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Rikkoa (Verb type1)

Translations

  1. (transitive) to break
    Kuka on rikkonut kahvimukini?
    Who has broken my coffee mug?
    Hän rikkoi lupauksensa.
    She broke her promise.
    rikkoa seteli = to break a bill
  2. (transitive) to violate, breach
    Rikkovatko poliisin toimet perustuslakia?
    Are the police's actions violating the Constitution?
  3. (transitive, intransitive) to offend, to transgress (something = partitive, against something = partitive + vastaan)
    Hän rikkoo hyviä tapoja vastaan, miten haluaa.
    He'll transgress against common decency as he wants.
    Mekin anteeksi annamme niille, jotka ovat meitä vastaan rikkoneet.
    We forgive those who trespassed against us.
  4. (transitive) to renege
    Yritys rikkoi sopimusta.
    The company reneged the contract.
  5. (transitive) ~ rauhaa = to disturb the peace
  6. (sports, transitive + partitive) to foul

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".