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999 terms

1000 Top Used Spanish Words

Most commonly used 1000 Spanish words
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a partir de
"from, as of"
a través de
"through, across"
a
"a, to"
abajo
"down, below, downstairs"
abandonar
to abandon
abrir
"to open, unlock"
absoluto/a
absolute
abuelo
"grandfathers, grandpa"
acabar
to finish
acaso
"perhaps, maybe"
acción\ciones
action
aceptar
to accept
acercar
to approach
acompañar
to accompany
acordar
to decide
actitud
attitude
actividad
activity
acto
act
actual
present
actuar
to act
acudir
"to go, come"
acuerdo
agreement
adelante
ahead
además de
"in addition to, besides, furthermore"
además
"in addition, besides, furthermore"
adquirir
to acquire
advertir
"to notice, warn"
afectar
to affect
afirmar
to affirm
agua
water
ahí
there
ahí
there
ahora
now
aire
air
al
"to, to the"
alcanzar
to reach
alejar
"to move away, remove"
alemán/mana
german
algo
something
alguien
"somebody, someone"
alguien
somebody
algún
"some, any"
alguno/a
"some, any"
allá
there
allí
there
alma
soul
alto/a
"tall, high, stop"
altura
height
amar
to love
ambos/bas
both
americano/a
american
amigo/a
friend
amor
love
amplio/plia
ample
añadir
to add
análisis
analysis
andar
to walk
animal
animal
año
year
ante
"before, in front of"
ante
before
anterior
previous
antes de
before
antiguo/gua
"ancient, old"
anunciar
to announce
aparecer
to appear
apenas
"hardly,scarcely"
aplicar
to apply
apoyar
"to support, lean"
aprender
to learn
aprovechar
to take advantage of
aquel
that
aquello/a
that
aquí
here
árbol
tree
arma
weapon
arriba
up
arte
art
asegurar
to assure
así como
"as well as, such, like that"
así que
"so, therefore"
así
like this
aspecto
aspect
asunto
"matter, bussiness"
atención\ciones
attention
atrás
"back, behind"
atreverse
to dare
aumentar
"to increase, raise"
aun
even
aún
still
aunque
"though, although"
auténtico/a
authentic
autor/a
author
autoridad
authority
avanzar
to advance
ayer
yesterday
ayuda
"aid, help"
ayudar
to help
azul
blue
bajar
"to bring down, lower, go down"
bajo/a
"low, short, faint"
barcelona
barcelona
barrio
neighborhood
base
"base, basis"
bastante
"fairly, rather"
bastar
"to be enough, suffice"
beber
to drink
bien
"well, good"
blanco/a
white
boca
mouth
brazo
arm
buen
"good, well"
buscar
"to look for, to seek"
caballo
horse
caber
"to fit, go into"
cabeza
head
cabo
"end, stub"
cada
each
cadena
chain
caer
to fall
calle
street
cama
bed
cambiar
to change
cambio
change
caminar
to walk
camino
road
campaña
countryside
campo
field
cantar
to sing
cantidad
quantity
capacidad
capacity
capaz\paces
able
capital
capital
cara
face
carácter/racteres
character
carne
meat
carrera
running
carta
letter
casa
house
casar
to marry
casi
almost
caso
case
catalán
catalan
causa
"cause, reason"
celebrar
to celebrate
célula
cell
central
central
centro
"center, downtown"
cerebro
brain
cerrar
to close
chica
"small, girl,litlle"
chico/a
"boy, girl"
cielo
"sky, heaven"
ciencia
science
científico/a
scientific
ciento
one hundred
cierto/a
TRUE
cinco
five
cine
"cinema, movies"
circunstancia
circumstance
ciudad
city
ciudadano/a
citizen
civil
civil
claro/a
"clearly, clear"
clase
class
coche
"car, automobile, coach, carriage"
coger
to take
colocar
"to place, put"
color
color
comentar
"to comment, discuss, mention"
comenzar
"to begin, start"
comer
to eat
como
"as, since, like"
cómo
how
compañero/a
"partner, companion"
compañía
company
completo
