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15:41 Jul 7, 2001
English to Finnish translations [Non-PRO]
English term or phrase: love
mina rakasta sinua
julien
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Summary of answers provided
naRakkaus (noun), Rakastaa (verb)Suvi Niemelä
narakkaus
Sven Petersson


  

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19 mins
rakkaus


Explanation:
None needed.


    Reference: http://www-lexikon.nada.kth.se/cgi-bin/skolverket/sve-fin
Sven Petersson
Sweden
Local time: 13:44
Native speaker of: Native in SwedishSwedish, Native in EnglishEnglish
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12 hrs
Rakkaus (noun), Rakastaa (verb)


Explanation:
In Finnish the verb `(to) love' is `rakastaa', e.g. I love you - minä rakastan sinua

The noun is `rakkaus'.

(also kulta, rakas: e.g. Hello, love - Hei, kulta (Especially in British English the word `love' is often used to address virtually anyone. However, in Finnish it is a very affectionate word and only used when addressing one`s wife, husband, children etc.)

Suvi Niemelä
Local time: 12:44
Native speaker of: Native in FinnishFinnish
PRO pts in pair: 16
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