Basic Finnish Adjectives

Basic Finnish Adjectives 2017-11-27T08:14:54+00:00

Adjectives describe people or things. You’ll need them whenever you want to describe what something or somebody is like. The car is old, the hotel is cheap. You get it. Memorize the Finnish adjectives below and you’ll be well equipped for most basic conversations.

This lesson is part of the chapter “Learning Finnish“.

Basic Words & Phrases: Adjectives

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Important adjectives

EnglishFinnishPronunciation
(Audio)
good [Sg]
hyvä
good [Pl]
hyvät
bad [Sg]
huono
bad [Pl]
huonot
new [Sg]
uusi
new [Pl]
uudet
old [Sg]
vanha
old [Pl]
vanhat
small [Sg]
pieni
small [Pl]
pienet
large / big [Sg]
iso
suuri

large / big [Pl]
isot
suuret

long [Sg]
pitkä
long [Pl]
pitkät
short [Sg]
lyhyt
short [Pl]
lyhyet
cheap [Sg]
halpa
cheap [Pl]
halvat
expensive [Sg]
kallis
expensive [Pl]
kalliit
light / clear [Sg]
selvä
valoisa

light / clear [Pl]
selkeät
valoisat

dark [Sg]
pimeä
synkkä

dark [Pl]
pimeät
synkät

late [Sg]
myöhäinen
late [Pl]
myöhäiset
early [Sg]
aikainen
early [Pl]
aikaiset
interesting [Sg]
kiinnostava
interesting [Pl]
kiinnostavat
boring [Sg]
tylsä
boring [Pl]
tylsät
tired [Sg]
väsynyt
tired [Pl]
väsyneet
easy / simple [Sg]
helppo
easy / simple [Pl]
helpot
for free [Sg]
ilmaiseksi
ilmainen

for free [Pl]
ilmaiset
right / correct [Sg]
oikein
oikea

right / correct [Pl]
oikeat
wrong [Sg]
väärin
väärä

wrong [Pl]
väärät
strong [Sg]
vahva
strong [Pl]
vahvat
weak [Sg]
heikko
weak [Pl]
heikot

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