A Finnish Grammar

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Finnish Book Concern Print, 1917 - Finnish language - 207 pages
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Well Structured
It's writing and explanations can be terse, but it somehow still flowed well in my learning. This is not my first foreign language, so this may affect your opinion on the book.

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Page 78 - The comparative is formed by adding to the stem of the positive the signs -mpa- or -mpäwhich are weakened to -mma- or -mmä-.
Page 8 - The consonants are b, c, d, f, g, h, j, k, I, m, n, p, q, r, s, t, v, w, x, y and z.
Page 66 - Vähätpä siitä (I do not mind), josko kotini on ollut rikas tai köyhä. Olen siellä onnellisena elänyt. Siellä on ollut lämmin ja hyvä olla. Vaatetta ja ruokaa, hoitoa ja rakkautta olen siellä saanut. Siellä olen lapsesta asti kasvanut. Siellä on isäni työtä tehnyt. Siellä on äitini minulle kauniita laulujaan laulanut.
Page 20 - Finnish language has but one form to correspond to the three forms of the present indicative in English ; as, minä sano n, I say, I do say, I am saying.
Page 17 - A word, phrase, or subordinate clause used to indicate the person or thing affected by the action of a transitive verb; or the substantive following a preposition.
Page 9 - A syllable can be long or short according to the length of time required for its pronunciation.
Page 14 - Finnish as in English, but the comma is used more freely to set off subordinate clauses of all kinds.
Page 36 - By adding to the monosyllabic stem containing a long vowel or diphthong the consonants -h -n, between which is inserted the last vowel of the stem; as, kuu\hun, into the moon; työ\hön, to the work.
Page 117 - The essive is used to express a definite period of time during which something happens or during which a continuous action is completed; as, Menitkö kirkkoon viime sunnuntaina?

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