markka

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed 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 Old Swedish mark, from Proto-Germanic *marką.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈmɑrkːɑ/, [ˈmɑrkːɑ]

Noun[edit]

markka, abbreviations mk, FIM

  1. former Finnish currency, markka, mark
    sata markkaa
    one hundred marks
    Kynät maksavat markan kappale.
    The pens cost one markka each.
  2. mark (a currency used in many European countries, notably Germany and Finland; currently in use only in Bosnia and Herzegovina, see: convertible mark)
  3. Short for Saksan markka or saksanmarkka.
  4. a one-mark coin or note (see markanraha)
  5. (historical) unit of measure for weight equivalent to half a Scandinavian pound or 212.56 grams
  6. (informal, in the plural) money or wealth
  7. (slang) 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 markalle markoille
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)