paljon

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Genitive singular of paljo.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈpɑljon/, [ˈpɑljo̞n]
  • Rhymes: -ɑljon
  • Syllabification: pal‧jon

Adverb[edit]

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 notes[edit]

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

Paljon can sometimes take a case ending as in the following example:

Paljollako vähenee?
How much will the reduction be?
Literally: By how much does it decrease (will it decrease)?