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Jäädä (Verb type2)


  1. (+ illative, allative, (verbs) 3rd infinitive in illative) to stay, remain
    Jäin eilen kotiin, kun muut lähtivät kapakkaan.
    I stayed at home yesterday when the others went to a bar.
    jäädä jonnekin (for example Vantaalle, Turkuun)to stay somewhere (in Vantaa, Turku)
    jäädä mieleento stick in one's mind
    jäädä tekemäänto stay to do
  2. (+ location in inessive, adessive + vehicle in elative, often with pois) to get off in the sense of leaving e.g. a train, bus, road
    Jää pois Vantaalla/Turussa.
    Get off at Vantaa/Turku.
    Jää junasta.
    Leave the train.
  3. (+ translative) to end up (as), to become (mostly of negative or neutral states)
    jäädä leskeksito end up as a widow
  4. (idiomatic, ~ alle) to be run over or hit by
    Mies kuoli jäätyään bussin alle.
    A man died when he was hit by a bus.
  5. (~ + partitive, colloquial, motor vehicles) to be left in the dust
    Bemmi jäi sierralle pahemman kerran.
    The Sierra left the Beamer in the dust, no competition.


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".