It appears as if Spike Jones <email@example.com> wrote:
| |Im surprised there isnt more similarity between Swedish and Finnish. |Are they not of common origin, like English and German? spike
English, German, Russian, Spanish, French, Italian, Persian, Hindi, etc., are mere dialects of the Indoeuropean language. Finnish, Estonian and a number of other more obscure languages in Siberia are a completely different group altogether.