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"Hello! I am Pyry."

Translation:Terve! Minä olen Pyry.

June 24, 2020

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/romancbeck

For those who do not know, "y" in Finnish represents the "ü" letter that you find in German.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/terroristpeanut

Thay explains a lot lol


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Athalawulfaz

That's very much like Y in Old English too, easy to remember.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/pieni_chilipalko

It's a greeting just like "terve", "hei", "moikka" etc., although it's slightly more on the informal end of things. To me "hei" is the most neutral one. I do use "moi" the most though.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Gunnarks

Why I cannot say "Mä oon Pyry"?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Hacu.

It's spoken language (and very informal). So, in everyday life you can definitely say that. However, it's not "grammatically" correct Finnish and thus likely not accepted as a translation in these exercises.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ManaliBish

Why us there no "Minä"


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/pieni_chilipalko

You don't have to have the pronoun there since "olen" tells the listener that the person is talking about themselves.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/waterysnakes99

Where would I be able to memorize pronunciation? Is there a good website for that sort of thing?

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