nomás

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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).
adverb
1. (solely)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. just
¿Terminaste el libro? - Me falta un capítulo nomás.Did you finish the book? - I've just got one more chapter to go.
b. only
Ya nomás me debe otros $1000.He now owes me only another $1,000.
2. (for emphasis)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
¿Puedo preguntarte algo? - Dime nomás.Can I ask you something? - Go on. Shoot.
Empieza a hablar nomás.Go ahead and speak.
3. (barely)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. just
Hace nomás una semana nació mi sobrino.My nephew was born just a week ago.
b. only
Nomás ayer empezó el torneo.The tournament started only yesterday.
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nomás
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
adverb
1. (general)
a. just
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
así nomásjust like that
hasta allí nomásthat far and no further
¡pase nomás!come right in!
nomás queas soon as
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nomás
adverb
(Latinoamérica) (gen) just; (tan solo) only;
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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