oikeus

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Finnish[edit]

(index oi)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: oi‧keus

Etymology[edit]

oikea +‎ -uus

Noun[edit]

oikeus

  1. Rightness, fairness, (asiakirjan ~) authenticity (of a document, deed)
  2. A right (to something = illative; to do something = infinitive).
    Minulla on täysi oikeus sanoa, mitä ajattelen.
    I have the full right to say what I think.
  3. Law (as a single legal system).
    roomalainen oikeus Roman law
  4. Justice.
    oikeuden nimessä = in the name of justice / the law.
  5. A court (where a judge or judges is/are sitting for the hearing or trial of cases).
  6. (in the plural) license
    anniskeluoikeudet, A-oikeudet = liquor license.

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