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Subject: Re: Finnia is not Latin
Author: Andy   (guest, 217.83.30.207)
Date: October 1, 2004 at 5:14:00 AM
Reply to: Re: Finnia is not Latin by Chrisell
I just received a Mail from Prof. Heikki Solin. He is an expert on Greek names, but he is Finnish. He writes:

"I'm sorry, but I can't help you. The etymology of the name of the Finns is obscure, and so is the name Suomi. It may be related to 'suo' (bog), but this is not certain."

Andy ;–)

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