kolkka

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

kolkka

  1. corner (edge or extremity; any distant quarter or part)
    Hän asui kaupungin kolkassa, jossa en normaalisti koskaan käynyt.
    He lived in a corner of town, which I normally never visited.
Compounds[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From the verb kolkata.

Noun[edit]

kolkka

  1. bolt (blunt-headed arrow used in hunting small fur animals to knock them out instead of killing so as not to damage the valuable fur)
  2. A club or mallet used for similar purpose.
  3. A boy whose task was to assist in hunting by carrying and searching the bolts as well as the prey.
  4. (by extension, scouting, dated) The denomination of a Cub Scout used from 1940's to 1970's.
Declension[edit]
Inflection of kolkka (Kotus type 10/koira, kk-k gradation)
nominative kolkka kolkat
genitive kolkan kolkkien
partitive kolkkaa kolkkia
illative kolkkaan kolkkiin
singular plural
nominative kolkka kolkat
accusative nom. kolkka kolkat
gen. kolkan
genitive kolkan kolkkien
kolkkainrare
partitive kolkkaa kolkkia
inessive kolkassa kolkissa
elative kolkasta kolkista
illative kolkkaan kolkkiin
adessive kolkalla kolkilla
ablative kolkalta kolkilta
allative kolkalle kolkille
essive kolkkana kolkkina
translative kolkaksi kolkiksi
instructive kolkin
abessive kolkatta kolkitta
comitative kolkkineen
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