Finngreek Sentences 1

Sentences help to build Finngreek reading skills while comparing the Finnish and Greek languages through simple phrases. The Finnish and Greek appearing in these comparisons is not always grammatically correct, as the emphasis is on the vocabulary itself. Please only use these texts to learn Finngreek.

It’s such a dim night =
On tosi hämärä yö
On tosi hamará pye
Όν τόση αμαυρά πύη

Your sense of smell is keen =
Haistisi sun on kärkevä
Haisthisi su on hakrivǽ
Αίσθηση σου όν ακριβής

I’ll need a drink of mead, thanks =
Tarvitsen mehi-juoma, kiitos
Tárphthen methipjóma, kídos
Τάρφθην μέθη-πώμα, κύδος

I want a drink of mead, thanks =
Tahdon mehu-juoma, kiitos
Tátto methupjóma, kídos
Τάττω μέθυ-πόμα, κύδος

See the sun shine =
Näe päivän lämmetä
Nóe phoivon lámpesthæ
Νόε φοίβον λάμπεσθαι

I see the sun shine =
Näen auringon palaa
Nóen aurion phaná
Νόειν αύριον φανά

The mouth speaks, then the ear hears =
Suu puhuu sitten korva kuulee
Stúma phusó kíthen kórra klúe
Στύμα φυσά κείθεν κόρρα κλύει

The seer teaches to many =
Noita opettaa paljoihin
Noitá rophetáze poljoisin
Νοητά προφητάζει πολλοίσιν

The seer prophecies the result =
Noaidi* ennustaa tulos
Noitís ennustáze telos
Νοητής εννυστάζει τέλος

The tall tree always grows =
Pitkä puu aina kasvaa
Psiklé phué aéna havksáne
Ψηλή φυή αέναα αυξάνει

(*Noaidi is the North Sami form)