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

Is this how you would say "I'm half Finnish"

"olen puoli suomalainen" ?

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July 10, 2020

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

Olen puoliksi suomalainen.


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

Another question, why do you put the ksi at the end of puoli?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Anna839191

it's the translative case ending. don't know why we use it here, we just do :D

https://en.m.wiktionary.org/wiki/puoliksi


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Timo-opettelee

It can also be puoleksi.

The word indicates cutting something in half, or it can mean that something is up to the half-distance of the full (which is what would be the usage here).

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