What does satana mean in Finnish?

What does satana mean in Finnish?

Saatana. Saatana means quite literally Satan, but used in a similar fashion to helvetti. Often used less crude replacement words for it are saamari, samperi and saakeli. Along with “perkele”, “vittu” and “jumalauta”, this is one of the most classic and most used words in Finnish.

Are there swear words in Finnish?

Vittu, Saatana, and Perkele are the three words that you will hear for sure when someone has to swear in Finnish.

What does Sua mean in Finnish?

friend, pal
friend, pal, comrade.

Why do Finnish people say Perkele?

As Finland was Christianized, the old Finnish deities were regarded as demons. This led to the use of “Perkele” as a translation for “Devil” in the Finnish translation of the Bible. Later, in other translations, the word was rendered as paholainen (the evil one).

What Suomi means?

“Finnish is our language and ‘Suomi’ is the word for ‘Finland’ in Finnish. It is only natural for us to use the name of our country in our own language.”

What does Rakastan Sinua meaning?

I Love You
Minä Rakastan Sinua – I Love You.

Are Finns Eastern European?

Of course, like all Eastern European countries, Finland will vehemently deny that they are in Eastern Europe. Finns will cry that they are in Northern Europe, and that Eastern Europe is a “political concept” that only includes countries that used to be in the Warsaw Pact.

What does PRKL mean?

The feeling of PRKL. The mother of all Finnish swearwords. Literally means the devil but at the same time it means so much more. You can make the curse longer and more effective by rolling the ‘r’. If you say it, say it like you mean it!

What is Finland’s real name?

Finns refer to their country as ‘Suomi’, but no-one knows where that name came from, or why, even after centuries of being called Finland, Suomi still survives.

What does Sissu mean in Finnish?

strength of will, determination, perseverance
SIsu. To the Finnish people, sisu has a mystical, almost magical meaning. Sisu is a unique Finnish concept. It is a Finnish term that can be roughly translated into English as strength of will, determination, perseverance, and acting rationally in the face of adversity.

What is Sisu called in English?

Sisu in English means courage, it is the Finnish courage.