Translation of "how" - English-Spanish dictionary
how are you? A1 used to ask someone if they are well and happy
‘How are you, Ellie?’ ‘Oh, not so bad, thanks.’
how about..? A2 used to make a suggestion
¿qué te parece (si)…?
How about going to the cinema?
(Definition of how from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
how adverb, conjunction /hau/
› in what way
How do you make chilli con carne? › to what extent
cuánto; cómo de
How do you like my new hat? How far is Paris from London? › by what means
I’ve no idea how he came here. › for what reason
How is it that I am the last to know about this? however adverb › (also how ever) in what way; by what means
However did you get here? However did you do that? › to no matter what extent
por más que
However hard I try, I still can’t do it. how about › I would like to suggest
qué tal, qué te parece
’Where shall we go tonight?’ ’How about the cinema?’ › what is he, are you etc going to do?; what does he, do you etc think?
We’re going to the cinema tonight. How about you? I rather like that picture. How about you? how come › for what reason
¿por qué?, ¿por qué razón?, ¿cómo es que…?
How come I didn’t get any cake? how do you do? › words that are said by a person to someone he is being introduced to
mucho gusto, encantado
’How do you do? My name is Mike Winter,’ he said, shaking her hand.
Translations of “how”
||얼마나, 어떻게, 어떠하여…
||كَمْ؟, كَيْفَ؟, كَيْفَ…
||bagaimana, berapa, bagaimana cara…
||comment, à quelle distance…
||как?, сколько? сколько лет? какого размера? и т. д., как…
|in Chinese (Traditional)
||如何, 怎麼, （尤指身體或精神狀況）怎麼樣…
||nasıl, ne şekilde, (miktar…
||như thế nào, tới mức độ nào, bằng phương tiện gì…
||quanto, como, que…
||อย่างไร, มาน้อยเพียงใด, โดยวิธีใด…
||com és de…?, com, que…
||（量・サイズなどが）どのくらい, どの程度, どのように…
|in Chinese (Simplified)
||如何, 怎么, （尤指身体或精神状况）怎么样…