How to use demonstrative pronouns in Finnish

How to use demonstrative pronouns in Finnish

You want to learn how to use demonstrative pronouns in Finnish? You've come to the right place! Scroll down and see the short Finnish lessons complete with useful examples. This house, that house... we make learning Finnish demonstrative pronouns easy for you.

Finnish demonstrative pronouns : this

Demonstrative pronouns are used with nouns to make them more specific. The English demonstrative pronoun 'this' is 'tämä' in Finnish.

Examples

tämä rakennus
this building
tämä tyttö
this girl
tämä lapsi
this child
tämä hevonen
this horse
tämä kirja
this book
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Poika on pieni.
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Step 6 : Finnish demonstrative pronouns

Demonstrative pronouns are used to refer to specific objects and their locations. In English, this would be the words this and these to refer to objects which are near and that and those to refer to objects which are further away. Using the nouns kirja, tuoli and ovi (book, chair, door) which you learned in Step 3, learn to use the demonstrative pronouns with each of these nouns (this book, that chair, these doors). You can scroll to the top of this page to see a short lesson about Finnish demonstrative pronouns including useful examples. After you've learned to use the Finnish demonstrative pronouns with the nouns kirja, tuoli and ovi and the plural nouns kirjat, tuolit and ovet you can move on to Step 7 (Finnish adjectives).

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