puukko

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English[edit]

A puukko with birch handle and full-length fuller

Etymology[edit]

From Finnish puukko via immigrants to Canada and USA.

Noun[edit]

puukko (plural puukkos or puukot)

  1. A type of sharp, pointed knife of Nordic heritage, with a short blade and flat back; normally worn in a sheath on the waist, and used for woodcrafts and as hunting knife.

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Finnish[edit]

(index pu)

Etymology[edit]

puu (tree, wood) +‎ -kko. Cognate with Ingrian puukkoi.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈpuːkːo/, [ˈpuːkːo̞]
  • Rhymes: -uːkːo
  • Syllabification: puuk‧ko

Noun[edit]

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puukko

  1. hunting knife, puukko (type of knife)

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Inflection of puukko (Kotus type 1/valo, kk-k gradation)
nominative puukko puukot
genitive puukon puukkojen
partitive puukkoa puukkoja
illative puukkoon puukkoihin
singular plural
nominative puukko puukot
accusative nom. puukko puukot
gen. puukon
genitive puukon puukkojen
partitive puukkoa puukkoja
inessive puukossa puukoissa
elative puukosta puukoista
illative puukkoon puukkoihin
adessive puukolla puukoilla
ablative puukolta puukoilta
allative puukolle puukoille
essive puukkona puukkoina
translative puukoksi puukoiksi
instructive puukoin
abessive puukotta puukoitta
comitative puukkoineen
Possessive forms of puukko (type valo)
possessor singular plural
1st person puukkoni puukkomme
2nd person puukkosi puukkonne
3rd person puukkonsa

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