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  1. Finnish language - Wikipedia

    5 days ago · 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 Finland. Finnish is one of the two official languages of Finland (the other being Swedish ).

    • Uralic Languages

      The Uralic languages (/ j ʊəˈr æ l ɪ k /; sometimes called...

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  3. Languages of Finland - Wikipedia

    6 days ago · Finnish is the language of the majority, 87.3% of the population in 2019. It is a Finnic language closely related to Estonian and less closely to the Sami languages.The Finnic languages belong to the Uralic language family, so Finnish is distantly related to languages as diverse as Hungarian (a Ugric language) and Nenets (a Samoyedic language) in Siberia.

  4. Finnish Sign Language - Wikipedia

    Nov 17, 2020 · Finnish Sign Language is derived from Swedish Sign Language, which is a different language from Finnish Swedish Sign Language (which is Swedish Finnish language derived from Finnish Sign Language, of which there are an estimated 90 speakers in Finland), from which it began to separate as an independent language in the middle of the 19th century.

    • 5,000 deaf and 15,000 total (2006), the same figure of 5,000 was cited in 1986
    • ? British Sign, Swedish SignFinnish Sign Language
  5. Karelian language - Wikipedia

    Nov 11, 2020 · Karelian (karjala, karjal or kariela) is a Finnic language spoken mainly in the Russian Republic of Karelia.Linguistically, Karelian is closely related to the Finnish dialects spoken in eastern Finland, and some Finnish linguists have even classified Karelian as a dialect of Finnish though in the modern day it is widely considered a separate language.

    • (36,000 cited 1994–2010)
    • Russia, Finland
  6. Finns - Wikipedia

    6 days ago · The majority of people living in Finland consider Finnish to be their first language. According to Statistics Finland, of the country's total population of 5,503,297 at the end of 2016, 88.3% (or 4,857,795) considered Finnish to be their native language.

  7. Finnish - Wiktionary
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    enPR: fĭn'ĭsh, IPA(key): /ˈfɪnɪʃ/
    Homophone: finish

    Finnish (not comparable) 1. Of or pertaining to Finland. 2. Of or pertaining to the Finnish language.

    Finnish (uncountable) 1. The Finno-Ugric language spoken by the majority of the people living in Finland, one of the two official languages of the country (the other is Swedish).

    Finnish–English Dictionary: from Webster’s Dictionary— the Rosetta Edition.
    ISO 639-1 code fi, ISO 639-3 code fin
  8. Finland - Wikipedia

    3 days ago · There are two sign languages: Finnish Sign Language, spoken natively by 4,000–5,000 people, and Finland-Swedish Sign Language, spoken natively by about 150 people. Tatar is spoken by a Finnish Tatar minority of about 800 people whose ancestors moved to Finland mainly during Russian rule from the 1870s to the 1920s.

  9. List of languages - Simple English Wikipedia, the free ...

    2 days ago · Finnish ; Finnish Sign Language ; Flemish language ; Fon (Volta–Niger) Franco-Provençal or Arpitan ; French ; French Sign Language ; Frisian, North ; Frisian, Saterland ; Frisian, West ; Friulian ; Fula or Fulfulde or Fulani (Senegambian) Fur (Nilo-Saharan)

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