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Encyclopedia > Finnish language spoken

This article deals with features of the spoken Finnish language, specifically how it is spoken in Greater Helsinki capital region. This applies also to other cities, such as Vaasa, where the regional dialect has been supplanted by "generic Finnish" due to large number of people moving in from other regions. It will only make limited sense without the information contained in the Finnish language phonetics and Finnish language grammar pages.

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External links

  • Finnish regional dialects (http://www.internetix.fi/opinnot/opintojaksot/8kieletkirjallisuus/aidinkieli/murteet/)
  • IsooSormus.net - Sormusten herra Etelä-Pohojammaan murtehella (http://www.isoosormus.net/) - The Lord of the Rings in Southern Pohjanmaa dialect
  • Savo kaekuu keskellä mualimoo ja näkkyy Internetissä (http://savo.kolhoos.ee/stories/storyReader$15) - A text about how Savonian people speak, in the respective dialect.
  • http://savonsanomat.fi/muljaatin/ Standard Finnish-Savo converter.

  Results from FactBites:
 
Finnish language - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (5384 words)
Finnish is spoken by about 6 million people, mainly in Finland; there are small Finnish-speaking minorities in Sweden, Norway, Russia and Estonia; in addition, a few hundred thousand emigrated Finns live in Sweden, and also in North America there remain communities of Finnish-speaking emigrants, notably in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan.
The Ruija dialect (Ruijan murre) is spoken in Finnmark (Finnish Ruija), in Norway.
The South-Eastern dialects (kaakkoismurteet) are spoken in South Karelia, on the Karelian Isthmus and in Ingria.
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