A few Finnish words from the Finnish Eurovision entry 2023
One of the most exciting things about Finland’s Eurovision song is that it’s in Finnish. You can easily get Google to translate the lyrics for you, but I noticed there were a couple of Finnish words and expressions that Google had trouble understanding. Read on to learn more about them!
Finnish word cluster: tieto
Have you ever learned Finnish vocabulary in clusters like this? In this video, I’ll show you an example of how you can spin the Finnish word tieto and make a list of words that are somehow related to it.
How to express likelihood or possibility in Finnish
How do you express likelihood or possibility in Finnish? Watch this video and learn the expressions and example sentences!
Finnish snow words
Did you know there’s a word for the kind of snow that you can make a snowman with? What is the powdery kind of snow called in Finnish? Watch this video to find out!
The Finnish word VUOSI
The Finnish word vuosi means “year”. Vuosi has several different stems, which means the word can look quite different in different sentences. In this blog post, you will learn a few Finnish expressions and sentences with the word vuosi in them.
Kitchen utensils in Finnish
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.
How to use the Finnish word AIKA
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.
How to say “I’m pregnant” in Finnish
Are you, your partner or someone close to you expecting a child and you want to learn some pregnancy-related words in Finnish? Here are a few useful words that you may need to know.
How to talk about pain in Finnish: selkäkipu – back pain
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!
Days of the week in Finnish
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.