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Laskea (Verb type1)


  1. (transitive) to lower, drop
  2. (transitive) to put down, set down, lay down
  3. (transitive) to lay (e.g. the foundation of sth)
  4. (transitive) (with adverbs or verbs) to let
    laskea sisään ― to let in
    laskea ulos ― to let out
    laskea karkuun ― to let escape
    laskea menemään ― to let go (concretely; not in the sense "to dismiss/give notice to/fire")
    laskea irti ― to let loose
  5. (transitive) ~ liikkeelle/liikkeeseen = to release, put into circulation, issue
  6. (transitive) to (let) run, (let) flow
  7. (transitive) to count, tally (the number of sth)
  8. (transitive) to count (enumerate numbers)
    Laske yhdestä kymmeneen.
    Count from one to ten.
  9. (transitive) to calculate, figure
  10. (transitive) to lower (e.g. prices), to decrease (the amount of sth)
  11. (transitive + accusative + translative) to find, consider
    Lasken sen eduksi.
    I consider it an advantage.
  12. (intransitive) to fall, drop
  13. (intransitive) to lower (e.g. of prices), decrease (e.g. of the amount of sth)
  14. (intransitive, e.g. of a road or hill) to slope down, descend, drop off
  15. (intransitive) to slide (down; by using some vehicle or instrument)
    laskea kelkalla mäkeä ― to slide downhill with a sled
    laskea suksilla mäkeä ― to ski downhill
  16. (intransitive, of a river) to flow to a larger body of water
    Mississippi laskee Meksikon lahteen.
    The Mississippi flows into the Gulf of Mexico.
  17. (intransitive, of the Sun) to set
  18. (transitive, fishing) to set
    laskea verkko ― to set the fishnet
  19. (nautical) to bear down, bear away (to sail away from the wind)
  20. (nautical, of wind) to veer


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".