Tag Archives: Oddities in Finnish

These are posts in which we examine weird or quirky aspects of the Finnish language that are lesser know or at face value unclear.

Speaking while inhaling – what is that?

Have you ever heard someone speaking while they are breathing in? That’s called ingressive speech. [...]

Oddities in Finnish – Joo ei: Finland’s yeah no

Positive and negative answers are some of the very first words you learn when studying [...]

Oddities in Finnish – The many meanings of Sika

We often get the question; is Finnish a difficult language to learn? We would say [...]