Learning Finnish

Everyday Words You Should Know in Finnish

21/09/2022

Here are some everyday words in Finnish that might be useful to know when studying Finnish language or when visiting Finland. You might also be interested to check the “How to say hi in Finnish” and “How to say goodbye in Finnish” articles.

Everyday Words You Should Know in Finnish

  • Hi = Hei
  • Yes = Kyllä
  • Yeah = Joo
  • No = Ei
  • Yes please = Kyllä kiitos
  • No thanks = Ei kiitos
  • Excuse me = Anteeksi
  • One moment = Pikku hetki
  • I understand = Ymmärrän
  • I don’t understand = En ymmärrä
  • I’m sorry = Olen pahoillani
  • Thank you = Kiitos
  • Thanks a lot = Kiitos paljon
  • Your welcome = Ole hyvä
  • Bye = Näkemiin