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Luoda (Verb type2)


  1. to create
    Alussa Jumala loi taivaan ja maan.
    In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth. (Gen. 1:1)
  2. to shovel
    luoda lunta ― to shovel snow
  3. to shed
    Lamppu luo sinistä valoa.
    The lamp sheds blue light.
  4. (always with an object) to exuviate, slough, moult, molt (to shed or cast off a covering, especially a skin)
    Käärme alkoi luoda nahkaansa.
    The snake began to moult.
    Kun hummeri kasvaa, se luo kuorensa.
    As it grows, a lobster will exuviate.
  5. (transitive, weaving) to warp
  6. (transitive) to set (eyes) on (+ illative)
  7. (archaic) to begin, start [1]


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".