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Verb type: 1


  1. (transitive) to put, set, place
    Synonyms: panna, (informal) pistää
    laittaa päälle ― to turn on, switch on
    laittaa pois päältä ― to turn off, switch off
    laittaa takaisin ― to put back
  2. (transitive) to prepare, make
    laittaa ruokaa ― to prepare food, to cook
  3. (transitive) to send, dispatch
    laittaa lapset kouluun ― to send the children to school


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".