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Verb type 2

Type 2 verbs are often considered the easiest verbs as they do not undergo consonant gradation.


Verbs ending in -da/-dä. For example:


Finding the stem for type 2 verbs is very straight forward as the verbs do not undergo KPT consonant gradation. All that needs to be done is simply drop the -da/-dä from the verb.

Note that nothing is added to the stem for the third person of Hän.

Examples of type 2 verb conjugations

Exceptional type 2 verbs

Some exceptional type 2 verbs exist, such as Nähdä and Tehdä, which follow their own which follow their own conjugation rules, as shown below:, as shown below:

Common type 2 verbs