Cities & Traffic in Finnish

Cities & Traffic in Finnish 2017-07-21T10:18:37+00:00

This vocabulary lesson will teach you the Finnish words for buildings, monuments, streets and vehicles, as well as talking about different modes of public transportation.

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

Cities & Traffic in Finnish

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Shops, Buildings and Institutions

EnglishFinnishPronunciation
(Audio)
shop [Sg]
kauppa
shops [Pl]
kaupat
department store [Sg]
tavaratalo
department stores [Pl]
tavaratalot
kiosk [Sg]
kioski
kiosks [Pl]
kioskit
bakery [Sg]
leipomo
bakeries [Pl]
leipomot
confectionery [Sg]
konditoria
confectioneries [Pl]
kondiittorit
butcher’s [Sg]
lihakauppias
butchers [Pl]
lihakauppiaat
market [Sg]
marketti
markets [Pl]
marketit
library [Sg]
kirjasto
libraries [Pl]
kirjastot
church [Sg]
kirkko
churches [Pl]
kirkot
cinema [Sg]
elokuvateatteri
cinemas [Pl]
elokuvateatterit
theater [Sg]
teatteri
theaters [Pl]
teatterit
hotel [Sg]
hotelli
hotels [Pl]
hotellit
bank [Sg]
pankki
banks [Pl]
pankit
school [Sg]
koulu
schools [Pl]
koulut
university [Sg]
yliopisto
universities [Pl]
yliopistot
kindergarten [Sg]
lastentarha
kindergartens [Pl]
lastentarhat
chemist’s / drugstore [Sg]
apteekki
chemists / drugstores [Pl]
apteekit
hospital [Sg]
sairaala
hospitals [Pl]
sairaalat

Cities and Places

EnglishFinnishPronunciation
(Audio)
town / city [Sg]
kylä
kaupunki

towns / cities [Pl]
kylät
kaupungit

house [Sg]
talo
houses [Pl]
talot
building [Sg]
rakennus
buildings [Pl]
rakennukset
street / road [Sg]
tie
streets / roads [Pl]
tiet
avenue [Sg]
katu
avenues [Pl]
kadut
bridge [Sg]
silta
bridges [Pl]
sillat
center/city center [Sg]
keskus
kaupungin keskus

centers/city centers [Pl]
keskustat
kaupungin keskustat

crossing [Sg]
suojatie
risteys

crossings [Pl]
suojatiet
risteykset

square [Sg]
aukio
squares [Pl]
aukiot
neliöt
park [Sg]
puisto
parks [Pl]
puistot
landmark / sight [Sg]
maamerkki
nähtävyys

landmarks / sights [Pl]
maamerkit
nähtävyydet

monument [Sg]
monumentti
monuments [Pl]
monumentit

Traffic, Vehicles and Transportation

EnglishFinnishPronunciation
(Audio)
vehicle [Sg]
ajoneuvo
kulkuneuvo

vehicles [Pl]
ajoneuvot
kulkuneuvot

car [Sg]
auto
cars [Pl]
autot
train [Sg]
juna
trains [Pl]
junat
bus [Sg]
bussi
busses [Pl]
bussit
tram [Sg]
raitiovaunu
trams [Pl]
raitiovaunut
metro [Sg]
metro
maanalainen

metros [Pl]
metrot
maanalaiset

bicycle [Sg]
polkupyörä
bicycles [Pl]
polkupyörät
motorbike [Sg]
moottoripyörä
motorbikes [Pl]
moottoripyörät
taxi [Sg]
taksi
taxis [Pl]
taksit
airplane [Sg]
lentokone
airplanes [Pl]
lentokoneet
ship [Sg]
laiva
ships [Pl]
laivat
(train) station [Sg]
(juna-) asema
rautatienasema

(train) stations [Pl]
(juna-) asemat
rautatieasemat

main station [Sg]
pääasema
main stations [Pl]
pääasemat
stop [Sg]
pysähdys
stops [Pl]
pysähdykset
station / stop [Sg]
pysäkki
stations / stops [Pl]
pysäkit
parking area [Sg]
parkkipaikka
pysäköintialue

parking areas [Pl]
parkkipaikat
pysäköintialueet

petrol station [Sg]
huoltoasema
petrol stations [Pl]
huoltoasemat
(to) go by car [Sg]
mennä autolla
(to) go by car [Pl]
mennä autoilla
(to) go by motorbike [Sg]
mennä moottoripyörällä
(to) go by motorbike [Pl]
mennä moottoripyörillä
(to) go by bike [Sg]
pyöräillä
(to) go by bike [Pl]
pyöräilevät
(to) go by bus [Sg]
mennä bussilla
(to) go by bus [Pl]
mennä busseilla
(to) go by metro [Sg]
mennä metrolla
(to) go by metro [Pl]
mennä metroilla

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