luego

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin loco (in the place of, instead of, for), ablative of locus, from Old Latin stlocus, from Proto-Indo-European *stel- (to put, place, locate). Doublet of locus. Cognate with English lieu and locus.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈlweɡo/, [ˈlweɣo]
  • Hyphenation: lue‧go

Adverb[edit]

luego

  1. then (afterward)
    Synonym: entonces
    Me jubilé, luego volví a trabajar.
    I retired, then I went back to work.
    Gira la cabeza hacia la derecha, luego hacia la izquierda.
    Turn your head right, then left.
  2. later, later on (at some point in the future)
    Synonyms: después, aluego (obsolete)
    Te veo luego.
    I'll see you later.
  3. (Latin America) soon (within a short time)
    Synonyms: pronto, enseguida

Conjunction[edit]

luego

  1. therefore (consequently)
    Synonym: por lo tanto
    Pienso, luego existo.
    I think, therefore I am.

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