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Antaa (Verb type1)


  1. (transitive) to give; to allow; to present, donate
    Annoin Liisalle kukat.
    I gave Liisa flowers.
  2. (transitive + genitive + infinitive) To let, allow, permit.
    Anna hänen mennä.
    Let him go.
  3. (transitive) To issue (to announce a legal statute).
    Valtioneuvosto antoi asetuksen.
    The Cabinet issued a decree. (in Finland)
  4. (transitive) To distribute, hand/pass out.
  5. (transitive) To grant, confer.
  6. (transitive) To have any luck with fishing, gambling, etc., subject is unnamed it.
    Antaakohan se tänään ahvenia?
    I wonder whether I will catch any perch today? (lit. "whether it will give some perch (to me)")
  7. (colloquial) To consent to have sex (with = allative), put out (to/for = allative)


Indicative Conjugations

The present, imperfect, perfect, and pluperfect (past perfect) tenses in English correspond to "speaks", "spoke", "has spoken", and "had spoken".

Conditional Conjugations

The conditional present and perfect moods in English typically correspond to "would" and "would have".