kvokka

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Adapted to Finnish spelling rules from English quokka; pronunciation is roughly the same.

Noun[edit]

kvokka

  1. quokka (Setonix brachyurus)

Usage notes[edit]

The term kvokka is a new one proposed by a committee aiming to limit the current confusion in the Finnish names of mammals.

Declension[edit]

Inflection of kvokka (Kotus type 10/koira, kk-k gradation)
nominative kvokka kvokat
genitive kvokan kvokkien
partitive kvokkaa kvokkia
illative kvokkaan kvokkiin
singular plural
nominative kvokka kvokat
accusative nom. kvokka kvokat
gen. kvokan
genitive kvokan kvokkien
kvokkainrare
partitive kvokkaa kvokkia
inessive kvokassa kvokissa
elative kvokasta kvokista
illative kvokkaan kvokkiin
adessive kvokalla kvokilla
ablative kvokalta kvokilta
allative kvokalle kvokille
essive kvokkana kvokkina
translative kvokaksi kvokiksi
instructive kvokin
abessive kvokatta kvokitta
comitative kvokkineen

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