Spanish word for Left

by cecilia_guajardo on April 21, 2010

The Spanish word for “left” is “izquierda”. Another meaning for the word left is “zurdo” or “sobrar”.

How to pronounce “izquierda” in Spanish:

Example 1:
You have to turn left three blocks after the pharmacy.

Tienes que dar vuelta a la izquierda tres cuadras después de la farmacia.

Example 2:
Please, take home all the cake that was left from the party.

Por favor, llévate a casa todo el pastel que sobró de la fiesta.

Example 3:
My fridge is full of leftovers.

Mi refrigerador está lleno de sobras.

Example 4:
My daughter is left-handed.

Mi hija es zurda.

Do you know the Spanish word used for “right-handed”?

  • David Corcoran
    how would you say "left behind" in Spanish?
  • David Corcoran
    how do you say "left brain" in Spanish?
  • David Corcoran
    I believe the spanish word for "right-handed" is "diestro".

    I am right-handed (Yo soy diestro)
  • sandiamar
    Zurdo: left handed
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