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Pelätä (Verb type4)


  1. (transitive, + partitive) to fear, dread, be afraid of
    Norsut pelkäävät hiiriä.
    The elephants are afraid of mice.
    pelätä kuollakseen ― to fear for one's life


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".