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Kohdata (Verb type4)


  1. (transitive, + genitive-accusative) to meet with, encounter (a person)
    ~ joku ohimennen = to run into somebody.
    ~ joku syvällisesti = to connect up with somebody.
    ~ kuolema = to meet with death, die.
  2. (transitive, figuratively, + genitive-accusative) to undergo, experience, suffer; to face, be confronted with
    ~ 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".