Finnish Grammar

Finnish Grammar

This article deals with the grammar of the Finnish language (the article "Finnish language" discusses the language in general and contains a quick overview of the grammar). For the ways in which the spoken language differs from the written language, see Colloquial Finnish. Unlike the languages spoken in the other Scandinavian countries, for example Swedish and Norwegian which are North Germanic languages, Finnish is a Uralic language, and is structurally considered an agglutinative language.

Read more about Finnish Grammar:  Pronouns, Noun Forms, Adjectives, Postpositions and Prepositions, Verb Forms, Adverbs, Numbers

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