The Estonian language is unique and has a long, fascinating history. Nearly 1.1 million people speak it in Estonia and other parts of the world.
Estonian is a member of the Uralic language family, related to Finnish and Hungarian. It is around 6,500 years old.
Estonian is the official language of Estonia and is used in almost all of the country’s media.
Estonian has two main dialects, North Estonian and South Estonian.
The Estonian alphabet primarily comprises Roman letters and some unique letters and accents.
Estonian has loanwords from German, Swedish, and Russian.
Word order in Estonian is subject-verb-object mainly, but it is not an inflectional language.
There are 8 cases in Estonian, of which the genitive case is the most common.
Estonian vocabulary contains many loanwords from Latvian, Lithuanian, and German languages.
Estonian contains many ancient words that come from the Proto-Finno-Ugric language.
Estonian contains many modern words taken from English and other languages.