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  • (adj): Of or relating to or characteristic of Finland or the people of Finland.
    Example: "Finnish architecture"
    See also — Additional definitions below

Finnish

Finnish refers to something or someone from, or related to, Finland, such as:

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List Of Etymologies Of Country Subdivision Names - Finland
... The Finnish language form of the city's name probably originates from 'Helsinga' and similar names used for the river currently known as Vantaanjoki, as documented as early as the 14th ... surrounding parish, Helsinge (source for Finnish Helsinki) and the rapids (in Swedish fors), which flowed through the original village ... The Finnish name of Österbotten, Pohjanmaa, or "Pohja"-land, gives a hint as to the meaning in both languages pohja means both "bottom" and "north." Åland - "Waterland", from the ...
Battle Of Tolvajärvi - Battle
... met the Soviet 718th regiment which was preparing to make its own attack on the Finnish flank ... By noon, the Finnish troops withdrew to their own lines ... it prevented the 718th from attacking the Finnish flank, and also from sending reinforcements to the south ...
East Finnish
... East Finnish culture and dialect are chiefly vested in the Savonians and the Karelians ... feature is not distinguishing, being also found commonly in most Western Finnish dialects ... the last half millennium to central and northern Scandinavia and to Ingria were mainly of East Finnish origin, which is why dialects and languages such as Meänkieli and Ingrian are closer ...
Battle Of Tolvajärvi - Prelude
... After the Winter War broke out on November 30, the Finnish troops north of Lake Ladoga began a pre-planned retreat before the overwhelming opposition ... The Soviet advance was a serious threat to the Finnish IV Corps' lines of communication ... To counter this threat the Finnish high command assembled "Group Talvela" commanded by Colonel Paavo Talvela ...
Finnish
... Finnish refers to something or someone from, or related to, Finland, such as Culture of Finland Finnish people, the primary ethnic group in Finland The Finnish language, the national ...

More definitions of "Finnish":

  • (noun): The official language of Finland; belongs to the Baltic Finnic family of languages.
    Synonyms: Suomi

Famous quotes containing the word finnish:

    A conversation in English in Finnish and in French can not be held at the same time nor with indifference ever or after a time.
    Gertrude Stein (1874–1946)