Finnish: A Comprehensive Grammar

1st Edition

Fred Karlsson

Published September 13, 2017
Reference - 500 Pages
ISBN 9781138821040 - CAT# Y172224
Series: Routledge Comprehensive Grammars

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Finnish: A Comprehensive Grammar presents a fresh, accessible and thorough description of the language, concentrating on the real patterns of use in modern Finnish.

The book moves from the sound system through morphology and word classes to a detailed analysis of sentence structures and semantic features.

Key features include:

  • particular focus on examples from spoken Finnish reflecting current usage
  • grammatical phenomena classified as common or rare
  • appendices identifying stems and sequences of endings
  • English-Finnish contrasts highlighted throughout.

Finnish: A Comprehensive Grammar is an essential reference for the intermediate and advanced learner and user of Finnish.


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