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Verb type: 1


  1. (transitive) to let (+ illative (of the third infinitive)) (free someone of some restraint, obligation, etc. that prevents them from doing something or going somewhere)
    En ole päästämässä sinua metsään!
    I won't let you go in the woods!
    Hän päästi lapsen menemään.
    He let the child go.
  2. to detach, take off, let go, separate (that which is attached or fixed) (usually with auki or irti)
  3. to release, to let loose, rid (usually with irti)
  4. to make way or give way for, let past (chiefly with ohi)
  5. to emit, give off
  6. (metallurgy) to temper (to heat-treat hardened metal in order to increase toughness)
  7. (ball games) to concede (a goal)


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