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I am a native Spanish speaker who needs help with Spanish XD

Hola

How do you say ''uplifting'' in Spanish?

I know what uplifting is, but I don't know how to say it in my own native language.

July 8, 2017

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/JuanfranESP

Motivador, estimulante, alentador or inspirador.

July 8, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/OxygenHLG

It's cool how comfortable one can become in a foreign language.

July 9, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/PolyglotCiro

IKR XD

July 9, 2017

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Hm... They probably just don't have a word for that in Spanish, maybe there is a equivalent in Spanish that means the same as uplifting.

July 8, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/PolyglotCiro

That sounds really cool XD
I could say ''esta canción no es depresiva, es uplifting!'' (this song is not depressive, it's uplifting!) and the other Spanish speakers would be like ¿What's uplifting?, then I would tell them it's an English word which doesn't exist in Spanish and I would feel like a boss 8')

July 8, 2017

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B) It's cool to feel like a boss, so good job :)

July 8, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/PolyglotCiro

Gracias :)

July 8, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/sparkle903

Yah, couldn't find the word uplifting in the Spanish translator. The closest though is alentador which means encouraging.

July 8, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/PolyglotCiro

Alentador sounds very innatural/formal to me.

July 8, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Camilla-danesa

"inspirador" is what I would use

July 9, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/DonFiore

What about elevar or animar(se) as verbs? So something like Música que me anima, Música animado?

July 8, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/KxngDeo.

I looked it up in an online dictionary and "inspirador" came up. It also says 'there's no direct translation' so I guess the word doesn't exist in Spanish.

July 8, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/PolyglotCiro

I guess inspirador or motivador are the closest translations.

July 9, 2017

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I am not a native Spanish speaker, but how about "inspirador" or "edificante"

July 8, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/PolyglotCiro

Inspirador sounds good.

July 9, 2017
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