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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

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

To experience the northern forest in the raw, I went to northern Finland and Lapland, travelling on horseback, and sleeping on reindeer skins in the traditional open-fronted Finnish laavu. I ate elk heart, reindeer and lingonberries, and tried out spruce resin: the chewing gum of the Stone Age.
Michelle Paver

The Finnish way of dealing with Russia, whatever the situation, is that we will be very decisive to show what we don't like, where the red line is.
Sauli Niinisto

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
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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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