|(From: Sesquipedalian Vol III numbers 8-11) |
Is it now the time for Finnish to take its place as the international language?It is obviously difficult to answer this question with certainty. At the moment there seem to be several factors which would hinder such a development. First of all, Finnish is currently spoken by a mere 0.05% of the world's population; secondly one cannot learn the language in ten easy lessons; thirdly, a large number of Finns still do not understand it. Although the advancement of Finnish has been a bit slow, there are Finns who point out the following advantages Finnish would have as a world language:
There is also a real accusative which is not called anything at all. Utmost care must be applied when interpreting the grammatical terminology.
Conclusion. We hope that this article will be of great help to all those who wrestle with the question of whether to study Finnish. For those already studying the language, this method can provide helpful and easy applications for using conversational Finnish. As to the question of the prospect of Finnish as a global language, I think I do not misspeak myself by saying that the work of this article should settle the matter clearly and finally.