- resin (hydrocarbon secretion of many plants, particularly coniferous trees, in its natural state)
- (informal) love, in the expression olla pihkassa.
Declension of pihka (type kala)
To clarify the difference between Finnish terms pihka ("resin") and hartsi (“resin”): pihka is a natural product, which chemically speaking consists of non-volatile hydrocarbons generically called hartsi and volatile eteeriset öljyt (“essential oils”).
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