luutnantti

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Finnish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Swedish, originally from French lieutenant, from lieu + tenant.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: luut‧nant‧ti
  • IPA(key): [ˈluːt̪nan̪t̪ːi]

Noun[edit]

luutnantti

  1. lieutenant (military)
  2. (military) The second-lowest junior officer rank ("OF-2") in the Finnish defence forces. The official English translation used by the army and air force is lieutenant; and by the navy, lieutenant junior grade. The corresponding rank in the US Navy is lieutenant and in the UK Royal Navy it is sub-lieutenant.
  3. As a modifier in the military ranks of everstiluutnantti and kenraaliluutnantti.
  4. A lieutenant (an aide).

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