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Merkitä (Verb type5)


  1. (transitive + accusative) to mark, check off, tick off, tag, stamp, brand
  2. (transitive + accusative) to subscribe (a share)
  3. (transitive + accusative) to write down, mark down, note down, make a note
  4. (transitive + partitive) 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.
  5. (transitive + partitive) 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?
  6. (accounting) to enter, book, record


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".