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oikeus

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Finnish

Etymology

oike- (from oikea, “right”) + -uus (“denominal suffix”)

Noun

oikeus (stem oikeu-*)

  1. Rightness, fairness, (asiakirjan ~) authenticity (of a document, deed)
  2. A right (to sth = illative; to do sth = 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).

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