many englannista suomeksi
An indefinite large number of.
- Thou shalt be a father of many nations.
(quote-book)|passage=I did it in a moment of conceit and folly—one of my many such moments—one of my many such hours—years.
(RQ:Marshall Squire's Daughter)
- The big houses, and there are a good many of them, lie for the most part in what may be called by courtesy the valleys. You catch a glimpse of them sometimes at a little distance from the railway line, which seems to have shown some ingenuity in avoiding them,(nb..).
''We don't need this many bananas. Put some back.''
''There may be as many as ten million species of insect.''
''I don't have as many friends as my sister does.''
An indefinite large number of people or things.
1611 – (w), ''(King James)/Luke|Luke 1:1''
- Forasmuch as many have taken in hand to set forth in order a declaration of those things which are most surely believed among us...
A considerable number.
''A good many (of the elders) had been tone-deaf for good many years''.
2005, Florence Dyer, ''A Mother's Cry!: Touches the Very Heart of God'' (page 22)
- I know that my mother cried a many of times from decisions I made.
Existing in large number; numerous.
(quote-journal)|url=https://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2008/01/the-14-trillion-question/306582/|passage=Let’s take these fears about a rich, strong China to their logical extreme. The U.S. and Chinese governments are always disagreeing—about trade, foreign policy, the environment. Someday the disagreement could be severe. Taiwan, Tibet, North Korea, Iran—the possibilities are many, though Taiwan always heads the list.