21:20 - Netzach And regarding pronunciation Finnish is one of the few languages in the world that spells their words exactly as they are pronounced. If you know how each letter sounds you should have no troubles. /end rant
21:18 - Netzach So in that aspect it is at least a lot more "analytical" than i.e. my native language Swedish where many words come from Latin, German, English, Romani etc and dont follow any particular pattern
21:16 - Netzach I gotta disagree Red, Finnish is very straight forward since you can form any word from the root and it still makes sense, like kirja=book, kirjasto=library, kirjain=letter, most roots follow the same principle :)
20:08 - Redn1ght For example just one word "Maa" (earth) you could basically end up with something completely different depending on the suffix.
20:02 - ScreamingSteelUS He's got a point, though, Finnish being a non-Indo-European language. Most European languages will at least have some similarities to each other that you can reason through. I'd imagine any of the Finno-Ugrics would present its
19:46 - Redn1ght It's different from your typical language and I'm a native speaker. The root word thing is just pure cancer for anyone trying to memorize stuff in Finnish. :) Plus foreigners fuck up the pronunciation a lot.