Before we take a deep dive into Finnish conversations, let’s get some basics down. This lesson will teach you how to say hello, goodbye, see you tomorrow and other useful phrases in Finnish.

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

Basic Words & Phrases: Saying Hello and Goodbye

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Good morning! / Good Day! [Sg]Hyvää huomenta!
Hyvää päivää!

Good morning! / Good Day! [Pl]Hyvät huomenet!
Good evening! [Sg]Hyvää iltaa!
Good evening! [Pl]Hyvät illat!
Good night! [Sg]Hyvää yötä!
Good night! [Pl]Hyvät yöt!
Welcome! (informal)Tervetuloa!
Welcome! (formal)Tervetuloa!
Welcome back!Tervetuloa takaisin!


Bye! [Sg]Hei hei!
Bye! [Pl]Heipat!
Goodbye! [Sg]Heippa!
Goodbye! [Pl]Heipat!
Sleep well! [Sg]Nuku hyvin!
Sleep well! [Pl]Nukkukaa hyvin!
So long!Näkemisiin!
See you tomorrow!Nähdään huomenna!
Farewell! [Sg]Jäähyvästi!
Farewell! [Pl]Jäähyvästit!
Get out of here! [Sg]Tiehesi täältä!
Mene pois täältä!

Get out of here! [Pl]Tiehenne täältä!
Menkää pois täältä!

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