Verb type 5

Type 5 verbs are among least common types of verbs and are not subject to consonant gradation.


Verbs ending in -ita/-itä. For example:


Finding the stem for type 5 verbs can be done by removing the final -ta/tä then adding -tse after the -i. For example:

  • Häiritä → Häiritse-
  • Tarvita → Tarvitse-
  • Valita → Valitse-

Examples of type 5 verb conjugations

Common type 5 verbs