Which is it – Viro or Eesti?

The question has gripped both nationalities for almost a century – which is the correct term for the Republic of Estonia? Is it Viro or Eesti? Virolaiset or eestiläiset? With the permission of the Estonian Mother Tongue Society and the author of the article, Riho Grünthäl, I will publish some fragments of an article that…

100 ways to know that you are from Estonia. Part Two

As an Estonian I have a great honour to publish this article with permission by Estonianworld. Once again my big thanks to Estonianworld team!  Please find Part One of the article in here. 51. You want truth and justice (tõde ja õigus) to rule the world. 52. You think that the combination blue-black-white is cheerful. 53. You think that Estonian women…

100 ways to know that you are from Estonia. Part One

As an Estonian I have a great honour to publish this article with Estonianworld permission. My big thanks for team Estonianworld!  Every nation has its characteristics. Some time ago, a few Tallinn-based expats compiled a tongue-in-cheek list that distinguishes Estonians. Estonian World republishes the list in a slightly modified form. You know you are from Estonian when……