Trivia Question: What is the Finnish name for Finland?

Trivia Question: What is the Finnish name for Finland?

Suomi
Norge
Éire
Österreich

Travel to Finland and you’ll hear most Finns proudly refer to their nation and language as Suomi. In fact, the name Finland wasn’t even invented by the Finnish; instead, it likely comes from the Old English word finna, once used to describe Scandinavian people. Interestingly, the letter “f” didn’t even exist in the Finnish alphabet and was introduced through words borrowed from other languages.

The Answer: The correct answer is Suomi.

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