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American English: /saʊθ/
British English: /saʊθ/

Translation of south in Spanish:


  • 1 1.1 (point of the compass, direction) the south, the South it lies to the south of the city
    está al sur de la ciudad
    the wind is blowing from or is in the south
    el viento sopla or viene del sur or del Sur
    the house faces the south
    la casa da or mira al sur
    south by east
    sur cuarta al sudeste or sureste
    Example sentences
    • However, they did not realise the container was going directly to the south of Ireland, a trip that would normally take 42 hours.
    • She turned to the south, the direction from which the noise had come.
    • Directly to the south is a covered loggia with an outdoor fireplace.
    Example sentences
    • For example, if the compass reads south as you face the office's front door, then the back part of the room is the north section, the left is east, and the right is west.
    • The only point left on the compass to follow was south.
    • It points to every direction on the compass: north, south, east and west.
    1.2 (region) the south, the South a town in the south of Texas
    una ciudad del sur or en el sur de Texas
  • 2the South (in US history)
    el Sur
    los estados sudistas
  • 3
    also: South
    (in bridge)
    Sur (masculine)



  • al sur
    the house faces south
    la casa da or mira al sur
    he headed south
    se dirigió hacia el sur
    south of something
    al sur de algo
    it is south of New York
    está al sur de Nueva York
    down souththey live down south
    viven en el sur
    let's go down south
    vayamos al sur
    Example sentences
    • The team however did themselves and their many supporters who made the long trek south proud and they lost nothing in defeat against a well honed local challenge.
    • As I was driving south I saw a sign for Providence Canyon and eventually a sign for Kolomoki Mounds State Park.
    • The plan had been to drive south all morning, stopping off at various orchards and demonstration fields along the way.
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