uskoa

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uskoa

  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?
  2. (intransitive + partitive) to believe (someone, in something someone says/does), trust
    En usko sinua.
    I don't believe you.
  3. (transitive) To entrust (something= genitive-accusative; to someone = allative); to confide (something= gen.-acc.; to someone = allat):
    Uskon nämä avaimet sinulle.
    I entrust these keys to you.
    Voinko uskoa sinulle salaisuuksiani?
    Can I confide my secrets to you?

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  • (to believe (e.g. in the power, value etc. of something)) epäillä (+ partitive)

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