- 1 (de un edificio) stairs (pl), staircase bajó la escalera para recibirme he came downstairs o down the stairs to greet me subí las escaleras corriendo I ran up the stairs una escalera de mármol a marble staircase nos encontramos en la escalera we met on the stairs o on the staircase el hueco de la escalera the stairwell le ayudé a empapelar la escalera I helped him to paper the stairway
- 2 2.1 (portátil) tb escalera de mano ladder 2.2 (de tijera) stepladder
Here is a selection of useful words and phrases you will need in real-life situations while you're visiting Spain and other Spanish-speaking countries...
A gitano is a member of Spain's gypsy community. Gypsies often live in camps and retain their nomadic habits. They have preserved many of their customs and do not usually integrate into the mainstream of Spanish society. Their language is caló. Gypsies have been a great influence on flamenco, and many of the best performers are gypsies.