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Kuulua (Verb type1)

Translations

  1. to be heard/audible
    Tämän talon seinät ovat niin ohuet, että naapurin riidat kuuluvat olohuoneessamme.
    The walls of this house are so thin that neighbours' quarreling is audible in our living room.
    Kuuluuko nyt?
    Can you hear me now?
  2. to be said
    Hän kuuluu olevan rikas.
    He is said to be rich.
  3. used to refer to the state of one’s life or affairs
    Mitä kuuluu? -Kiitos, minulle kuuluu hyvää.
    How are you? -I am fine, thank you.
  4. (~ + allative) to belong (showing ownership or location)
    Tämä järvi kuuluu minulle.
    This lake belongs to me.
    Se patsas kuuluu ikkunalaudalle.
    That statue belongs on the windowsill.
  5. (~ + illative) to belong (to be member of)
    Kuulun vapaaehtoiseen palokuntaan.
    I belong to a voluntary fire brigade.
  6. (monopersonal) (genitive + ~ + infinitive) to be supposed to (do something), to have to (do something), to be necessary, to behove
    Sinun kuuluu tehdä se näin.
    You are supposed to do it like this.
  7. (~ + allative) to concern, to be someone’s business
    Miten tämä sinulle kuuluu?
    How does this concern you?
    Hän kysyi, mistä puhuin Samin kanssa. Sanoin, että se ei kuulu hänelle.
    He asked what I was talking to Sam about. I told him it was none of his business.

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".