hukka

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Noun[edit]

hukka ‎(plural hukkas)

  1. Alternative spelling of hookah

Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

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Noun[edit]

hukka

  1. (familiarly) wolf
  2. doom, peril (adverse or terrible fate)
    Nyt meidät hukka perii!
    We are doomed!
  3. 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.

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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

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Noun[edit]

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

  1. wolf