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Sunday, January 14, 2018

Unique Challenge

Are you SURE you want to learn Finnish? Why would you want to learn Finnish?? Even Finns aren't sure


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I'll need all the help I can get...


16 comments:

  1. Isn't Finnish related to Estonian? And going further out, you've got all those other Uralic languages, like northern / southern Sami ...

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    1. Any other "major" language, perhaps?

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    2. Well, Estonian could be major...

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    3. I must say, to a finn estonian sometimes sounds like retarded finnish :D It uses the same words, but they often have different meaning, for example finnish for 'hut' means 'house' in estonian. I have no idea how finnish sounds to an estonian though..
      Hungary is actually related, but doesn't reseble finnish at all.

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  2. Ouch. You got schooled by mouse in a very educational way.

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  3. Okay... This is a nice comic Malachi.

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    1. Yes, it is. But the languages splitted so long ago, you don't really see similarities, unless you speak both and understand how languages change over time

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  5. Why is Finland a tortilla chip it's making me hungry

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    1. Mmmm...Finnlicious.

      It's because of last week's comic. This is kind of a continuation...

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  6. Well, I could try learning Finnish and report back on whether it's really as bad as all that... but I'm too busy right now learning Farsi :-P.

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    1. well, considering immigrants here learn it in about 3 to 10 years for understandable level... no seriously one big thing that often causes problems to nons candi is Ä and Ö (which can be replaced with A and O, albeit it sounds slightly retarded) but if you can wrap head around suffixes here you get far even with pronouncing part of said letters being issue

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  7. Good luck if you really decide learning it. I started learning it in 2013, 2 years after I gave up.

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    1. I guess suffixes and pronouncing were major headache? (suffixes part being bit unique to finno-ugric languages)

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