pena

Pronúncia: pɛ́nə
    femení
  1. dret punishment, penalty, pain.
  2. mental suffering, pain, affliction.
  3. grief, sorrow, sadness.
  4. distress.
  5. pity.
  6. trouble.
  7. les penes eternes the sufferings of Hell.
  8. ànima en pena soul in torment.
  9. pena capital capital punishment, death penalty.
  10. és una pena it’s a (pity \ shame).
  11. és una pena que sigui tan gandul it’s a pity he’s so lazy.
  12. fer pena to (grieve \ cause pity).
  13. em fa pena veure’l tan abatut it grieves me to see him so depressed.
  14. prendre’s la pena de to (take the trouble \ make the effort) to.
  15. pren-te la pena de llegir-ho take the trouble to read it.
  16. valer la pena to be worthwhile, be worth it.
  17. no val la pena d’anar-hi it’s not worth going there.
  18. amb penes i treballs with great difficulty.
  19. doneu-vos pena! get working!, get stuck in!, put your backs into it!
  20. el tribunal el va jutjar mereixedor de pena the court found him deserving of punishment.
  21. pena corporal corporal punishment.
  22. pena pecuniària pecuniary punishment, fine.
  23. treure algú de pena to relieve someone of (suffering \ worry).
  24. a penes locució adverbial hardly, scarcely, barely.
  25. (ídem) as soon as, no sooner.
  26. a penes m’ha mirat she’s hardly even looked at me.
  27. a penes havíem sortit de casa que es va posar a ploure no sooner had we left the house than it began to rain.