sotva

hardly, barely, (hneď ako) the moment/minute ...

To sotva!
I think not!, Hardly!, Not likely!
aɪ θɪŋk nɒt!ˌ ˈhɑːdlɪ!ˌ nɒt ˈlaɪklɪ!
To si sotva zapamätá.
He's not likely to remember it., It's not likely he'll remember it.
hiːz nɒt ˈlaɪklɪ tə rɪˈmεmbə ɪtˌ ɪts nɒt ˈlaɪklɪ hiːl rɪˈmεmbə ɪt
Má sotva dvadsať.
She is 20 at the most., She is hardly 20.
ʃɪ ɪz ˈtwεntɪ æt ðə məʊstˌ ʃɪ ɪz ˈhɑːdlɪ ˈtwεntɪ
Sotva ma uvidel...
The moment he saw me...
ðə ˈməʊmənt hɪ sɔː miː
Sotva zaspala, zazvonil telefón.
Hardly/Scarcely had she fallen asleep, that the phone rang.
ˈhɑːdlɪ/ˈskεəslɪ hæd ʃɪ ˈfɔːlən əˈsliːpˌ ðæt ðə fəʊn ræŋ