Spanish word for Up

The Spanish word for “up” is “arriba”.

How to pronounce “arriba” in Spanish:

Sounds like – ar-ree-bah
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Translation for up in Spanish

arriba = up in Spanish

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

Example 1:
The plane was flying up in the sky.

El avión estaba volando arriba en el cielo.

Example 2:
It is hard to walk up hill.

Es difícil caminar cuesta arriba.

Example 3:
Are you going upstairs?

Vas a ir arriba? or

Vas a subir las escaleras?

Example 4:
We’ve been up and down all day long.

Hemos andado para arriba y para bajo todo el día.

The word up has many meanings when combined with other words. Do you know any other meaning for the word “up”?

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    upscale = exclusivo
    uplifting = edificante
    update = actualizar
    upgrade = mejorar
    upbeat = optimista

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    Some translations for words that use up as a prefix:

    upscale = exclusivo
    uplifting = edificante
    update = actualizar
    upgrade = mejorar
    upbeat = optimista

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