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markka

[mahrk-kah] /ˈmɑrk kɑ/
noun, plural markkaa
[mahrk-kah] /ˈmɑrk kɑ/ (Show IPA)
1.
a cupronickel or bronze coin and monetary unit of Finland until the euro was adopted, equal to 100 pennia; finmark.
Abbreviation: F.Mk., M.
Origin
1900-1905
1900-05; < Finnish < German Mark; see mark2
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markka

/ˈmɑːkɑː; -kə/
noun (pl) -kaa (-kɑː)
1.
the former standard monetary unit of Finland, divided into 100 penniä; replaced by the euro in 2002
Word Origin
Finnish. See mark²
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