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Unemployment amongst nurses in the Philippines is at a level that is making life at home difficult or impossible for many Filipinos – which is why many nurses are now looking offshore for employment. In an interesting mix of cultures and languages, many Filipino nurses are now making the move north to Finland, where their nursing skills are in demand.
Of course, in order to slot into the much-needed nursing jobs in Finland, the Filipino nurses are having [...]
Fancy going to the sauna just after a business meeting? Then Finland might be the right place for you to be. Saunas play an important role in the lives of most Finns. It is an experience which is normally shared by family and friends and even business associates. Saunas can be found in most parts of the country. By 2002 there were more than 2 million saunas in the whole country out of which 1.2 million were set up in private apartments.
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Finnish is a Finno-Ugric language, belonging to the Uralic language family. It is one of the three national languages of Europe that is not an Indo-European language (along with Estonian and Hungarian, which also are Uralic languages). There are about 6 million speakers, mostly in Finland.
Download our free dictionary (for Windows or Android) and browse both the Finnish-English and the English-Finnish lists. Look up a word, add or modify an entry, and learn words at your own rhythm from a personal learning list. Click here to learn more about the features or scroll down to download the program. An online version is also available, so you can browse the dictionary without downloading it.
Download our free dictionary for Android! Browse the wordlists, look up words and practice your vocabulary at your own rhythm. An online version is also available, so you can browse the dictionary without downloading it.
This dictionary was made by Kimmo Hämäläinen. Many thanks to Toivo Kivirinta for sending us an update.
List status: © Kimmo Hämäläinen
Finnish > English: 31,145 words
English > Finnish: 28,588 words
Last update: March 21, 2014
First upload: 1997
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Is Finnish a difficult language? This is an interesting article, written by a lecturer in Finnish (use the menu on the right to access the different chapters). We also recommend this site with learning material for Finnish (pronunciation and grammar).