tappo

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Finnish[edit]

(index ta)

Etymology[edit]

From the verb tappaa.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: tap‧po

Noun[edit]

tappo

  1. Killing or kill.
  2. (law) A manslaughter.
  3. (common language) Voluntary manslaughter under mitigating circumstances.

Declension[edit]

Inflection of tappo (Kotus type 1/valo, pp-p gradation)
nominative tappo tapot
genitive tapon tappojen
partitive tappoa tappoja
illative tappoon tappoihin
singular plural
nominative tappo tapot
accusative nom.? tappo tapot
gen. tapon
genitive tapon tappojen
partitive tappoa tappoja
inessive tapossa tapoissa
elative taposta tapoista
illative tappoon tappoihin
adessive tapolla tapoilla
ablative tapolta tapoilta
allative tapolle tapoille
essive tappona tappoina
translative tapoksi tapoiksi
instructive tapoin
abessive tapotta tapoitta
comitative tappoineen

Usage notes[edit]

  • (law): The order of homicidal crimes in current Finnish legislation[1] —by how severe they are considered in Finnish law— is the following with the least aggravated being first:
1. kuolemantuottamus ("negligent homicide", involuntary manslaughter)
-> 2. surma ("killing", (voluntary) manslaughter under mitigating circumstances")
-> 3. tappo ("(voluntary) manslaughter")
-> 4. murha ("murder", (voluntary) manslaughter under aggravating circumstances, premeditated and/or brutal).
  • Tappo ("manslaughter"), as a legal term, covers also killing and murder in the sense that killing and murder are defined on its basis by mitigating or aggravating circumstances. In common language it is normally used as synonymous to the legal term surma. The confusion is due to the earlier (before 1995) wording of law.
  • If negligent homicide is caused by gross neglect, it is called törkeä kuolemantuottamus, "grossly negligent homicide".

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Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

tappo m ‎(plural tappi)

  1. A cap, cork, stopper, or plug.
  2. A shorty (A person short in stature).
  3. clog

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Verb[edit]

tappo

  1. first-person singular present indicative of tappare

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