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kännykkä

Finnish Finland

Word USED Frequently BY Everyone

(n.) It's the word for mobile phone.

"Minä vuonna ostit kännykän?"

"What year did you buy a mobile phone?"





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kalsarikännit*

* long johns drunkenness

Finnish Finland

Word USED On Occasion BY Adults and teens

Getting drunk at home, in a hotel room or other comparable location in your underwear, with no intention of heading out to a bar later on.

"Ois ollu eilen ilalla Huuhkajien voittoparaati torilla, mutten jaksanu lähtee. Vedin kalsari(känni)t."

"There was a victory fest for Huuhkajat at the (Helsinki Market) Square last night, but I couldn't be bothered. Settled for kalsarikännit."


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näppäimistö*

* keyboard

Finnish Finland

Word USED Frequently BY Everyone

(n.) Another word for finger, sormi, is näppi, näpit. When you do something where you touch something with multiple fingers consecutively, for example twang guitar strings, that can be called näppäillä, näppäily. Ending -sto, -stö indicates something that is formed of many same items in same place, for example puu, puusto means a place with trees. Keyboard has multiple keys handled by one finger at a time, so it's called näppäimistö.

"Kun näppäilet näppäimistöä näpeilläsi, näppäimistä kuuluu kova ääni."

"When you type on the keyboard with your fingers, the keys make a loud sound."





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tietokone*

* knowledge machine

Finnish Finland

Word USED Frequently BY Everyone

(n.) Computer.

"Onko joku koneella? Onko teillä tietokone?"

"Is someone at the machine? Do you have a computer?"





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kannettava tietokone*

* carriable computer

Finnish Finland

Word USED Frequently BY Everyone

Laptop, a computer that you are able to carry.

"Tämä kauppa myy kannettavia tietokoneita. Tarvitsetko kannettavan? Minulla on jo läppäri."

"This store sells carriable computers. Do you need a carriable? I already have a laptop."





sataa kuin Esterin perseestä *

* rains like from Esther’s ass

Finnish Finland

Standard Phrase USED On Occasion BY Some People

When it is raining a lot. Nobody knows who Esther is.

"Jätin sateenvarjon kotiin ja matkalla junalle alkoi sataa kuin Esterin perseestä."

"I left the umbrella home and on the way to the train it started to rain like from Esther’s ass"