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Verb type: 2


  1. (intransitive) to sound (to make a musical sound)
    Kitarat soivat kauniisti.
    The guitars make a beautiful sound.
  2. (intransitive) to play (produce music; be played from a recording)
    Mikä kappale radiossa soi?
    What song is playing on the radio?
    Ravintolassa soi musiikki.
    There is/was music playing in the restaurant.
  3. (intransitive) to ring (of a phone or bell)
    Ovikello soi.
    The doorbell rings/rang.
    Puhelin soi kuudelta aamulla.
    The phone rang at 6 AM.
  4. (intransitive, of birds) to make a mating sound or call


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