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Finnish: An Essential Grammar, Paperback / softback Book


This thoroughly revised third edition of Finnish: An Essential Grammar is grounded in fundamental insights of modern linguistics and incorporates some of the latest achievements in the description of written and spoken Finnish. It gives a systematic account of the structures of the written language and offers increased attention to the key characteristics of present-day colloquial Finnish.

No prior knowledge is assumed on the part of the reader and grammatical rules are clearly explained without jargon. Features of this new edition include:* pronunciation guide, including the tendencies in present-day colloquial Finnish* thorough descriptions of morphology (word structure) and syntax (sentence structure)* clear rules and an abundance of concrete examples, from both written and colloquial Finnish* updated vocabulary in the examples* an effective new scheme for detecting the morphological structure of any word form* subject index. This is the ideal reference source both for those studying Finnish independently and for students in schools, colleges, universities and adult classes of all types.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 342 pages
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
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  • Category: Grammar, syntax
  • ISBN: 9781138821583



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