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Unofficial Finnish course - Chapter five, lesson two - School - Finnish word of the week #14

Finnish Word Of The Week -

Week one - hai - shark (noun).A sentience that you could use this word in: Hait metsästävät ruokaa matalassa vedessä.- The sharks are hunting for food in the shallow water.

Week two - sierain - nostril (noun). A sentence that you could use this word in: Vasen sierain.-Left nostril.

Week three - kello - watch (noun). A sentence that you could use this word in: Hopeinen rannekello.- Silver wrist watch.

Week four - vastustaa - oppose (verb). A sentence that you could use this word in: On hyväksyttävää vastustaa toimintoja joista olet eri-mieltä.- lt is okay to oppose actions you disagree with.

Week five - hattu - hat (noun). A sentence that you could use this word in: Punainen huivi näyttäisi hyvältä tuon hatun kanssa.- A red scarf would look nice with that hat.

Week six - matematiikka - math (noun). A sentence that you could use this word in: Suosikkiaineeni koulussa on matematiikka.- My favorite subject in school is math.

Week seven - kalenteri - calendar (noun). A sentence that you could use this word in: Merkitsin vuosipäivämme kalenteriin.- I marked our anniversary on the calendar.

Week eight - lepakko - bat (noun). Two sentences that you could use this word in: Lepakot roikkuvat oksasta syöden vesimelonia.- The bats are hanging from a branch eating watermelon. / Lepakkoroikkuu oksasta. - The bat is hanging from the branch.

Week nine - tyytymätön - unsatisfied (adjective). A sentence that you could use this word in: Nainen on tyytymätön. - The woman is unsatisfied.

Week ten - hävitä - lose (verb). A sentence that you could use this word in: Pelaaja hävisi korttipelin. - The player lost the carrd game.

Week eleven - inhota - dislike (verb). A sentence that you could use this word in: Nainen inhoaa kuulemaansa. - The woman dislikes what she hears.

Week twelve - komedia - comedy (noun). A sentence that you could use this word in: He katsovat komediaa ja nauravat. - They are watching a comedy and laughing.

Week thirteen - filmi - movie (noun). A sentence that you could use this word in: Suurin osa elokuvista tuotetaan filmille. - Most movies are produced on film.

Week fourteen - talo - house (noun). A sentence that you could use this word in: Missä talo on? Where is the house?

Stuff at school

  • koulu-school

  • opettaa-teach

  • opettaja-teacher

  • opettaa-to learn

  • opiskelija-student

Subjects

  • aine-subject (at school)

  • läksyt-homework

  • maantieto-geography

  • matematiikka-mathematics

  • historia-history

  • tiede-science

  • fysiikka-physics

  • kemia-chemistry

  • biologia-biology

  • musiikki-music

Languages

  • suomi-Finnish (as a second language If it was your mother tongue then it would be äidinkieli)

  • englanti-English

  • ranska-French

  • ruotsi-Swedish

  • saksa-German

  • venäjä-Russian

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näkemiin.

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To John. A couple of typos. "House" is talo. You have spelt it correctly in the example sentence but there is a mistake in the introduction of the word. Also, opettaa - to teach. I think the preposition has travelled to the wrong side of the hyphen.

To everyone. Although the word koulupuku is useful to learn, Finnish children never wear school uniforms.

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1 year ago

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Kiitos!

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thank you for this post

some Lingots in gratitude

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1 year ago

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ole hyvä (your welcome)!

1 year ago
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