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Definition of Finnish


  1. Of or pertaining to Finland, to the Finns, or to their language.
  2. A Northern Turanian group of languages; the language of the Finns.

Finnish Quotations

Finnish companies tend to be very traditional, not taking many risks. Silicon Valley is completely different: people here really live on the edge.
Linus Torvalds

My mother birthed three children and she adopted myself and another African-American son. My adoptive parents were Finnish. I grew up in a white picket neighborhood.
Michael Franti

The subject of Finnish poetry ought to have a special interest for the Japanese student, if only for the reason that Finnish poetry comes more closely in many respects to Japanese poetry than any other form of Western poetry.
Lafcadio Hearn

In Finland, we learned quite a lot from our own civil war. The wounds were visible when I was a boy, but my generation went into the Second World War and it united the Finnish nation, so I do not see any more wounds.
Harri Holkeri

Tommy Wirkola is Norwegian but has a Finnish surname - he comes from the one of the northernmost countries in the whole of Europe. It was easy working with him. The people in the north are all fairly similar.
Pihla Viitala
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Finnish Translations

finnish in Afrikaans is Fins
finnish in Dutch is afdoen, afhandelen
finnish in Dutch is Fins
finnish in Dutch is afwikkelen
finnish in Finnish is suomalainen
finnish in French is Finnoise, finlandais, Finlandaise, Finnois
finnish in Swedish is finsk
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