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Avata (Verb type4)


  1. (transitive) to open
    Avasin sipsipussin.
    I opened a bag of chips.
    Avasin oven.
    I opened the door.
    1. (transitive) Covers a wide variety of English verbs beginning with un-, dis- or de-: to unwrap, unlock, unfasten, untie, undo, unbutton, unhook, unstrap, unbuckle, uncork, disenchant, disentangle
      Avasin oven lukon.
      I unlocked the door.
      Avasin kengännauhani.
      I untied my shoelaces.
      Avasin paitani.
      I unbuttoned my shirt.
  2. (transitive) to open, open up, establish, inaugurate
    Leipomo avattiin lähelle kotiani.
    A bakery was established close to my home.
  3. (transitive) to turn on, switch on
    Avasin television.
    I switched on the television.
  4. (transitive + partitive, figurative) to open up about, explain, describe in more detail, clarify


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".