adjectives

Spanish word for Your

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The Spanish word for the possessive adjective “your” varies according to the noun: singular, casual = tu plural, casual = tus singular, formal = su plural, formal = sus How to pronounce “su” in Spanish: Sounds like – soo Listen to the audio pronunciation – photo credit: timypenburg Practice the Spanish translation for “your” using […]

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Spanish word for White

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The Spanish word for  the color “white” is “blanco”. How to pronounce “blanco” in Spanish: Sounds like – blahn-co Listen to the audio pronunciation – photo credit: juandesant Practice the Spanish translation for “white” using these sentences: Example 1: Her skin was white as snow. Su piel era tan blanca como la nieve. Example 2: […]

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Spanish word for Wet

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The Spanish word for “wet” is “mojado”. How to pronounce “mojado” in Spanish: Sounds like – mo-hah-do -or- mo-hah-dah Listen to the audio pronunciation – photo credit: The Freddy Portfolio Practice the Spanish translation for “wet” using these sentences: Example 1: It’s raining and I forgot my umbrella. I don’t want to get wet. Está […]

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Spanish word for Sweet

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The Spanish word for “sweet” is “dulce”. How to pronounce “dulce” in Spanish: Sounds like – dool-thay Listen to the audio pronunciation – photo credit: valakirka Practice the Spanish translation for “sweet” using these sentences: Example 1: I like the sweet smell of my flower garden. Me gusta el dulce aroma de mi jardín de […]

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Spanish word for Strong

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The word “strong” has different meanings in Spanish. When referring to physical strength you say “fuerte”. For materials you use the word “resistente”, for economy you say “sólido” and for colors “intenso”. How to pronounce “resistente” in Spanish: Sounds like – ray-sis-ten-tay Listen to the audio pronunciation – photo credit: Mike_el Madrileño Practice the Spanish […]

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Spanish word for Spanish

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The translation for the word “Spanish” is “Español”. This word applies, both for the language and for people from Spain. Another word used to refer to the Spanish language is “Castellano” (from Castilla). How to pronounce “Español” in Spanish: Sounds like – es-pah-nyole Listen to the audio pronunciation – photo credit: allaboutgeorge Practice the Spanish […]

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Spanish word for South

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The Spanish translation for the word “south” is “sur”. When used in a compound word it becomes “sud”. How to pronounce “sur” in Spanish: Sounds like – soor Listen to the audio pronunciation – photo credit: ★lex Practice the Spanish translation for “south” using these sentences: Example 1: The birds fly south during the winter. […]

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Spanish word for Sorry

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The Spanish word for “sorry” is “lamentar” or “sentir”. How to pronounce “lamentar” in Spanish: Sounds like – lah-men-tar Listen to the audio pronunciation – photo credit: dusk-photography Practice the Spanish translation for “sorry” using these sentences: Example 1: I am sorry to be late for the party. Siento llegar tarde a la fiesta. Example […]

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Spanish word for Small

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The Spanish translation for the word “small” is “pequeño” or “chico”. How to pronounce “chico” in Spanish: Sounds like – chee-co -or- chee-cah Listen to the audio pronunciation – photo credit: liss_mcbovzla Practice the Spanish translation for “small” using these sentences: Example 1: I want to buy a new blouse. My size is small. Quiero […]

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Spanish word for Right

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The Spanish word for “right” is “correcto” or “bien”. It can also mean “derecho/derecha” How to pronounce “correcto” in Spanish: Sounds like – cor-rec-to -or- cor-rec-tah Listen to the audio pronunciation – photo credit: Tripp shoots people Practice the Spanish translation for “right” using these sentences: Example 1: I got all the right answers on […]

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Spanish word for Quiet

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The Spanish translation for the word “quiet” is “silencio”. It can also mean “tranquilo” How to pronounce “silencio” in Spanish: Sounds like – se-len-cee-o Listen to the audio pronunciation – photo credit: **NoeMí** Practice the Spanish translation for “quiet” using these sentences: Example 1: The baby is asleep. Please, be quiet. El bebé está dormido. […]

