This video is about the Finnish partitive plural in example sentences. Just listen to the sentences, pause the video and repeat them after me if you like. Don’t think about the grammar too much. The goal is to get used to hearing the partitive plural.
The Finnish verb PITÄÄ is extremely common and so incredible versatile that even Finns are overwhelmed when they start listing the different meanings it can have. Watch this video to learn how to use PITÄÄ.
In this blog post and video, you will learn some everyday Finnish vocabulary: the kitchen utensils in Finnish. Each word comes with an example sentence.
The Finnish word for “time” is AIKA. That’s the nominative – the “basic” form. But you’ll see that you actually encounter AIKA more in its other forms. Watch this video to learn 6 common expressions with AIKA.
In this blog post, you will learn a few key phrases that you can use to describe physical pain in Finnish. If it’s not about your back, just switch the word selkä to jalka, käsi or polvi, for example!
Watch this video to learn the weekdays in Finnish! You’ll not only learn the basic forms of the weekdays, but you’ll also learn a few simple example sentences to go with them. Some sentences come in 2 different versions: Standard Finnish and spoken Finnish.
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“Mikä se on?” or “Mitä se on?” – What’s the difference? The interrogatives ‘mitä’ and ‘mikä’ can be tough, but here’s a video that explains the choice between those two questions.
When you don’t understand why someone is doing what they’re doing, you can express your confusion or perplexity in English by saying “Why on earth?” Read on to find out how to say this in Finnish and how to tweak this sentence further. (NB! The end of the article contains swear words, both in the text and the audio.)
Do you speak some Finnish but struggle to understand what people say to you? I know what it’s like. I’ve had this problem with other languages…