"complete, full"
comprar
"to buy, purchase"
comprender
"to comprehend, to understand"
comprobar
to check
común\munes
common
comunicación\ciones
communication
con que
so long as
con
with
concepto
concept
conciencia
conscience
concreto
"concrete, specific"
condición\siones
condition
conducir
to drive
conjunto
"joint, outfit, band"
conocer
"to know, meet"
conocimiento
knowlogde
consecuencia
consequence
conseguir
to obtain
conservar
to conserve
considerar
to consider
consistir
to consist
constante
constant
constituir
to constitute
construir
"to construct, build"
contacto
contact
contar
to count
contemplar
to contemplate
contener
to contain
contestar
"to answer, reply"
continuar
to continue
contra
against
contrario
opposite
control
"control, check"
controlar
to control
convencer
to convince
conversación
conversation
convertir
"to turn into, convert"
corazón
heart
correr
"to run, race"
corresponder
"to correspond, belong"
corriente
current
cortar
to cut
cosa
thing
costumbre
"custom, habit"
crear
to create
crecer
"to grow, increase"
creer
to believe
crisis
crisis
cruzar
to cross
cuadro
"picture, square, painting"
cual
"as, like"
cuál
"which, what"
cualquier
any
cuando
when
cuanto
"how much, as"
cuánto
how much
cuarto/a
quarter
cuatro
four
cubrir
to cover
cuenta
count
cuerpo
body
cuestión\tiones
"matter, affair"
cultura
culture
cultural
cultural
cumplir
"to accomplish, carry out"
cuyo/a
"whose, of whom"
dar
to give
dato
data
de
"of, from"
deber
to owe
decidir
to decide
decir
"to say, tell"
decisión
decision
declarar
to declare
dedicar
to dedicate
dedo
"finger, toe"
defender
to defend
defensa
defense
definir
to define
definitivo
definitive
dejar
to leave
del
"of, from"
demás
rest of the
demasiado
too much
democracia
democracy
demostrar
to demonstrate
dentro de
"within, in"
depender
to depend
derecha
right
derecho
"straight, rigth"
desaparecer
to disappear
desarrollar
to develop
desarrollo
development
desconocer
"to not know, fail to recognize"
descubrir
to discover
desde que
since
desde
"from, since"
desear
to wish
deseo
desire
despertar
to wake up
después de
after
después
"afterwards, then"
destino
"destiny, destination"
detener
to stop
determinar
to determine
día
day
diario/ria
newspaper
diez
ten
diferencia
difference
diferente
different
difícil
difficult
dificultad
difficulty
dinero
money
dios/diosa
"god, goddes"
dirección
"address, direction"
directo
"direct, straight"
director/tora
"director, manager"
dirigir
to direct
disponer
to arrange
distancia
distance
distinto
different
diverso
diverse
doble
double
doctor/tora
doctor
dolor
pain
don
"gift, talent"
donde
where
dónde
where
dormir
to sleep
dos
two
duda
doubt
durante
during
duro
hard
e
and
echar
"to throw, cast"
económico
"economic, economical"
edad
age
efecto
efect
ejemplo
example
ejército
army
ejército
army
el/a
the
él
"he, him"
elección
election
elegir
"to choose, select"
elemento
element
elevar
"to elevate, raise"
empezar
"to begin, start"
empresa
company
en
"in, into, inside, on"
encender
"to light, switch on, set fire to"
encima
on top
encontrar
to find
encuentro
"encounter, meeting"
energía
energy
enfermedad
"illness, disease, sickness"
enfermo
"ill, sick"
enorme
enormous
enseñar
to teach
entender
to understand
enterar
"to find out, inform"
entonces
then
entrada
"entrance, entry"
entrar
to enter
entre
"between, among"
entregar
"to deliver, give"
enviar
to send
época
"epoch, period"
equipo
"equipment, team"
error
"error, mistake"
