The first page of Abckiria (1543), the first book written in the Finnish language. The spelling of Finnish in the book had many inconsistencies: for example, the /k/ sound could be represented by c, k or even g; the long u and the long i were represented by w and ij respectively, and ä was represented by e.
Finnish (Finnish: Suomen kieli) is a Uralic language. It is one of the two official languages of Finland. It is also an official minority language in Sweden. Finnish is one of the four national languages of Europe that is not an Indo-European language. The other three are Estonian and Hungarian, which are also Uralic languages, and Basque
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This article deals with the grammar of the Finnish language (the article Finnish language discusses the language in general and contains a quick overview of the grammar). For the ways in which the spoken language differs from the written language, see Colloquial Finnish.
Pages in category "Articles with Finnish-language sources (fi)" The following 200 pages are in this category, out of approximately 2,212 total. This list may not reflect recent changes ( learn more ).
Pages in category "Articles containing Finnish-language text" The following 200 pages are in this category, out of approximately 3,157 total. This list may not reflect recent changes ( learn more ).
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The Finnish Wikipedia ( Finnish: Suomenkielinen Wikipedia) is the edition of Wikipedia in the Finnish language. By article count, it is the 24th largest Wikipedia with about 502,000 articles as of January 2021. Wikipedia is the only encyclopedia in Finnish which is still updated.
Finnish and Swedish are the official languages of Finland. Finnish predominates nationwide while Swedish is spoken in some coastal areas in the west and south and in the autonomous region of Åland, which is the only monolingual Swedish speaking region in Finland.
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