Associations to the word «Finnish»


FINNISH, adjective. Of or pertaining to Finland.
FINNISH, adjective. Of or pertaining to the Finnish language.
FINNISH, proper noun. The Finno-Ugric language spoken by the majority of the people living in Finland, one of the two official languages of the country (the other is Swedish).
FINNISH FOREST REINDEER, noun. A subspecies of the reindeer, Rangifer tarandus fennicus, found only in Eastern Finland and Russian Karelia.
FINNISH HORSE, noun. A breed of horse, the Finnhorse.
FINNISH SIGN LANGUAGE, proper noun. A variant of sign language commonly used in Finland.

Dictionary definition

FINNISH, noun. The official language of Finland; belongs to the Baltic Finnic family of languages.
FINNISH, adjective. Of or relating to or characteristic of Finland or the people of Finland; "Finnish architecture".

Wise words

In words, as fashions, the same rule will hold; Alike fantastic, if too new, or old: Be not the first by whom the new are tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside.
Alexander Pope