orita
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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.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(this very minute)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. right now
Sí, ya estoy en casa. Orita entro por la puerta.Yes, I'm home now. I'm coming through the door right now.
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(shortly)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. in a minute
Ven a sentarte con nosotros en el sofá. El partido va a empezar orita.Come and sit with us on the sofa. The game will start in a minute.
b. in a moment
Estoy acabando la tarea. Orita pongo la mesa, mamá.I'm finishing my homework. I'll set the table in a moment, Mom.
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(a little while ago)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. a moment ago
¿Estás buscando a María? Orita la vi pasar en esa dirección.Are you looking for Maria? I saw her go that way a moment ago.
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