Finnish-English dictionary

Use the search box above to look up a Finnish word you would like to translate in the Finnish-English dictionary. To find the right English word easily, the results are arranged in different categories. The page displays the translations, synonyms, example sentences as well as forum entries. Moreover you can search for an English word because all Finnish to English translations and vice versa will be considered. If you want to search another of our online dictionaries then use the drop-down menu to select one.

Search the Finnish-English dictionary by letter

It is not unusual that you are looking for a translation of a Finnish word but you cannot quite remember the spelling of the word. For those cases you can simply click a letter below and you will find a list of Finnish words starting with this letter. When you click on the Finnish word you will see the dictionary page with the English translations.

Verify Finnish translation

Below you can see a list of the most recently suggested words and phrases other bab.la users made. You are now able to verify the Finnish translations by either approving them or correcting the mistake. If you found the suggestion useful and correct, it will be added to the Finnish-English dictionary.

Date

English

Finnish

Votes

14.08.2014

to shake like a(n aspen) leaf

väristä kuin haavanlehti

0

23.06.2014

compliance officer {noun}

sisäinen tarkastaja {noun}

0

10.06.2014

Petrichor {o.sg.} [rare]

Tunnusomainen tuoksu, joka vallitsee ilmassa sateen aikana ja sen jälkeen.

1

15.04.2014

implementing measure {noun}

täytäntöönpanotoimenpide {noun}

1

30.11.2013

public-service employment relationship [law]

virkasuhde [law]

0

Suggest new Finnish to English translation

You were looking through the Finnish-English dictionary but did not find the translation for the word you were looking for? Or you have learned new colloquial expressions or regional phrases that have not yet been included in the Finnish-English dictionary? Then please feel free to add the Finnish word or phrase.

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Latest word suggestions by users: troublemaker, bad hair day, sunbed, bored to tears (more)

Why participate?

We want to improve the quality and usefulness of our dictionaries so please join bab.la today and help us becoming the biggest online language portal. Be part of our community and help making the Finnish-English dictionary the best there is to find online. Languages develop over time; meanings of words can alter depending on regions, there can be various English translations for one Finnish term or new slang phrases that have gained popularity. There might also be specific Finnish terms from fields like technology or medicine that have several meanings and translations. Any new addition to the Finnish-English dictionary has to be approved by 10 other bab.la community members in order for it to be included in the dictionary. This way we can ensure the quality of all our dictionaries.
We grow through the contributions of our users so register with us today and we reward you with points for the world ranking. Whenever you add a new word you will receive points. In case you are not sure of the correct English translation for a Finnish word you can post your question in our Finnish-English forum. Other bab.la users are always happy to help with translations, Finnish grammar or other questions related to the Finnish language.

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