Finnish: A Comprehensive Grammar (Routledge Comprehensive Grammars) by Fred Karlsson
Finnish: A Comprehensive Grammar presents a fresh, accessible and thorough description of the language, concentrating on the real patterns of use in modern Finnish.
The book moves from the sound system through morphology and word classes to a detailed analysis of sentence structures and semantic features.
Key features include:
- particular focus on examples from spoken Finnish reflecting current usage
- grammatical phenomena classified as common or rare
- appendices identifying stems and sequences of endings
- English-Finnish contrasts highlighted throughout.
Finnish: A Comprehensive Grammar is an essential reference for the intermediate and advanced learner and user of Finnish.
Finnish: A Comprehensive Grammar (Routledge Comprehensive Grammars) - About the Author
Fred Karlsson is Adjunct Professor of Finnish at the Universiity of Helsinki, Finland.