rikosoikeus

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

rikos (“crime”) + oikeus (“law (system of formal statutes and informal normative principles)”)

Noun[edit]

rikosoikeus

  1. (law) criminal law
    rikosoikeuden professori
    a criminal-law professor

Declension[edit]

Inflection of rikosoikeus (Kotus type 40/kalleus, t-d gradation)
nominative rikosoikeus
genitive rikosoikeuden
partitive rikosoikeutta
illative rikosoikeuteen
singular plural
nominative rikosoikeus
accusative nom. rikosoikeus
gen. rikosoikeuden
genitive rikosoikeuden
partitive rikosoikeutta
inessive rikosoikeudessa
elative rikosoikeudesta
illative rikosoikeuteen
adessive rikosoikeudella
ablative rikosoikeudelta
allative rikosoikeudelle
essive rikosoikeutena
translative rikosoikeudeksi
instructive
abessive rikosoikeudetta
comitative

Usage notes[edit]

In Finnish the term rikoslaki refers to criminal law in sensu stricto, i.e. the law itself. Rikosoikeus is a wider term covering the study and application of the criminal law.

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