Appendix:List of Finnish homonyms

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The following is a collection of homonyms in the Finnish language. The list only includes words in their uninflected form:

A[edit]

  1. noun: alpaca
  2. noun: nickel silver
  1. noun: ark
  2. noun: sheet
  1. noun: aura
  2. noun: plough

F[edit]

  1. noun: frieze
  2. noun: the Frisian language

H[edit]

  1. noun: haiku
  2. noun: lingering smell or feeling
  1. noun: latch
  2. noun: pasture
  1. verb: to hug
  2. verb: to yearn
  1. noun: grey seal
  2. noun: hall
  1. noun: hag
  2. noun: harp
  1. adjective: entire (limited to idiomatic usage)
  2. noun: hilt
  1. interjection: gee
  2. noun: weld

J[edit]

  1. noun: sloop
  2. noun: yacht
  3. noun: hunt
  1. noun: junta
  2. noun: pile driver
  1. noun: a Dane (colloquial)
  2. noun: jute

K[edit]

  1. noun: auger
  2. noun: backwoods
  1. noun: chalice
  2. noun: lime
  1. verb: to incline
  2. verb: to raise in price
  1. noun: cloth
  2. noun: traversable woodland
  1. noun: pawn shop (colloquial)
  2. noun: rabbit
  1. noun: a volume unit
  2. noun: overcoat
  1. noun: crusty soot
  2. noun: wool card
  1. noun: caste
  2. noun: sauce (dialectal)
  1. noun: biscuit
  2. noun: hook (pole with a hook, used to handle logs in water)
  1. noun: sergeant (colloquial)
  2. noun: cigarette (colloquial)
  1. noun: hurry
  2. noun: thigh (archaic)
  1. noun: kilo- (colloquially also: kilogram)
  2. noun: sheen, sunlight
  1. adjective: nice
  2. noun: kilt
  1. adverb: soon
  2. noun: place, point
  1. noun: dawn
  2. noun: moth
  1. noun: cola
  2. noun: plough
  1. noun: freight item
  2. noun: tomcat
  1. noun: backpack
  2. noun: container
  3. noun: foot (archaic)
  1. noun: catch
  2. noun: doghouse
  1. adjective: decorated, garish
  2. noun: the Korean language
  3. noun: chorea
  1. noun: caraway
  2. noun: toll, rumble (low, echoing sound)
  1. noun: apse
  2. noun: bark, shell, skin, peel, envelope
  1. noun: cucumber
  2. noun: throat
  1. noun: animal fat (dialectal)
  2. noun: Moon
  3. pronunciation of "Q"
  1. adjective: deaf
  2. noun: rainshower
  1. numeral: six
  2. noun: spruce

L[edit]

  1. noun: bearing
  2. noun: holly, laurel
  1. noun: bay
  2. noun: slaughter
  1. noun: pier
  2. noun: winger
  1. verb: to cease
  2. verb: to lacquer
  1. noun: law
  2. noun: summit
  1. noun: cloudberry
  2. noun: lacquer
  3. noun: pigeon house
  1. noun: depression
  2. noun: lama
  1. noun: to cover with notes
  2. noun: to run (idiomatic)
  1. verb: to count
  2. verb: to put down
  1. adjective: mild
  2. noun: a kind of grass (Deschampsia)
  1. noun: canter, gallop
  2. noun: onion
  1. noun: the Livonian language
  2. noun: vest
  1. noun: fly (in pants) (usually in plural)
  2. noun: lychee
  1. noun: long drink
  2. noun: tentacle
  1. noun: ebb
  2. noun: northwest
  1. noun: lute
  2. noun: rag
  1. noun: flap
  2. noun: joke (colloquial)
  1. noun: a Latvian
  2. noun: pigpen
  1. noun: gasoline (colloquial)
  2. noun: a talkative person (colloquial)
  1. noun: crowd (colloquial)
  2. noun: loess

M[edit]

  1. noun: goal
  2. noun: paint
  1. noun: marsh
  2. noun: marshall
  1. noun: math (colloquial)
  2. noun: burbot (colloquial)
  1. noun: mocca
  2. noun: suede
  1. noun: mono
  2. noun: ski boot
  1. noun: a cubic meter of firewood
  2. noun: motti
  1. noun: ant (colloquial)
  2. noun: teenager (colloquial)
  1. noun: hunch
  2. noun: minnow

N[edit]

  1. noun: frankfurter
  2. noun: mousetrap
  1. noun: awl
  2. noun: kid
  1. adjective: flexible
  2. noun: the Norwegian language

O[edit]

  1. adjective: ochre
  2. noun: okra

P[edit]

