sulka

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Finnish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: sul‧ka

Noun[edit]

sulka

  1. feather (stiff feather in a bird's wing or tail that helps to produce the lift)

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Usage notes[edit]

The word "feather" has two translations into Finnish: sulka which is defined above and höyhen which refers to the shorter and softer feathers that cover the bird's body. Closest to the skin is the fine untuva (down) which helps to maintain body heat on cold weather.

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Etymology[edit]

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Noun[edit]

sulka (genitive sulgaa, partitive [please provide])

  1. feather
  2. pen

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References[edit]

  • "sulka" in Vadja keele sõnaraamat