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Laskea (Verb type1)


  1. (transitive) to lower, drop
  2. (transitive) to put down, set down, lay down, lay
  3. (transitive, in phrasal 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
  4. (transitive) to (let) run, (let) flow
    laskea vettä hanasta ― to run water from the tap
  5. (transitive) to count, tally (the number of something)
  6. (transitive) to count (enumerate numbers)
    Laske yhdestä kymmeneen.
    Count from one to ten.
  7. (transitive) to calculate, figure
  8. (transitive) to lower, decrease, bring down (e.g. prices or the amount of something)
  9. (transitive) to find, consider (+ translative)
    Lasken sen eduksi.
    I consider it an advantage.
  10. (intransitive) to fall, drop, come down
  11. (intransitive) to lower, decrease, come down (e.g. prices or the amount of something)
  12. (intransitive, e.g. of a road or hill) to slope down, descend, drop off
  13. (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
  14. (intransitive, of a river) to flow to a larger body of water
    Mississippi laskee Meksikon lahteen.
    The Mississippi flows into the Gulf of Mexico.
  15. (intransitive, of the Sun) to set
  16. (transitive, fishing) to set
    laskea verkko ― to set the fishnet
  17. (nautical) to bear down, bear away (to sail away from the wind)
  18. (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".