elinkautinen

FinnishEdit

EtymologyEdit

elin- +‎ -kautinen

NounEdit

elinkautinen

  1. (law) A life sentence; life, especially with the verb "to sentence". When used as modifier in a compound term, contracts to form elinkautis-.
    Hänet tuomittiin elinkautiseen.
    He was sentenced for life.

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AdjectiveEdit

elinkautinen (not comparable)

  1. (law) Lasting for life.
    elinkautinen tuomio
    elinkautinen rangaistus

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Last modified on 28 February 2014, at 19:58