Adverbs List

This page contains a table with a List of Adverbs in English as well as 3 other languages (Spanish, French and Japanese), so that if English is not your first language you can still understand the meaning of those prepositions. Try to memorize them because they're very important in communication, and might be very helpful to convey your most important expressions. If this page is not what you're looking for then here is a more detailed English Adverbs. Make sure to check our Learn English page, which contains several lessons that might help you in your learning process.


In English an adverb is a part of speech. It is any word that modifies any other part of language: verbs, adjectives (including numbers), clauses, sentences and other adverbs, except for nouns; modifiers of nouns are primarily determiners and adjectives.
Adverbs typically answer questions such as how?" (or "in what way?), when?, where?, why? and to what extent?. In English, they often end in -ly. When they answer how it is usually in what way. When they answer when it is usually a date or a word such as yesterday or today. When they answer why it is usually an explanation of a problem, issue, or situatiuon usually ending after because. When they answer where it usually states a place.
This function is called the adverbial function, and is realized not just by single words (i.e., adverbs) but by adverbial phrases and adverbial clauses.
An adverb as an adverbial may be a sentence element in its own right. Example:

  • They treated her well. (SUBJECT)
  • Alternatively, an adverb may be contained within a sentence element.
  • An extremely attractive man entered the room. (SUBJECT + ADVERBIAL + OBJECT)


List of Adverbs Spanish French Japanese
Adverbs of Time
Adverbios de Tiempo
Adverbes de temps
(いつ? ) 
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yesterdayayer hier 昨日
todayhoy aujourd'hui 本日
tomorrowmañana demain 明日
now ahora maintenant 今は
thenentonces puis それから
laterposterior plus tard 後で
tonightesta noche ce soir 今夜
right nowahora maintenant 
last nightanoche la nuit dernière 昨日の夜
this morningesta mañana ce matin 今朝
next weekla próxima semana la semaine prochaine 来週
alreadyya déjà すでに
recentlyrecientemente récemment 最近、 
latelyúltimamente dernièrement 最近、 
soonpronto bientôt まもなく
immediatelyinmediatamente immédiatement すぐに
stillaún immobile 静止した
yettodavía pourtant まだ
. . . agohace Il ya 。 。 。前
Adverbs of Place
Adverbios de Lugar
Adverbes de la Place
(どこ? ) 
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hereaquí ici ここで
thereallí là bas そこに
over thereallí là-bas 向こうに
everywhereen todas partes partout 至る所
anywhereen cualquier lugar n'importe où どこにでも
nowhereen ninguna parte nulle part どこにも
homeinicio accueil 家庭
downtownel centro de Centre-Ville ダウンタウン
backespalda retour 後ろの
awayfuera parti 離れて
outfuera dehors はずれて
Adverbs of Manner
Adverbios de Modalidad
Adverbes de manière
(どうやって? ) 
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verymuy très とても
quitebastante assez 完全に
prettybonito joli かわいい
reallyrealmente vraiment 本当に
fastrápido rapidement 速い
wellbien bien 上手に
hardduro dur 辛い
quicklyrápidamente rapidement 素早く
slowlylentamente lentement ゆっくり
carefullycuidadosamente attentivement 慎重に
hardlyapenas à peine ほとんど
barelyapenas à peine 辛うじて
mostlyla mayoría de surtout ほとんど
almostcasi presque ほとんど
absolutelyabsolutamente absolument 確実に
togetherjuntos ensemble いっしょに
alonesolo seul ひとりで
Adverbs of Frequency
(How Often?)
Adverbios de frecuencia
(¿Con qué frecuencia?) 
Adverbes de fréquence
(à quelle fréquence?) 
(どのくらいの頻度? ) 
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alwayssiempre toujours 常に
frequentlycon frecuencia souvent 頻繁に
usuallynormalmente habituellement 普通は
sometimesalgunas veces parfois 時々 
occasionallyde vez en cuando occasionnellement 時折
seldomrara vez rarement めったに
rarelyrara vez rarement めったに

Here is a more detailed English Adverbs

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