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Verb type: 3


  1. (transitive) to put, set, place
    Pane kirja pöydälle!
    Put the book on the table!
    Panimme ikkunan kiinni.
    We closed the window.
    (literally, “We put the window close.”)
  2. (transitive) to send (to = illative (of the third infinitive)) (make someone go somewhere)
    Panin lapsen nukkumaan.
    I put the child to bed.
    Isä pani aamulla lapset kouluun.
    Dad sent the children to school in the morning.
  3. (transitive, auxiliary) to have or make someone (do = illative of the third infinitive)
    panna alokkaat punnertamaan ― to make the recruits do pushups
  4. (intransitive) to start doing (+ translative (of the verbal noun))
    Pane juoksuksi!
    Start running!
  5. (transitive) to deposit (put money or funds into an account)
  6. (transitive) to brew (make beer)
    panna olutta ― to brew beer
  7. (vulgar, transitive, usually atelic) to fuck, screw, shag
    Me pantiin taas koko yö.
    We fucked all night long again.


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