Verb type 4

Type 4 verbs end in a -vtv pattern and are subject to consonant gradation.

Pattern

Verbs ending in -ata/-ätä, -ota/-ötä, -uta/-ytä. For example:

Stem

Finding the stem for type 4 verbs can be done by removing the -t from between the two ending vowels. For example:

  • Avata → Avaa-
  • Kadota → Katoa-
  • Älytä → Älyä-

Examples of type 4 verb conjugations

Common type 4 verbs