markka

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Etymology[edit]

From Finnish markka, from a Germanic language, likely German Mark.

Noun[edit]

markka (plural markkas or markkaa)

  1. A (Finnish) mark, the currency used in Finland before the introduction of the euro, consisting of 100 penni. Abbreviation FIM.
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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From a Germanic language; see German Mark.

Noun[edit]

markka, abbreviations mk, FIM

  1. Former Finnish currency, markka, mark.
    Note: In Finnish the noun is in partitive singular after a cardinal number other than 1.
    sata markkaa
    one hundred marks
    Kynät maksavat markan kappale.
    The pens cost one markka each.
  2. A mark, as a currency used in many European countries, notably Germany and Finland. Currently in use only in Bosnia and Herzegovina, see: convertible mark.
  3. Short form of the former German currency, Saksan markka or saksanmarkka.
  4. A one-mark coin or note, also markanraha.
  5. Especially in plural (markat), money or wealth.
  6. (slang) One hundred, especially of speed.

Declension[edit]

Inflection of markka (Kotus type 9/kala, kk-k gradation)
nominative markka markat
genitive markan markkojen
partitive markkaa markkoja
illative markkaan markkoihin
singular plural
nominative markka markat
accusative nom.? markka markat
gen. markan
genitive markan markkojen
markkainrare
partitive markkaa markkoja
inessive markassa markoissa
elative markasta markoista
illative markkaan markkoihin
adessive markalla markoilla
ablative markalta markoilta
allative markalleˣ markoilleˣ
essive markkana markkoina
translative markaksi markoiksi
instructive markoin
abessive markatta markoitta
comitative markkoineen

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Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

markka f (plural markkas)

  1. Alternative spelling of marca (Finnish currency)