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Subject: Two K's mean a long K-sound
Author: Ylva   (Authenticated as Ylva)
Date: April 4, 2006 at 1:50:13 PM
Reply to: Re: meaning of name Jarkko by Kevlar
One K means a short K-sound.

Spelling it KK instead of CK is rather logical imo. The letter C is not used in Finnish, neither is X (KS does the job just fine).

This is an answer to Mar's post.

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