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pulka

[ puhl-kuh ]
/ ˈpʌl kə /
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noun
a reindeer-drawn sleigh used by the Sami, shaped like the front half of a canoe, in which a single rider sits with back against a vertical support and legs stretched forward.
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Also called ahkio.

Origin of pulka

First recorded in 1740–50; from Finnish pulkka, from Sami bulk(k)e, bulke
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