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Riddle Finnish words/phrases

Kaunisto

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Guess who are these superheroes:
(hint: all from same universe)

a. Rautamies
b. Hämähäkkimies
c. Muurahaismies
d. Tohtori Outo
e. Musta Pantteri
f. Haukansilmä
g. Musta Leski
 

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Come on, you don't have to be a Marvel fan to get the most obvious. (But you kind of do to get couple more.)
If you couldn't guess, "mies" means "man".
 

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Superman isn't Marvel.

That's half of them right, B, E and G plus Iron Man is A.

In D & F the first parts aren't that far from English; not the most famous characters though.
For C, you'll just have to remember what other "Man" has a Marvel film.
 

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Correct.

As I said, "Tohtori" isn't that far from the English word. Also: who else in MCU has own movie?

Meanwhile, an easy bunch:
h. Herra Fantastinen
i. Näkymätön Nainen
j. Liekki
k. Möykky
 

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Right.
And this new group are...
(good luck guessing which is which of the last two)
 

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"Ihmeneloset" they are indeed. And you got them right; "Liekki" literally means "Flame" and "Möykky" means "Lump".
Also Invisible woman is exact answer, Girl would've been "Tyttö".


Some of these are easier than others.

l. Kolossi
m. Painajainen
n. Jäämies
o. Enkeli
p. Kyklooppi
q. Peto
 

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Those are all correct. (I used the short version because Arkkienkeli would've been too easy.)

The first should be easy (if you know the character), the second is a bit harder.
 

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Nightcrawler is right (Painajainen literally mean "nightmare").
But Kolossi is simply Colossus.


I guess I'll now have to switch to DC...

r. Vesimies
s. Vihreä Lyhty
t. Ihmenainen
u. Salama
v. Teräsmies
w. Vihreä Nuoli
x. Musta Kanarialintu
y. Lepakkomies
z. Marsilainen Ihmismetsästäjä
 

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I guess I'll now have to switch to DC...
r. Vesimies - Aquaman
s. Vihreä Lyhty - Green Lantern
t. Ihmenainen - Wonder Woman
u. Salama - Flash?
v. Teräsmies - Superman
w. Vihreä Nuoli - Green Arrow
x. Musta Kanarialintu - Black Canary?
y. Lepakkomies - Batman
z. Marsilainen Ihmismetsästäjä - Martian Manhunter
 

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That's it.

Couple notes. Batman has since 80's stuck to the English name, "Lepakkomies" was really only used before that (and very early on just "Lepakko").
Teräsmies is literally "Steelman". "Super" just doesn't translate well, usually it's just left as super; but "Supermies" would've sounded really corny and back then (40's/50's?) they didn't leave anything in English, so they went with "Steelman" (interestingly, I think Stalin was still alive and kicking when they chose the name, kind of odd considering that - I assume phrase "Man of Steel" was already used?).
"Marsilainen Ihmismetsästäjä" is a literal translation that was used earlier (pre-90's or so); it sounded a bit silly (more like Martian Humanhunter), but I kind of prefer it to later "Metsästäjä Marsista", "Hunter from Mars".
 
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