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Verb type: 1


  1. (transitive) to fry (cook in hot fat or oil)
    Synonyms: paistaa pannulla, paistaa paistinpannulla, paistaa rasvassa
  2. (transitive) to bake (cook in an oven)
    Synonyms: paistaa uunissa, kypsentää uunissa
  3. (intransitive, of the sun) to shine
    Aurinko paistaa.
    The sun is shining.
  4. (intransitive) to beam
    Hänen kasvonsa paistoivat.
    Her face was beaming.
  5. (intransitive, figuratively) to show
    Hänestä paistaa varmuus.
    His confidence shows.
    (literally, “Confidence shines from him.”)
  6. (transitive, informal) to grill, barbecue
    Synonym: grillata


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