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Height in Spanish 🇪🇸

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

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elevación (elevation), altitud (altitude), altura (height)

6 months ago


Derived from Latin “altus” (height)

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8 months ago

IPA: /alˈtuɾa/

8 months ago

altura info.

Tips to remember the word “altura”:
– Associate “altura” with “altitude” in English; both refer to how high something is.
– Think of a tall structure, like a “torre” (tower), and imagine measuring its “altura”.
– Connect “altura” with an “altimeter” which is used to measure height or elevation.

– “Altura” refers to the elevation of an object or surface in relation to ground level or sea level.
– It can also describe the stature or height of a person or animal.

Other words that mean the same thing:
– Estatura: specifically used for the height of a person.
– Elevación: can be used to refer to the height above sea level, especially in geographical contexts.

Alternate meanings like slang:
– “Estar a la altura”: to be up to the task or meet expectations.
– “Altura” may also colloquially refer to the level of development or status of something.

Examples of sentences that use it:
– “La montaña tiene una altura de 3,000 metros sobre el nivel del mar.” (The mountain has a height of 3,000 meters above sea level.)
– “No alcanzo la altura mínima para subir a la montaña rusa.” (I don’t meet the minimum height requirement to go on the roller coaster.)
– “El jugador de baloncesto impresiona con su altura.” (The basketball player impresses with his height.)
– “Es importante que el proyecto esté a la altura de nuestras expectativas.” (It’s important that the project meets our expectations.)

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Memorization tip

Sounds like altitude which is similar in meaning to height

8 months ago

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