mõtlema

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Estonian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ultimately from Proto-Germanic *metaną, compare Dutch meten. Cognate to Votic mõtõlla and Livonian mõtlõ.

Verb[edit]

mõtlema (da-infinitive mõtelda or mõelda)

  1. to think
    Mõtlen, järelikult olen.
    I think, therefore I am.
  2. to mean, to intend, to plan to
    Ma ei mõelnud sind lüüa.
    I didn't intend to hit you.

Conjugation[edit]

There are two possible forms for the weak grade, either the -t- is dropped or preserved.