FSI Spanish Beginer Vocab & Phrases

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Basic FSI Spanish Vocab: Week 1-3

a hora

now

ayer

yesterday

mañana

tomorrow

enfermo

sick

felice

happy

triste

sad

muerto

dead

contento

happy

preoccupado

worried

hijos

children

lo siento

I'm sorry

pregunta

question

preguntar

to ask

tambien

also, too

hija

daughter

abuelos

grandparents

abuela

grandmother

abuelo

grandfather

disculpe

excuse me; i'm sorry

primo

male cousin

prima

girl cousin

se escribe

It's spelled

como se escribe

how do you write

se deletrea

It is spelled

cansado

tired

como se dice?

how do you say

Tengo una pregunta

I have a question

mas despacio

more slow/slowly

acostado

lying down

sentado

seated

recostado

reclined

corriendo

running

comiendo

eating

caminando

walking

aburrido

boring

despierto

Awake, alert

distraido

absent minded, distracted

enojado

mad; angry

furioso

furious

etonces

then

fin de semana

weekend

"al" (contraction)

a + el (always used with a masculine noun)

"del" (contraction)

de + el (always used with a masculine noun)

No se

I don't know

Qué quiere decir?

what does _____ mean

cena

dinner

donación

Contribution

cosa

thing

boca

mouth

cine

movie theater

gitano

gypsy

hacer

to do, to make

cuidado

care

sabe

knows

oye

Listen

oyer

to hear

abogado

lawyer

queso

cheese

criollo

a person with Spanish parents who was born in Latin America; also creole

sino

destiny

aventura

adventure

guitarra

guitar

lluvia

rain

casi

almost

hay

there is, there are

humo

smoke

seguro

sure; safe

alguno

some (also algun)

botella

bottle

alumnos

students

listo

ready

vivo

bright, alive

boracho

drunk

ventana

window

abierta

open (abierto: m)

llena

full

caliente

hot

limonada

lemonade

fría

cold

biblioteca

library

cerrado

closed

salir

to leave (also "go out")

cuando

when

cual

which

cual es

which ones, what

este

this (esta:f)

ese

that (esa)

noche

Night

libro

book

lejos

far from

mesa

table

ayer

yesterday

apellido

last name

nombre

first name

juntos

together

parque

park (m)

ultima

last

mercado

market

claro

clear

entrevista

interview

pero

but, yet, except

con el

with him

con ella

with her

sin embargo

however

estar de acuerdo

to agree

el gusto es mio

the pleasure is mine

con migo

with me

de moda

fashionable

larga

long

en la costa

on the coast

no hay de que

dont mention it

nuestro

our

que mas

what else

qué tal

how are you

la cirujía

surgery

otros

others, another

sin

without

trabajador

hard working

correo

mail

por que

why

porque

because

vendedor

salesman

costar

to cost

entre

between

precio

price

barato

cheap

caro

expensive

tarde

afternoon, evening (before sunset), late

media noche

midnight

medio dia

noon (12 PM)

por ejemplo

for example

bastante bien

pretty well

prensa

the press

para

for, in order to

por

for, by, around, along, through, on behalf of

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