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Kiittää (Verb type1)


  1. To thank someone (= partitive) for something (= elative), express one's gratitude.
    Kiitin häntä illasta.
    I thanked her for the evening.
    En voi kiittää sinua kylliksi.
    I don't know how to express my gratitude (to you). (literally: I can't thank you enough.)
    Ei kiittämistä! (fourth infinitive in partitive)
    Don’t mention it!
  2. To praise, commend.
  3. (figuratively) To lay something at the feet of someone; to assign responsibility for something to someone.
    Kuinka pitkälti saamme kiittää Iowan esivaaleja nykyisestä maatalouspolitiikastamme?
    How much of our current agricultural policy can we lay at the feet of the Iowa caucuses?


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".