es decir
that is to say
escapar
"to escape, run away"
escribir
to write
escritor/tora
writer
escuchar
"to listen, heard"
ese/a
that
esfuerzo
"effort, endeavor, exertion"
eso
that
espacio
space
espalda
back
españa
spain
español/ñola
spanish
española
"Spanish, spaniard"
especial
special
especie
species
esperanza
"hope, prospect"
esperar
"to hope, wait"
espíritu
spirit
ésta
is
establecer
to establish
estado
state
estados unidos
united States
estar
"to be, stay"
éste/a
this one
este/a
this
este
this
esto
this
estrella
star
estructura
structure
estudiar
to study
estudio
"study, studio"
etapa
stage
europa
europe
europeo/pea
european
evidente
evident
evitar
to avoid
exacto/a
exact
exigir
to demand
existencia
existence
existir
to exist
éxito
success
experiencia
experience
explicar
to explain
expresión
expression
extender
to extend
exterior
"outside, exterior"
extranjero/a
"foreigner, foreign"
extraño
"strange, foreign"
extremo
extreme
fácil
easy
falta
lack
faltar
to lack
familia
family
familiar
"familial, family"
famoso
famous
fenómeno
phenomenon
fiesta
"celebration, party"
figura
"figure, shape"
figura
to figure
fijar
"to faten, affix"
fin
end
final
"end, final"
físico
"physical, physicist"
flor
flower
fondo
"bottom, rear"
forma
shape
formar
to form
francés/cesa
french
francés
french
francia
france
frase
phrase
frecuencia
frequency
frente
in front
frío/a
"cold, cool"
fuego
fire
fuente
source
fuera de
"outside of, beyond"
fuerte
"hard, strong"
fuerza
"force, strength"
función
function
funcionar
"to work, run, function"
fundamental
fundamental
fútbol
"soccer, football"
futuro
future
ganar
to win
general
general
gente
people
gesto
gesture
gobierno
government
golpe
blow
gracia
grace
gran
big
grande
"big, great"
grave
"grave, deep"
gritar
"to shout, scream"
grupo
group
guardar
to keep
guerra
war
gustar
"to taste, like"
gusto
"taste, pleasure, liking"
haber
"to have, has"
habitación
"room, bedroom"
habitual
"habitual, usual"
hablar
"to speak, talk"
hacer
"to do, make"
hacia
towards
hallar
"to find, discover"
hasta que
"until, even"
hasta
"until, even"
hecho/cha
fact
hermana
sister
hermano/a
brother
hermoso/a
beautiful
hija
daughter
hijo/a
"son, daughter"
historia
history
histórico
historical
hombre
man
hombro
shoulder
hora
hour
hoy
today
humano/a
human
idea
idea
iglesia
church
igual
equal
imagen\imágenes
image
imaginar
to imagine
impedir
to prevent
imponer
"to impose, command"
importancia
importance
importante
important
importar
"to matter, be important"
imposible
impossible
incluir
to include
incluso
"even, in fact"
indicar
to indicate
individuo
individual
información\ciones
information
informar
to inform
informar
to inform
inglés/glesa
english
iniciar
to initiate
inmediato/a
immediate
insistir
to insist
instante
"moment, instant"
intentar
to try
interés\reses
interest
interesar
to interest
interior
"interior, inner"
internacional
international
introducir
"to introduce, insert"
ir
to go
izquierda
left
jamás
never
jefe/a
"chief, leader, boss"
joven
young person
juego
"game, playing"
jugador
"player, gambler"
jugar
"to play, gambler"
juicio
"judgment, sense"
junto a
next to
junto
"together, joined, close"
justo
"just, fair"
labio
lip
lado
side
lanzar
to throw
largo
long
lector/tora
reader
leer
to read
lengua
"language, tongue"
lenguaje
language
lento
slow
levantar
"to lift, raise"
ley
law
libertad
freedom
libre
free
libro
book
limitar
to limit
línea
line
literatura
literature
llamar
