Today I will introduce you 10 normal Finnish words, which also have a naughty meaning in spoken Finnish! It's very surprising how just a small change in the grammar can turn the meaning of the word upside down!
Note: even if you don't want to use this type of slang, it's still good to be aware what kind of meanings these Finnish words have.
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Unkarissa se seisoa verbi toimii ihan samalla, esim voit pyytää jonkun seisomaan joku todennäköisesti istuu, mutta se taisi sanoa että se seisoo jo. Typerä esimerkki, mutta sitä sanoi toinen työkaverini vähän aikaa sitten lol
Laittaa as "fuck" – very rare but kind of "obvious" at the same time that someone should have started to use it in that way.
"Painaa" as fuck – also very rare... these are the kinds of expressions you'd find in the urban dictionary that mean what they do to like 5% of the population. Also kind of an obvious extension of meaning at the same time.
The rest aren't disputable but the guy's making it sound like you're walking on eggshells with using normal words in normal ways. He's really overdramatizing it. Even with something like "Sain Annalta" in a context where you're talking about how you came by something you have doesn't sound even slightly odd.
I’ve never heard of laittaa in this meaning except as a joke just because it’s otherwise a synonym for panna…🙄
And you’re looking at this whole thing from wrong angle…🤔
These expressions and euphemisms were born to avoid using the actual vulgar naughty words. 👍 So actually Finns are shy coy and chaste people you see…🙄
I am sorry, I do apologize. May you excuse my temper, I am going through hard times. I live in Los Angeles California and we are riddled with corruption and crime. I hope you take my sincere apology, best regards. I love Finnish girls.
BTW, can you explain the difference of pipari and römpsä?
Some years ago I had to ask the meaning of römpsä at work. I never heard that word before, but I saw it in internet. I'm from western Finland and that word is probably from eastern Finland.
I got good explanation for these two words and how they relate ...
Finnish people also like to leave behind funny place names. For example pretty close to where I live is a pond called "Perseensilmälampi" or "The eye of the ass pond". But I guess it's still better than living in the place called "Perse" which literally just means "Ass"
Aamuseksiä aamiaseksi? Means morning sex for breakfast. Yea I think that if you have someone to ask you see the double meaning even on the word sex. So weird eh? the word sex can can also be a part of the words "what is for breakfast?" ... "mitä on aamiaiseksi?" or incase of a different context you could be stupid and then it could mean "what means morning sex?" lol. sooo confusing eh?
Funny thing about these is that they are actually made up by people who didn't dare say the actual thing they meant. Saying vagina (or pillu) was vulgar so it became pimppi, pimpero etc. You can probably see where the pipari association came from. Testicles was the same way so they became sacks, balls and so on. English often uses a lot of similiar things. Tool might mean dick in some cases. Doing someone means having sex with someone. I could go on, but I think you get the idea. It's really funny that the innuendo has become the dirtier version nowdays :D
Thank you so much for your entertaining videos! I'm a Finnish exchange student living in Denmark and during my stay here, I've started to become more interested in my own country and culture as well. I guess living abroad just makes you curious and helps you observe your country from a different point of view. This video is so funny! :D
Almost all the expressions you used work in Arabic too:
1. nain can be in Arabic --> yankah (to marry) OR yeneek (to fuck)
2. panna / laitta can be in Arabic --> yehot (to put or in a naughty way to fuck)!
3. Painaa (doesn't really have some naughty meaning in Arabic) as far as I know!
4. Muna can be in Arabic (bidaan) --> normal eggs OR testicles (usually associated with someone boring/useless, as testicles are not having fun during the sex process as the penis does)! So weird!!!
5. Seisoa exactly means the same in Arabic (yo'af) --> to stop or to have a boner! I think it is pretty logical as your penis stand from the sleeping (literally from Arabic) position.
6. Kalu definetly the same. we call it in Arabic 'iddah'. And this can mean in Arabic a tool!
7. saada also means directly in Arabic, to take. So you can take something from someone, but if you said only (I take someone) this means (I fuck someone) *akhod had*
8. Antaa exactly the same in Arabic. I give a pen to Antti *adi qalam li Antti* If no obejct *Adi Antti* It means I fuck Antti!
9. Pipari (no naughty meaning). Also as far as I know.
10. Also no naughty meaning!
7 out of 10 ... That's a score!
Here in Poland there are also similar naughty meanings of some words. The tool (sprzęt) can mean dick. Give/Receive (like "dawać") but no object have a similar sexual meaning. Egg also refers balls (testicles) and so on. Standing (stać) + locative case = boner. High five Finland:):)
It's funny, eggs in German (Eier) mean testicles as a second meaning and not penis ^^
In French the old word "kiss" (baiser) is used as a verb for fucking. Whom a romantic sentence like "may I kiss your hand?" would nowadays mean "may I fuck your hand?"
A last one in Italian: to saddle/sweep (scopare) means to fuck
1. muna = cock or dick or penis (originally "muna" is an egg)
2. munat = balls (the plural form of "muna") or testicles
so do you mean that alt. 2 is used in the same way in Finnish language and German but this is not valid in alt 1?
