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Valittaa (Verb type1)


  1. (intransitive) to moan, groan (make a noise in response to a painful experience)
    Synonym: voihkia
  2. (intransitive) to complain, grouse, gripe, whine (about = elative) (orally or in writing)
    Synonyms: purnata, (colloquial) inistä
  3. (intransitive, law) to appeal (a decision = elative, to a higher instance = illative)
    Mies valitti Helsingin käräjäoikeuden tuomiosta Helsingin hovioikeuteen.
    The man appealed the sentence of the Helsinki District Court to the Helsinki Court of Appeal.
  4. (transitive + partitive) to apologize for, make one's apologies, be sorry, deplore, regret
    Valitan. ― I'm sorry.


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".