Finn

noun
\ ˈfin How to pronounce Finn (audio) \

Definition of Finn

1 : a member of a people speaking Finnish or a Finnic language
2a : a native or inhabitant of Finland
b : one who is of Finnish descent

First Known Use of Finn

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for Finn

Swedish Finne, from Old Swedish; akin to Old Norse Finnar Finns, Old English Finnas

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The first known use of Finn was before the 12th century

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“Finn.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Finn. Accessed 17 Jan. 2021.

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Finn

noun
How to pronounce Finn (audio)

English Language Learners Definition of Finn

: a person born, raised, or living in Finland

Finn

noun
\ ˈfin How to pronounce Finn (audio) \

Kids Definition of Finn

: a person born or living in Finland

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