- of or relating to Finland or its inhabitants.
Origin of Finnish
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Examples from the Web for finnish
Dishes are listed by their Finnish names with English subtitles.Welcome to Yooperland, A Little Slice of Finland in Michigan
Jane & Michael Stern
May 11, 2014
“We did not help the Germans,” snaps Kent Nadbornik, the chairman of the Finnish Jewish Veterans Guild.
Nevertheless, as a doctor responsible for both German and Finnish soldiers, he refused to discriminate.
The German replied, ‘But nothing would happen to you—you’re a Finnish soldier.
Payments recently have included $22 million to Al Qaeda in Yemen for the release of Swiss, Austrian and Finnish hostages.Al Qaeda Growing Rich Off Ransom Payments
December 22, 2013
The sea upbore me, flood of the tide, on Finnish land, the welling waters.Beowulf
They cover the most interesting and exciting periods of Swedish and Finnish history.The Standard Oratorios
George P. Upton
If any did this thing, it was Groa the Witch, thy Finnish bedmate.Eric Brighteyes
H. Rider Haggard
That Suomi is divided, every one who has studied Finnish politics must know.
It may be well to mention that the Finnish language is very remarkable.
- of, relating to, or characteristic of Finland, the Finns, or their language
- the official language of Finland, also spoken in Estonia and NW Russia, belonging to the Finno-Ugric family
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Word Origin and History for finnish
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