Quick answer
"Just" is an adjective which is often translated as "justo", and "though" is a conjunction which is often translated as "aunque". Learn more about the difference between "just" and "though" below.
just(
juhst
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (fair)
a. justo
We are defending a just cause here.Estamos defendiendo una causa justa.
2. (deserved)
a. merecido
It was a just punishment for his crimes.Fue un merecido castigo por sus crímenes.
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
3. (recently)
a. acabar de
I just washed the dishes and now I have to take out the trash.Acabo de lavar los platos y ahora me toca sacar la basura.
b. justo
I was just arriving when she left.Justo estaba llegando cuando ella se marchó.
c. ahora mismo
I was just deciding what to do.Ahora mismo estaba decidiendo qué hacer.
4. (barely)
a. justo
I made it to the station just before the train left.Llegué a la estación justo antes de partir el tren.
b. por poco
You just missed him. He'll be back after lunch.Te lo perdiste por poco. Regresará después del almuerzo.
5. (exactly)
a. justo
Our new house is just what I wanted.Nuestra nueva casa es justo lo que quería.
6. (only)
a. solo
Don't be angry; I was just asking.No te enfades, solo estaba preguntando.
b. solamente
I've been to New York just once.He estado en Nueva York solamente una vez.
c. nomás
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
He came late just to annoy me.Vino tarde para fastidiarme nomás.
7. (equally)
a. tan
My new computer is just as good as yours.Mi computadora nueva es tan buena como la tuya.
8. (emphatic)
a. verdaderamente
The new models are just amazing.Los nuevos modelos son verdaderamente asombrosos.
9. (simply)
a. sencillamente
It was just the best movie I've seen in years.Sencillamente fue la mejor película que he visto en años.
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though(
tho
)
A conjunction is a word that connects words, phrases, clauses, or sentences (e.g. The cat and the dog slept.).
1. (in spite of the fact that)
a. aunque
Though he's only seven years old, he plays the piano very well.Aunque solo tiene siete años, toca muy bien el piano.
2. (but)
a. aunque
She didn't say whether she was coming, though she could have called to let me know.No ha dicho si venía o no, aunque podía haber llamado para avisarme.
3. (even if)
a. aunque
Though he rejects me, I shall not forsake him.Aunque me rechace, no lo abandonaré.
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
4. (however)
a. pero
The trip wasn't very interesting. The weather was good though.El viaje no fue muy interesante, pero hizo buen tiempo.
5. (indeed)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
That puppy is so cute! - Isn't he though?¡Ese cachorro está tan mono! - ¡Definitivamente!
That was lucky! - Wasn't it though?¡Qué suerte! - ¿Verdad que sí?
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