Quick answer
"When" is an adverb which is often translated as "cuándo", and "even" is an adverb which is often translated as "aún". Learn more about the difference between "when" and "even" below.
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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. (in questions)
a. cuándo
When was the last time you cried?¿Cuándo fue la última vez que lloraste?
A conjunction is a word that connects words, phrases, clauses, or sentences (e.g. The cat and the dog slept.).
2. (relative)
a. cuando
I was sleeping when he got home.Estaba durmiendo cuando llegó a casa.
b. en que
That was the year when we bought our first apartment.Ese fue el año en que compramos nuestro primer apartamento.
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even(
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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. (still)
a. aún
This summer is even warmer than last.Este verano es aún más cálido que el verano pasado.
b. incluso
It is even worse than it looks.Es incluso peor de lo que parece.
c. todavía
This song sounds even better when sung by you.Esta canción suena todavía mejor cuando tú la cantas.
d. hasta
He even has to work on Sundays to pay that huge mortgage.Hasta tiene que trabajar los domingos para pagar esa tremenda hipoteca.
2. (in negation)
a. ni
He didn't even say goodbye before leaving.No dijo ni adiós antes de irse.
b. ni siquiera
Not even his grandmother could convince him not to go.Ni siquiera su abuela pudo convencerlo de que no fuera.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
3. (smooth)
a. liso
You need to polish the surface until it's nice and even.Tienes que pulir la superficie hasta que quede bien lisa.
b. plano
With an even floor, we would not fall down so often.Con un suelo plano, no nos caeríamos tanto.
4. (regular)
a. constante
We will arrive very soon if we keep this even pace.Llegaremos muy pronto si mantenemos este paso constante.
b. uniforme
Getting an even layer is easier with the right tools.Conseguir una capa uniforme es más fácil con las herramientas adecuadas.
c. regular
Let's keep the beat even for this song.Mantengamos el ritmo regular para esta canción.
d. parejo
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
These lines are not even; you should redo them.Esas líneas no están parejas; las tienes que rehacer.
5. (equal)
a. igual
Cut the cake in twelve even slices.Corta el pastel en doce trozos iguales.
b. equitativo
The distribution of wealth is not even in our country.El reparto de la riqueza no es equitativo en nuestro país.
6. (mathematics)
a. par
Even numbers are multiples of two.Los números pares son múltiples de dos.
7. (exact)
a. exacto
Your total comes to ten dollars even.Su total es dies dólares exactos.
8. (calm)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Although I was angry, I managed to speak in an even voice.Aunque estaba enfadado, conseguí hablar sin alterar mi voz.
To be a good mom, you have to have an even temper to deal with your kids.Para ser una buena mamá, tienes que ser tranquila para lidiar con tus niños.
9. (on similar terms)
a. en paz
I paid him what I owed him and now we're even.Le pagué lo que le debía y ahora estamos en paz.
b. a mano
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
I want to return the favor as soon as possible so that we're even.Quiero devolverle el favor cuanto antes para que estemos a mano.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
10. (to make flat)
a. nivelar
They had to even the floor of their terrace.Tuvieron que nivelar el suelo de su terraza.
b. allanar
Use a spatula to even the icing of the cake.Usa una espátula para allanar el glaseado del pastel.
11. (to make equal)
a. igualar
The player tried to even the score, but failed.El jugador intentó igualar el marcador, pero no pudo.
A conjunction is a word that connects words, phrases, clauses, or sentences (e.g. The cat and the dog slept.).
12. (although)
a. aun
Even after having eaten, I'm still hungry.Aun después de haber comido, todavía tengo hambre.
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