purkka

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Finnish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈpurkːɑ/, [ˈpurkːɑ]

Noun[edit]

purkka

  1. (colloquial) chewing gum, bubble gum (type of candy)
  2. (music) bubblegum (pop music style)
  3. (slang) kludge, hack (temporary and/or unelegant solution)

Usage notes[edit]

  • (kludge, hack): Most often used in partitive.

Declension[edit]

Inflection of purkka (Kotus type 10/koira, kk-k gradation)
nominative purkka purkat
genitive purkan purkkien
partitive purkkaa purkkia
illative purkkaan purkkiin
singular plural
nominative purkka purkat
accusative nom. purkka purkat
gen. purkan
genitive purkan purkkien
purkkainrare
partitive purkkaa purkkia
inessive purkassa purkissa
elative purkasta purkista
illative purkkaan purkkiin
adessive purkalla purkilla
ablative purkalta purkilta
allative purkalle purkille
essive purkkana purkkina
translative purkaksi purkiksi
instructive purkin
abessive purkatta purkitta
comitative purkkineen

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