Quick answer
"Finally" is an adverb which is often translated as "por fin", and "firstly" is an adverb which is often translated as "primeramente". Learn more about the difference between "finally" and "firstly" below.
finally(
fay
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nuh
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An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
1. (after waiting)
a. por fin
Summer is finally here.Por fin ha llegado el verano.
2. (lastly)
a. finalmente
Finally, I would like to say that I am honored to be here tonight.Finalmente, quisiera decir que es para mí un honor estar aquí esta noche.
b. por último
And finally, don't forget to add a pinch of salt.Y, por último, no olvide añadir una pizca de sal.
3. (irrevocably)
a. de forma definitiva
The press release should finally dispel the nasty rumors about the actor.El comunicado de prensa debería disipar de forma definitiva los rumores sobre el actor.
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firstly(
fuhrst
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li
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An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
1. (first of all)
a. primeramente
Firstly, we will analyze this year's economic growth.Primeramente, analizaremos el crecimiento económico de este año.
b. en primer lugar
Firstly, the cost is too high. Secondly, we don't have the manpower.En primer lugar, el costo es muy alto. En segundo lugar, no tenemos la mano de obra.
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