paljo

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Finnish[edit]

(index pa)

Adjective[edit]

paljo ‎(comparative enempi, superlative enin)

  1. voluminous, much, plenty

Declension[edit]

Inflection of paljo (Kotus type 1/valo, no gradation)
nominative paljo paljot
genitive paljon paljojen
partitive paljoa paljoja
illative paljoon paljoihin
singular plural
nominative paljo paljot
accusative nom. paljo paljot
gen. paljon
genitive paljon paljojen
partitive paljoa paljoja
inessive paljossa paljoissa
elative paljosta paljoista
illative paljoon paljoihin
adessive paljolla paljoilla
ablative paljolta paljoilta
allative paljolle paljoille
essive paljona paljoina
translative paljoksi paljoiksi
instructive paljoin
abessive paljotta paljoitta
comitative paljoineen

Usage notes[edit]

The more commonly used adverb is paljon but it is common nowadays to use inflected forms from paljo when needed such as in

paljollako vähenee?
by how much will it reduce?
kiitos paljosta
thanks for the "muchness" (of the help or whatever it was) "much" refers directly to the assistance

contrast with

kiitos (ark.) / kiitoksia (kirj.) paljon
Many thanks (lit. much thanks "much" here refers to the amount of thanks being expressed)