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Verb type: 4


  1. (intransitive) to rest, take a break/breather
  2. (intransitive) to lie (down), sleep
  3. (intransitive, of a dead person) to rest, repose, lie, be buried
    Tässä lepää Pietari Sten: hän kuoli kivivyöryssä.
    Here lies Pietari Sten: he died in a rockslide.
  4. (intransitive) to lie (unused), be out of use, be idle, be on stand by
    panna lepäämään vaalien yli ― to table/shelf (a bill) until after the election
  5. (of a field) to lie fallow


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".