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Stairs in Spanish 🇪🇸

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

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gradas (steps), peldaños (stairs), escalones (stairs)

6 months ago


Derived from Latin “scala” (stairs)

6 months ago


Normal speech: es-kah-LEH-rahs
IPA: /eskaleˈɾas/

8 months ago

Memorization tip

Sounds like escalator except in this case they are not motorized

8 months ago

escaleras info.

To remember the Spanish word “escaleras,” which means “stairs” in English, you can think of the word “escalate,” since stairs allow you to escalate or go up to another level. Also, the word “escaleras” sort of sounds like “escalate-rs,” which could be imagined as devices that help you to escalate.

Other words that mean the same as “escaleras” in Spanish are:

– “Graduas”: This is not a common term and might be used in some regional dialects.
– “Escalones”: This term refers specifically to the individual steps in a set of stairs, but is often used to mean “stairs” as well.

Alternative meanings and slang:
While “escaleras” doesn’t have widely known slang meanings, it can refer to anything that shares a similar step-like structure, such as seating in an amphitheater. In some contexts, “escalera” can also refer to a ladder.

Examples of sentences that use “escaleras”:

1. Baja por las escaleras y encontrarás la puerta a la calle.
(Go down the stairs, and you’ll find the door to the street.)

2. Prefiero usar las escaleras en vez del ascensor para hacer ejercicio.
(I prefer to use the stairs instead of the elevator to get some exercise.)

3. La escalera de emergencia está bloqueada, tenemos que encontrar otra salida.
(The emergency staircase is blocked; we have to find another way out.)

4. Cuando llegues a la estación, sube por las primeras escaleras que veas.
(When you get to the station, go up the first set of stairs you see.)

5. Los niños estaban jugando en las escaleras, y les pedí que tuvieran cuidado.
(The children were playing on the stairs, and I asked them to be careful.)

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