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Elää (Verb type1)

Translations

  1. (intransitive) To live, be alive.
    Elän kuin viimeistä päivää. = I live as if this was the last day [of my life].
  2. (intransitive) To live (somewhere).
    Olen elänyt koko ikäni tässä kaupungissa. = I have lived in this town for all my life.

Conjugations

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".