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Verb type: 1


  1. (intransitive) to get lost, stray, go astray, lose one's way
    Eksyin metsään.
    I got lost in the forest.
    Eksyin reitiltä.
    I strayed from the route.
    Kirje on saattanut eksyä postissa.
    The letter may have got lost in the mail.
  2. (figurative, intransitive) to come across some place or thing; stumble upon or into something; end up, find oneself somewhere or doing something (to do something or go somewhere not intended; to encounter or discover something fortuitously)
    Eksyin viikonloppuna uuteen kahvilaan.
    I stumbled upon a new café last weekend.
    Eksyin työkaverini vuoteeseen.
    I ended up in bed with a colleague.
    Eksyin lukemaan vanhoja haastattelujasi.
    I found myself reading your old interviews.


Indicative Conjugations

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

Present tense conjugation chart

Past tense conjugation chart

Perfect tense conjugation chart

Pluperfect tense conjugation chart

Conditional Conjugations

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

Present tense conjugation chart

Perfect tense conjugation chart