Ways to say “Kiitos!”


img_1_finnbayFollowing our post on Facebook, here is a list of suggested ways to say “thank you” in Finnish

Kiitos – the de facto thank you

Kiitosta – the singular partitive of kiitos also used as thank you

Kiitti – a shortened form of kiitos

Kiitoksia  (also Paljon kiitoksia) – the plural partitive of kiitos meaning (Many) thanks

Kiitokset – plural form of kiitos, meaning thanks

Suurkiitokset – big thanks

Kiitän (or kiitämme) – from the verb kiittää (to thank), meaning I thank (or we thank)

Tattis (variation: tattista vaan) – slang from Swedish (http://urbaanisanakirja.com/word/tattis)

Tänks – slang obviously borrowed from English

Feel free to comment on this post if you have more suggestions…

Finnish Easy Reading Book Series

Easy Readers in Finnish

FINNISH EASY READING is an easy-to-read book series in simple Finnish, on three levels (beginner, intermediate and advanced). The books are adapted following the author’s original style. They are suitable for those who study Finnish, as well as for Finnish natives who find the language complexity of the original texts too challenging.