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Palaa (Verb type1)


  1. (intransitive) to burn
    Tuli palaa uunissa.
    A fire is burning in the stove.
    Maito paloi pohjaan.
    The milk burned (into the bottom of a kettle, pot, etc).
  2. (intransitive, e.g. of a lamp) to shine, emit light
    Lamppu palaa.
    The lamp is turned on.
  3. (colloquial) to smoke, used when offering a cigarette
    Would you like to smoke?
  4. (intransitive) to be caught committing a crime
  5. (intransitive, baseball, pesäpallo, dodgeball) to be out
  6. (intransitive, of a lamp, fuse, etc.) to blow, to burn out, to blow out
    Lamppu paloi.
    The lamp has blown out. / The lamp is burned out.


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".