How to say can we have...? in Finnish: saisimmeko…?

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How to say can we have...? in Finnish: saisimmeko…?

Learning Finnish for travel or study? Let’s try this term:

To say can we have...? in Finnish: saisimmeko…?
Say it out loud: “sai sim meh koh…?

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Some more helpful words in our Finnish More Dining Basics category:

...some (of) – …vähän  (…va han)
...this/that – …tätä / tuota  (…tata / tuoh ta)
all done – valmis  (vahl mis)
another – toinen  (toh ih nehn)
Bon appétit! – Hyvää ruokahalua!  (hih vaah ruh oh kah hahl uh ah)
can I have…? – saisinko…?  (sai sin koh…?)
can I see…? – saisinko katsoa…?  (sai sin koh cut soh ah…?)
can we have...? – saisimmeko…?  (sai sim meh koh…?)
can we see...? – saisimmeko katsoa…?  (sai sim meh koh cut soh ah…?)
Cheers! – Kippis!  (kip piss!)
Eat! Eat! – Syö! Syö!  (suo! suo!)
I am hungry – Minulla on nälkä  (Mi null lah on nahl kah)
I am thirsty – Minulla on jano  (Mi null lah on ya noh)
I ate – minä söin  (me na soin)
I would like… – haluaisin…  (ha luai sin…)
we ate – me söimme  (meh soim meh)
we ate well! – me söimme hyvin!  (meh soim meh hih ven)
we would like… – haluaisimme…  (ha luai sim meh…)

And here’s how to say can we have...? in other languages!

Arabic–Hal yomkenona Al Hosool Ala…?  (hal yom ke no na al ho sool ala?)
Chinese–Wǒmen Xiǎng Chī /Hē…  (Wo Mun Shyang Chr / Huh…)
Croatian–možemo imati…?  (moe zhay moe ee mah tee?)
Czech–můžeme mít ...?  (moo zeh may meet...?)
Finnish–saisimmeko…?  (sai sim meh koh…?)
French–pouvons-nous avoir...?  (poo vahn noo suh vwah...?)
German–können wir ein haben?  (kohnin veeya iyn hahbin?)
Italian–possiamo avere  (poh see ah mo ah veh ray)
Japanese–…Wo Kudasai.  (…Woh Koo Dah Sai.)
Korean–…Jusigesseoyo?  (… Joo Shi Ge Suh Yo?)
Polish–poprosimy  (po pro see' mee)
Portuguese–Nós Queremos (Comer/Beber)...  (no-ees kehr eh moos (koh mehr/be behr))
Russian–mozhem li my…?  (mozhem li my…?)
Spanish–podemos tener…?  (poe day mōs tin air...?)
Swahili–twaweza pata  (twah weh zah pah tah)
Thai–Ao … Dai Mai?  (ao ... dai mai?)
Turkish–biz … alabilir miyim?  (biz ala bee leer mee yim)
Vietnamese–Chúng Tôi Có Thể Có ….?  (Chung Toy Caw Te Caw …?)

Once at a destination you experience diverse items you can sample from and only by asking politely can you be assured of receiving something of better quality than an individual who asked impolitely ""can we have...?" (saisimmeko…?) your best meal of the day?" Once again, politeness is key. More polite phrases are in our instant access to the Finnish Language Set.

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