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|I heard about a possible language class you hold at the Jyväskylä city library? If so how do I get the information about this course?||839||5.1.2013||You can contact Jyväskylä Adult Education Center. It is situated in the same building with the library. Information point Tel. 014 26 64071, 014 26 64073 http://www.jyvaskyla.fi/kansalaisopisto/inenglish|
|Which are the seven most speaking languages in Finland?||659||6.4.2010||The most spoken languages in Finland are Finnish, suomi 4 844 047 Swedish, ruotsi: 289 951 Russian, venäjä: 48 740 Estonian, viro: 22 357 English, englanti: 11 344 Somalian, somali: 10 647 Arabian, arabia: 8 806 Chinese, kiina: 6 458 Kurdish, kurdi: 6 455 Albanian, albania: 6 308 http://www.suomi.fi/suomifi/suomi/tietopaketit/perustietoa_suomesta/vae…|
|May i have finland & finnish's name in different languages around the world? ex. finland, (in english finnish, (in english||703||15.12.2009||The best way to find different translations for Finland and Finnish is to use Google translator: http://translate.google.com/ Finland is in Finnish Suomi Finnish is suomalainen You can use these terms as the source.|
|Could you give me some information on the origin of the word nisu? Is it a Swedish word? When did pulla replace this word? I live in Ohio, and the Finnish…||1235||18.8.2009||According to the etymological dictionary of modern Finnish language the word “nisu” has an analogue in all of the near related languages. Karelian and Estonian languages have the word “nisu” and the Veps language “ńižu”. Also the Sami language knows the word “njizzi” which is apparently derived from the same origin. The word is most likely a derivative of a word that means breast or teat (the Finnish word “nisä”). The concept of this is that the product of the teat (which is white and sweet milk) has same qualities that the mild-flavoured grain (wheat). In the Finnish literary language “nisu” has appeared since Agricola and it has been the primary designation of wheat until the 19th century. The word “pulla” is a loan from “bulla” in the…|
|I would like to know about the origin of the English language.||777||22.1.2009||You will find lots of good web pages about the origin of the English language simply by using the search terms "english language history" in any internet search engine. E.g. here is one thorough article on the subject: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_the_English_language If you would like to get more personalized answers to your question, I would suggest for you to turn to some "Ask a librarian" service in any English-speaking country. We Finns might not be the best possible specialists of the English language.|
|I would like to know about the origin of the English language.||584||20.1.2009||The English language originate from the dialects, now called Old English, which were brought to England beginning in the 5th century. Recommended link: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/English_language Recommended books: Crystal, Dvid: The English language. - London: Penguin, 1990. ISBN: 0-14-013532-4 English: history, diversity and change (edited by David Graddol, Dick Leith and Joan Swann). - London: Routledge, 2002. ISBN: 0-415-13118-9|
|What is the most widely used language in the world?||1798||20.1.2009||Mandarin Chinese has about almost 1 billion speakers. After that Hindi, Arabic, English and Spanish. The order varies depending on how speakers are calculated.|