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Verb type: 1


  1. (usually atelic) to continue, keep on, go on, proceed, keep going; to resume (doing = partitive of the verbal noun)
    Jatka opiskelemista.
    Keep on studying.
    Voittosumma jatkaa kasvamistaan.
    The prize money keeps on growing.
  2. to extend, lengthen, stretch
  3. to stretch, dilute (increase the volume of a liquid with something else, such as water)
    Joudumme jatkamaan juomiamme vedellä.
    We will have to stretch our drinks with water.


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