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Verb type: 1


  1. (transitive) to carry, bear
  2. (intransitive) to carry, be carried, reach (e.g. of sound or noise)
    Tytön huuto kantoi kauas.
    The scream of the girl reached far.
  3. (transitive, usually atelic) to wield
  4. (transitive) to bear, (can) support
    Jää kantaa jo auton.
    The ice can already support a car.
  5. (transitive, usually atelic, of clothing) to wear
  6. (transitive, of a tax) to levy, cess, collect
  7. (transitive, usually atelic) to bear (produce or yield something, such as fruit or crops)
  8. (transitive, usually atelic, of an animal) to bear, be pregnant (with)
  9. (law) to bring, act as a plaintiff


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