Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Finnish feelings in a nutshell

One of my students once said that Now I know why Finns don't talk about their feelings very much. The grammar is so complicated! Obviously, the grammar comes very naturally to us, but I admit that one can have surprisingly many options to say almost the same thing.

  • Minä olen sairas. - I am ill.
  • Minulla on sairas olo. - I have an ill feeling. 
  • Minusta tuntuu sairaalta. - I feel ill. 
  • Tunnen itseni sairaaksi. - I feel myself ill.

Here are all my posts abot the topic so far:



More posts where I have collected several posts into one:



p.s. Check you thisYouTube video about my newest easy-to-read book: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XaXcnvM34-c
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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.


Lue lisää selkokirjoistani: www.hannamannikkolahti.com

No comments: