Talking about your friends and relatives is much more fun than just talking about yourself. So, let’s learn some useful words & phrases that will help you talk to others about the people you love most.

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

Family & Friends in Finnish

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Family & Relatives

friendship [Sg]ystävyys
friendships [Pl]ystävyydet
family [Sg]perhe
families [Pl]perheet
parents [Sg]vanhemmat
parents [Pl]vanhemmat
father [Sg]isä
fathers [Pl]isät
dad [Sg]isi
dads [Pl]isit
daddy [Sg]iskä
daddies [Pl]iskät
mother [Sg]äiti
mothers [Pl]äidit
mom [Sg]äippä
moms [Pl]äipät
mommy [Sg]mutsi
mommies [Pl]mutsit
siblings / brothers and sisters [Sg]sisarukset

siblings / brothers and sisters [Pl]sisarukset

brother [Sg]veli
brothers [Pl]veljet
sister [Sg]sisko
sisters [Pl]siskot
child [Sg]lapsi
children [Pl]lapset
son [Sg]poika
sons [Pl]pojat
daughter [Sg]tytär
daughters [Pl]tyttäret
grandparents [Sg]isovanhemmat
grandparents [Pl]isovanhemmat
grandfather [Sg]isoisä
grandfathers [Pl]isoisät
grandpa [Sg]pappa
grandpas [Pl]papat
grandmother [Sg]isoäiti
grandmothers [Pl]isoäidit
grandma [Sg]mummo
grandmas [Pl]mummot
grandchild [Sg]lapsenlapsi
grandchildren [Pl]lapsenlapset
uncle [Sg]setä
uncles [Pl]sedät
aunt [Sg]täti
aunts [Pl]tädit
cousin [Sg]serkku
cousins [Pl]serkut

Love & Friendship

love [Sg]rakkaus
love [Pl]rakkaudet
(to) love [Sg]rakastaa
(to) love [Pl]rakastavat
I love you [Sg]rakastan sinua
I love you [Pl]rakastamme sinua
I love you very much [Sg]rakastan sinua todella paljon
I love you very much [Pl]rakastamme sinua todella paljon
boyfriend [Sg]poikaystävä
boyfriends [Pl]poikaystävät
girlfriend [Sg]tyttöystävä
girlfriends [Pl]tyttöystävät
Do you want to marry me?Haluatko mennä naimisiin kanssani?
husband [Sg]aviomies
husbands [Pl]aviomiehet
wife [Sg]vaimo
wives [Pl]vaimot
married [Sg]naimisissa
married [Pl]naimisissa
married [Sg]naimisissa
married [Pl]naimisissa
friendship [Sg]ystävyys
friendships [Pl]ystävyydet

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