Oh boy I love these! You gotta love how twisted our language can be.. I was wondering if you could manage to get together funny Finnish idioms/phrases that sound silly when translated/have two completely different meanings and make a video about them? I was thinking about this a couple days ago when I realized how such a small thing like the tone of your voice can turn the meaning of "saada korvapuustia" around. :D
Hey Aleksi- I haven't been watching your videos for a couple of months and wish to catch up and watch a few:) - I hope you are having very good success in your Master's program.
I happened to see the above New York Times article today and thought of you and your channel. Finland has been recently rated the "happiest country in the world" using a multitude of factors. As an American, I am sad to see the continued slide of the United States. This is not due to economic data as much as poor social measurements and outcomes. We have continued poor rankings in regards to the opioid crisis (as a registered nurse I see this personally), growing inequality, crime, and lack of confidence in the government. Other Nordic countries also rank high (Denmark, Sweden, Norway). I strongly believe that socialized medicine and education lead to better outcomes, but unfortunately many of my fellow countrymen disagree. A very sad political discord is not helping this country. I do believe in American willpower and resourcefulness, however.
Take care for now! Hyvästi!
Funny thing is our teacher says if you get stuck choose partitiivi form..... Im being to see where this may go wrong xD
Also with Saada... would adding "se , tämä " make it a safe meaning xD like "Sain se/tämä Jennalta" or does it still come across as sex?
I think it helps... everyone will understand that, but the right form is "sain seN/tämäN Jennalta. But you still need an object, like "i got this table from jenna / Sain tämäN (or seN, if the table isn't visible/near) pöyDäN (pöytä) jennalta"
Sain tämän pöydän jennalta
sain jennalta tämän pöydän
sain sen pöydän jennalta
sain jennalta sen pöydän
Thous are safe and mean the same thing...
But if you say "Sain jennalta pöydäLLÄ," it actually means "i had sex on the table with jenna" Finnish Language is great even if you mess up ^^
Well, no. Not really. Finnish people are all required to learn Swedish in school because the country is bilingual, so to us Swedish words are so familiar that we don't really compare them to Finnish words. Also, the letter Å is engraved into our minds as just "o", so whenever we see it we just think of the "o" -sound.
Cookies, vaginas... aaah the good things in life...😃
Also f*cking, with the partitive... well, you have only a part, something OF the person... if you marry you get the whole person, with accusative... in Finnish thinking... aw, ain't that rrrromantic!😍 *unreasonably fangirling finntastic here* 😀😉
I wonder why it's "Rakastan sinuA" then... *scratches head*🤔
No logic in neither languages nor love... 😑😉
Funny in a good way. Maybe those fins where drunk as heck when thinking about those words and usage?😆 i know this are from danish and swedish, but the words are tøs(uncommon, but used in Oslo area(disclaimer there)) and bæsj(sj are very often pronounced like sh sound). Tøs are often used as slang as girl/chick, but in Norway are used for hoe/hore. As i said, its uncommon word. And bæsj have i heard its slang for a beer in Swedish, but in Norwegian its the words for poop. Whats up with that guys?
Mina Tokstad Bakken jeg var i Oslo og der var et apotek som heter vitus apotek, jeg syns det var veeeeldig gøy fordi vitus hører ut som vittu og det mener føkk på finsk 😄 du kan spørre mis vitus apteekki on, og det mener hvor faen er apoteket
I am Italian and I noticed that a lot of common finnish words remember an italian lascivious swearword! For example let's consider "katso merta" (look at the sea). For an italophone it would grotesquely sounds like "prick and shit". Furthermore "puhutaan" calls to mind the italian word for "whore", "kulho" (bowl) and "kuulo" (the sense of hearing) sound like "ass", "päälle" (on) sounds like "balls" or "nuts" and "kaksi" (two) resembles the italian equivalent of "dicks"! Sometimes I jest with my friends and I say "I am not blasphemous, I am just speaking finnish"!
Lanica "Painu kotiis, sä oot kamois" or "mene kotiisi, sinä olet lääkkeissä"
Drugs means narcotic or medical=kamoissa, lääkkeissä
In finnish Home asunto, or Home koti=there is mold in apartment, there is mold in home
Put enghlish word home is "koti"
Six (kuusi) is number 6 and pine tree
it means fridge
What's up Finntastic Squad! Remember that even if you don't want to use this type of language, it's still useful to know that these words have these kind of meanings!
Does your language have similar ones? Let me know in the comments below!
I have very dirty ideas for some of your Ifalian words (food):
I could form a sentence in bad Finnish using these words and cause some misunderstanding among Finnish audience ...
I am Italian and I noticed that a lot of common finnish words remember an italian lascivious swearword! For example let's consider "katso merta" (look at the sea). For an italophone it would grotesquely sounds like "pri*k and sh*t". Furthermore "puhutaan" calls to mind the italian word for "who*e", "kulho" (bowl) and "kuulo" (the sense of hearing) sound like "a*s", "päälle" (on) sounds like "bal*s" or "nu*s" and "kaksi" (two) resembles the italian equivalent of "dic*s"! Sometimes I jest with my friends and I say "I am not blasphemous, I am just speaking finnish"!
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