In Finland, Valentine’s Day is known as “ystävänpäivä”. So it’s not just for couples, but also for remembering friends and family.
Tag: Learn Finnish Words
In Finnish language Christmas is “joulu”, Christmas tree is “joulukuusi” and Santa Claus is “Joulupukki”. These are probably the three most important words to know about Christmas
Winter is the longest season in Finland, so snowy weather is just one of those thing you’ll have to get used to in Finland. And living with snow also means that you’ll have a large vocabulary of snow related words. Here are Finnish words for snow.
Finnish language is easy to learn if we take it by small steps. Today we continue with the basics and learn about the colors. What are colors in Finnish?
Here are some everyday words in Finnish that might be useful to know when studying Finnish language or when visiting Finland.
Are there any beaches in Finland?
Do Finns like to spend time on the beach?
After long cold winter, do you even need to ask!
In Finnish language there are several ways to say hi. The most formal way to greet is to say “päivää” or “hyvää päivää”. Which means good day. However, Finns like to be semiformal or even casual when greeting. So in spoken language it is perfectly fine just to say “hei”. If you are meeting with […]
What Midsummer is called in Finnish?
In Finland Midsummer celebration is known as juhannus.
Finns themselves call their country Suomi. It is not known exactly where this word comes from, but that’s the name Finns have chosen, and are proud of it!