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(index oj)


From oikea.[1]


  • IPA(key): [ˈojentɑːˣ]
  • Hyphenation: o‧jen‧taa


ojentaa, (transitive)

  1. to straighten (out), stretch (out), reach (out)
  2. to hand, give, reach, pass; to present (a price)
  3. to lend, in the expressions lend a hand, lend a helping hand, which may translated into Finnish as ojentaa auttava käsi or simply with the verb auttaa
  4. to chastise, scold, chew out, yell at
  5. to dress (troops)


Inflection of ojentaa (Kotus type 54/huutaa, nt-nn gradation)
indicative mood
present tense perfect
person positive negative person positive negative
1st sing. ojennan en ojenna 1st sing. olen ojentanut en ole ojentanut
2nd sing. ojennat et ojenna 2nd sing. olet ojentanut et ole ojentanut
3rd sing. ojentaa ei ojenna 3rd sing. on ojentanut ei ole ojentanut
1st plur. ojennamme emme ojenna 1st plur. olemme ojentaneet emme ole ojentaneet
2nd plur. ojennatte ette ojenna 2nd plur. olette ojentaneet ette ole ojentaneet
3rd plur. ojentavat eivät ojenna 3rd plur. ovat ojentaneet eivät ole ojentaneet
passive ojennetaan ei ojenneta passive on ojennettu ei ole ojennettu
past tense pluperfect
person positive negative person positive negative
1st sing. ojensin en ojentanut 1st sing. olin ojentanut en ollut ojentanut
2nd sing. ojensit et ojentanut 2nd sing. olit ojentanut et ollut ojentanut
3rd sing. ojensi ei ojentanut 3rd sing. oli ojentanut ei ollut ojentanut
1st plur. ojensimme emme ojentaneet 1st plur. olimme ojentaneet emme olleet ojentaneet
2nd plur. ojensitte ette ojentaneet 2nd plur. olitte ojentaneet ette olleet ojentaneet
3rd plur. ojensivat eivät ojentaneet 3rd plur. olivat ojentaneet eivät olleet ojentaneet
passive ojennettiin ei ojennettu passive oli ojennettu ei ollut ojennettu
conditional mood
present perfect
person positive negative person positive negative
1st sing. ojentaisin en ojentaisi 1st sing. olisin ojentanut en olisi ojentanut
2nd sing. ojentaisit et ojentaisi 2nd sing. olisit ojentanut et olisi ojentanut
3rd sing. ojentaisi ei ojentaisi 3rd sing. olisi ojentanut ei olisi ojentanut
1st plur. ojentaisimme emme ojentaisi 1st plur. olisimme ojentaneet emme olisi ojentaneet
2nd plur. ojentaisitte ette ojentaisi 2nd plur. olisitte ojentaneet ette olisi ojentaneet
3rd plur. ojentaisivat eivät ojentaisi 3rd plur. olisivat ojentaneet eivät olisi ojentaneet
passive ojennettaisiin ei ojennettaisi passive olisi ojennettu ei olisi ojennettu
imperative mood
present perfect
person positive negative person positive negative
1st sing. 1st sing.
2nd sing. ojenna älä ojenna 2nd sing. ole ojentanut älä ole ojentanut
3rd sing. ojentakoon älköön ojentako 3rd sing. olkoon ojentanut älköön olko ojentanut
1st plur. ojentakaamme älkäämme ojentako 1st plur. olkaamme ojentaneet älkäämme olko ojentaneet
2nd plur. ojentakaa älkää ojentako 2nd plur. olkaa ojentaneet älkää olko ojentaneet
3rd plur. ojentakoot älkööt ojentako 3rd plur. olkoot ojentaneet älkööt olko ojentaneet
passive ojennettakoon älköön ojennettako passive olkoon ojennettu älköön olko ojennettu
potential mood
present perfect
person positive negative person positive negative
1st sing. ojentanen en ojentane 1st sing. lienen ojentanut en liene ojentanut
2nd sing. ojentanet et ojentane 2nd sing. lienet ojentanut et liene ojentanut
3rd sing. ojentanee ei ojentane 3rd sing. lienee ojentanut ei liene ojentanut
1st plur. ojentanemme emme ojentane 1st plur. lienemme ojentaneet emme liene ojentaneet
2nd plur. ojentanette ette ojentane 2nd plur. lienette ojentaneet ette liene ojentaneet
3rd plur. ojentanevat eivät ojentane 3rd plur. lienevät ojentaneet eivät liene ojentaneet
passive ojennettaneen ei ojennettane passive lienee ojennettu ei liene ojennettu
Nominal forms
infinitives participles
active passive active passive
1st ojentaa present ojentava ojennettava
long 1st2 ojentaakseen past ojentanut ojennettu
2nd inessive1 ojentaessa ojennettaessa agent1, 3 ojentama
instructive ojentaen negative ojentamaton
3rd inessive ojentamassa 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 ojentamasta
illative ojentamaan
adessive ojentamalla
abessive ojentamatta
instructive ojentaman ojennettaman
4th nominative ojentaminen
partitive ojentamista
5th2 ojentamaisillaan



  1. Third-person singular indicative present form of ojentaa.


  1. ^ Häkkinen, Kaisa (2004-2005). Nykysuomen etymologinen sanakirja. Juva: WSOY. ISBN 951-0-27108-X.