Category:Finnish fifth infinitives

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This verb form is used with the verb olla in the structure that expresses "to be (just) about to do sth (when sth happens preventing it)". This requires always a possessive suffix in its end, according to the person of the clause. The forms below are the combinations of the infinitive and the third-person singular possessive suffix -an/-än (shortened from -nsa/-nsä).

Olin lähtemäisilläni ulos, kun puhelin soi.
  • I was about to go out when the phone rang.

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