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(index lu)


  • IPA(key): [ˈlukio̞]
  • Hyphenation: lu‧ki‧o


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  1. In Finnish school system, a 3-year school that prepares the students for academic studies (grades 10 to 12), corresponds the senior high school (US) and high school in many other places.

Usage notes[edit]

  • In the current school system lukio is preceded by 9 years of peruskoulu. Until 70's there was 4 yrs of kansakoulu followed by 5 yrs of keskikoulu. Keskikoulu and lukio were together called oppikoulu. Those who did not make the exam for oppikoulu continued in kansakoulu and kansalaiskoulu for another 4 to 5 years.


Inflection of lukio (Kotus type 3/valtio, no gradation)
nominative lukio lukiot
genitive lukion lukioiden
partitive lukiota lukioita
illative lukioon lukioihin
singular plural
nominative lukio lukiot
accusative nom. lukio lukiot
gen. lukion
genitive lukion lukioiden
partitive lukiota lukioita
inessive lukiossa lukioissa
elative lukiosta lukioista
illative lukioon lukioihin
adessive lukiolla lukioilla
ablative lukiolta lukioilta
allative lukiolle lukioille
essive lukiona lukioina
translative lukioksi lukioiksi
instructive lukioin
abessive lukiotta lukioitta
comitative lukioineen