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Language Overview

Finnish (Suomi): Official language of Finland, belonging to the Finno-Ugric family. Spoken by about 5 million people. It’s known for its unique structure and vocabulary, distinct from Indo-European languages.
Market Insights
In Finland, there is a high preference for digital media, especially online streaming services and social media platforms. Finnish audiences appreciate local content as well as international media, with a focus on education and entertainment.
Cultural Context
Finnish culture values straightforwardness and honesty in communication. Language use is generally informal, but respect for personal space and privacy is important. Finland has several dialects, but the standard language is used in most contexts.
Writing System and Typography
Uses the Latin alphabet with additional letters (ä, ö). The script is written left-to-right. Finnish typography requires consideration for these special characters and overall readability.
Phonetics and Phonology
Finnish phonetics are characterized by vowel harmony and the absence of gendered pronouns. Pronunciation can be challenging due to long vowel sounds and double consonants.
Grammatical Structure
Finnish follows a Subject-Verb-Object sentence structure but is flexible. It has no grammatical gender or future tense. Cases play a crucial role in indicating relationships between words.
Media and Text Layout
Translations into Finnish often result in text expansion, typically around 20-30% more than English. Subtitles should consider the syllabic nature of Finnish. Recommended character count per line is about 30-35.
Localization Challenges
Translating idiomatic expressions and humor can be challenging. Previous localization projects have highlighted the importance of understanding Finnish cultural context and sensibilities.
Technical Considerations
Good software compatibility, but special attention is needed for rendering Finnish characters accurately. Ensuring proper display on web and mobile applications is crucial.
Other information
Finnish culture is deeply connected to nature and the outdoors, with a rich tradition of folklore and mythology.
Our Human Voices
  • FINEF01Pirjo
  • FINEF03Elise
  • FINEF04Saara
  • FINEM01Ville
  • FINEF05Elina
  • FINEF07Hanna
  • FINEM02Jin
  • FINEM03Al
  • FINEM05John
  • FINEM06Maurio
  • FINEM04Dima
  • FINF08Serja
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