I'm sure that many of you have giggled at this picture of a megapussi: (nowadays it's just a megabag.)
Are you familiar with these everyday Finnish words and their meanings in other languages?
Here are the translations and meanings in different languages:
- aho - a glade, uncultivated land, also a common Finnish last name (アホ , idiot in Japanese)
- Hui! - Oops! (хуй, dick in Russian)
- jopa - even (жопа, ass in Russian)
- Katso! - Look! (cazzo, a penis in Italian)
- kirja - a book (کیریا, a motherf*cker in Farsi)
- koskaan - ever (کس کان, a vagina-butt in Farsi)
- kun - when (کون, butt in Farsi)
- lohi - salmon (лохи, stupid guys in Russian)
- maukas - tasty (sluts in Latvian)
- merta - a partitive form of meri, a sea (Merda is sh*t in Italian and Portuguese)
- pukki - a male goat (пуки, farts in Russian)
- suka - a horse brush (сука, slut in Russian)
Feel free to share more examples in the comments!
If you are wondering which foreign words and names sound funny to Finns, Mr. Pascal Vittu is definitely the winner.
About the author of this blog:
"Read a novel in easy Finnish. It might be surprisingly fun and easy!"