The “many meanings” series will contain articles on verbs or other words that have a large amount of different meanings, or different phrases, associated with them.
The verb kestää
The verb kestää is interesting, because it means, for example, “to take time”, and “to withstand”. Learn more about how to use this verb in our article!
The verb saada
The verb saada keeps confusing learners of Finnish! It’s such a versatile verb, including but not limited to meaning “to receive”, “to be allowed” and “to cause”.
The verb katsoa
The verb katsoa isn’t all that difficult, but if you want to be more precise about how you’re watching someone, you can certainly learn some more phrases here!
The verb käydä
The verb käydä is used most often in the context of visiting a place, but that isn’t its own meaning. There are a lot of phrases and smaller groups of meanings to be learned!
The verb antaa
The verb antaa usually means “to give” or “to allow”. In addition, it is used in many phrases.
More “many meanings” words to come soon!