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makes me all the more impressed with the fact that my dad learned rudimentary Finnish in his 50s!
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Why I never learned Finnish

makes me all the more impressed with the fact that my dad learned rudimentary Finnish in his 50s!

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Swedish (svenska) is a North Germanic language with around 9 million speakers mainly in Sweden and Finland, and also in Estonia, Norway, Canada and the USA. It is closely related to Norwegian and Danish and is mutually intelligible with them to a large extent, particularly in its written form. (...)

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Finnish (suomi) is a Finnic language spoken by about 5 million people in Finland, Sweden, Norway, Estonia, Canada and Russia. It is closely related to Estonian. Finnish starting to appear in writing during the 16th century. The first piece of Finnish literature was a translation of the New Testament by Michael Agricola which was published in 1548. (...)

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very basic comparison between Icelandic, Danish, Norwegian, Swedish, & Finnish languages from the Stand Still. Stay Silent webcomic (which is set in a post-apocalyptic Scandinavia)

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Sami bride | The Sami people, one of the largest indigenous groups in Europe, living in Norway, Sweden, Finland and Russia. Their traditional languages are the Sami languages, which are members of the Finno-Lappic group of the Uralic language family. | © samisknettverk

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In this free online Swedish language course, you will learn the basics of Swedish grammar and be introduced to word order in sentences, verb formation, and the use of nouns, pronouns and adjectives. This free course will be of interest to all business professionals who are conducting business in Sweden or other Scandinavian countries and who feel they would benefit by learning the basics of the Swedish language. #onlineeducation #language #Swedish

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