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Kääntyä (Verb type1)


  1. to change direction, turn, bend, shift
    Käänny seuraavasta risteyksestä vasemmalle.
    Turn (to the) left in the next crossroads.
    Tie kääntyy jyrkästi oikealle.
    The road bends sharply to the right.
    Tuuli on kääntynyt itään.
    The wind has shifted to the East.
  2. to change; to take a different turn
    Yhtäkkiä keskustelu kääntyi täysin toisenlaiseksi.
    Suddenly the discussion took a completely different turn.
    Onneni on kääntynyt.
    My luck has changed.
  3. to convert; to become a believer in a religion (to change religion)
    Hän kääntyi kristinuskoon. (illative)
    He converted to Christianity.
    Hän kääntyi kristityksi. (translative)
    He became a Christian.
  4. (intransitive) to translate (be translated)
  5. (nautical, aviation) to yaw (turn about the vertical axis)
  6. (intransitive, programming) to compile


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".