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Kohdata (Verb type4)


  1. (transitive) to meet (with), encounter (a person)
    Synonym: tavata
    kohdata ohimennen ― to run into, meet by chance
    kohdata syvällisesti ― to connect up with
  2. (transitive, figuratively) to undergo, experience, suffer; to face, be confronted with
    kohdata kuolema ― to face one's death
    kohdata koettelemuksia ― to undergo trials or tribulations
  3. (transitive, figuratively) to befall, happen, occur
    Minua kohtasi hirveä onnettomuus.
    A terrible accident befell me.


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".