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Väittää (Verb type1)


  1. (intransitive) To claim, contend, assert, argue, maintain; to allege.
    Heidän väitetään tappaneen lemmikkinsä.
    They are alleged to have killed their pets. or They allegedly killed their pets.
  2. (law) To plead.
  3. (logic) To predicate.


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".