Last modified on 7 December 2014, at 13:51

legitim

EnglishEdit

NounEdit

legitim

  1. (law) Common in Continental Law jurisdictions, a portion of property fixed by law, which a testator with issue is bound to bequeath to his children.

Usage notesEdit

Where there is the law of legitim, and in the case where the testator has children, it is not lawful for a testator with issue to designate his spouse as sole heir while ignoring his children.


GermanEdit

AdjectiveEdit

legitim

  1. legitimate

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LadinEdit

AdjectiveEdit

legitim m (plural legitims, feminine legitima, feminine plural legitimes)

  1. legitimate, legal, rightful

Norwegian BokmålEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin legitimus

AdjectiveEdit

legitim (neuter singular legitimt, definite singular and plural legitime)

  1. legitimate

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin legitimus

AdjectiveEdit

legitim (neuter singular legitimt, definite singular and plural legitime)

  1. legitimate

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SwedishEdit

AdjectiveEdit

legitim

  1. legitimate

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