Most Recent Articles on Uusi kielemme
This page lists the 50 most recent articles on Uusi kielemme.
芬兰语中的外来词 – Lainasanoja
List of old words ending in i of the ovi-type
Read about the inflection of old words ending in i, which can be refered to as OVI-type words! These undergo the same changes as OVI does.
Reversible Compound Words – Finnish vocabulary
The compound words in this article are REVERSIBLE! Find out what this means and how e.g. RIISIPUURO and PUURORIISI differ in meaning!
No Niin – Suomen Tärkein Sana – Sketch Analysis
Click for the English translation and grammar analysis of Ismo Leikola’s sketch about NO NIIN, the most important Finnish word!
Nouns and their Opposites – Substantiivit ja niiden Vastakohdat
War & peace, chaos & order, hardware & software. Learn some new vocabulary by going through these nouns which have a clear opposite!
100 Random Finnish Words to Study – Intermediate Level
Time to expand your Finnish vocabulary by learning these 100 random Finnish words aimed at intermediate level students!
100 Finnish Verbs and their Opposites – Intermediate learners
HERÄTÄ and NUKAHTAA, TYÖNTÄÄ and VETÄÄ are two examples of verbs and opposites. Click to find a list of useful vocabulary!
Viedä Tuoda Hakea – Similar verbs
The verbs VIEDÄ, TUODA and HAKEA confuse many learners. Find out what the difference is between the three in this article!
Conversation Prompts – Passive sentences – Mitä tehdään…?
Practice the passive tense with these questions! This article contains conversation prompts which allow you to make passive sentences.
Conversation Prompts – Oletko koskaan uinut…?
Oletko koskaan uinut avannossa tai käynyt mökillä? These conversation prompts with the PERFECT TENSE can help you start a conversation!
Passive Perfect Tense – On tehty “has been done”
Learn more about when to use and how to conjugate verbs in the passive perfect tense, such as “on tehty”, “on käyty” and “on osattu”!
Rektio – What are rections? – Finnish Grammar
What is a “rektio”? Or a “verbirektio”? Learn more about what “rections” are in the Finnish language in this article!
Toinen Toisiaan Toisemme Toisillenne – Pronoun “Toinen”
This article gives you information about how the pronoun toinen is used. We’re starting with the most difficult usage and moving from there to easier meanings. I decided to go with this approach because it’s most likely someone will end up on this page looking for the hardest part. 1. Resiprookkipronomini “each other” Toinen is […]
Finnish Adverbs Ending in STI
This list contains 473 Finnish adverbs ending in STI, which have been completed with example sentences and translations.
Top 50 Finnish Surnames – Sukunimet
Find out the top 50 most common Finnish surnames and read about their history, what they mean and where they’re commonly used!
Plural Translative Case – Finnish Grammar
Learn more about the plural translative case! It consists of the plural marker -i- with the case marker -ksi at the end.
Puhui Puhumistaan – “Kept Doing” Construction
These Finnish phrases express actions repeatedly happening (eg. puhui puhumistaan) or increasing in intensity (eg. vanhenee vanhenemistaan).
Idioms with the verb MENNÄ: Mennä piiloon, solmuun, pilalle
Learn idiomatic expressions which include the verb mennä, such as MENNÄ PIELEEN (to go awry) and MENNÄ NAPPIIN (to succeed)!
Homonyms – Finnish words with multiple meanings
Homonyms are Finnish words like KUUSI (6) and KUUSI (spruce), JÄÄ (ice) and JÄÄ (stay), MAKSA (pay) and MAKSA (liver), which mean two things.
Daily Routine Questions – Finnish Conversation Prompts
Practice answering questions related to your DAILY ROUTINE in order to become more fluent in writing or speaking!
The Finnish Object – Objekti
Luen kirjaa. Luin kirjan. Lue kirja! Lue kirjat! Luen kirjoja. Learn about the Finnish Object with many examples and explanations!
What is Derivation? – Finnish Derivational Suffixes
Learn more about Finnish suffixes such as -sto, -tar and -utua and how they are used in derivation to create new words from existing ones!
Past passive object sentence examples
Learn more about past passive object phrases such as “Hänet kuljetettiin” (He was transported) and “Hänet kannettiin (He was carried)!
