Adverb

List of Basic Adverbs

  Place   Time   Assertion, Doubt, Negation
  ací here
aquí here
allí there
allà (over) there
amunt up
arreu everywhere
avall down
baix downstairs
dalt upstairs
darrera in back of 
davant in front of
dins, dintre inside
en from there
ençà towards this place
endarrera, enrera back, behind
endavant ahead, forward
enlaire in the air; up
enllà towards that place
enlloc nowhere
fins until
fora out, outside
hi to there
on where
lluny far (away)
pertot everywhere
pertot arreu everywhere
prop near, close
  abans before
ahir yesterday
aleshores then
alhora at the same time
anit last night
ara now
aviat early, soon
a voltes sometimes
avui today
demà tomorrow
després afterwards
de vegades sometimes
ençà towards this time
encara still, yet
hui (Val.) today
ja already
l'endemà the day after
llavors then
mai never
per sempre forever
quan when
sempre always
sovint often
suara before now
  àdhuc even
fins even
fins i tot even
yes
també also, too
potser maybe
tal vegada perhaps
tal volta perhaps
no no, not
pas [adversative particle with no Eng. equiv.] (F. pas)
tampoc not ... either, nor
    Quantity   Manner
    almenys at least
bastant enough
gaire much (interrog. and neg.)
gairebé almost
gens too little
mig not completely 
molt a lot, much, many
només only, just
poc little
quant how much, how many
quasi almost
solament only, just
sols only, just
  així like this, thus
aixina (Val.) like this, thus
bé (ben) well
com how
ensems at the same time, together
mal (malament) badly
millor better
pitjor worse
tot [an intensifier with no English equiv.]
      Order
      abans before, beforehand, formerly
després afterwards, later
primer first

Catalan has an incredibly vast assortment of adverbs and, especially, adverbial phrases of location. A characteristic common to many of these adverbs is that the preposition a can be added to them with no change whatsoever in either meaning or nuance. Thus, baix and a baix, dalt anda dalt, fora and a fora mean exactly the same, and there are many more such cases.
 

Derived Adverbs

A lot of adverbs are derived regularly from the feminine forms of the adjectives by adding the suffix
-ment (this pattern appeared in the Vulgar Latin), cf.:


Degree of the Adverbs (Grau dels Adverbis)

Comparative Degree (Grau Comparatiu)
 
Normal Comparative
Superiority Equality Inferiority
lentament
més lentament que
tan lentament com
menys lentament que
corrents
més corrents que
tan corrents com
menys corrents que
millor (més bé)
tan
menys
mal (malament)
pitjor (més mal)
tan mal
menys mal
molt
més
-
-
poc
menys
-
-

Superlative Degree (Grau Superlatiu)
 
Normal Superlative
Absolute Relative
Synthetic Analytic Superiority Inferiority
lentament
lentíssimament
molt lentament
el més lentament
el menys lentament
corrents
corrents
molt corrents
el més corrents
el menys corrents
bé (ben)
òptimament
molt bé
el millor
-
mal (malament)
pèssimament
molt mal
el pitjor
-
molt
moltíssim
-
el més
-
poc
poquíssim
molt poc
el menys
-

 
 


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