Comparative and Superlative of adverbs

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Adverbs most commonly express manner, or the way in which something is done. In English, adverbs usually end in -ly, and in Finnish, they usually end in -sti. Like adjectives, adverbs in Finnish can occur in the comparative. In English, the comparative of adverbs is formed by adding the comparative "more" before the adverb, as in "The red car goes more slowly." However, this isn't always the case as in, "John speaks Finnish well" and Mary speaks Finnish better…

worse

huonommin

more beautifully

kauniimmin

slower

hitaammin

more tiredly

väsyneemmin

in a more friendly way

ystävällisemmin

more quickly

nopeammin

harder; more loudly

kovemmin

more clearly

selvemmin

better

paremmin

more extensively

pitemmin

the worst

huonoimmin

in the silliest way

hupsuimmin

most quickly, in the fastest way

nopeimmin

in a deeper way

syvimmin

in the friendliest way

ystävällisimmin

the most beautifully

kauneimmin

in the nicest way

kilteimmin

the slowest

hitaimmin

the best

parhaiten

quickly

nopeasti

efficiently

tehokkaasti

poorly

huonosti

easily

helposti

largely

suuresti

in a small way

pienesti

freshly

tuoreesti

hurriedly

kiireesti

happily

iloisesti

friendly

ystävällisesti

without a doubt

ehdottomasti

colorfully

värikkäästi

comfortably

mukavasti

enjoyably

hauskasti

sadly

surullisesti

more sadly

surullisemmin

in the saddest way

surullisimmin

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