Translation of beneath in Spanish:

beneath

bajo, prep

Pronunciation /bəˈniθ/ /bɪˈniːθ/

preposition

  • 1

    (under)
    bajo
    the ground gave way beneath his feet el suelo cedió bajo sus pies
    • beneath the surface bajo la superficie
    • the city lay spread out beneath us la ciudad se extendía a nuestros pies
    • beneath a calm exterior bajo una apariencia de tranquilidad
  • 2

    • 2.1(inferior to)

      those beneath him los que están (or estaban etc.) por debajo de él
      • she married beneath her se casó con un hombre de clase inferior a la suya

    • 2.2(unworthy of)

      it's beneath her es indigno de ella
      • you're beneath contempt no mereces ni desprecio

adverb

  • 1

    the floor beneath el piso de abajo
    • I wondered what lay beneath me preguntaba qué habría debajo / abajo
    • The brick pillars (pilae) supported the floor of the bathhouse and allowed the hot air to circulate beneath.
    • Alsop likes buildings on stilts, that start a long way up in the air and allow landscape to flow beneath.
    • Place bulky objects, which must be in the hood, on blocks to allow air to flow beneath.
    • They will keep the hay off of the ground and allow air to circulate beneath.
    • Arrange gourds in a single layer, preferably on wooden slats that allow air to circulate beneath.