I speak English
flag arrow I want to learn Finnish

Finnish Finnish

Spoken by around 5 million people, Finnish is known for its unique structure and melodic quality, setting it apart as a language that reflects the nation's connection to nature and its profound historical narratives. For beginners, diving into Finnish is not merely about mastering a language; it's about embracing a way of life that reverberates with the tranquility of Finnish forests and the vibrancy of its modern culture.

Finnish stands as a linguistic enigma in Europe, distinctively set apart from the majority of other European languages. Unlike the Romance, Germanic, or Slavic language families that dominate the European linguistic landscape, Finnish is a member of the Finno-Ugric group, closely related to Estonian and more distantly to Hungarian. This unique lineage means that Finnish shares little in common with the Indo-European languages surrounding it, presenting a fascinating and unique linguistic structure. Its vocabulary, grammar, and phonetics do not mirror those of its European neighbors, making it a linguistic island of sorts. For learners, this presents a captivating challenge; delving into Finnish is not just learning a new language but exploring a completely different linguistic paradigm, untangling a system of sounds and syntax that offers a fresh perspective on how language can structure thought and culture. In this sense, Finnish is not just a means of communication but a gateway to understanding the diversity and complexity of human language itself.




Ekvis.com makes language learning a delight! Through fun online games, you're introduced to the basic vocabulary of various languages, from Spanish and Korean to Russian and many more. As you enjoy the games, you get a taste of each language's unique charm.

This website requires no registration, and all games are available at no cost. Suitable for both self-study and classroom settings!

Facebook X / Twitter Discord
About Ekvis | Privacy Policy
Copyright 2023 Marianne Wartoft AB