Type 4 verbs
(-ata/-ätä, -ota, -uta, -ytä, e.g. pelata, älytä, etc.)

These types of verbs end in -ata, -ota, -ytä or -ätä. Ocassionally, you will come across verbs that end in -etä or -itä, although these usually belong to types 5 and 6. To find this type of verb's infinitive stem, remove the -a or , thus pelata's infinitive stem is pelat-.  Remember that Type 4 verbs undergo consonant gradation if at all possible, which is why it is hyppään and not *hypään. Additionally, this is an extremely common verb type, as new verbs that come into Finnish often come into this category.

Examples of some common Type 4 verbs:


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