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Verb type 5

Type 5 verbs are among least common types of verbs and are not subject to consonant gradation.


Verbs ending in -ita/-itä. For example:


Finding the stem for type 5 verbs can be done by removing the final -ta/-tä then adding -tse after the -i. For example:

  • HäiritäHäiritse-
  • TarvitaTarvitse-
  • ValitaValitse-

Examples of type 5 verb conjugations

Common type 5 verbs

Type 5 verb crossovers

Occasionally some type 5 verbs will crossover and conjugate as type 4 verbs. Some type 5 crossover examples include: