Listen to an audio pronunciation
vs
Listen to an audio pronunciation
Quick answer
"Years" is a form of "year", a noun which is often translated as "el año". "Barely" is an adverb which is often translated as "apenas". Learn more about the difference between "barely" and "years" below.
barely(
behr
-
li
)
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
1. (hardly)
a. apenas
I can barely see anything. Where are my glasses?Apenas puedo ver. ¿Dónde están mis anteojos?
2. (scantily)
a. escasamente
My bedroom is barely furnished because I am a minimalist.Mi habitación está escasamente amueblada porque soy minimalista.
Copyright © Curiosity Media Inc.
year(
yir
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (period of time)
a. el año
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I am ten years old and my brother is five.Tengo diez años y mi hermano tiene cinco.
This year I'm going to Costa Rica on vacation.Este año me voy de vacaciones a Costa Rica.
2. (in school)
a. el curso
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The school year starts in September in the United States.El curso escolar empieza en septiembre en los Estados Unidos.
b. la generación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(class)
Prince William and I were in the same year at Eton College.El príncipe William y yo estuvimos en la misma generación en el Colegio Eton.
Copyright © Curiosity Media Inc.
SpanishDict is the world's most popular Spanish-English dictionary, translation, and learning website.
© Curiosity Media Inc.  |  Ver en español
SOCIAL NETWORKS
APPS