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Interesting words: the Finnish word for "violence" "väkivalta" consists of "väki" which can mean either "force" or "strength" or similar, but can also be a collective word for "people", and "valta" which means something similar to "power" or "rule". The word that means "violence" could alternatively be interpreted as "people's rule" entirely grammatically.

Looking up the history online, it looks like the second meaning of "väki" is a bit more recent than the "force"/"violence" meaning though.

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