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Already, anymore in Spanish 🇪🇸

in English in Spanish S
already, anymore ya
How to say “already, anymore” in Spanish? “Ya”. Here you will learn how to pronounce “ya” correctly and in the comments below you will be able to get all sorts of advice on already, anymore in Spanish like tips & tricks to remember it, questions, explanations and more.

Spanish Sentences with the Word “Already, anymore”

Spanish sentence with “ya” English translation for ya S

ya estás borracha?

You are already drunk?

ya había comido

I had already eaten

ya lo habían comprado

They had already bought it

ya hemos hablado

We have already talked

¿Es posible que la caja ya haya llegado?

Is it possible that the box has already arrived?

ya te he dicho, veámosla mañana.

I have already told you, we watch it tomorrow.

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Normal speech: yah
IPA: ˈʝa

8 months ago

Sounds like “yeah” as in a cool kid saying „yeah I already know / did that”

8 months ago

Memory trick

Sounds like “yeah” as in a cool kid saying „yeah I already know / did that”

8 months ago

Pronunciation is wrong

Sounds more like ma or va when listening to the audio example

2 years ago


Ya is also used informally for meanings loosely translatable as “hey” or “cut it out.”

7 months ago

Other meanings

Ya has many other meanings, including now, right now, someday, and sometime.

7 months ago

ya info.

To remember “ya” in Spanish as translating to “already” or “anymore,” associate it with events that are either happening now or have stopped happening:

– “Ya” for “already”: Think of “Ya” as a checkpoint. For instance, “Ya llegué” means “I have already arrived,” signifying an action that has been completed up to the present moment.
– “Ya” for “anymore”: Remember it through negation of current or future actions, like “Ya no vivo allí,” meaning “I don’t live there anymore.”

Other words that mean the same thing:

– “Ahora” can sometimes be used interchangeably with “ya” for indicating something that is happening right now, although “ahora” emphasizes the present moment more than “ya.”
– “Ya no” is specifically for “anymore” to emphasize the end of an action or state.
– “Todavía” refers to continuing action, and together with “no” (todavía no), it’s the opposite of “ya,” e.g., “Todavía no he terminado” means “I have not finished yet.”

Alternate meanings and slang:

– “Ya” can indicate agreement or acknowledgment, similar to saying “Okay” or “Fine” in English. For example, “Ya, lo haré” means “Okay, I’ll do it.”
– “Ya” can express impatience or urgency, like “Ya, basta” meaning “Enough already!”

Examples of sentences using “ya”:

– Ya comprendo – I already understand.
– ¿Ya has comido? – Have you already eaten?
– Ya no trabajo allí – I don’t work there anymore.
– Ya es hora de irnos – It’s time for us to go now.
– Ya veremos – We will see (implying future action or outcome).
– Vente ya – Come now (indicating urgency).
– Ya que estás aquí, ayúdame – Now that you are here, help me (using “ya” for “since”).

By recognizing the various contexts in which “ya” can be used, you can more effectively translate and understand the nuances in Spanish conversations.

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