maisteri

FinnishEdit

(index ma)

EtymologyEdit

From Latin magister.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈmɑisteri]
  • Hyphenation: mais‧te‧ri
  • Rhymes: -eri

NounEdit

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maisteri

  1. Formally, a degree earned in a Finnish university roughly corresponding to the master's degree. It generally requires about five years' full-time studies, including a thesis. It is normally accompanied with a specification of the branch of art or science.
    valtiotieteen maisteri = master of political science
  2. A corresponding degree in a foreign university.
  3. (archaic) A formal way to address someone, or refer to someone, who has the degree.
    Minun ehdokkaani puheenjohtajaksi on maisteri Andersson. = My candidate for the chairman is (master) Andersson.

DeclensionEdit

Last modified on 26 February 2014, at 19:05