Sielulintu: Finnish mythological bird who protects one's soul while being asleep.
My new tattoo 'Sisu' the finish word that has no direct translation to English roughly describes 'having guts' determination, strength of will and courage in the face of adversity- inspired by my mum. ☺️
hannunvaakuna Finnish symbol for good luck/wards off evil spirits.
The looped square symbol has made an appearance in numerous ancient objects found in Northern Europe. In Finnish it's called Käpälikkö (pawform) or Hannunvaakuna (Saint John's Arms)....
Magnet – Finnish – Good Luck Symbol | Penfield Books
You learn more every day! I had no idea what this word meant until today. I definitely have "sisu" or the strength to overcome what others say I cannot. I had "the guts" to do my time and grow from my lowest level to the highest in the town.
'Nobody else is you - and that's your strength'. In Finnish