Sunday, November 18, 2012

Auttaa - Apu

To help in Finnish is auttaa. The noun help is apu.

Auttaa, autan, autoin, auttanut

  • Minä autan sinua. - I'll help you.
  • Miksi sinä et auttanut omaa veljeäsi? - Why didn't you help your own brother?
  • Anteeksi, mutta voisitko auttaa vähän? - Excuse me, but could you help a little?
  • Kiitos kun autoit meitä. - Thanks for helping us.
  • Auttakaa! - Hey people, help!


  • Apua!! - (Give me some) help!!
  • Tarvitsetko apua? - Do you need help?
  • Kiitos avusta tosi paljon. - Thanks a lot for the help.
  • Tästä oli todella paljon apua. - This was really helpful.
  • Toivottavasti tästä oli apua. - I hope this was helpful.

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About the author of this blog:

My name is Hanna Männikkölahti, and I am a native Finn who gives private lessons via Skype and simplifies books into easy Finnish. Please leave a comment, if you have something to ask about Finnish or novels in easy Finnish. 

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Anonymous said...

Hello Hanna. If you can be of help, please differentiate the words tosi, todella, oikeasti as they all mean really. As always, thanks for the help. :)

Hanna said...

Would this one help you? :)

Anonymous said...

Thanks so much for your help Hanna! I really enjoy reading and learning from your blogs. i find it very useful and easy to understand. Thanks again. Keep it up! :)