Noun: discrimination (for example racial discrimination or discrimination against foreigners).
Syrjintä appears in our example in the elative singular, syrjinnästä.
Syrjintä comes from the verb from the verb syrjiä which means ”to discriminate against.” Syrjiä is a verb that takes the partitive.
Let’s look at the phrase Syrjinnästä vapaa alue on our example sign. It’s translated here into English as ”Discrimination-free zone.”.
Syrjinnästä is the elative singular of syrjintä. In the elative, it has the basic meaning of ”from discrimination.”
Alue means ”area” or ”zone.” And vapaa means ”free.” The phrase might literally be translated as ”Area free from discrimination.”