pulkka

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A child sitting in a pulkka.

Etymology[edit]

From Sami, compare Northern Sami bulki.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈpulkːɑ/
  • Hyphenation: pulk‧ka

Noun[edit]

pulkka

  1. toboggan (flat-bottomed small sled used chiefly as a toy but also to transport goods on snow)
  2. tally, tally stick (piece of wood on which notches or scores were cut, as the marks of number)

Declension[edit]

Inflection of pulkka (Kotus type 10/koira, kk-k gradation)
nominative pulkka pulkat
genitive pulkan pulkkien
partitive pulkkaa pulkkia
illative pulkkaan pulkkiin
singular plural
nominative pulkka pulkat
accusative nom. pulkka pulkat
gen. pulkan
genitive pulkan pulkkien
pulkkainrare
partitive pulkkaa pulkkia
inessive pulkassa pulkissa
elative pulkasta pulkista
illative pulkkaan pulkkiin
adessive pulkalla pulkilla
ablative pulkalta pulkilta
allative pulkalle pulkille
essive pulkkana pulkkina
translative pulkaksi pulkiksi
instructive pulkin
abessive pulkatta pulkitta
comitative pulkkineen

Synonyms[edit]

  • (toboggan): ahkio (similar, but larger)
  • (tally): pirkka

Derived terms[edit]

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