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De uraliska språken använder massor av grammatiska fall, suffixer och agglutination kan göra att dessa språk ser skrämmande ut att börja med, men den goda nyheten är att det inte görs någon skillnad mellan manliga och kvinnliga pronomen, det är bara ett ord att komma ihåg för var och en.

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Finland

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Fun facts about Finnish

The Finns have a word called saunatonttu – a sauna elf who, if you behave badly in the sauna, will become angry and burn it down.

It's not Santa Claus who arrives in Finland on Christmas Eve but the '’Christmas goat', Joulupukki.

Finnish has the longest palindrome in the world, 'saippuakivikauppias' (which means a dealer in lye).

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