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04:51 Jun 30, 2001
Finnish to English translations [Non-PRO]
Finnish term or phrase: suomi=tuhattii jarvii
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4suomi=tuhattii jarviiTimo Lehtilä
Desmond O'Rourke



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Suomi, Finland
tuhattii (not a Finnish word)
jarvii, (not a Finnish word)

The nearest equivalent in Finnish:
tuhat järveä, a thousand lakes

tuhat, thousand
järvi, lake

Desmond O'Rourke
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suomi=tuhattii jarvii

For some reason the expression is writen in pseudo-dialectal Finnish. That is, there isn't any dialect in Finnish where this kind of expression were used. However the expression is understandable and it could be translated as:
'Finland = thousands of lakes'

Timo Lehtilä
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