peruskoulu

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Etymology[edit]

perus- (basic) +‎ koulu (school)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: pe‧rus‧kou‧lu
  • IPA(key): /ˈpe̞rusˌko̞ulu/

Noun[edit]

peruskoulu

  1. In the Finnish school system the 9-year comprehensive school starting at age of 7 years.

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Usage notes[edit]

Peruskoulu has replaced the earlier system of kansakoulu (primary or elementary school) and keskikoulu (secondary or middle school).

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