henkilöllisyystodistus

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

henkilöllisyys (identity) +‎ todistus (certificate)

Noun[edit]

henkilöllisyystodistus

  1. A former term for an official ID card, issued by the police; also virallinen henkilöllisyystodistus.
  2. (informal) Any ID card.

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Usage notes[edit]

  • In the Finnish usage henkilöllisyystodistus is currently being replaced by the shorter term henkilötodistus. The latter is used also in recent legislation.

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