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Verb type: 2


  1. (transitive) to eat
    Synonyms: (formal: dine) ruokailla, (formal: consume, ingest) nauttia, (eat fast) hotkia, (eat fast) ahmia, (informal) pupeltaa, (informal) mussuttaa, (informal) napostella, (informal) haukata, (informal) mutustaa, (informal) murkinoida, (informal) popsia, (informal) vetää naamaan, (informal) vetää, (slang) mättää, (slang) skruudata, (slang) safkata, (for a sports effort) tankata, (eat soup with slurping sound) särpiä, (eat soup with slurping sound) ryystää
    syödä ulkona ― to eat out
    Haluaisitko jotakin syödäksesi?
    Would you want something to eat?
  2. (transitive, usually atelic, figurative) to wear out, to tire, to strain; to erode
  3. (chess) to capture


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