hovioikeus

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

hovi +‎ oikeus

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈho̞ʋiˌo̞ike̞us]
  • Rhymes: -oikeus
  • Hyphenation: ho‧vi‧oi‧keus

Noun[edit]

hovioikeus

  1. (law, in Finland) A court of appeal.
    • Suomessa on kuusi hovioikeutta.
      • There are six Courts of Appeal in Finland.

Usage notes[edit]

  • Being one of the central institutions, its name, "hovioikeus", is always decapitalized in Finnish.

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