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Spanish word for Pretty

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The Spanish word for “pretty” is “hermoso / hermosa”. Another word for pretty is “lindo”. How to pronounce “hermoso” in Spanish: Sounds like – er-mo-so -or- er-mo-sah Listen to the audio pronunciation – photo credit: 丹涅拉 – Dani Gama Practice the Spanish translation for “pretty” using these sentences: Example 1: You are a very pretty […]

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Spanish word for Orange

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The Spanish word for “orange” is “naranja”. The same word is used for the color and for the fruit, the same as in English. How to pronounce “naranja” in Spanish: Sounds like – nah-rahn-hah Listen to the audio pronunciation – photo credit: Ghost of Kuji Practice the Spanish translation for “orange” using these sentences: Example […]

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Spanish word for Old

The Spanish word for “old” is “viejo / vieja”. How to pronounce “viejo” in Spanish: Sounds like – ve-ah-oh -or- ve-ah-hah Listen to the audio pronunciation – photo credit: Masked Malayan Practice the Spanish translation for “old” using these sentences: Example 1: You are never too old to learn. Nunca eres demasiado viejo para aprender. […]

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Spanish word for Nice

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The Spanish translation for the word “nice” is “lindo”. It can also mean “agradable” or “amable” . How to pronounce “lindo” in Spanish: Sounds like – leen-do -or- leen-dah Listen to the audio pronunciation – photo credit: Arvind ( www.arvindbalaraman.com ) Practice the Spanish translation for “nice” using these sentences: Example 1: I think he […]

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Spanish word for New

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The Spanish word for “new” is “nuevo/nueva”. How to pronounce “nuevo” in Spanish: Sounds like – noo-ay-vo -or- noo-ay-vah Listen to the audio pronunciation – photo credit: namestartswithj89 Practice the Spanish translation for “new” using these sentences: Example 1: I want to buy a new house. Quiero comprar una casa nueva. Example 2: I want […]

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Spanish word for My

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The Spanish word for “my” is “mi” for singular or “mis” for plural. How to pronounce “mi” in Spanish: Sounds like – mee Listen to the audio pronunciation – photo credit: flikr Example 1: (singular) Where is my car? ¿Dónde está mi auto? Example 2: (plural) Where are my keys? ¿Dónde están mis llaves? Example […]

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Spanish word for More

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The Spanish word for “more” is “más”. How to pronounce “más” in Spanish: Sounds like – mahs Listen to the audio pronunciation – photo credit: music_maimind Practice the Spanish translation for “small” using these sentences: Example 1: Mom, may I have one more cookie? Mamá, ¿puedo tomar una galleta más? Example 2: I want more […]

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Spanish word for Little

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The Spanish word for the adjective “little” is “pequeño/pequeña”. When used as an adverb, it means “poco”. How to pronounce “pequeño” in Spanish: Sounds like – pay-kay’-nyo -or- pay-kay’- nyah Listen to the audio pronunciation – photo credit: rhurtubia Practice the Spanish translation for “little” using these sentences: Example 1: He is my little brother. […]

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Spanish word for Left

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The Spanish word for “left” is “izquierda”. Another meaning for the word left is “zurdo” or “sobrar”. How to pronounce “izquierda” in Spanish: Sounds like – ith-keer’-dah Listen to the audio pronunciation – photo credit: tnarik Practice the Spanish translation for “left” using these sentences: Example 1: You have to turn left three blocks after […]

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Spanish word for Happy

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The Spanish word for “happy” is “feliz”. Other words are “contento”, “alegre”. How to pronounce “feliz” in Spanish: Sounds like – fay-leeth’ Listen to the audio pronunciation – photo credit: Amanda Truss /clash Practice the Spanish translation for “happy” using these sentences: Example 1: Happy Birthday! ¡Feliz Cumpleaños! Example 2: I am so happy to […]

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Spanish word for Green

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The Spanish word for the color “green” is “verde”. How to pronounce “verde” in Spanish: Sounds like – verr’-day Listen to the audio pronunciation – photo credit: REUS Practice the Spanish translation for “green” using these sentences: Example 1: The grass is green. El pasto es verde. Example 2: If you mix blue and yellow […]

