kurkku

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Finnish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Declension[edit]

Inflection of kurkku (Kotus type 1/valo, kk-k gradation)
nominative kurkku kurkut
genitive kurkun kurkkujen
partitive kurkkua kurkkuja
illative kurkkuun kurkkuihin
singular plural
nominative kurkku kurkut
accusative nom.? kurkku kurkut
gen. kurkun
genitive kurkun kurkkujen
partitive kurkkua kurkkuja
inessive kurkussa kurkuissa
elative kurkusta kurkuista
illative kurkkuun kurkkuihin
adessive kurkulla kurkuilla
ablative kurkulta kurkuilta
allative kurkulle kurkuille
essive kurkkuna kurkkuina
translative kurkuksi kurkuiksi
instructive kurkuin
abessive kurkutta kurkuitta
comitative kurkkuineen

Etymology 1[edit]

From Swedish gurka, German Gurke.

Noun[edit]

kurkku

  1. cucumber (vine and vegetable)
  2. pickle (pickled cucumber)
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Etymology 2[edit]

Of Finno-Ugric origin, cognate with Estonian, Livonian and Veps kurk. Possibly early Indoeuropean influence, compare French gorge, Portuguese and Spanish garganta, Bosnian and Serbian grk, Czech and Slovak krk Russian горло (górlo).

Noun[edit]

kurkku

  1. (anatomy) throat (gullet)
  2. throat (front part of the neck)
  3. throat (narrow opening)
    kaasuttimen kurkku
    the throat of a carburettor
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