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FinnishEdit

EtymologyEdit

  • The genitive singular of paljo.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈpɑljon/, [ˈpɑljo̞n]
  • Hyphenation: pal‧jon

AdverbEdit

paljon (comparative enemmän, superlative eniten)

  1. a lot, plenty, much
    Minä rakastan sinua paljon.
    I love you a lot.
    Join paljon vettä.
    I drank a lot of water.

Usage notesEdit

Uncountable objects modified by paljon are in the partitive singular case, whereas countable objects are in the partitive plural.

Paljon can sometimes take case endings as in the following example

paljollako vähenee?
How big will be the reduction?
Literally. by how much (will it) reduce?