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Upota (Verb type4)


  1. (intransitive) to sink (in = illative) (descend into liquid)
    Laiva uppoaa!
    The ship is sinking!
  2. (intransitive) to get stuck, get bogged down (in = illative)
    Jalkani upposivat kuraan.
    My feet got stuck in mud.
  3. (intransitive) to bite (+ illative) (e.g. of a saw)
    Saha upposi puuhun.
    The saw bit the wood.
  4. (intransitive) to go over, strike home, do its work on (+ illative)
    Sinun vitsisi eivät oikein uppoa.
    Your jokes aren't going over that well.
    Pomon puhe upposi työntekijöihin.
    The boss's speech did its work on the workers.


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".