antaño

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin ante annum.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

antaño

  1. (now rare) last year
    • Pedro Angel de Tarazona, El Pensador Matritense, volume 4, Francisco Generas, page 256:
      En una Comedia, que representamos antaño en las Fiestas de Baco, []
      In a comedy, which we performed last year in the Festivals of Bacchus, []
  2. in the past, in the old days, of yore
    Mi abuelo me contó de la vida de anataño.
    My grandfather told me of life in the old days.
    • 1999, Arístides Rojas, Crónica de Caracas, El Nacional, page 21:
      Un mismo alimiento nutría a los moradores de la Caracas de antaño, y ricos y pobres solicitaban la misma comida en el mercado general.
      The same food nourished the inhabitants of Caracas in the old days, and rich and poor people asked for the same food in the common market.

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References[edit]

"antaño" in Diccionario de la lengua española, Vigésima segunda edición (Dictionary of the Spanish Language, Twenty-Second Edition), Real Academia Española (Royal Spanish Academy), 2001.