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Finnish Language

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Finnish speaking countries. Finnish Countries </>
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Countries where Finnish is an official language. Countries
European Union, Finland
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Total count of countries where Finnish is official language. Total No. Of Countries
2
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13
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Countries where Finnish is a native language. National Language
Estonia, Finland, Norway, Russia, Sweden
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Countries where Finnish language is spoken as a non-native language. Second Language
Estonia
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Continent wise Finnish speaking countries. Speaking Continents
Asia, Europe
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Countries where small group of people speak Finnish language. Minority Language
Republic of Karelia, Russian Federation, Sweden
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Organization that administrates and maintains the Finnish language. Regulated By
Institute for the Languages of Finland
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Interesting facts about Finnish language. Interesting Facts
  • Finnish language has adopted many words from Iranian, Turkic, Baltic, Germanic and Slavic languages.
  • In Finnish language, there are no articles or grammatical gender.
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The language to which Finnish is similar. Similar To
Estonian and Livonian Languages
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The language through which Finnish is derived from. Derived From
Not Available
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Set of letters used in Finnish language. Finnish Alphabets </>
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Image of Finnish alphabets. Alphabets in Finnish
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Total number of letters used in Languages language. Alphabets
29
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11
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Finnish phonology is the study of sounds in Finnish language. Finnish Phonology
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Speech sound produced when breath flows out through human mouth without being blocked by the teeth, tongue or lips. How Many Vowels
8
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6
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Speech sound in which the air is at least partly blocked. How Many Consonants
13
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3
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Writing system used by Finnish language. Finnish Scripts
Latin
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The direction in which Finnish language is written (Some languages are written in right-to-left or left-to-right direction) and this depends on scripts used. Finnish Writing Direction
Left-To-Right, Horizontal
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Is Finnish hard to learn? Hard to Learn
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Learning levels in Languages language to become proficient. Finnish Language Levels
4
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3
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Time required to learn Languages language. Time Taken to Learn
44 weeks
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10
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Basic useful phrases in Finnish Language. Finnish Greetings </>
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HELLO in Finnish. Hello
Moi
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THANK YOU in Finnish. Thank You
Kiitos
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HOW ARE YOU? in Finnish. How Are You?
Mitä kuuluu?
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GOOD NIGHT in Finnish. Good Night
hyvää yötä
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GOOD EVENING in Finnish. Good Evening
Hyvää iltaa
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GOOD AFTERNOON in Finnish. Good Afternoon
Hyvää iltapäivää
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GOOD MORNING in Finnish. Good Morning
Hyvää huomenta
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PLEASE in Finnish. Please
haluta
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SORRY in Finnish. Sorry
Anteeksi
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BYE in Finnish. Bye
Heippa
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I LOVE YOU in Finnish. I Love You
Minä rakastan sinua
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EXCUSE ME in Finnish. Excuse Me
Anteeksi
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Forms of language which belongs to specific region or group of people. Finnish Dialects </>
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Variety of Finnish language. Dialect 1
Colloquial Finnish
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Dialect 1 speaking regions. Where They Speak
Finland
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Variety of Finnish language. Dialect 2
Rauma
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Dialect 2 speaking regions. Where They Speak
Finland, Rauma
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Variety of Finnish language. Dialect 3
Meänkieli
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Dialect 3 speaking regions. Where They Speak
Finland, Sweden
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Dialect 3 speaking population. How Many People Speak
60,000.00
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30
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Total number of dialects used in Languages language. Total No. Of Dialects
21
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20
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Total count of people speaking Finnish language. How Many People Speak Finnish? </>
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Total count of people speaking Languages language in the world. How Many People Speak?
5.40 million
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71
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Total percentage of world population speaking Languages language. Speaking Population
Not Available
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Total count of people speaking Languages as first language or mother tongue. Native Speakers
5.40 million
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65
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Number of people speaking Finnish as second language or as non-native language. Second Language Speakers
0.01 million
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38
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Local name of Finnish language in it’s own script. Native Name
suomi / suomen kieli
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Alias or other names of Finnish Language. Alternative Names
Suomi
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Name of Finnish in French Language. French Name
finnois
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Name of Finnish in German Language. German Name
Finnisch
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Pronunciation means the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) of words. IPA is an alphabetic system of phonetic script based on Latin Alphabet. Pronunciation
[ˈsuomi]
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Ethnicity is category of people which belong to common ancestral, social, cultural group. Ethnic group belong to same national experience, basically an inherited status. Ethnicity
ethnic Finns
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History of Finnish language. Finnish History </>
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Evolution period of Finnish language. Origin
1543
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Language Family is the common ancestor through which all the languages under this family are related. Language Family
Uralic Family
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Language Family is divided into branches and further branches are divided into groups called subgroups. Subgroup
Finno-Ugric
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Language Family is divided into smaller units called as branch. Branch
Finnic
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There are three forms of language. Language Forms
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Development stages of Finnish language in it’s earlier period. Early Forms
Proto-Finnic language
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A standard form is a language variety that is used in governments, in media, in schools and for international communication. Standard Forms
standard Finnish
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Signed forms are manually coded languages which are representation of oral languages in gesture and visual form which is signed version of oral languages. Sign languages are used by deaf communities. Signed Forms
Signed Finnish
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Scope of Finnish language Scope
Individual
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Finnish language code. Finnish Code </>
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International standard for language code is an abbreviation of Finnish language which is represented by two letters. ISO 639 1
fi
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International standard for language code is an abbreviation of Finnish language which is represented by three letters. ISO 639 2
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ISO 639 2/T is the terminology ISO 639 2 code of Finnish language. ISO 639 2/T
fin
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ISO 639 2/B is bibliographic ISO 639 2 code of Finnish language. ISO 639 2/B
fin
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International standard for language code is an abbreviation of Finnish language which is represented by three letters. ISO 639 3
fin
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International standard for language code is an abbreviation of Finnish language which is represented by four letters. ISO 639 6
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Comprehensive list of families, languages, dialects that is unique identifier code consisting of four letters and four digits. Glottocode
finn1318
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Two digits + one to six letters code is the linguasphere of Finnish language. Linguasphere
No data available
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Types of Finnish Language. Types of Language
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Type of Finnish language. Language Type
Living
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Finnish Linguistic typology is study and classification of languages based on common structural features and forms. Language Linguistic Typology
Subject-Verb-Object
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Finnish Morphological Typology is classification of languages based on how languages form words by combining morphemes. Language Morphological Typology
Agglutinative and Synthetic

