Finnish

[fin-ish]
noun
1.
the principal language of Finland, a Uralic language related closely to Estonian and remotely to Hungarian. Abbreviation: Finn.
adjective
3.
of or pertaining to Finland or its inhabitants.

Origin:
1780–90; Finn + -ish1

pro-Finnish, adjective

Finnish, finish.
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Finnish (ˈfɪnɪʃ)
 
adj
1.  of, relating to, or characteristic of Finland, the Finns, or their language
 
n
2.  the official language of Finland, also spoken in Estonia and NW Russia, belonging to the Finno-Ugric family

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Word Origin & History

Finnish
c.1790, from Finn + -ish. Earlier was Finnic (1660s).
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It is a finnougric language and is closely related to finnish.
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