Colors & Appearance in Finnish

Colors & Appearance in Finnish 2017-11-27T08:17:37+00:00

This lesson will teach you to describe the colors and appearance of people and things in Finnish. Learn to express whether something is big or small, red or green, beautiful of ugly.

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

Basic Words & Phrases: Colors

Colors

EnglishFinnishPronunciation
(Audio)
light / clear [Sg]
selvä
valoisa

light / clear [Pl]
selkeät
valoisat

dark [Sg]
pimeä
synkkä

dark [Pl]
pimeät
synkät

color
color [Sg]
väri
colors [Pl]
värit
colored
colored [Sg]
värillinen
colored [Pl]
värilliset
white
white [Sg]
valkoinen
white [Pl]
valkoiset
black
black [Sg]
musta
black [Pl]
mustat
yellow
yellow [Sg]
keltainen
yellow [Pl]
keltaiset
orange
orange [Sg]
oranssi
orange [Pl]
oranssit
red
red [Sg]
punainen
red [Pl]
punaiset
pink
pink [Sg]
vaaleanpunainen
pinkki

pink [Pl]
vaaleanpunaiset
pinkit

violet
violet [Sg]
violetti
violet [Pl]
violetit
blue
blue [Sg]
sininen
blue [Pl]
siniset
green
green [Sg]
vihreä
green [Pl]
vihreät
brown
brown [Sg]
ruskea
brown [Pl]
ruskeat
grey
grey [Sg]
harmaa
grey [Pl]
harmaat

Appearance & attributes

EnglishFinnishPronunciation
(Audio)
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

young [Sg]
nuori
young [Pl]
nuoret
kind / pleasant [Sg]
kiltti
kind / pleasant [Pl]
kiltit
unkind / unpleasant [Sg]
epäystävällinen
epämiellyttävä

unkind / unpleasant [Pl]
epäystävälliset
epämiellyttävät

patient [Sg]
kärsivällinen
patient [Pl]
kärsivälliset
tall (When talking about people) [Sg]
pitkä
tall (When talking about people) [Pl]
pitkät
middle sized (When talking about people) [Sg]
keskipitkä
keskikokoinen

middle sized (When talking about people) [Pl]
keskipitkät
keskikokoiset

small (When talking about people) [Sg]
lyhyt
pieni

small (When talking about people) [Pl]
lyhyet
pienet

fat [Sg]
lihava
fat [Pl]
lihavat
thin / slim [Sg]
laiha
thin / slim [Pl]
laihat
nice / pretty [Sg]
sievä
nice / pretty [Pl]
sievät
beautiful [Sg]
kaunis
beautiful [Pl]
kauniit
ugly [Sg]
ruma
ugly [Pl]
rumat
ill / sick [Sg]
sairas
ill / sick [Pl]
sairaat
healthy [Sg]
terve
healthy [Pl]
terveet
happy / cheerful [Sg]
iloinen
happy / cheerful [Pl]
iloiset
sad [Sg]
surullinen
sad [Pl]
surulliset
sporty [Sg]
urheilullinen
sporty [Pl]
urheilulliset
ambitioned [Sg]
kunnianhimoinen
ambitioned [Pl]
kunnianhimoiset
intelligent [Sg]
älykäs
intelligent [Pl]
älykkäät
creative [Sg]
luova
creative [Pl]
luovat
active [Sg]
aktiivinen
active [Pl]
aktiiviset
sentimental [Sg]
sentimentaalinen
sentimental [Pl]
sentimentaaliset
rational [Sg]
järkevä
rational [Pl]
järkevät
emotional [Sg]
tunteellinen
emotional [Pl]
tunteelliset
natural [Sg]
luonnollinen
natural [Pl]
luonnolliset
romantic [Sg]
romanttinen
romantic [Pl]
romanttiset
nice / amiable [Sg]
ystävällinen
mukava

nice / amiable [Pl]
ystävälliset
mukavat

spontaneous [Sg]
spontaani
spontaneous [Pl]
spontaanit
energetic [Sg]
energinen
energetic [Pl]
energiset
stressed (out) [Sg]
stressaantunut
stressed (out) [Pl]
stressaantuneet
relaxed [Sg]
rentoutunut
relaxed [Pl]
rentoutuneet
frustrated [Sg]
turhautunut
frustrated [Pl]
turhautuneet
talented [Sg]
lahjakas
talented [Pl]
lahjakkaat

Questions & phrases

EnglishFinnishPronunciation
(Audio)
What does he look like? [Sg]
Miltä hän näyttää?
What does he look like? [Pl]
Miltä he näyttävät?
What does she look like? [Sg]
Miltä hän näyttää?
What does she look like? [Pl]
Miltä he näyttävät?
What is he like? [Sg]
Millainen hän on?
Minkälainen hän on?

What is he like? [Pl]
Millaisia he ovat?
Minkälaisia he ovat?

What is she like? [Sg]
Millainen hän on?
Minkälainen hän on?

What is she like? [Pl]
Millaisia he ovat?
Minkälaisia he ovat?

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