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Verb type: 6


  1. (transitive, usually atelic) to flee, run away (from), escape
    He pakenivat sotaa Ruotsiin.
    They fled (from) the war to Sweden.
  2. (intransitive) to escape, get away (from = elative/ablative)
    paeta onnettomuuspaikalta ― to hit and run


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".