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Verb type: 1


  1. (transitive) to wake up, awake(n)
  2. (transitive, figuratively) to awaken, stir (up), rouse
  3. (figuratively) to (a)rouse, revive, bring (back) to life
  4. (transitive, usually atelic, figuratively) to arouse, raise, provoke, evoke, call forth, stir up, cause
    herättää huomiota ― to draw attention, to attract attention
    herättää kohua ― to raise a furor
    herättää raivoa ― to provoke an outrage
    herättää närkästystä ― to arouse/provoke indignation
    herättää epäilystä ― to arouse suspicion
    herättää ajatuksia ― to provoke thoughts
    herättää tyytymättömyyttä ― to stir up discontent
    herättää ihmetystä ― to cause amazement


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