Finnish for busy people

Uusi kielemme

Welcome to Uusi kielemme – Finnish for Busy People! The place to learn more Finnish; be it grammar or vocabulary! If you’re on a mobile device, you can access the vocabulary and grammar overview pages via the menu up above on the left side.

Recently Published Finnish Articles

How to Say FOR in Finnish – English Preposition

Thanks FOR the ride. This is FOR you. I voted FOR Kekkonen. Find out how to translate FOR the Finnish! (Kiitos kyydiSTÄ, tämä on sinuLLE, äänestin KekkosTA)


The Lative Case – Ylös Alas Kauemmas – Finnish Grammar

ULOS, KAUAS, LÄHEMMÄS and KAUEMMAS are considered to be examples of the ancient LATIVE case which doesn’t exist anymore. Learn more here!


Finnish Wedding Vocabulary – Häät Häiden Häissä

Learn some Finnish wedding vocabulary for when a friend gets married or you get married yourself! There is a lot of vocabulary related to this topic.


Poliisiasemalla – Finnish Police Station Vocabulary

Do you want to report a crime? Get a new passport? Apply for Finnish citizenship? Get a weapon permit? Poliisiasemalla tapahtuu!


Hätätilanteet – Finnish Emergency Situation Vocabulary

One topic that you’ll feel relieved you have studied if anything happens is definitely vocabulary related to emergency situations (hätätilanteet).


Tuli Tulli Tuuli Tyyli – Finnish Pronunciation

Finnish’ pronunciation matches its written form fairly closely. As such, the words tuli, tulli, tuuli and tyyli are all pronounced differently. Read more!


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