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Verb type: 1


  1. to be interested in, to be engaged in a hobby, to be one's hobby
    Harrastan purjehtimista.
    My hobby is sailing.
  2. to do, carry out, practice (leisurely or over an extended period of time)
    harrastaa seksiä ― to have sex (synonym: rakastella)
    puolueen harrastama politiikka ― the politics carried out by the party


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".