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Uskoa (Verb type1)


  1. (intransitive + illative) to believe in, have faith in (someone’s abilities, chances etc.; someone’s existence; the power, value etc. of something; the existence of something)
    Uskotko häneen?
    Do you believe/have faith in her?
    Uskotko kuriin?
    Do you believe / Are you a believer in discipline?
    Uskotko enkeleihin/Jumalaan?
    Do you believe in angels/God?
    Antonym: epäillä
  2. (transitive + partitive) to believe (someone, in something someone says/does), trust
    En usko sinua.
    I don't believe you.
  3. (transitive + accusative) to believe (something to be true)
    Uskon sen.
    I believe it.
    En usko sitä.
    I don't believe it.
  4. (transitive) to entrust, to confide (something = accusative; to someone = allative)
    Uskon nämä avaimet sinulle.
    I entrust these keys to you.
    Voinko uskoa sinulle salaisuuksiani?
    Can I confide my secrets to you?
    Synonym: luottaa


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".