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"I have a cell phone."

Translation:Minulla on kännykkä.

July 3, 2020



Anybody use this word for a phone in 2020?


Yes indeed, we do use it. Smartphone would be "älypuhelin", but it's mostly used only in ads or when you actually really need to differentiate it from other types of phones. We mostly call them "kännykkä" in everyday speech. "Kännykkä" or "matkapuhelin" means mobile phone, the latter is more formal. A telephone would be "puhelin", which can be used to refer to either mobile or landline phones.


There's also the shortened version "känny", which is common as well.


And some people use "luuri" as well.

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