Translation of stair in Spanish:


escalera, n.

Pronunciation /stɛː//stɛr/


  • 1stairs plural

    (flight of stairs)
    escalera feminine
    escaleras feminine
    to fall down the stairs caerse por la(s) escalera(s)
    • at the foot of the stairs al pie de la(s) escalera(s)
    • he shouted from the top of the stairs gritó desde arriba
    • The front door opens to a foyer and stair hall, with the dining room on the left and the living room on the right.
    • From inside he heard the creaking of floorboards as someone trudged down the stairs.
    • The rickety iron stairs ran up the side of the building to the third and fourth storeys.
    • He had come to the bottom of the stairs by now and now stood between her and the door.
    • He said he has a huge struggle to climb the six flights of stairs up to his flat on the second floor.
    • The spiral stair inside the tower was damaged by rust and will be restored at a later stage.
    • I had got to the top of the stairs and turned into the the landing, running along to our room.
    • The shoes were placed smartly at the bottom of the stairs on a rack and coats were hung beside the door.
    • On her way down the stairs she felt inside her pocket to make sure she still had the keys.
    • I closed the door behind me and took the stairs down to the ground floor of the dorm building.
    • Rhosyn stood up as well, and walked up the stairs that wound up to her large room on the second floor.
    • Use stair gates at the top and bottom of stairs and block rooms you don't want your toddler to get into.
    • The stair carpet is ready for renewal and I would like to repair the treads before re-carpeting.
    • When she approached the second floor stair landing she heard rock music coming from the last room down the hall.
    • She climbed up another set of stairs and found herself actually on top of the school building.
    • Toby made sure not to trip on any stairs while he climbed to the next floor of the house.
    • He vaulted up the stairs two at a time, and knocked on the door twice before entering.
    • She walked around the ground level looking for the flight of stairs that led to the second floor.
    • I wondered whether I should get out at the next floor and walk up the stairs to the canteen.
    • The stairs are made from Douglas fir and all the internal floors are pitched pine.
  • 2stairs plural

    escalera feminine
    escaleras feminine
  • 3

    (single step)
    escalón masculine
    peldaño masculine
    before noun stair carpet alfombra de escalera feminine
    • stair rail baranda
    • I could see Adam sitting on the bottom stair, brushing his hair away from his eyes.
    • She sits on the bottom stair, clutching the note in her hand - eyes unseeing through the tears suspended on their surface.
    • I stepped off the bottom stair and collapsed against the wall next to it, heaving a sigh of relief.
    • I hadn't even reached the bottom stair though, when I heard my mom calling me from up in her room.
    • Tentatively I set it down on the next step up, the stair felt and looked like a mattress would under foot but it held firm and took my weight.
    • Arrived home to find an affectionate kitty sitting on the bottom stair and a small pile of cat sick on the kitchen floor.
    • He stepped from the final stair, which led down a flight of stairs to the door, and could see endless sky.
    • Tyrhenae bit her bottom lip, as she held onto the stair above her for dear life.
    • Nearly tripping over the final stair to get away, River looked around the second floor.
    • At the bottom stair, her feet kicked something firm but soft and nearly fell.
    • As he stepped off the last creaking stair and onto the cold stone floor of the cellar, a shiver ran up his spine.
    • And as his feet stepped off the last stair and hit the carpet, he was there, plain as day.
    • The entry stair at Yale lies at the bottom of a spatial well, formed by the recession of the blank wall.
    • I sat down on the stairs, petted Cleo, leafed through my stack of mail piled in a mound on the bottom stair.
    • She stopped on the bottom stair, now on the same level as Jason, who finally brought his eyes up to hers.
    • He placed her on the second stair and stood at the bottom with his back to her, holding his bag in his hand.
    • As soon as she hit a certain spot on the bottom stair, Tess made her way out.
    • I stood at the bottom stair and looked around and smiled when I saw a familiar black hair.
    • The redhead turned around on the bottom stair, and saw her mother walking out onto the porch for her.
    • It began soon after we'd sat down on the fire escape stairs, sitting in pairs on each succeeding stair.