The Institute for the Languages of Finland is the largest Nordic lexicographical research centre that compiles both normative and descriptive dictionaries.

Dictionary of Finnish Dialects

The Dictionary of Finnish Dialects describes all Finnish dialects. Comprising eight printed volumes of 1,000 pages each, the dictionary is today published online. The printed volumes contain the entries from a to kurvottaa. With time, they will be incorporated into the online dictionary.The entries from kus onwards will only be published online. Based on the Word Archive of Finnish dialects, the dictionary is compiled out of an exceptionally rich corpus.