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Of or relating to Finland or its people, language, or culture.
The Finno-Ugric language of the Finns.
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1. (Placename) of, relating to, or characteristic of Finland, the Finns, or their language
2. (Peoples) of, relating to, or characteristic of Finland, the Finns, or their language
3. (Languages) of, relating to, or characteristic of Finland, the Finns, or their language
(Languages) the official language of Finland, also spoken in Estonia and NW Russia, belonging to the Finno-Ugric family
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(ˈfɪn ɪʃ)

1. the Finnic language of the Finns: an official language of Finland.
2. of or pertaining to Finland, the Finns, or the language Finnish.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.finnish - the official language of FinlandFinnish - the official language of Finland; belongs to the Baltic Finnic family of languages
Baltic-Finnic - a group of Finnic languages including Finnish and Estonian
Adj.1.Finnish - of or relating to or characteristic of Finland or the people of Finland; "Finnish architecture"
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soomesoome keel
suomalainensuomisuomen kielisuomenkielinen
finskifinski jezikFinac
핀란드 사람핀란드의
finlandezfinlandezălimba finlandeză
thuộc nước/người/tiếng Phần Lantiếng Phần Lan


A. ADJfinlandés
B. N (Ling) → finlandés m
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adj (gen)finlandais(e); [culture, literature] → finnois(e)
n (= language) → finnois m
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adjfinnisch; he is Finnisher ist Finne; she is Finnishsie ist Finnin
n (Ling) → Finnisch nt
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1. adjfinlandese
2. n (language) → finlandese m
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اللغة الفنلندية, فِنْلندي finský, finština finsk finnisch Φινλανδικά, φινλανδικός finlandés suomalainen, suomi finlandais, finnois Finac, finski finlandese フィンランドの, フィンランド人 핀란드 사람, 핀란드의 Fins finsk fiński, język fiński finlandês финский, финский язык finsk, finska เกี่ยวกับประเทศฟินแลนด์, ภาษาฟินแลนด์ Fin, Finli thuộc nước/người/tiếng Phần Lan, tiếng Phần Lan 芬兰人, 芬兰的
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In the Finnish war he also managed to distinguish himself.
Vronsky was staying in a roomy, clean, Finnish hut, divided into two by a partition.
And so the Ship of Fools sailed on, all aft fooling and befouling, from the guileless-eyed, gentle-souled Finnish mate, who, with the scent of treasure pungent in his nostrils, with a duplicate key stole the ship's daily position from Captain Doane's locked desk, to Ah Moy, the cook, who kept Kwaque at a distance and never whispered warning to the others of the risk they ran from continual contact with the carrier of the terrible disease.
The Belgian telephones have cost the most--two hundred and seventy-three dollars apiece; and the Finnish telephones the least--eighty-one dollars.
Again dust, bricks and mortar, again the stench from the shops and pot-houses, again the drunken men, the Finnish pedlars and half-broken-down cabs.
And don't be swayed by supplement-industry claims that the Finnish study doesn't count because it only looked at smokers.
Tales of Ensign Stal (1848, 1860), a collection of prose and verse glorifying the Finnish soldiers of the 1808 - 9 Russo - Finnish war.
RUTLAND - With the summer solstice happening June 21, the Finnish Heritage Society Sovittaja is planning a celebration worthy of Helsinki.
The Finnish ministry of trade and industry said on Thursday (22 September) that the State of Finland was selling 8,000,000 shares in Finnish chemicals group Kemira Oyj to Finnish and international institutional investors.
The Finnish Engineering Award is an annual prize, awarded for exceptional merit in the field of technological development.
The Finnish broadcasting company YLE's public service web pages were reportedly hacked two weeks ago during the Finnish local elections.

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