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Herätä (Verb type4)


  1. (intransitive) to awake, to wake up, to awaken
  2. (intransitive, figuratively) to arise, to be aroused
    Pelkoni heräsivät, kun hän ei vastannut puhelimeen kolmeen päivään.
    My fears were aroused when she didn't answer the phone for three days.
  3. (intransitive, figuratively) to revive, to be revived, to come to life
    Vanhat muistot heräävät.
    (The) old memories return / come back to life.


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".