Finnish alphabet

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The Finnish alphabet has 29 letters. They are: A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K, L, M, N, O, P, Q, R, S, T, U, V, W, X, Y, Z, Å, Ä, and Ö. The letters Š and Ž, although often overlooked, occur in Finnish only in loanwords and are very rare.

The letters B, C, F, and G only occur in relatively new loanwords. However, the letter G still occurs in native Finnish words in the digraph NG. The letters Q, Š, W, X, Z, Ž, and Å are virtually absent in Finnish and are pretty much not used at all.