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Inside the world of Finland’s surname police | Yle Uutiset | -
"To non-speakers of the langage, Finnish surnames can be a tongue-twisting mix of double consonants and dotted vowels, frequently ending in the very recogniseable –nen. And their meanings can be equally unorthodox: someone leafing through a Finnish phone directory should not be surprised to come across the names Poskiparta (’beard-cheek), Sikiö (foetus) or Hikipää (sweaty head)." ‎· silpol