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difference between encima and arriba

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what is the difference between encima and arriba. how do you use them?

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updated JUN 16, 2010
posted by sally2222

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Encima is typically used for "on top of".

Donde esta mi sombrero (where is my hat)?

Encima la mesa (on the table).


Ariba is more often used for "up", or signifying a change in height (and higher = mas ariba).

Esta aqui (is it here)?

No, esta mas ariba (no, it's higher).

Anthony

updated JUN 17, 2010
posted by darkwise
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