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Type Settlement
Usage Norwegian
Pronounced Pron. KAR-ah-ZHAHK  [key]

Meaning & History

Norwegianized form of the Northern Sami language name Kárášjohka. The meaning of the first element could be káráš from Northern Sami which could mean "food plate of wood", or from Finnish, kara, "something that sticks". The last element is johka which means "river", whose equivalent in Finnish is joki.
Added 3/7/2023 by niko.