How to conjugate a verb in Estonian

How to conjugate a verb in Estonian

You want to learn how to conjugate Estonian verbs? You've come to the right place! Scroll down and see the short Estonian lessons complete with useful examples. I speak, you speak, we all speak... we make learning Estonian verbs fun.

Estonian verb conjugation: I

Verbs are used to describe actions. Estonian verbs are conjugated for each person. The conjugation consists of an ending placed on the verb stem. For the first person singular, Estonian verbs typically use the ending '-n'.


ma usun
I believe
ma kuulen
I hear
ma võtan
I take
Ma tunnen mehi
I know the men
ma kõnnin
I walk
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Estonian is closely related to Finnish. If you are planning on doing some travelling, learning Estonian would be a great way to make the most of your trip.

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Basic words and phrases in Estonian

Learn to get by in Estonian with these useful words and phrases. The phrases below will help you to greet people in Estonian, introduce yourself in Estonian and even hold a conversation in Estonian after you have met someone.

Head õhtut !
Have a nice evening !
Head päeva !
Have a nice day !
Head nädalavahetust !
Have a nice weekend !
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If you want to go from beginner to fluent in Estonian in a reasonable amount of time, you'll need a proven study method and daily dedication. Our nine-step Estonian learning guide will show you how to teach yourself Estonian in a structured,effective way. The steps below will take you through the progression of skills needed to learn to speak, read and understand Estonian.

Step 8 : Estonian verbs

Verbs are used to describe actions. There are 1000's of verbs that you can learn in Estonian. A good approach would be to start out by learning just three Estonian verbs by heart. We suggest you learn the Estonian verbs nägema, tahtma and meeldima (see, want, like). Using the nouns raamat, kateeder and uks (book, chair, door) which you learned in Step 3, learn to use each verb with each noun (I want the book, you see the chair, they like the door etc.). You can scroll to the top of this page to see a short lesson about Estonian verbs including useful examples. After you've learned using the three verbs nägema, tahtma and meeldima by heart you can move on to Step 9 (Estonian possessive pronouns).

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