There are 4 translations of above in Spanish:

above1

Pronunciation: /əˈbʌv/

prep

  • 1 1.1 (on top of, over) encima de the room above mine la habitación encima de la mía above sea level sobre el nivel del mar this elevator doesn't go above the tenth floor este ascensor no sube más que hasta el décimo piso we were flying above the clouds volábamos por encima de las nubes in the paragraph above this one en el párrafo anterior a este her voice rose above the noise su voz se elevó por encima del ruido I can't hear you above this din no te oigo con este barullo 1.2 (upstream of) más allá or más arriba de
  • 2 2.1 (superior, senior to) por encima de above him there's only the president por encima de él no está más que el presidente there's nothing above the ace no hay nada superior al as a lieutenant is above a sergeant un teniente está por encima de un sargento she went above me and complained to my boss me pasó por encima y se quejó a mi jefe he puts loyalty above everything pone la lealtad ante todo or por encima de todo to get above oneself [pejorative/peyorativo] subirse a la parra 2.2 (morally) por encima de I thought you were above that kind of thing pensé que estabas por encima de ese tipo de cosas she's not above telling a lie es muy capaz de decir una mentira he's above suspicion está por encima de toda sospecha they're not above the law no están por encima de la ley 2.3 (too difficult for) this book is above me este libro es demasiado difícil para mí
  • 3 (more than) above average/the minimum por encima de la media/del mínimo above 10,000 spectators más de 10.000 espectadores above and beyond más allá de

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Sanfermines (The festival of San Fermín) is from 6th-14th July and the festival of el encierro (the 'running of the bulls'), takes place in Pamplona in northern Spain. The animals are released into the barricaded streets and people run in front of them, in honor of the town´s patron saint, San Fermín, who was put to death by being dragged by bulls.

There are 4 translations of above in Spanish:

above2

adv

  • 1 1.1 (on top, higher up, overhead) arriba the floor/room above el piso/la habitación de arriba the light came from above la luz venía de arriba seen from above visto desde arriba orders from above órdenes (fpl) superiores or [familiar/colloquial] de arriba
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    • The walls of the glen loomed dark and heavy above and overhead the stars seemed to spin around him.
    • I, then, noticed a bright light in the sky above and not too far beyond the mountaintops.
    • The cavern ceiling above shimmered as light was caught on its crystalline surface.
    1.2 (in heaven) the Lord above el Señor en las alturas she waited for guidance from above esperó ser guiada desde lo alto
  • 2 (in text) as shown above como se demostró anteriormente or más arriba see above, page 43 véase página 43
  • 3 (over) all children of 11 and above todos los niños a partir de los 11 años all parcels weighing 20 kg and above todos los paquetes que pesen 20 kg o más

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Cultural fact of the day

Sanfermines (The festival of San Fermín) is from 6th-14th July and the festival of el encierro (the 'running of the bulls'), takes place in Pamplona in northern Spain. The animals are released into the barricaded streets and people run in front of them, in honor of the town´s patron saint, San Fermín, who was put to death by being dragged by bulls.

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above3

adj

  • [formal] (before n) for the above reasons por dichas razones, por lo antedicho the above remarks las observaciones anteriores

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Cultural fact of the day

Sanfermines (The festival of San Fermín) is from 6th-14th July and the festival of el encierro (the 'running of the bulls'), takes place in Pamplona in northern Spain. The animals are released into the barricaded streets and people run in front of them, in honor of the town´s patron saint, San Fermín, who was put to death by being dragged by bulls.

There are 4 translations of above in Spanish:

above4

n

[formal]the above
  • 1.1 (facts, text) lo anterior [formal] 1.2 (persons) dichas personas, los susodichos [frml o hum]

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Sanfermines (The festival of San Fermín) is from 6th-14th July and the festival of el encierro (the 'running of the bulls'), takes place in Pamplona in northern Spain. The animals are released into the barricaded streets and people run in front of them, in honor of the town´s patron saint, San Fermín, who was put to death by being dragged by bulls.