elinkautinen

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Etymology[edit]

elin- +‎ -kautinen

Noun[edit]

elinkautinen

  1. (law) A life sentence; life, especially with the verb "to sentence". When used as modifier in a compound term, contracts to form elinkautis-.
    Hänet tuomittiin elinkautiseen.
    He was sentenced for life.

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Adjective[edit]

elinkautinen (not comparable)

  1. (law) Lasting for life.
    elinkautinen tuomio
    elinkautinen rangaistus

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