Adjectives in Finnish

Adjectives are a key part of any language. The Finnish adjectives listed below will help you learn common Finnish adjectives in no time. Together with other basic nouns and verbs, this will quickly allow you to express basic things in Finnish. For even more Finnish adjectives, take a look at our learning resources for Finnish at the end of the page.

Basic Adjectives in Finnish

heavy in Finnishraskas (raskasta, raskaat)
light in Finnishkevyt (kevyttä, kevyet)
correct in Finnishoikea (oikeaa, oikeat)
wrong in Finnishväärä (väärää, väärät)
difficult in Finnishvaikea (vaikeaa, vaikeat)
easy in Finnishhelppo (helppoa, helpot)
few in Finnishharva
many in Finnishmoni
new in Finnishuusi (uutta, uudet)
old in Finnishvanha (vanhaa, vanhat)
slow in Finnishhidas (hidasta, hitaat)
quick in Finnishnopea (nopeaa, nopeat)
poor in Finnishköyhä (köyhää, köyhät)
rich in Finnishrikas (rikasta, rikkaat)
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Colours in Finnish

white in Finnishvalkoinen (valkoista, valkoiset)
black in Finnishmusta (mustaa, mustat)
grey in Finnishharmaa (harmaata, harmaat)
green in Finnishvihreä (vihreää, vihreät)
blue in Finnishsininen (sinistä, siniset)
red in Finnishpunainen (punaista, punaiset)
pink in Finnishvaaleanpunainen (vaaleanpunaista, vaaleanpunaiset)
orange in Finnishoranssi (oranssia, oranssit)
purple in Finnishvioletti (violettia, violetit)
yellow in Finnishkeltainen (keltaista, keltaiset)
brown in Finnishruskea (ruskeaa, ruskeat)

Feelings in Finnish

good in Finnishhyvä (hyvää, hyvät)
bad in Finnishhuono (huonoa, huonot)
weak in Finnishheikko (heikkoa, heikot)
strong in Finnishvahva (vahvaa, vahvat)
happy in Finnishonnellinen (onnellista, onnelliset)
sad in Finnishsurullinen (surullista, surulliset)
healthy in Finnishterve (tervettä, terveet)
sick in Finnishsairas (sairasta, sairaat)
hungry in Finnishnälkäinen (nälkäistä, nälkäiset)
thirsty in Finnishjanoinen (janoista, janoiset)
lonely in Finnishyksinäinen (yksinäistä, yksinäiset)
tired in Finnishväsynyt (väsynyttä, väsyneet)

Space in Finnish

short in Finnishlyhyt (lyhyttä, lyhyet)
long in Finnishpitkä (pitkää, pitkät)
small in Finnishpieni (pientä, pienet)
big in Finnishiso (isoa, isot)
high in Finnishkorkea (korkeaa, korkeat)
low in Finnishmatala (matalaa, matalat)
steep in Finnishjyrkkä (jyrkkää, jyrkät)
flat in Finnishtasainen (tasaista, tasaiset)
shallow in Finnishmatala (matalaa, matalat)
deep in Finnishsyvä (syvää, syvät)
narrow in Finnishkapea (kapeaa, kapeat)
broad in Finnishleveä (leveää, leveät)

Other Important Adjectives in Finnish

cheap in Finnishhalpa (halpaa, halvat)
expensive in Finnishkallis (kallista, kalliit)
soft in Finnishpehmeä (pehmeää, pehmeät)
hard in Finnishkova (kovaa, kovat)
empty in Finnishtyhjä (tyhjää, tyhjät)
full in Finnishtäysi (täyttä, täydet)
dirty in Finnishlikainen (likaista, likaiset)
clean in Finnishpuhdas (puhdasta, puhtaat)
sweet in Finnishmakea (makeaa, makeat)
sour in Finnishhapan (hapanta, happamat)
young in Finnishnuori (nuorta, nuoret)
old in Finnishvanha (vanhaa, vanhat)
cold in Finnishkylmä (kylmää, kylmät)
warm in Finnishlämmin (lämmintä, lämpimät)

Colours in Finnish

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