markka

[mahrk-kah]

noun, plural mark·kaa [mahrk-kah] /ˈmɑrk kɑ/.

a cupronickel or bronze coin and monetary unit of Finland until the euro was adopted, equal to 100 pennia; finmark. Abbreviation: F.Mk., M.

Nearby words

  1. markiewicz,
  2. marking,
  3. marking gage,
  4. marking ink,
  5. marking pen,
  6. markov chain,
  7. markov process,
  8. markova,
  9. markowitz,
  10. markowitz, harry

Origin of markka

1900–05; < Finnish < German Mark; see mark2

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British Dictionary definitions for markka

markka

noun plural -kaa (-kɑː)

the former standard monetary unit of Finland, divided into 100 penniä; replaced by the euro in 2002

Word Origin for markka

Finnish. See mark ²

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