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Spanish word for Great

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The Spanish word for the “great” is “grande”.  Other meanings are “mayor”, “fantástico”, “excelente” or “sensacional”. How to pronounce “fantástico” in Spanish: Sounds like – fan-tahs’-te-co -or- fan-tahs’-te-cah Listen to the audio pronunciation – photo credit: Phillip Grondin Practice the Spanish translation for “great” using these sentences: Example 1: He is in great shape. Él […]

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Spanish word for Good

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The Spanish word for “good” is “bueno/buena”, when used as an adjective. The usual translation becomes “buen” when it precedes a masculine singular noun. Another word for good is “bien” when used as a noun. How to pronounce “bueno” in Spanish: Sounds like – boo-ay’-no Listen to the audio pronunciation – photo credit: Viajar24h.com Practice […]

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Spanish word for German

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The Spanish word for “German” is “Alemán”. This word applies, both for the language and for people from Germany. How to pronounce “alemán” in Spanish: Sounds like – ah-lay-mahn’ Listen to the audio pronunciation – photo credit: TheeErin Practice the Spanish translation for “German” using these sentences: Example 1: What breed is your dog? German […]

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Spanish word for French

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The Spanish word for “French” is “Francés”. This word applies, both for the language and for people from France. How to pronounce “Francés” in Spanish: Sounds like – fran-thays’ Listen to the audio pronunciation – photo credit: zoetnet Practice the Spanish translation for “French” using these sentences: Example 1: English and French are spoken in […]

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Spanish word for English

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The Spanish word for “English” is “Inglés”. This word applies, both for the language and for people from England. How to pronounce “Inglés” in Spanish: Sounds like – in-glays Listen to the audio pronunciation – photo credit: Roubicek Practice the Spanish translation for “English” using these sentences: Example 1: He has a British accent, because […]

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Spanish word for Cool

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The Spanish word for the adjective “cool” is “fresco”. Another meaning for “cool”, referring to people’s mood is “tranquilo”. How to pronounce “fresco” in Spanish: Sounds like – fres’-co Listen to the audio pronunciation – photo credit: Conanil Practice the Spanish translation for “cool” using these sentences: Example 1: The air is cool; I should […]

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Spanish word for Brown

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The Spanish translation for the color “brown” is “marrón”. In some countries it is also called “café”, this word also means “coffee”. How to pronounce “marrón” in Spanish: Sounds like – mar-rone Listen to the audio pronunciation – photo credit: seelensturm Practice the Spanish translation for “brown” using these sentences: Example 1: The farmer had […]

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Spanish word for Big

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The Spanish translation for the word “big” is “grande”. How to pronounce “grande” in Spanish: Sounds like – grahn-day Listen to the audio pronunciation – photo credit: Panoramas Practice the Spanish translation for “big” using these sentences: Example 1: Elephants have big ears. Los elefantes tienen orejas grandes. Example 2: My biggest dream is to […]

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Spanish word for Best

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The Spanish translation for the word “best” is “mejor”. How to pronounce “mejor” in Spanish: Sounds like – may-hor Listen to the audio pronunciation – photo credit: Daquella manera Practice the Spanish translation for “best” using these sentences: Example 1: I trust her, she is my best friend. Yo confío en ella, es mi mejor […]

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Spanish word for Bad

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The Spanish translation for the word “bad” is “malo(a)”. How to pronounce “malo” in Spanish: Sounds like – mah-lo Listen to the audio pronunciation – photo credit: Davichi Practice the Spanish translation for “bad” using these sentences: Example 1: I don’t like that restaurant, because the food is very bad. No me gusta ese restaurante, […]

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Spanish word for Back

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The Spanish translation for the word “back” is “espalda”, when it refers to the body part. When used as an adverb you use the words  “atrás”, “de vuelta” o “regresar”. How to pronounce “espalda” in Spanish: Sounds like – es-pahl-dah Listen to the audio pronunciation – photo credit: www.D2k6.es Practice the Spanish translation for “back” […]

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Spanish word for Loud

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The spanish translation for the word loud is fuerte. Other ways to say loud is alto and ruidoso. How to pronounce “fuerte” in Spanish: Sounds like – foo-err-tay Listen to the audio pronunciation – photo credit: -mrsraggle- Practice the Spanish translation for “loud” using these sentences: Example 1: The volume of the music is very […]

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