Finnish Plural

This page provides information about the plural in Finnish. Below is a list of singular (one) and plural (many) words, listed side by side.

Woman: nainen
Women: naiset
Language: kieli
Languages: kielet
Man: mies
Men: miehet
Country: maa
Countries: maat
Boy: poika
Boys: pojat
Lake: järvi
Lakes: järvet
Girl: tyttö
Girls: tytöt
Pen: kynä
Pens: kynät

These examples show a sentence with both singular and plural forms. The list includes the use of nouns, numbers and pronouns.

I visited one country: Vierailin yhdessä maassa
She visited three countries: Hän vieraili kolmessa maassa
She has one sister: Hänellä on yksi sisko
He has two sisters: Hänellä on kaksi siskoa
We speak two languages: Me puhumme kahta kieltä
They speak four languages: He puhuvat neljää kieltä

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