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(index pu)


  • IPA(key): [ˈpursuɑˣ]
  • Hyphenation: pur‧su‧a
  • Rhymes:



  1. Alternative form of pursuta


Inflection of pursua (Kotus type 52/sanoa, no gradation)
indicative mood
present tense perfect
person positive negative person positive negative
1st sing. pursun en pursu 1st sing. olen pursunut en ole pursunut
2nd sing. pursut et pursu 2nd sing. olet pursunut et ole pursunut
3rd sing. pursuu ei pursu 3rd sing. on pursunut ei ole pursunut
1st plur. pursumme emme pursu 1st plur. olemme pursuneet emme ole pursuneet
2nd plur. pursutte ette pursu 2nd plur. olette pursuneet ette ole pursuneet
3rd plur. pursuvat eivät pursu 3rd plur. ovat pursuneet eivät ole pursuneet
passive pursutaan ei pursuta passive on pursuttu ei ole pursuttu
past tense pluperfect
person positive negative person positive negative
1st sing. pursuin en pursunut 1st sing. olin pursunut en ollut pursunut
2nd sing. pursuit et pursunut 2nd sing. olit pursunut et ollut pursunut
3rd sing. pursui ei pursunut 3rd sing. oli pursunut ei ollut pursunut
1st plur. pursuimme emme pursuneet 1st plur. olimme pursuneet emme olleet pursuneet
2nd plur. pursuitte ette pursuneet 2nd plur. olitte pursuneet ette olleet pursuneet
3rd plur. pursuivat eivät pursuneet 3rd plur. olivat pursuneet eivät olleet pursuneet
passive pursuttiin ei pursuttu passive oli pursuttu ei ollut pursuttu
conditional mood
present perfect
person positive negative person positive negative
1st sing. pursuisin en pursuisi 1st sing. olisin pursunut en olisi pursunut
2nd sing. pursuisit et pursuisi 2nd sing. olisit pursunut et olisi pursunut
3rd sing. pursuisi ei pursuisi 3rd sing. olisi pursunut ei olisi pursunut
1st plur. pursuisimme emme pursuisi 1st plur. olisimme pursuneet emme olisi pursuneet
2nd plur. pursuisitte ette pursuisi 2nd plur. olisitte pursuneet ette olisi pursuneet
3rd plur. pursuisivat eivät pursuisi 3rd plur. olisivat pursuneet eivät olisi pursuneet
passive pursuttaisiin ei pursuttaisi passive olisi pursuttu ei olisi pursuttu
imperative mood
present perfect
person positive negative person positive negative
1st sing. 1st sing.
2nd sing. pursu älä pursu 2nd sing. ole pursunut älä ole pursunut
3rd sing. pursukoon älköön pursuko 3rd sing. olkoon pursunut älköön olko pursunut
1st plur. pursukaamme älkäämme pursuko 1st plur. olkaamme pursuneet älkäämme olko pursuneet
2nd plur. pursukaa älkää pursuko 2nd plur. olkaa pursuneet älkää olko pursuneet
3rd plur. pursukoot älkööt pursuko 3rd plur. olkoot pursuneet älkööt olko pursuneet
passive pursuttakoon älköön pursuttako passive olkoon pursuttu älköön olko pursuttu
potential mood
present perfect
person positive negative person positive negative
1st sing. pursunen en pursune 1st sing. lienen pursunut en liene pursunut
2nd sing. pursunet et pursune 2nd sing. lienet pursunut et liene pursunut
3rd sing. pursunee ei pursune 3rd sing. lienee pursunut ei liene pursunut
1st plur. pursunemme emme pursune 1st plur. lienemme pursuneet emme liene pursuneet
2nd plur. pursunette ette pursune 2nd plur. lienette pursuneet ette liene pursuneet
3rd plur. pursunevat eivät pursune 3rd plur. lienevät pursuneet eivät liene pursuneet
passive pursuttaneen ei pursuttane passive lienee pursuttu ei liene pursuttu
Nominal forms
infinitives participles
active passive active passive
1st pursua present pursuva pursuttava
long 1st2 pursuakseen past pursunut pursuttu
2nd inessive1 pursuessa pursuttaessa agent1, 3 pursuma
instructive pursuen negative pursumaton
3rd inessive pursumassa 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 pursumasta
illative pursumaan
adessive pursumalla
abessive pursumatta
instructive pursuman pursuttaman
4th nominative pursuminen
partitive pursumista
5th2 pursumaisillaan