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Translative Verbs: Verbtype 6 and Others

Translative Verbs: Verbtype 6 and Others

Translative verbs express a CHANGE in state or being: something becomes better, larger or faster. In Finnish we can use verbtype 6 verbs for this, but there are also eg. -UTU- verbs that fulfill the same function.
The 5 Finnish Infinitives

The 5 Finnish Infinitives

Do you know when to use ostaa, ostaakseen, ostaen, ostaessa, ostettaessa, ostamassa, ostaminen, or ostaakseen? The 5 finnish infinitives are pretty cool!