apenas

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See also: apenás

Ladino[edit]

Adverb[edit]

apenas (Latin spelling)

  1. scarcely, hardly

Portuguese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin ad paene (almost). Unrelated to pena (pain, punishment).

Adverb[edit]

apenas (not comparable)

  1. only; just; merely (no more than)
    Synonyms: (more informal), somente
  2. barely (by a small margin)
    Synonym: mal

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Verb[edit]

apenas

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

Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin ad paene (almost). Unrelated to pena (pain, punishment).

Adverb[edit]

apenas

  1. hardly, scarcely
  2. recently, just
    Apenas terminé.I've 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]

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Verb[edit]

apenas

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