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Popularity 90% of Finnish people speak the Finnish language as their first language.
This the language that one can learn it, takes 44 weeks (1100 hours).
There will be significant linguistic and cultural differences from English, and other Anglo-Saxon language. It is a powerless national romance seeping language, in which does not nothing for use outside the country's borders.
It does not work in rock music, a few female singers exception.
So, an supposedly interesting language feature goes on this trail: personal pronouns are only used to refer to human beings, and will never be used in reference to an animal or inanimate object.
Also true (but now, perhaps, there will be a change).
That no-one never uses personal pronouns in reference to an animal or inanimate object - just represents the cruelty towards animals, and is one of the sign about some of oppression mentality.
What about the 16 modes of inflection of a word in this language format?
A mode of inflection of a word dependent on its use, especially the syntactic function in a phrase.
I've noticed that usually only the Finnish language Master's degree graduates dominate this.
Yes, they can use those right, but do not for example, newspaper reporters.
(The Foreign Service Institute has listed the time periods, what you need to learn a specific language as an English speaker. Here you can find the first part of this blog message).