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jalohaukka

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EtymologyEdit

jalo (noble) +‎ haukka (hawk)

NounEdit

jalohaukka

  1. A bird of prey of the taxonomic family Falconidae, which includes eleven genera of falcons, falconets and caracaras.
  2. A bird of the genus Falco within the family Falconidae, which includes falcons, kestrels, hobbies, and the merlin.
  3. In plural (jalohaukat) the family Falconidae or the genus Falco.

DeclensionEdit

Usage notesEdit

To avoid the obvious possibility for confusion the genus Falco may also be called aitojalohaukat (true falcons). The other genera in the family Falconidae are called:

Derived termsEdit