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Proper noun[edit]

Kristillisdemokraatit (pl; initialism KD)

  1. The Christian Democrats (a political party e.g. in Finland).

Usage notes[edit]

  • This proper noun is plural, but the following verb can be conjugated in singular if referring to the party as a whole and in plural if referring to the members, allies or MPs of the party separately.
  • Kristillisdemokraatit vaatii uudistuksia. (verb in singular: referring to the party as a whole)
    • The Christian Democrats demand reforms.
  • Kristillisdemokraatit äänestivät lakiesitystä vastaan. (verb in plural: referring to the MPs)
    • The Christian Democrats voted against the law proposal.