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Verb type: 1


  1. (intransitive) to fit (+ allative) (to be of the correct size and shape)
    Nämä housut sopivat minulle täydellisesti.
    These pants fit me perfectly.
  2. (intransitive) to fit (+ illative) (to be capable of being put into or passing through something; to be not too big)
    Kaikki tavarat sopivat matkalaukkuun.
    All the things fit into the suitcase.
    Hyttynen ei sovi kulkemaan verkon reiästä.
    A mosquito can't fit through a hole in the mesh.
  3. (intransitive) to suit, to be suitable (as = translative)
    Tämä viini sopii aperitiiviksi.
    This wine is suitable as an apéritif.
  4. (intransitive) to comport with, match (+ illative) (to be in agreement with; to be of an accord)
    Uudet säännöt eivät näyttäneet sopivan kerhon henkeen.
    The new rules did not seem to comport with the spirit of the club.
  5. (intransitive) to agree (on), make an agreement (on) (+ elative)
    USA ja Kirgisia sopivat tukikohdasta.
    USA and Kyrgyzstan made an agreement on the military base.
  6. (transitive) to settle (a dispute or lawsuit)
    Naapurukset sopivat kiistansa.
    The neighbors settled their dispute.
  7. (intransitive) to be acceptable, okay or alright (to/for); to be okay with; to suit (+ allative)
    Sopiiko sinulle, että syön ne?
    Is it okay for you if I eat them? / Are you okay with me eating them?


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