassa, hukkaan.
  2. (idiomatic, with the verb periä) doom, peril (adverse or terrible fate)
    Nyt meidät hukka perii!
    We are doomed!
  3. (familiar, informal) wolf
  4. (hunting) A situation in which a hound loses the scent and is not able to find it again.

Declension[edit]

Inflection of hukka (Kotus type 10/koira, kk-k gradation)
nominative hukka hukat
genitive hukan hukkien
partitive hukkaa hukkia
illative hukkaan hukkiin
singular plural
nominative hukka hukat
accusative nom. hukka hukat
gen. hukan
genitive hukan hukkien
hukkainrare
partitive hukkaa hukkia
inessive hukassa hukissa
elative hukasta hukista
illative hukkaan hukkiin
adessive hukalla hukilla
ablative hukalta hukilta
allative hukalle hukille
essive hukkana hukkina
translative hukaksi hukiksi
instructive hukin
abessive hukatta hukitta
comitative hukkineen
Possessive forms of hukka (type koira)
possessor singular plural
1st person hukkani hukkamme
2nd person hukkasi hukkanne
3rd person hukkansa

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Noun[edit]

hukka (genitive [please provide], partitive [please provide])

  1. wolf