kunnianloukkaus

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

kunnian (honour) +‎ loukkaus (violation)

Noun[edit]

kunnianloukkaus

  1. (law) A defamation or a slander.

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Usage notes[edit]

As a legal term, kunnianloukkaus covers both defamation and slander. A libel is törkeä kunnianloukkaus (literally, "grave defamation") in legal context. The word kunnianloukkaus is seldom used in common language (see synonyms below).

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