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Finnish

adjective uk   /ˈfɪn.ɪʃ/ us  
belonging to or relating to Finland, its people, or its language

Finnish

noun [U] uk   /ˈfɪn.ɪʃ/ us  
the language spoken in Finland
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Translations of “Finnish”
in Korean 핀란드의…
in Arabic فِنلَندي…
in Portuguese finlandês…
in Catalan finlandès…
in Japanese フィンランドの, フィンランド人の…
in Italian finlandese…
in Chinese (Traditional) 芬蘭的, 芬蘭人的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 芬兰的, 芬兰人的…
(Definition of Finnish from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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