Finnish Mistakes

This is a list of mistakes in Finnish. Helpful when trying to learn a new word. Also useful when there is a misunderstanding or confusion.

My French is bad: Ranskani on huonoa
I need to practice my French: Minun täytyy harjoitella ranskaani
Don't worry!: Älä huoli!
Excuse me? : Anteeksi?
Sorry: Anteeksi
No problem!: Ei mitään!
Can you repeat?: Voisitko toistaa?
Can you speak slowly?: Voisitko puhua hitaasti?
Write it down please!: Kirjoittaisitko sen paperille!
I don't understand!: En ymmärrä!
Did you understand what I said?: Ymmärsitkö mitä sanoin?
What is this?: Mitä tämä on?
I don't know!: En tiedä!
What's that called in French?: Mitä se on ranskaksi?
What does that word mean in English?: Mitä tuo sana tarkoittaa englanniksi?
How do you say "OK" in French?: Miten sanotaan "OK" ranskaksi?
Is that right?: Todellako? / Onko se oikein?
Is that wrong?: Onko se väärin?
What should I say?: Mitä minun tulisi sanoa?
What?: Mitä? Mikä?

These are some words from the above sentences that you might also need to use by themselves.

Mistake: Virhe
To speak: Puhua
Slowly: Hitaasti
Quickly: Nopeasti

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