entonces

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From earlier entonce, from Latin in tunc (in that moment). Compare Portuguese então and Romanian atunci.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Castilian) IPA(key): /enˈtonθes/, [ẽn̪ˈt̪õn̟θes]
  • (Latin America) IPA(key): /enˈtonses/, [ẽn̪ˈt̪õnses]
  • IPA(key): [tõ̞ns], [ˈtõ̞nse̞s] (colloquial, casual speech)

Conjunction[edit]

entonces

  1. then; at that time; next.
    Desde entonces, siempre he tenido cuidado.
    Since then I've always been careful.
    Entonces, el ladrón se fue.
    After that, the thief left.
  2. then, therefore, so
    Estaba lloviendo antes, entonces debes traer un paraguas.
    It was raining before, so you should bring an umbrella.

See also[edit]