• Language: Meänkieli
  • Alternate names: Tornionlaakson Suomi, Torne Valley Finnish, Meän Suomi, Tornedalen Finnish
  • Language code: fit
  • Language family: Uralic, Finnic, Coastal Finnic, Neva, North Finnic, Nuclear Finnish
  • Number of speakers: 20,000
  • Vulnerability: Endangered
  • Script: Latin script.

More information:

    Some speakers refer to it as Finnish. Influences from Swedish (See: [[Swedish]]). Finnish speakers settled here 12th century. Christian.

    Ausbau-language on the far end of the Finnish dialect continuum, closest to Far-Northern Finnish but heavily influenced by Swedish loanwords, syntax, and phonetics