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Verb type: 5


  1. (transitive) to mark, check off, tick off, tag, stamp, brand
    Merkitse maksamasi laskut rastilla.
    Mark the bills you paid with an X.
  2. (transitive) to write down, mark down, note down, make a note
    Merkitsin muistiinpanot vihkooni.
    I wrote the notes down on my notebook.
  3. (accounting, transitive) to enter, book, record
  4. (transitive) to subscribe (promise to give, by writing one's name with the amount)
    Jokainen merkitsi kymmenen euroa.
    Everyone subscribed ten euros.
  5. (finance, transitive) to subscribe (agree to buy shares in a company)
    Mihin hintaan osakkeet on merkitty?
    What price were the shares subscribed for?
  6. (transitive, usually atelic) to mean, denote, signify (to = allative)
    Sano englantilaisen hautajaisissa "much": Se merkitsisi surijoille "paljon".
    Say "much" at the Englishman's burial: It would mean "a lot" to the mourners.
  7. (transitive, usually atelic) to indicate, mark, be a sign of, signify, symbolize
    Nuo pilvet taivaalla merkitsevät rankkaa sadetta. Toisitko sateenvarjot?
    Those clouds on the sky indicate fierce rainfall. Could you bring the umbrellas?


Indicative Conjugations

The present, imperfect, perfect, and pluperfect (past perfect) tenses in English correspond to "speaks", "spoke", "has spoken", and "had spoken".

Present tense conjugation chart

Past tense conjugation chart

Perfect tense conjugation chart

Pluperfect tense conjugation chart

Conditional Conjugations

The conditional present and perfect moods in English typically correspond to "would" and "would have".

Present tense conjugation chart

Perfect tense conjugation chart