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Street in Spanish 🇪🇸

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

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normal speech: KAH-yeh
IPA: ˈkaʎe

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Other Meanings

“calle” can be used as slang for being street-smart or tough

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Do Not Confuse With

“Callejón” which basically translates to alleyway

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Variations by Country

In some Latin American countries, “calle” can be used to refer to a block or a group of houses on a street

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“Calle” sounds like “call”, so you can remember that it refers to a pathway or road you can call someone on

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“Andar por las calles de la amargura” (to walk the streets of bitterness) means to be going through a difficult time

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Refers to a street or road (often a smaller one)

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From Latin “callis”, meaning “pathway” or “small road”

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calle info.

Tips to remember the word ‘calle’:
– Associate ‘calle’ with ‘call’ as in “I’ll call you when I get to the street.”
– Think of “calle” as the first syllable in “calendar” to remember the streets you walk down have a pattern or layout, much like a calendar.
– Envision the word ‘calle’ written on a street sign as a visual mnemonic.

– ‘Calle’ is the Spanish noun for street or road, similar to how ‘street’ is used in English to refer to a public way or thoroughfare in a city or town.

Other words that mean the same thing:
– ‘Avenida’ can also be used in Spanish and refers to an avenue, which is typically a wider or main road often lined with trees or significant buildings.
– ‘Via’ is another term used for a road or way and is often found in names of streets in Italy and in places influenced by the Italian language.

Alternate meanings or slang:
– In some Spanish-speaking countries, ‘calle’ can also colloquially mean to keep quiet or to shut up, as in “¡Calle!” (Be quiet!).
– ‘Calle’ is sometimes used informally to refer to street smarts or the school of hard knocks, as in “tiene calle” (he/she has street smarts).

Examples of sentences that use ‘calle’:
– Vivo en la calle San Juan. (I live on San Juan Street.)
– La calle está cerrada por obras. (The street is closed for construction.)
– Hay muchos restaurantes en esta calle. (There are many restaurants on this street.)
– Cuando salgas del edificio, gira a la derecha en la primera calle. (When you exit the building, turn right on the first street.)
– La calle siempre está concurrida los fines de semana. (The street is always busy on weekends.)

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