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When do you use "ahi", and "alli"? For instance, "Mira, alli estas?" or is it "Mira, ahi estas?"

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When do you use "ahi", and "alli"? For instance, "Mira, alli estas?" or is it "Mira, ahi estas?"

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updated MAY 3, 2010
posted by MelissaAAF

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Hi Melissa, welcome to SpanishDict smile

Allí means "there", so it would fit in your sentence: "Mira, ¿estás allí?".

Ahí means "over there", even further.

Of course, if you suspect that the person is really far, you could probably shout: "¿Estás ahí?"... I guess it depends on the context.

updated MAY 3, 2010
edited by Issabela
posted by Issabela
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