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a
ah
a in father

e.g. ja
(Back vowel)
aa
argh
as in calm

e.g. taas
(Back vowel)
e
eh
e in net

e.g. ehkä
(Middle vowel)
ee
ehhh
e as in net, but double length

e.g. eteenpäin
(Middle vowel)
i
ih
i as in sit

e.g. kippis
(Middle vowel)
ii
ee
as in seat

e.g. kiitos
(Middle vowel)
o
ogh
o as in rot

e.g. jo
(Back vowel)
oo
awe
as in taught

e.g. joo
(Back vowel)
u
ooh (but short)
as in o as the end of who
e.g. usein => (ooh-sane)
kuka => (kooh-ka)
(Back vowel)
uu
ooh (hold it)
as in boom

e.g. muuten
(Back vowel)
y
ew (but short)
as in über

e.g. hyvä (rhymes with über)
(Front vowel)
yy
eww

e.g. myyjä (meww-yah)
(Front vowel)
ä
a
a in hat / apple

e.g. missä
(Front vowel)
ää
aa
as in cat, but double

e.g. sisään
(Front vowel)
ö
er
as in better

e.g. söpö
(Front vowel)
öö
err
as in murder

e.g. insinööri
(Front vowel)
ai
I
as in aisle

e.g. aina
ei
ay
as in eight

e.g. okei
oi
oy
as in voice

e.g. noin
ui
ooee
as in Spanish muy

e.g. kuinka
yi
ewwee
as in French suis

e.g. hyi
äi
I-E (but flowing as one)

e.g. näin (pronounced 'nine')
e.g. äiti
öi
O-E (but flowing as one)

e.g. töihin
au
ow (as in cow)

e.g. kaunis
eu
ehoo

e.g seuraava
iu
E-oo

e.g. tiukka
ou
O-ooh
(O starting at the back of the mouth, moving to the front)

e.g. kokous
äy
a-ew

e.g. täynna
öy
O-ew

e.g. löyly
ie
E-eh
as is spanish Bien

mies
uo
oo-Oh
(oo starting at the front of the mouth, moving to 'O' at the back)
e.g. Suomi
ew-er

e.g. yötä