käräjäoikeus

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

käräjä- +‎ oikeus

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: kä‧rä‧jä‧oi‧keus
  • IPA(key): [ˈkæræjæˌoikeus]

Noun[edit]

käräjäoikeus

  1. since Dec. 1993, the principal trial court or court of first instance in the Finnish judicial system; officially translated into English as "District Court"; the names of corresponding courts in English-speaking countries vary by jurisdiction: district court (US, Australia), municipal court (US), circuit court (US, Ireland), magistrates court (UK), Magistrate's Court (UK, South Africa), county court (UK), provincial court (Canada)
    Suomessa on 27 (= kaksikymmentäseitsemän) käräjäoikeutta.
    There are 27 district courts in Finland.

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