Nationality in Finnish

This is a list of some common nationalities in Finnish. It is a nice addition to our other 2 pages: Languages and Countries.

British: brittiläinen
Moroccan: marokkolainen
Chinese: kiinalainen
Brazilian: brasilialainen
American: amerikkalainen
French: ranskalainen
German: saksalainen
Greek: kreikkalainen
Israeli: israelilainen
Indian: intialainen
Irish: irlantilainen
Italian: italialainen
Japanese: japanilainen
Korean: korealainen
Iranian: iranilainen
Portuguese: portugalilainen
Russian: venäläinen
Spanish: espanjalainen
Swedish: ruotsalainen
Pakistani: pakistanilainen

Now we will put some of the words above into a sentence which you might use in a regular conversation about citizenship. All you need is to swap the nationality but keep the same sentence structure.

I'm Italian: Olen italialainen.
My wife is Korean: Vaimoni on korealainen
My father is Greek: Isäni on kreikkalainen
I have an American car: Minulla on amerikkalainen auto
I love French cheese: Rakastan ranskalaista juustoa
He has a Moroccan rug: Hänellä on marokkolainen matto

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