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Lähteä (Verb type1)


  1. to leave, go, go away, set off, take off, depart, sail
    Hän on jo lähtenyt. ― He has already left.
    Lähdetäänkö syömään? ― Should we go eat (somewhere)?
    Sitä voisi vaikka lähteä kävelylle. ― I guess I could go for a walk.
  2. (+ third infinitive in illative) to begin, start, start out, start off (often with more contrast than mennä, alkaa, ryhtyä etc.)
    En lähde arvostelemaan suunnitelmiasi. ― I'm not going to start criticizing your plans.
  3. to come from, stem
  4. (of a stain, shirt button, fur, hair, etc.) to come out, come off, shed, fall out
  5. to send, be sent
    Synonym: lähettyä


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".