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  1. Finnish ( endonym: suomi [ˈsuo̯mi] ( listen) or suomen kieli [ˈsuo̯meŋ ˈkie̯li]) is a Uralic language of the Finnic branch, spoken by the majority of the population in Finland and by ethnic Finns outside of Finland. Finnish is one of the two official languages of Finland (the other being Swedish ).

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    The Finnish grammar and most Finnish words are very different from those in other European languages, because Finnish is not an Indo-European language. The two other national languages that are Uralic languages as Finnish are Estonian and Hungarian. Estonians and Finns usually may understand each other, but their languages are very different. Even ...

    Finnish is a synthetic and an agglutinative language. This means that words in Finnish have a stem called "body", and other parts inside them which make up the meaning. Finnish is similar in this respect to the Japanese language, Turkish language, and Latin language. In Finnish, there are 17 cases/word types (sanatyypit). You can think of a "case" ...

    Finnish is pronounced the way it is spelled. The pronunciation of some letters is similar to English. However: 1. 'j' is like English 'y' in 'yes' 2. 's' is like English 's' in 'sad' (never like 'z') 3. 'h' is always pronounced, even at the end of a syllablee.g. 'ahdas' ('narrow') 4. double vowelsmake the sound long 5. 'ä' is similar to 'a' in Engl...

  2. Languages of Finland - Wikipedia Languages of Finland The two main official languages of Finland are Finnish and Swedish. There are also several official minority languages: three variants of Sami, Romani, Finnish Sign Language and Karelian . Contents 1 Finnish 2 Swedish 3 English 4 Sami languages 5 Karelian 6 Russian 7 Territorial bilingualism

  3. The Finnish Wikipedia ( Finnish: Suomenkielinen Wikipedia) is the edition of Wikipedia in the Finnish language. By article count, it is the 25th largest Wikipedia with about 535,000 articles as of August 2022. [1] Wikipedia is the only encyclopedia in Finnish which is still updated. [2]

  4. The Finnish language is spoken by the majority of the population in Finland and by ethnic Finns elsewhere. Unlike the languages spoken in neighbouring countries, such as Swedish and Norwegian, which are North Germanic languages, or Russian, which is a Slavic language, Finnish is a Uralic language of the Finnic languages group.

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    Finnish - Wikipedia Finnish Look up Finnish in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Finnish may refer to: Something or someone from, or related to Finland Finnish culture Finnish people or Finns, the primary ethnic group in Finland Finnish language, the national language of the Finnish people Finnish cuisine See also [ edit] Finish (disambiguation)

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    the name suomi ( finnish for ' finland ') has uncertain origins, but a common etymology with saame (the sami, the native people of lapland) and häme (a province in the inland) has been suggested ( proto-finnic *hämä from older *šämä, possibly loaned into proto-saami as *sāmē ), whose source could be the proto-baltic word *źemē, meaning ' (low) …

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