läksy

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From Swedish läxa (homework).

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läksy

  1. homework (school exercise set by a teacher); often used in plural, especially as an object with verbs tehdä (to do), lukea (to read)
    matematiikan läksy
    math homework
    Annan teille läksyksi kurssikirjan kolmannen kappaleen.
    I assign to you the third chapter of the course book as homework.
    Onko sinulla paljon läksyjä?
    Do you have a lot of homework?
    Tein läksyt viidessä minuutissa.
    I did my homework in five minutes.
    Mitä teet tänä iltana? -Luen läksyjä, kuten tavallisesti.
    What do you do tonight? -I'll do my homework, as usual.
  2. lesson (learning task assigned to a student)
  3. lesson (something that serves as a warning or encouragement)

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