See also: fins

Afrikaans edit

Etymology edit

Inherited from Dutch Fins, equivalent to Fin +‎ -s.

Adjective edit

Fins (attributive Finse, not comparable)

  1. Finnish (of, from, or pertaining to Finland, the Finnish people or the Finnish language)

Proper noun edit


  1. Finnish (the language spoken by the Finnish people)

Dutch edit

Alternative forms edit

Etymology edit

From Fin +‎ -s, likely influenced by another Germanic language such as German or Swedish.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /fɪns/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: Fins
  • Rhymes: -ɪns

Adjective edit

Fins (comparative Finser, superlative meest Fins or Finst)

  1. Finnish [from 18th c.]

Inflection edit

Inflection of Fins
uninflected Fins
inflected Finse
comparative Finser
positive comparative superlative
predicative/adverbial Fins Finser het Finst
het Finste
indefinite m./f. sing. Finse Finsere Finste
n. sing. Fins Finser Finste
plural Finse Finsere Finste
definite Finse Finsere Finste
partitive Fins Finsers

Proper noun edit

Fins n

  1. Finnish (language) [from 18th c.]

Related terms edit