Noun: Independence Day
In our example image itsenäisyyspäivä appears in the partitive, itsenäisyyspäivää since it is part of a greeting.
–yys (and the back vowel variant -uus) can be combined with most adjectives to create nouns which express that quality.
Päivä means ”day.”
Finnish Independence Day is celebrated on December 6th to commemorate Finland’s independence from the Russian Republic. It was first celebrated in 1917.
It is traditional for many Finnish families to light two candles in each window of their home in the evening.
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