RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin eccum modo. Variant of acum.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /aˈku.ma/
  • Rhymes: -uma
  • Hyphenation: a‧cu‧ma

AdverbEdit

acuma

  1. now; right now; at present
    Synonyms: acu, acum, amu
    Antonym: atunci

Usage notesEdit

Acuma is used frequently in Transylvania, while acum is used in the south. Acuma is also used in slow-paced stories and fairytales. It is also used before words beginning with consonants to improve the flow of speech, as in Acuma vezi? - Do you see now?

Further readingEdit