finnish








noun

  1. the principal language of Finland, a Uralic language related closely to Estonian and remotely to Hungarian.
  2. Finnic.

adjective

  1. of or relating to Finland or its inhabitants.
  2. Finnic.

adjective

  1. of, relating to, or characteristic of Finland, the Finns, or their language

noun

  1. the official language of Finland, also spoken in Estonia and NW Russia, belonging to the Finno-Ugric family
adj.

c.1790, from Finn + -ish. Earlier was Finnic (1660s).

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