There are 2 translations of yes in Spanish:

yes1

Pronunciation: /jes/

exclamation

  • 1 1.1 (affirmative reply) please say yes por favor di que sí are you ready? — yes, I am ¿estás listo? — sí you didn't tell me — yes, I did! no me lo dijiste — ¡sí que te lo dije! surely that's not you in the photo — oh yes, it is! esa que está en la foto no puedes ser tú — ¡claro or por supuesto que soy yo! I won't apologize — oh yes, you will! no pienso pedir disculpas — vas a tener que hacerlo 1.2 (obeying order, request) yes, sir/ma'am sí, señor/señora be there by nine o'clock — yes, OK estáte allí antes de las nueve — bueno or (in Spain also/en España también) vale 1.3 (answering call, inquiry) Fred — yes? Fred — ¿sí? or ¿qué? excuse me — yes? what is it? perdón — ¿sí? ¿qué pasa? yes? (on telephone) ¿sí? 1.4 (expressing interest, attentiveness) I went to see that new play last night — oh, yes? fui a ver esa nueva obra anoche — ¿(ah) sí?
  • 2 2.1 (expressing pleasure, satisfaction) yes! what a good idea! ¡sí! ¡qué buena idea! 2.2 (emphasizing) you could win $5,000, yes, $5,000! ¡puede ganar 5.000 dólares, sí, 5.000 dólares!

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There are 2 translations of yes in Spanish:

yes2

n (plural yeses)

  • 1.1 (affirmative reply) (masculine)
    More example sentences
    • Rilla counted them up as each name was called, and found a large majority of yesses.
    • I smiled thoughtfully to myself as I ticked off the amount of yeses on my fingers.
    • So, if you're reading this could you please post a yes or a no as to whether you are on the Organ Donor register.
    1.2 (vote) voto (masculine) a favor

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Word of the day tuna
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prickly pear …
Cultural fact of the day

Did you know that bable (or asturiano) is a variety of Castilian spoken in Asturias? It went into decline when the kingdom of Castile achieved political dominance and imposed Castilian on what became Spain. By the twentieth century it was confined to rural areas. With the revival of Spanish regional languages