apenas

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Ladino[edit]

Adverb[edit]

apenas (Latin spelling)

  1. scarcely, hardly

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

A (at) +‎ penas (pains; punishments).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

apenas (not comparable)

  1. only; just; merely (no more than)
  2. barely (by a small margin)

Synonyms[edit]


Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From a (at) +‎ pena (pain, punishment, difficulty).

Adverb[edit]

apenas

  1. hardly, scarcely
  2. recently, just
    Apenas terminé = “I have just finished”
  3. as soon as
    Apenas termine mi tarea, usaré la computadora = “As soon as I finish my homework, I’ll use the computer”

See also[edit]

Verb[edit]

apenas

  1. Informal second-person singular () present indicative form of apenar.