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Finnish

Finnish is used primarily in Finland and parts of neighboring Sweden and Russia's Rupublic of Karelia.

Entries shown below:  Standard Finnish, Kven, and Meänkieli

top "standard" Finnish

Standard Finnish is used by the vast majority of the population of Finland.

1) Missä on minun huoneeni?

2) Missä on ranta?

3) Missä on baari?

4) Älä koske minua sinne!

Language information at Wikipedia and Ethnologue

Alternate names for Finnish include Suomi, Suomea, and Suomen Kieli



top Kven Finnish (also known as North Finnish)

Kven is used by the Kven people in northern Norway.

1) Missä minun loma oon?

2) Missä ranta oon?

3) Missä baari oon?

4) Älä koske minnuu sielä!

Language information at Wikipedia and Ethnologue



top Meänkieli Finnish

Meänkieli is used in northern Sweden around the Torne River valley.

1) Missä oon minun huone?

2) Missä oon ranta?

3) Missä oon baari?

4) Älä koske minua sielä!

Language information at Wikipedia and Ethnologue

Alternate names for Meänkieli include North Finnish, Torne Valley Finnish, Tornedalen, Tornedalsfinska



Writing system information at Omniglot


The four essential
travel phrases in English:

1) Where is my room?
2) Where is the beach?
3) Where is the bar?
4) Don't touch me there!
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