Adverbs

Finnish Lesson 18 (Adverbs and Animals)

Duration: 30 mins

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In this 18th lesson we will explore the Finnish adverbs, vocabulary list about animals and finally farewell phrases. We will be using both vocabulary and grammar to ensure that you know how to use the words when they are separate and when they are in a sentence. Going through the whole page should take about 30 min. Make sure to read the pronunciation and hear the audio as well. If you have any question about this course, please email me directly at Finnish Classes.

Adverbs

In addition to adjectives, adverbs are very essential. This includes adverbs of time ", frequency, manner and place. It can make it easy to have a conversation about different topics by simply knowing some key words such as "yesterday", "always", "quickly", "here" etc. Adverbs can modify adjectives and verbs.

Below is a list of 30 adverbs that you might come across or use very often. The table contains 3 columns (English, Finnish, and Audio). Make sure you repeat each word after hearing it by either clicking on the audio button or by reading the pronunciation. That should help with memorization as well as improving your pronunciation.

Adverbs List in Finnish

Adverbs Finnish Audio
Alreadyjo
Immediatelyheti, välittömästi
Last nightviime yönä
Latermyöhemmin
Next weekensi viikolla
Nownyt
Soonpian
Stilledelleen, yhä
This morningtänä aamuna
Todaytänään
Tomorrowhuomenna
Tonighttänä iltana
Yesterdayeilen
Yetvielä
Anywheremissä vain
Everywherekaikkialla
Heretäällä
Theresiellä
Almostmelkein
Aloneyksin
Carefullyhuolellisesti
Quicklynopeasti
Reallytodella
Slowlyhitaasti
Togetheryhdessä
Veryhyvin
Alwaysaina
Neverei koskaan
Rarelyharvoin
Sometimesjoskus

Let's put some of the adverbs above into full Finnish sentences. That way you will be able to use the word not only by itself but embedded in a structure.

Finnish Adverbs in a Sentence

English Finnish Audio
Do you like it here?Tykkäätkö olla täällä? Nautitko olostasi täällä?
See you later!Nähdään myöhemmin!
Thank you very much!Kiitos oikein paljon!, kiitos kovasti!
I really like it!Pidän siitä paljon!

Questions?

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Vocabulary List about Animals

Here is a list of 25 words related to farm and wild animals as well as insects. If you can memorize them by heart, you will be able to talk about pets you have in the house or farm.

Animals List in Finnish

Animals Finnish Audio
AnimalEläin
Bearkarhu
Birdlintu
ButterflyPerhonen
Catkissa
Cowlehmä
Dogkoira
Donkeyaasi
Eaglekotka
Elephantnorsu
FarmMaatila / farmi
ForestMetsä
Goatvuohi
Horsehevonen
InsectHyönteinen
Lionleijona
Monkeyapina
MosquitoSääski / Itikka / Hyttynen
Mousehiiri
Rabbitkani
Sheep (plural)Lampaita
Snakekäärme
SpiderHämähäkki
Tigertiikeri

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Daily Conversation in Finnish

Finally, a list of sentences If you simply want to ask a question, please vocabulary used in this lesson plus some bonus phrases. For a complete list of commonly used sentences, please visit our Finnish Phrases page. Enjoy!

Common Expressions in Finnish

English Finnish Audio
Do you have any animals?Onko sinulla eläimiä?
Do you sell dog food?Myytkö koiranruokaa?
I have a dogMinulla on koira
Monkeys are funnyApinat ovat hauskoja
She likes catsHän pitää kissoista
Tigers are fastTiikerit ovat nopeita
BadHuono
HappyIloinen, onnellinen
SadSurullinen
Thank you!Kiitos!
You're welcome! (in response to "thank you")Ei kestä.
Have a nice day!Hyvää päivänjatkoa!
Good night!Hyvää yötä!, öitä!
Have a good trip!Hyvää matkaa!
It was nice talking to you!Oli kiva jutella kanssasi!, Kanssasi oli kiva jutella!

Fun Facts

Did you know? Commonly used adverbs constitute about 15% of sentences in Finnish. That means they should not be ignored because sooner or later you will need to use them.

Congratulations! You finished your 18th lesson in Finnish about adverbs, and animals. Are you ready for the next lesson? We recommend Finnish Vocabulary. You can also simply click on one of the links below or go back to our Learn Finnish homepage.

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