Finnish

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj Finnish of or relating to or characteristic of Finland or the people of Finland "Finnish architecture"
    • n Finnish the official language of Finland; belongs to the Baltic Finnic family of languages
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Finnish folklore states that when Santa comes to Finland to deliver gifts, he leaves his sleigh behind and rides on a goat named Ukko instead
    • a Finnish Of or pertaining to Finland, to the Finns, or to their language.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: Only one of the 88 stable chemicals are named after a person gadolinium. It's named after Finnish chemist Johan Gadolin.
    • Finnish Of or pertaining to Finland or its inhabitants, or the Finnic race.
    • n Finnish The language spoken by the Finns proper, called by themselves Suomi. It is a dialect of the Ugrian or Finno-Hungarian branch of the Ural-Altaic or Scythian family, and is proximately related to the Lappish and many languages of the aborigines of Russia, and to the Hungarian. See Finnic
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: The longest word in the Finnish language, that isn't a compound word, is 'epaejaerjestelmaellistyttaemaettoemyydellaensaekaeaen'. In English it means 'even with their lack of ability to disorganize'.
    • adjs Finnish pertaining to the Finns in the widest sense
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Usage

In literature:

Illustrated from the Finnish Text.
"Wild Nature Won By Kindness" by Elizabeth Brightwen
In the early years of his medical practice, the author had many Finnish girls as patients.
"Woman" by William J. Robinson
The modern Bulgarian represents, not the Finnish conqueror, but the conquered Slave.
"Harvard Classics Volume 28" by Various
Many women thereafter were elected to the Finnish parliament.
"Face to Face with Kaiserism" by James W. Gerard
The climate does not agree with Mery and Mischa arranges that they go to a Finnish village.
"The Menorah Journal, Volume 1, 1915" by Various
They cover the most interesting and exciting periods of Swedish and Finnish history.
"The Standard Oratorios" by George P. Upton
Finnish wizards made a pretence of selling wind to land-bound sailors.
"A History of Nursery Rhymes" by Percy B. Green
See Castren's 'Lectures on Finnish Mythology,' 1853.
"Chips From A German Workshop - Volume I" by Friedrich Max Müller
At Nasby, all is pure Swedish; at Sangis, twelve miles distant, everything is Finnish.
"Northern Travel" by Bayard Taylor
These then bore Finnish names equivalent to Island of Hares, Island of Buffaloes, and the like.
"Historic Tales, Vol. 8 (of 15)" by Charles Morris
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In news:

Senators' Karlsson signs with Finnish team.
Finnish Industrial Outlook Weakens as Orders Fall, Survey Shows.
It thus seems that Finnish consumers tend to underestimate how much they are overpaying – and by a fairly substantial margin.
Chow Intriguing, This Finnish Food You Speak Of.
A man attempted to stab Finnish Prime Minister Jyrki Katainen.
Many Finnish voters are against bailouts for weaker euro zone states, arguing that they help profligate countries while Finland faces austerity at home.
Finnish Film Foundation taps commissioners.
The Finnish Film Foundation has appointed two commissioners to administer the country's production grants.
Finnish Team Wins Wife Carrying Contest.
Finnish app for best call-plan to launch in U.S. Tarmo Virki Reuters.
Finnish startup Alekstra will launch this month in the United States its.
Finnish app for best call-plan to launch in U.S. Access our very best investigative reporting, opinion and commentary.
Finnish AIDS awareness campaign uses geo -location symbols to illustrate that lust often leads to the same spot.
Helsinki goes wild for Southern Gothic : 'Beasts,' 'Killer Joe' unspool in Finnish fest.
In 2002, Canadian researchers identified him as a 13-month-old Finnish boy, Eino Viljami Panula.
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In science:

Lehti, Sarjat ja funktioteoria (in Finnish), lecture notes, Helsinki University of Technology, 1975.
Bicomplex algebra and function theory
Lehto, Funktioteoria I-II (in Finnish), Limes ry, Helsinki 1985.
Bicomplex algebra and function theory
The languages envisioned were Catalan, English, Finnish, French, Italian and Spanish.
The GF Mathematics Library
Of these, Finnish, with its great complexities, could not be raised to the same level of functionality as the others.
The GF Mathematics Library
At the moment these are: Bulgarian, Catalan, English, Finnish, French, German, Italian, Polish, Romanian, Spanish, Swedish and Urdu.
The GF Mathematics Library
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