Finnish

adjective
Finn·​ish | \ ˈfi-nish How to pronounce Finnish (audio) \

Definition of Finnish

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: of, relating to, or characteristic of Finland, the Finns, or Finnish

Finnish

noun

Definition of Finnish (Entry 2 of 2)

: the Finno-Ugric language of the Finns

First Known Use of Finnish

Adjective

1699, in the meaning defined above

Noun

circa 1845, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of Finnish was in 1699

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“Finnish.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Finnish. Accessed 26 Jan. 2021.

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Finnish

adjective
How to pronounce Finnish (audio)

English Language Learners Definition of Finnish

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: of or relating to Finland, its people, or the Finnish language

Finnish

noun

English Language Learners Definition of Finnish (Entry 2 of 2)

: the chief language of the people of Finland

Finnish

adjective
Finn·​ish | \ ˈfi-nish How to pronounce Finnish (audio) \

Kids Definition of Finnish

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: relating to Finland, its people, or the Finnish language

Finnish

noun

Kids Definition of Finnish (Entry 2 of 2)

: the language of the Finns

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