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  1. Past active participle of ymmärtää.
  2. Used to form the equivalent of expressions according to one's understanding, by one's lights and others with similar meaning.
    Olen ymmärtänyt, että huomenna pääsemme kotiin. (Literally: "I have understood that we'll be going home tomorrow")
    According to my understanding we'll be going home tomorrow.
    Sikäli kuin olen ymmärtänyt, pääsemme huomenna kotiin.
    If I have understood correctly, we'll be going home tomorrow.

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