Winter Olympic pronunciation tips: Finnish

I’m getting back onto the Winter Olympics, which are impending. Finnish names come up in a number of winter sports, and people often freak out needlessly and make easily fixed mistakes when trying to say them. Here are four tips to remember if you want to get reasonably close on the pronunciation of Finnish names. Pour yourself six shots and let’s go!

3 responses to “Winter Olympic pronunciation tips: Finnish

  1. Very interesting post. That stress on the first syllable is similar to Hungarian, I believe, which fits in with them being related languages, I suppose.

  2. Tip 2 “Every letter must sound the same everywhere.” Coming from an English user: Gosh what a treat that must be.

  3. Thank you! I enjoyed that.

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