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Wave in Spanish 🇪🇸

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

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a joke for you <3

¿Como el mar salude la tierra? Dice, “¡Ola!”
How does the ocean greet the land? It says, “Ola!”

(based off the English joke where the punchline goes, “it waves.”)

a year ago

That’s the tame version ?
Why did the beach blush?
Because the seaweed.

a year ago


a year ago


normal speech: OH-lah
IPA: ˈola

a month ago

Other Meanings

“Ola” can also mean “surge” or “wave” in a non-literal sense, such as a surge of emotions or a wave of support.

2 months ago

Do Not Confuse With

“Olla” (pot) or “olla” (imperative form of the verb “oler”, meaning “smell”)

2 months ago

Variations by Country

In some Spanish-speaking countries, “ola” can also mean “hello” or “hi”, but this is a slang term and not the primary meaning of the word.

2 months ago


“Estar en la cresta de la ola” (to be at the top of the wave) – means to be successful or have good fortune

2 months ago


Refers to a wave in the sea or in other large body of water

2 months ago


From the Latin “undula”, meaning “small wave”

2 months ago

Don’t confuse with

ala(s), wing(s)

a few seconds ago

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