Una pena

Spanish Vocabulary tips & definition with Hotel Borbollón.
Improve your Spanish and try our online Spanish lessons for free.


una pena


a pity, a shame; a punishment, a sentence

la pena


sorrow, sadness; shame, embarrassment (Latin America)

¡Qué pena!

What a pity!

una pena de 2 años de cárcel

a 2-year prison sentence

tengo pena

I'm ashamed (Latin America

Going further...

Still having difficulties with 'Una pena' Test our online Spanish lessons and receive a free level assessment!

Do you have smart way of remembering this rule? A tip to avoid making a mistake on 'Una pena'?
Share it with us!