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Finnish

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Noun

englanti (stem englan-*)

  1. English (language).

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Usage notes

  1. In a question Do you speak [a language]? (and in the answer to it), the name of the language is in partitive case:
    • Puhutteko englantia?
      • Do you speak English?
    • Puhun englantia vain vähän, mutta saksani on erinomaista.
      • I speak English only a little, but my German is excellent.
  2. The expression in [a language] is translated with translative case:
    • Miten tämä sanotaan suomeksi?
      • How do you say this in Finnish?
  3. The adjectives indicating the language of a text or speech are formed by putting the name of the language in genitive case and adding -kielinen:
    • Onko teillä englanninkielisiä sanomalehtiä?
      • Do you have any English-language newspapers?

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