Spanish word for There

The Spanish word for “there” when referring to a specific place is “ahí” or “allí” and for a non specific place or further place is “allá”.

How to pronounce “ahí” in Spanish:

Sounds like – ah-ee
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Translation for there in Spanish

ahí = there in Spanish

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Practice the Spanish translation for “there” using these sentences:

Example 1: (unspecified)
I can’t find my keys. I left them over there.

No encuentro mis llaves. Las dejé por allá.

Example 2: (specific)
¡There it is! I’m so glad I found it.

¡Allí está! Estoy muy contento de haberlo encontrado.

Example 3:
Look over there. (near)

Mira ahí. or Mira allí.

Look over there. (far)

Mira allá.

Example 4:
Who is there?

Quién está ahí?

Example 5:
Don’t be afraid; just go out there and start to live.

No tengas miedo; sólo ve allá afuera y empieza a vivir.

Do you know the translation for “there is”?

  • David Corcoran

    The Spanish word for “there is” would be “hay”. How would you use “hay” in a sentence? This could be one example…

    There is hope : Hay esperanza

  • David Corcoran

    The Spanish word for “there is” would be “hay”. How would you use “hay” in a sentence? This could be one example…

    There is hope : Hay esperanza

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