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Taittaa (Verb type1)


  1. to fold (e.g. paper)
    ~ sivun kulma = to dogear a page (in a book)
  2. to break (e.g. one's leg)
  3. (physics) to refract (to cause light to change direction as a result of entering a different medium)
  4. (printing, graphic design) to lay out (e.g. a page of a newspaper)
  5. (idiomatic) ~ matka = to make a trip, cover a distance
    Purjevene taittaa matkan 2,5 tunnissa.
    The yacht makes the trip in 2.5 hours.
  6. to reap (e.g. grain)


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".