How to be polite in Finnish
We all know Finnish doesn’t have a word for “please”. This article teaches you different ways that exist to be polite in Finnish!
Duolingo: Haarukka on tuossa. Tässä on sininen kukka.
Learn how Duolingo introduces the words “here” and “there”! In addition, click to find out WHY Duolingo translates TÄSSÄ ON as “it has”.
Important words in YKI test instructions
Plan on doing the YKI exam? Make sure you can understand the YKI test instructions by learning the words in this list!
Duolingo: Introduction of the partitive case
Duolingo introduces the PARTITIVE CASE in the lesson called FRIDGE. Learn more about why and when you should use the partitive case
Top 100 adjectives for CV – Työnhaku adjektiivit
Here’s 100 adjectives useful for your Finnish CV, including but not limited to stressinsietokykyinen, oppimishaluinen and joustava.
Adjectives and opposites – B1.1 level adjectives – YKI-testi
Click to find a useful list of B1.1 level adjectives! This list contains adjective pairs that are opposites. Expand your vocab today!
看医生的常用语句 – Lääkärillä
Adjectives ending in TU – Past passive participle
Click to find a list of adjectives ending in TU, based on verbs in the passive past participle, such as tunnettu mies, kalustettu huone ja keitetty muna.
Accusative Total Object – Human objects – Minut Sinut
This article contains a list of verbs with an accusative total object. Learn which verbs usually get MINUT, SINUT, HÄNET as an object!
Total Object Verbs – Genitive Object – Verb List
Click for a list of TOTAL OBJECT VERBS, which normally get a genitive case object, such as “Tiedän/muistan/unohdan nimen”!
Tavallinen Päivä – Finnish Song Lyrics Analyzed
Learn Finnish through song lyrics! The song “Tavallinen päivä” by Edu Kettunen is one of my favorites, so I hope you’ll like it too!
MIKÄ sinun nimi on? MITÄ sinä syöt? MIKÄ tämä on? MITÄ tämä on? 本文中，我们将一起学习：在问句中，何时使用mitä，何时使用mikä。
Koira-words in the plural partitive
I’m often asked for a list of KOIRA-words while we’re learning the partitive plural of different word types. Here’s a helpful list!
Kissa-words in the Plural Partitive
I’m often asked for a list of KISSA-words while we’re learning the partitive plural of different word types. Here’s a helpful list!
Uudestaan Uudelleen Taas – How to say “again” in Finnish
How do you say “again” in Finnish? What’s the difference between UUDESTAAN, UUDELLEEN and TAAS? Click to learn more!
Frequently asked questions
Hi, I’m Inge! Uusi kielemme is my website. For the curious among you, here are the answer to some frequently asked questions I get.
Remontti – Finnish vocabulary related to renovating
REMONTTI is something that will affect everyone living in Finland during their life: either you’re renovating yourself or your neighbors are!
-Han/hän – Liitepartikkeli 附着虚词（小品词）– Minähän sanoin!
“Missähän? Miksihän? Minähän sanoin! 在芬兰语中，这个棘手的小品词-han/hän随处可见。阅读本文，了解它的含义和使用方法！
The Partitive Case – Partitiivi – Finnish Grammar
The partitive case is complicated! It’s one of those subjects that will take you many years to be able to use fluently and without doubt. So let’s start!
Possessive Suffixes – Possessiivisuffiksit
Do you really need possessive suffixes in Finnish? What do they look like? When do you use them? How do you form them and add them to the cases? Learn now!
The Genitive Case – Genetiivi – Finnish Grammar
The genitive case – genetiivi – can be recognized by the -n at the end of words. Learn when to use it and how to form it in this article!
The Past Passive – Passiivin Imperfekti
The passive imperfect or past passive is formed using the present passive as a stem. You use it in the same situations as the present passive.
Negative Present Passive – Passiivi
After learning the “normal” present passive, it’s time to look at the negative present passive! Learn how to form and use this form correctly!
Condiments, soups and sauces – Finnish vocabulary
Learn the Finnish words for sauces and soups you use in your everyday life! Included are most foods that come in liquid form.