Origin of Finnish language

In order to communicate with each other, the origin of language was the essential part. Various languages are spoken all over the world. Finnish language is one of the Most Difficult Languages. The origin of Finnish language states that it was put to use in 1543. The history of Finnish language reveals that the language is old and used since many years. Check out in brief about Finnish Language History. The evolution of Finnish language began with early forms such as Proto-Finnic language. standard Finnish is the standard form of Finnish language and it is used in government centers. Know all About Finnish Language.

Finnish population

Finnish population gives us the total count of number of people speaking Finnish language. Finnish language is spoken by 5.40 million people in the world. Most of the Finnish population lies in the Finnish Speaking Countries. Finnish language is spoken as first language by 5.40 million people and as second language by about 0.01 million people. Get to know Finnish speaking population in detail.

Finnish writing system

There are numerous writing systems but most widely used scripts are Latin, Cyrillic and Arabic. Finnish writing system decides the alphabets, vowels and consonants i.e. the written form of Finnish language. Some languages share common writing systems. Latin script is used by Finnish language. Learn more about . 

Information about Finnish language

Check out all the information about Finnish language here. You may find it interesting to learn Finnish Alphabets or the vowels and consonants of this language. Also knowing about Finnish Speaking Countries, Finnish speaking continents and Finnish Dialects will help in improving your knowledge about this language. Also while travelling to Finnish countries knowing common Finnish Greetings will help you in communicating with Finnish people.