  1. noun: defenceman (colloquial)
  2. noun: package, toolbox
  3. noun: reverse gear (colloquial)
  1. noun: testicles, balls (usually in plural)
  2. noun: seat
  1. noun: parka
  2. noun: someone pitiful
  1. noun: bark
  2. noun: barque
  3. noun: parking
  1. noun: flock, school
  2. noun: loft
  1. verb: to pamper
  2. verb: to pass for
  1. noun: guard duty
  2. noun: passport
  1. noun: cartridge (of a bullet)
  2. noun: industrialist
  1. noun: lump
  2. noun: stalemate
  1. noun: nester
  2. noun: washer
  1. noun: silicon
  2. noun: tooth, spike (archaic)
  1. adjective: hidden
  2. noun: diatom
  1. noun: piece of music
  2. noun: stove
  1. noun: frame
  2. noun: seductee (colloquial)
  1. noun: to bow
  2. noun: to pick someone up, to seduce
  1. noun: bollard
  2. noun: policeman (colloquial)
  1. noun: ashes; grounds (usually in plural)
  2. noun: reindeer
  1. noun: fortune teller (colloquial)
  2. noun: pocket inside a shirt or coat (colloquial)
  1. noun: alcoholic (colloquial]
  2. noun: puli (dog)
  1. noun: clock weight
  2. noun: bundle, packet
  3. noun: trouser leg
  1. noun: lingonberry (dialectal)
  2. noun: pole, stalk
  3. noun: the Polish language
  1. noun: laundry
  2. noun: milestone
  1. verb: to chatter
  2. verb: to give off dust

R[edit]

  1. adjective: raw, brutal
  2. noun: yard (of ship)
  1. noun: goat willow
  2. noun: raita
  3. noun: stripe
  1. noun: border
  2. noun: piece of rubbish
  1. noun: dragoon
  2. noun: tarragon
  1. noun: grating
  2. noun: rally
  3. noun: a k. of song
  1. verb: to plaster
  2. verb: to rap (alternate spelling of räpätä)
  1. noun: driving wheel
  2. noun: funnel
  1. noun: record (colloquial)
  2. noun: truck
  1. noun: chain
  2. noun: rune
  1. noun: ream (of paper)
  2. noun: rice
  1. verb: to be enough
  2. verb: to gain a crust of frost (of a body of water)
  1. adverb: broken
  2. noun: sulfur
  1. adjective: broken
  2. noun: gland
  1. adjective: strong, sturdy
  2. noun: risk

S[edit]

  1. noun, verb: (to) aim
  2. noun, verb: (to) sieve
  1. noun: spouse
  2. noun: vesper bat
  1. noun: blueness
  2. noun: sine
  1. noun: lilac (variant of syreeni)
  2. noun: siren
  1. noun: cotyledon
  2. noun: locust
  1. noun: short comedy
  2. noun: specifics (colloquial, usually in plural)
  1. noun: steppe
  2. noun: tapdancing
  1. noun: protection
  2. noun: provider
  3. noun: temperature over zero in winter
  1. noun: back of an animal
  2. noun: luck (colloquial)
  1. noun: mosquito
  2. noun: osprey (variant of sääksi)

T[edit]

  1. noun: pill (colloquial)
  2. noun: taboo
  1. noun: hide
  2. noun: tackle
  1. noun: axle (dialectal)
  2. noun: oak
  1. noun: buckwheat
  2. noun: a Tatar
  1. noun: termite
  2. noun: thermite
  1. verb: to pad
  2. verb: to stop (dialectal)
  1. noun: end (dialectal)
  2. noun: top (piece of clothing)
  1. noun: block, obstruction
  2. noun: tuft, wad
  1. noun: fur coat
  2. noun: the Turkish language
  1. noun: chub (fish)
  2. noun: muzzle
  1. noun: idea, thought
  2. noun: inch
  1. verb: to use an ice axe
  2. verb: to fill in (for someone) (colloquial)
  1. noun: ringed plover
  2. noun: tulle

V[edit]

  1. noun: danger
  2. noun: tree-covered hill
  1. noun: advice (idiomatic usage only)
  2. noun: grandfather
  1. noun: roll (metalwork)
  2. noun: waltz
  1. noun: kind of whisk made of birch twigs, used in sauna to enhance the cleaning effect of the bath
  2. adverb: not until, only
  1. adjective: subject to taxation
  2. adjective: Veronese
  1. noun: pulling
  2. noun: veto
  1. noun: quiver
  2. noun: wine
  1. noun: cape
  2. noun: sign pointing to a direction
  1. adverb: last (colloquial)
  2. noun: fault
  1. noun: villa
  2. noun: wool
  1. noun: lever (dialectal)
  2. noun: small money loan (colloquial)
  3. noun: VIP (colloquial)
  1. noun: snare drum
  2. noun: spinning fishing rod
  1. noun: visor
  2. noun: vizier
  1. noun: somersault
  2. noun: volt
  1. noun: mountain
  2. noun: lining (inner fabric in a piece of clothing)

Ä[edit]

  1. noun: ace
  2. noun: the letter S, an S-shape