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Verb type: 1


  1. (transitive, usually atelic) to advise, counsel; show (to do = illative of the third infinitive) (give advice to, offer as advice)
    Neuvoin häntä harkitsemaan päätöstään uudelleen.
    I advised him to reconsider his decision.
    Hammaslääkäri neuvoi minua harjaamaan hampaat kolmesti päivässä.
    The dentist advised me to brush three times a day.
  2. (transitive, usually atelic) to show, advise (to do = illative of the third infinitive) (to advise by showing)
    Voisitko neuvoa minulle, kuinka halkoja hakataan?
    Could you show me how to split firewood?
  3. (transitive) to direct, guide, tell (the way/how to get to) (point out to or show the right course or way)
    Voisitteko neuvoa minut yliopistolle?
    Could you please direct me to the university?


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".