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"Finland is a small and northern country."

Translation:Suomi on pieni ja pohjoinen maa.

July 13, 2020

9 Comments


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

Is it small though?


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

That's what Finns think anyway. :) Depends on how you measure it, I guess.


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

Top ten in Europe by square kilometers, maybe in top30 by number of inhabitants.


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

Suomi ei ole pieni! (Aug. 2020)


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

It's smaller than Russia but bigger than Vatican City


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

Thanks Captain Obvious


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Liz968343

"Small AND northern" sounds really strange in English. I cannot imagine a context where that would make sense. Maybe should be "Suomi on pieni pohjoinen man"- Finland is a small norther country?


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

That works too, although it doesn't sound strange to have the "ja" in the sentence either. :)


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

"iIs Finland a northern or a small country?" "Finland is a small and northern country."

Can make sense :)

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