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joukko

FinnishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Uralic *jowkkV, which may derive from Germanic.

NounEdit

joukko

  1. group, cluster, band
  2. (military) troops (usually in plural), force
    YK:n rauhanturvajoukko
    a UN peacekeeping force
  3. (mathematics) set
  4. Used postpositionally in inessive, elative and illative cases to denote among
  5. Used as modifier in compound term (joukko-); mass (involving a mass of people or things)
    On olemassa näyttöä muinaisista joukkotuhoista.
    There is evidence of mass extinctions in the distant past.
    Talouden romahduksesta seurasi joukkotyöttömyys.
    Mass unemployment resulted from the financial collapse.

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