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NounEdit

legitim ‎(plural legitims)

  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.


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AdjectiveEdit

legitim

  1. legitimate

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AdjectiveEdit

legitim m (feminine singular legitima, masculine plural legitims, 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

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of legitim
Indefinite/attributive Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular legitim
Neuter singular legitimt
Plural legitima
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 legitime
All legitima
1) Only used, optionally, to refer to things whose natural gender is masculine.
2) The indefinite superlative forms are only used in an attributive role.

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