lause

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Noun[edit]

lause (genitive lause, partitive lauset)

  1. sentence
  2. clause
  3. phrase

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Finnish[edit]

(index la)

Etymology[edit]

From the verb lausua.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈlɑuseˣ]
  • Hyphenation: lau‧se

Noun[edit]

lause

  1. (grammar) clause
  2. (informal) sentence
  3. (mathematics) theorem (mathematical statement of some importance that has been proven to be true)
    Pythagoraan lause
    Pythagorean theorem (US) or Pythagoras' theorem (UK)

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Usage notes[edit]

  • In common usage the grammar terms lause (clause) and virke (sentence) are happily confused so that the word lause may refer to either of the two. The word virke is used relatively seldom, but when it is, it means "sentence".

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