Finnish language, alphabet and pronunciation
Finnish (suomi) is a Finnic language spoken by about 5 million people in Finland, Sweden, Norway, Estonia, Canada and Russia. It is closely related to Estonian. Finnish starting to appear in writing during the 16th century. The first piece of Finnish literature was a translation of the New Testament by Michael Agricola which was published in 1548. (...)
The Finnish Verb NÄHDÄ
'Nähdä' is one of the rare exceptions in Finnish verbs. It is verb type 2 but it doesn't quite follow the "rule". If you want to learn the Finnish verb types, check out my online course where I explain them all in detail - a great way to make sure you have a good base for learning more complicated verb structures!
An Introduction to Finnish Cases with Irina Pravet
In summer 2015, I was overjoyed when our holiday plans in the Baltic worked out pretty darn well and we got to spend a day in Helsinki towards the end of the trip. I was under no pressure to learn Finnish to any decent level. After all, it was only a day, right? But more importantly, if 9 out of...
The importance of the Finnish verb types — Finking Cap
One of the things your teacher may teach you in your Finnish class is the verb system. In this post, I'll be talking about the reasons why learning the Finnish verb types will boost your Finnish studies.