Definitions

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  • n. A variant of Finnish language that is spoken by the descendants of Finnish immigrants to North America, the vocabulary of which is heavily influenced by English. It is far from being a uniform language, mainly exists in spoken form, and seems bound to disappear.
  • n. A way of speaking Finnish using English-language terminology excessively. It is particularly common among those professions which are in close contact with the English-speaking world such as IT-professionals, marketing people and managers of global firms.
  • n. English spoken with a heavy Finnish accent and using Finnish linguistic structures.

Etymologies

Blend of Finnish and English. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • By the way, Kalamojjaka--- which I am not entirely sure how to spell, since it's Finglish and not Finnish--- is the perfect White People Food.

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  • Mika, if you wanna speak English, use it in a proper manner and not yap some crappy Finglish

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  • The locals of course could perfectly understand my slow and somewhat staggering American-Finglish accent but especially for the first couple of days I'd have to ask people to repeat themselves enough to make me feel like an idiot.

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  • I don’t follow this literature except when it’s written in Finglish, but there’s a lot of it about.

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  • Lyrics in Finglish: Sobh pa misham mibinam yeki az aksa to miyaam donbaalet mikham bigiram dasta to dust nadaram ke hich vaght bebinam aska to bebinam akhama to, chon shenidam harfaha to Khodet midoni ke to dafe mani ye kar azat mikham kheili ham hast kar kami ye vaght pa nashi ba kasi bari jaye badi hamisheh o hamisheh bedoon ke male mani Vili hich vaght hazar nist to ro ba kasi avaz koneh dust dari ye kasi ba to basheh hamash doret pesari ba to vaseh faghat khodet bekhareh behtarin kado vaseh tavalodet Vaghti behem migi dust dari mifahmam shokhi ke mikoni losam basheh mikhandam To dava nemizanam dade to saret meyam vaseh ashti mizaram ye mach ru labet Chorus: Khodet midooni man dooset daram Sobh miri shab bargard pisham Mikham ruye labat boos bezaram Chon faghat ba to man sargarm misham

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  • Lyrics in Finglish: Sobh pa misham mibinam yeki az aksa to miyaam donbaalet mikham bigiram dasta to dust nadaram ke hich vaght bebinam aska to bebinam akhama to, chon shenidam harfaha to Khodet midoni ke to dafe mani ye kar azat mikham kheili ham hast kar kami ye vaght pa nashi ba kasi bari jaye badi hamisheh o hamisheh bedoon ke male mani Vili hich vaght hazar nist to ro ba kasi avaz koneh dust dari ye kasi ba to basheh hamash doret pesari ba to vaseh faghat khodet bekhareh behtarin kado vaseh tavalodet Vaghti behem migi dust dari mifahmam shokhi ke mikoni losam basheh mikhandam To dava nemizanam dade to saret meyam vaseh ashti mizaram ye mach ru labet Chorus: Khodet midooni man dooset daram Sobh miri shab bargard pisham Mikham ruye labat boos bezaram Chon faghat ba to man sargarm misham Mikam beram emrooz sar asle maslab az dafam begam digeh baseh kal kal Bebinam azizam, gole man, khushgelam mikham beht begam, harchi goft delam be jaye inkeh toye ahangaam man fohsh bedam ta bedoni ke dorit hast tanha moshkelam Dooset daram man divaneh var vali harchand kheili fosaleh ast miyane ma az hamoon rooze avali ke didamet ta oon roozi ke digeh residam beht Mekhastam baht bemoonam man kheili nemekhastam hich vaght az pisham beri Har kari mikonam beh eshgheteh mekham esmet toye hameh ja neveshteh sheh to vaseh ye man hasti ye fereshteh ke bahash jahnamam mitooneh behest besheh Chorus: Khodet midooni man dooset daram Sobh miri shab bargard pisham Mikham ruye labat boos bezaram Chon

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