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Verb type: 1


  1. (intransitive) to suffer (from = elative), endure
    Lapset kärsivät nälänhädästä.
    The children suffer from famine.
  2. (transitive) to suffer, experience, undergo (something negative)
    Joukkue kärsi tappion.
    The team suffered a defeat.


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".