A city called Theft, a bay on Water Lake, a town called Crash: translating Finnish place-names yields entertaining results.
Read part two of our popular article asking people what tried-and-true tips and textbooks they’re using to master Finnish.
Learning Finnish is far from impossible! We ask people what books and strategies they are using to master the language.
Twist your tongue with ten useful expressions in the language spoken by northern Finland’s indigenous Sámi people.
Foreign professors at Helsinki’s Aalto University attend courses in Finnish language and culture. It’s useful – and fun.
So you want to learn Finnish? Start here and now! Jump right in with our audio list of 20 useful phrases.
What doesn’t hurt you makes you stronger – here are three books to help you make Finnish word endings your best friends.
Words from above: Surtitles open the National Theatre’s performances to non-Finnish speakers.
Want to have fun unlocking the mysteries of the Finnish language and the Finnish brain? See these three dictionaries.
We look at three books that will help take your Finnish to the next level – and it will be practically painless.
Delve into the meanings of Finnish surnames, starting with the suffix –nen. And can Mr Wolf live beside the Littlepigs?
We visit the Finnish Language Office to see how new words enter Finnish – and how Finnish words travel the world.
We ask a Swedish-speaking Finnish journalist for an inside view of what Finland’s “other” official language means to the country.
We scoured the forests for Finland's longest word – and we may never understand the full implications of our discovery.
On iPhone or internet, Nordic Food Glossary brings you all things edible in an array of Nordic languages.
A teacher tells us the keys to picking up Finnish. Among them is a fearless, positive approach.
The free service Hei Finland, accessible on your mobile device or computer, provides you with Finnish expressions for social, business and emergency situations.
Google Maps Finland sparks a lively online discussion when it misfires and starts spitting out street names in Swedish instead of Finnish. Everybody just stay calm and no one will get lost.
Let's have a word about the origins and idiosyncrasies of the Finnish language.
Discover the hidden meanings behind the names of some famous and not-so-famous Finns.
Can the same word be profane and profound? We check up on Finnish swearing habits.