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  1. to be after, aspire, hanker (to be in pursuit of, seeking; especiallly something good for oneself)
    Hän havittelee johtajanpaikkaa.
    He is after a management position.


Inflection of havitella (Kotus type 67/tulla, tt-t gradation)
indicative mood
present tense perfect
person positive negative person positive negative
1st sing. havittelen en havittele 1st sing. olen havitellut en ole havitellut
2nd sing. havittelet et havittele 2nd sing. olet havitellut et ole havitellut
3rd sing. havittelee ei havittele 3rd sing. on havitellut ei ole havitellut
1st plur. havittelemme emme havittele 1st plur. olemme havitelleet emme ole havitelleet
2nd plur. havittelette ette havittele 2nd plur. olette havitelleet ette ole havitelleet
3rd plur. havittelevat eivät havittele 3rd plur. ovat havitelleet eivät ole havitelleet
passive havitellaan ei havitella passive on haviteltu ei ole haviteltu
past tense pluperfect
person positive negative person positive negative
1st sing. havittelin en havitellut 1st sing. olin havitellut en ollut havitellut
2nd sing. havittelit et havitellut 2nd sing. olit havitellut et ollut havitellut
3rd sing. havitteli ei havitellut 3rd sing. oli havitellut ei ollut havitellut
1st plur. havittelimme emme havitelleet 1st plur. olimme havitelleet emme olleet havitelleet
2nd plur. havittelitte ette havitelleet 2nd plur. olitte havitelleet ette olleet havitelleet
3rd plur. havittelivat eivät havitelleet 3rd plur. olivat havitelleet eivät olleet havitelleet
passive haviteltiin ei haviteltu passive oli haviteltu ei ollut haviteltu
conditional mood
present perfect
person positive negative person positive negative
1st sing. havittelisin en havittelisi 1st sing. olisin havitellut en olisi havitellut
2nd sing. havittelisit et havittelisi 2nd sing. olisit havitellut et olisi havitellut
3rd sing. havittelisi ei havittelisi 3rd sing. olisi havitellut ei olisi havitellut
1st plur. havittelisimme emme havittelisi 1st plur. olisimme havitelleet emme olisi havitelleet
2nd plur. havittelisitte ette havittelisi 2nd plur. olisitte havitelleet ette olisi havitelleet
3rd plur. havittelisivat eivät havittelisi 3rd plur. olisivat havitelleet eivät olisi havitelleet
passive haviteltaisiin ei haviteltaisi passive olisi haviteltu ei olisi haviteltu
imperative mood
present perfect
person positive negative person positive negative
1st sing. 1st sing.
2nd sing. havittele älä havittele 2nd sing. ole havitellut älä ole havitellut
3rd sing. havitelkoon älköön havitelko 3rd sing. olkoon havitellut älköön olko havitellut
1st plur. havitelkaamme älkäämme havitelko 1st plur. olkaamme havitelleet älkäämme olko havitelleet
2nd plur. havitelkaa älkää havitelko 2nd plur. olkaa havitelleet älkää olko havitelleet
3rd plur. havitelkoot älkööt havitelko 3rd plur. olkoot havitelleet älkööt olko havitelleet
passive haviteltakoon älköön haviteltako passive olkoon haviteltu älköön olko haviteltu
potential mood
present perfect
person positive negative person positive negative
1st sing. havitellen en havitelle 1st sing. lienen havitellut en liene havitellut
2nd sing. havitellet et havitelle 2nd sing. lienet havitellut et liene havitellut
3rd sing. havitellee ei havitelle 3rd sing. lienee havitellut ei liene havitellut
1st plur. havitellemme emme havitelle 1st plur. lienemme havitelleet emme liene havitelleet
2nd plur. havitellette ette havitelle 2nd plur. lienette havitelleet ette liene havitelleet
3rd plur. havitellevat eivät havitelle 3rd plur. lienevät havitelleet eivät liene havitelleet
passive haviteltaneen ei haviteltane passive lienee haviteltu ei liene haviteltu
Nominal forms
infinitives participles
active passive active passive
1st havitella present havitteleva haviteltava
long 1st2 havitellakseen past havitellut haviteltu
2nd inessive1 havitellessa haviteltaessa agent1, 3 havittelema
instructive havitellen negative havittelematon
3rd inessive havittelemassa 1) Usually with a possessive suffix.

2) Used only with a possessive suffix; this is the form for the third-person singular and third-person plural.
3) Does not exist in the case of intransitive verbs. Do not confuse with nouns formed with the -ma suffix.

elative havittelemasta
illative havittelemaan
adessive havittelemalla
abessive havittelematta
instructive havitteleman haviteltaman
4th nominative havitteleminen
partitive havittelemista
5th2 havittelemaisillaan

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