ykkösolut

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Finnish[edit]

(index yk)

Etymology[edit]

From ykkös- (number one) +‎ olut (beer). Taxation of beer in Finland is based on alcoholic content. The lowest excise tax class is marked with Roman numeral "I" on the label.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈykːø̞sˌo̞lut̪]
  • Hyphenation: yk‧kös‧o‧lut

Noun[edit]

ykkösolut

  1. A small beer (beer with low alcoholic content).

Declension[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

Ykkösolut contains up to 2.8 % alcohol. Beer with less than 0.5 % alcohol is called alkoholiton olut (non-alcoholic beer).

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