moni

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Finnish[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

moni

  1. (indefinite, as a modifier) Many.
    Moni opiskelija joutuu elämään toimeentulon rajoilla.
    Many students are forced to live at the subsistence level.
  2. (indefinite, without a noun, refers often to people) Many people.
    Moni voisi ajatella samoin.
    Many people could think the same.
  3. As a modifier in a compound term, signifies poly-, multi- or many-.
    monityydyttymätön = polyunsaturated
    monikielinen = multilingual
    monipuolinen = many-sided
  4. Together with determiner aika or melko, may also be translated as few.
    • Join aika monta olutta.
    • Melko moni tahtoo olutta.
      • Quite a few people want beer.

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Usage notes[edit]

When used as the grammatical subject in a sentence the use of moni differs according to the linguistic style.

In written Finnish, moni is the plural marker and the following noun (if any) and verb are in the singular.

In spoken Finnish the plural form "monet" is used and the modified noun and the following verb are plural.

  • moni lapsi syö puuroa aamiaiseksi (written language style)
    • many children eat porridge for breakfast
      • =many a child eats porridge for breakfast
  • monet lapset syövät puuroa aamiaiseksi (spoken language style)
    • many children eat porridge for breakfast

When used as the grammatical object in a sentence, both moni and the noun it qualifies follow the case dictated by the verb.

  • pystyn vaikuttamaan moniin ihmisiin.. (illative case dictated by vaikuttaa)
    • I'm able to influence many people..
  • rakastan monta ihmistä (partitive case dictated by rakastaa)
    • I love many people

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Maori[edit]

Noun[edit]

moni

  1. money, cash.

Nigerian Pidgin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English money.

Noun[edit]

moni

  1. money

Samoan[edit]

Adjective[edit]

moni

  1. real
  2. related by blood; biological

Sranan Tongo[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English money.

Noun[edit]

moni

  1. money

Tahitian[edit]

Noun[edit]

moni

  1. money

Tok Pisin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English money.

Noun[edit]

moni

  1. money
  2. currency
  3. dollar

Volapük[edit]

Noun[edit]

moni

  1. accusative singular of mon