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Learn Finnish with Drops

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Sep 17, 2019

Hyvää päivää! That’s “good day” in Finnish and just one of the thousands of words and phrases you can learn with the latest addition to the Drops family of languages. 

Finnish is the 34th language offered in Drops, coming after Samoan and Maori released earlier this year.


About the Finnish Language

Did you know that there are fewer Finnish speakers than there are people living in Finland? While Finnish is one of the 24 official languages of the EU, there are only about 5 million speakers worldwide. We think it’s time to change that.

Finnish has one of the longest words in the world--lentokonesuihkuturbiinimoottoriapumekaanikkoaliupseerioppilas (“airplane jet turbine engine auxiliary mechanic non-commissioned officer student”)--though it isn’t commonly used. And one of the oldest examples of Finnish writing that exists is a spell from the 1200s. And many fans heavy of metal music (or metallimusiikki) choose to learn the language because the genre is so popular in Finland and many songs are written in the language.

Words are Power

By learning hyvää päivää, you’ve already embarked on your journey to learning the Finnish language. And it’s just one phrase among thousands of other words and expressions you can learn in Finnish with Drops. Plus, we work with local translators and native speakers to ensure you get a high-quality language learning experience in Finnish.

What Does the Drops Finnish Language Course Include?

Ready to swipe, tap, and play your way to learning thousands of words in Finnish? Sisu is how the Finns describe their national character of hardiness and resilience. With just 5 minutes a day, you can build your own resilience, too!

Our team curates useful, relevant word lists you just won’t find anywhere else. It’s one of the app’s features we’re most proud of and it offers you a personalized and seamless Finnish learning experience. 

Whether you’re interested in talking about your most recent camping trip or determining how to get around on your upcoming trip to Suomi (that’s the Finnish word for “Finland”), Drops is here to support you along the way. 

Be Our Guest

Before we say näkemiin (“goodbye”), we’d like to invite you along on a journey with us. In just five minutes a day, you can start learning the Finnish language. 

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