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From Proto-Finnic *taluttadak. Equivalent to talua +‎ -ttaa (from a dialectal verb talua), from Proto-Finnic *taludak, probably from Proto-Uralic *talwa-.


  • IPA(key): /ˈtɑlutːɑːˣ/, [ˈt̪ɑ̝lut̪ːɑ̝ː(ʔ)]
  • Rhymes: -ɑlutːɑː
  • Syllabification(key): ta‧lut‧taa



taluttaa (transitive)

  1. to lead (guide or conduct in a certain course, especially assertively; a child, dog etc.)
  2. to walk (push (a vehicle) alongside oneself as one walks)
    Suojatiellä polkupyörää tulee taluttaa.
    A bicycle must be walked over a crosswalk.
  3. to walk (walk someone with a firm grip)
    Hän oli niin heikko, että hänet piti taluttaa autoon.
    He was so feeble that he had to be walked to the car.


Inflection of taluttaa (Kotus type 53*C/muistaa, tt-t gradation)
indicative mood
present tense perfect
person positive negative person positive negative
1st sing. talutan en taluta 1st sing. olen taluttanut en ole taluttanut
2nd sing. talutat et taluta 2nd sing. olet taluttanut et ole taluttanut
3rd sing. taluttaa ei taluta 3rd sing. on taluttanut ei ole taluttanut
1st plur. talutamme emme taluta 1st plur. olemme taluttaneet emme ole taluttaneet
2nd plur. talutatte ette taluta 2nd plur. olette taluttaneet ette ole taluttaneet
3rd plur. taluttavat eivät taluta 3rd plur. ovat taluttaneet eivät ole taluttaneet
passive talutetaan ei taluteta passive on talutettu ei ole talutettu
past tense pluperfect
person positive negative person positive negative
1st sing. talutin en taluttanut 1st sing. olin taluttanut en ollut taluttanut
2nd sing. talutit et taluttanut 2nd sing. olit taluttanut et ollut taluttanut
3rd sing. talutti ei taluttanut 3rd sing. oli taluttanut ei ollut taluttanut
1st plur. talutimme emme taluttaneet 1st plur. olimme taluttaneet emme olleet taluttaneet
2nd plur. talutitte ette taluttaneet 2nd plur. olitte taluttaneet ette olleet taluttaneet
3rd plur. taluttivat eivät taluttaneet 3rd plur. olivat taluttaneet eivät olleet taluttaneet
passive talutettiin ei talutettu passive oli talutettu ei ollut talutettu
conditional mood
present perfect
person positive negative person positive negative
1st sing. taluttaisin en taluttaisi 1st sing. olisin taluttanut en olisi taluttanut
2nd sing. taluttaisit et taluttaisi 2nd sing. olisit taluttanut et olisi taluttanut
3rd sing. taluttaisi ei taluttaisi 3rd sing. olisi taluttanut ei olisi taluttanut
1st plur. taluttaisimme emme taluttaisi 1st plur. olisimme taluttaneet emme olisi taluttaneet
2nd plur. taluttaisitte ette taluttaisi 2nd plur. olisitte taluttaneet ette olisi taluttaneet
3rd plur. taluttaisivat eivät taluttaisi 3rd plur. olisivat taluttaneet eivät olisi taluttaneet
passive talutettaisiin ei talutettaisi passive olisi talutettu ei olisi talutettu
imperative mood
present perfect
person positive negative person positive negative
1st sing. 1st sing.
2nd sing. taluta älä taluta 2nd sing.
3rd sing. taluttakoon älköön taluttako 3rd sing. olkoon taluttanut älköön olko taluttanut
1st plur. taluttakaamme älkäämme taluttako 1st plur.
2nd plur. taluttakaa älkää taluttako 2nd plur.
3rd plur. taluttakoot älkööt taluttako 3rd plur. olkoot taluttaneet älkööt olko taluttaneet
passive talutettakoon älköön talutettako passive olkoon talutettu älköön olko talutettu
potential mood
present perfect
person positive negative person positive negative
1st sing. taluttanen en taluttane 1st sing. lienen taluttanut en liene taluttanut
2nd sing. taluttanet et taluttane 2nd sing. lienet taluttanut et liene taluttanut
3rd sing. taluttanee ei taluttane 3rd sing. lienee taluttanut ei liene taluttanut
1st plur. taluttanemme emme taluttane 1st plur. lienemme taluttaneet emme liene taluttaneet
2nd plur. taluttanette ette taluttane 2nd plur. lienette taluttaneet ette liene taluttaneet
3rd plur. taluttanevat eivät taluttane 3rd plur. lienevät taluttaneet eivät liene taluttaneet
passive talutettaneen ei talutettane passive lienee talutettu ei liene talutettu
Nominal forms
infinitives participles
active passive active passive
1st taluttaa present taluttava talutettava
long 1st1
Possessive forms
Person sing. plur.
1st taluttaakseni taluttaaksemme
2nd taluttaaksesi taluttaaksenne
3rd taluttaakseen
past taluttanut talutettu
2nd inessive2 taluttaessa talutettaessa agent3 taluttama
Possessive forms
Person sing. plur.
1st taluttaessani taluttaessamme
2nd taluttaessasi taluttaessanne
3rd taluttaessaan
negative taluttamaton
instructive taluttaen 1) Used only with a possessive suffix.

2) Usually with a possessive suffix (active only).
3) Usually with a possessive suffix. Not used with intransitive verbs. Distinct from nouns with the -ma suffix and third infinitive forms.
4) Some uses of the verbal noun are called the 'fourth infinitive' by certain sources (more details).
* The third-person singular indicative form taluttaa does not exhibit final gemination,
unlike the first infinitive (the lemma form), even though they are spelled identically.

3rd inessive taluttamassa
elative taluttamasta
illative taluttamaan
adessive taluttamalla
abessive taluttamatta
instructive taluttaman talutettaman
4th4 verbal noun taluttaminen
Possessive forms
Person sing. plur.
1st taluttamaisillani taluttamaisillamme
2nd taluttamaisillasi taluttamaisillanne
3rd taluttamaisillaan



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