Translation of hey in Spanish:

hey

¡eh!, interj.

Pronunciation /heɪ//heɪ/

exclamation

  • 1

    (calling attention)
    ¡eh!
    hey, mister! can you tell us the time, please? ¡eh / oiga, señor! ¿nos puede decir la hora por favor?
    • So your kids might grow up a little cautious but, hey, is that so bad?
    • Hey, it's my birthday weekend. I can have whatever I want.
    • Hey Megan, come here and read this.
    • So we wrote these songs to say, hey, it's cool to be different, and don't be like the squares!
    • And if two people love each other and really believe they can be partners for life hey, good luck to 'em.
    • Hey! You! Come and help me!
    • It's at this time of the year that I like to say to myself, hey! let's forget about the mistakes of the past year - and instead look forward with excitement to the year ahead.
    • Hey, that reminds me. I don't think we had any calls all day.
    • Hey, get your hand off me!
    • I read about all the interest and I think, hey fantastic, but nobody calls me.
  • 2

    (expressing dismay, protest, indignation)
    ¡oye!
    hey, that's enough! ¡oye (or oigan etc.) basta ya!
    • (expressing surprise, appreciation) I've got a job — hey, that's really great! conseguí trabajo — ¡pero qué bien!
    • I live near the university — hey, we're neighbors! vivo cerca de la universidad — ¡pues mira, somos vecinos!