markkaa

markka

[mahrk-kah]
noun, plural markkaa [mahrk-kah] .
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:
1900–05; < Finnish < German Mark; see mark2

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markka (ˈmɑːkɑː, -kə)
 
n , pl -kaa
the former standard monetary unit of Finland, divided into 100 penniä; replaced by the euro in 2002
 
[Finnish. See mark²]

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