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FinnishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from Proto-Germanic *rukkaz. The original sense was "a coat/dress made of reindeer fur". For the semantic shift compare parka and raasu.

NounEdit

rukka

  1. poor, pitiful person or thing
    lapsirukkapoor child
    Pekka-rukkapoor Pekka

Usage notesEdit

Mostly used in compounds, but can be also used alone.

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of rukka (Kotus type 10/koira, kk-k gradation)
nominative rukka rukat
genitive rukan rukkien
partitive rukkaa rukkia
illative rukkaan rukkiin
singular plural
nominative rukka rukat
accusative nom. rukka rukat
gen. rukan
genitive rukan rukkien
rukkainrare
partitive rukkaa rukkia
inessive rukassa rukissa
elative rukasta rukista
illative rukkaan rukkiin
adessive rukalla rukilla
ablative rukalta rukilta
allative rukalle rukille
essive rukkana rukkina
translative rukaksi rukiksi
instructive rukin
abessive rukatta rukitta
comitative rukkineen

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VerbEdit

rukka (weak verb, third-person singular past indicative rukkaði, supine rukkað)

  1. to collect payment from (someone)

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