"to call, phone"
llegar
"to arrive, come"
llenar
to fill
lleno
full
llevar
"to take, carry"
llorar
"to cry, weep"
lo
the for it
loco/a
"crazy, insane"
lograr
"to obtain, achieve, get"
lucha
"fight, struggle"
luego
"then, later"
lugar
place
luz
"light, lighting"
madre
mother
mal
"badly, poorly, incorrectly"
malo/a
bad
mañana
tomorrow
mandar
to command
manera
"way, manner"
manifestar
to declare
mano
hand
mantener
to maintain
máquina
machine
mar
sea
marcar
to mark
marcha
march
marchar
to march
marido
husband
mas
but
más
more
masa
mass
matar
to kill
materia
matter
material
material
máximo
maximum
mayor
greater
mayoría
majority
mediante
by means of
médico/a
doctor
medida
measurement
medio/dia
means
mejor
better
memoria
memory
menor
minor
menos
less
menudo
"small, insignificant"
mercado
market
merecer
to deserve
mes
month
mesa
it pulls
meter
to put
método
method
metro
meter
mi\mis
"my, not me"
"me, not my"
miedo
fear
miembro
member
mientras que
"whereas, while"
mientras
while
mil
thousand
militar
military man
millón
million
mínimo/a
minimum
ministro/tra
minister
minuto
minute
mío/a
mine
mirada
watched
mirar
to watch
mismo
same
mitad
half
modelo
model
moderno/a
modern
modo
"way, manner, mode"
momento
moment
moral
moral
morir
to die
mostrar
to show
motivo
reason
mover
"to move, stir"
movimiento
"movement, motion"
muchacho/cha
boy
mucho
much
muerte
death
mujer/jeres
"woman, women"
mundial
worldwide
mundo
world
música
music
muy
"very, highly"
nacer
to be born
nacional
national
nada
nothing
nadie
"nobody, no-one"
natural
natural
naturaleza
nature
necesario/ria
necessary
necesidad
"necessity,need"
necesitar
to need
negar
to deny
negocio
business
negro/gra
black
ni siquiera
not even
ni
"nor, neither"
niña
"girl, child"
ningún
none
ninguno/a
"no, none, nobody, no one"
niño/a
"boy, girl"
nivel
level
no
no
noche
night
nombre
name
normal
normal
norteamericano/a
North American
notar
to notice
noticia
the news
novela
novel
nuestro/tra
ours
nuevo/a
new
número
number
nunca
never
o
or
objetivo
objective
objeto
object
obligar
"to force, oblige"
obra
work
observar
to observe
obtener
"to obtain, get"
ocasión\siones
occasion
ocho
eight
ocupar
to occupy
ocurrir
to happen
oficial
official
ofrecer
to offer
oír
to hear
ojo
eye
olvidar
to forget
operación
operation
opinión
opinion
origen/rígenes
origin
oro
gold
oscuro/a
"dark, obscure"
otro/tra
"another, other"
paciente
patient
padre
father
pagar
to pay
página
page
país
"country, nation"
países
countries
palabra
word
papel
paper
par
"pair, couple"
para que
so that
para
"for, towars, stop"
parar
"to stop, stand"
parecer
to seem
pared
wall
pareja
"even, couple, pair"
parte
part
participar
to participate
particular
"particular, private"
partido
"party, game"
partir
"to start off, depart, slipt, divide"
pasado
past
pasar
"to happen, pass"
paso
step
paso
step
paz
peace
pecho
chest
pedir
"to request, ask for"
película
"film, movie"
peligro
danger
pelo
hair
pena
"pain, penalty"
pensamiento
though
pensar
to think
peor
worse
pequeño/a
small
perder
"to lose, miss"
perfecto
perfect
periódico/a
newspaper
periodista
journalist
permanecer
to remain
permitir
to allow
pero
but
perro/rra
"dog, *****"
persona
person
personaje
person
personal
personal
pertenecer
to belong to
pesar
to weigh
peso
weight
pie
foot
piedra
stone
piel
skin
pierna
leg
piso
floor
placer
to please
plan
plan
plantear
"to expound, raise"
plaza
"seat, square"
pleno
"full, complete"
población\ciones
population
pobre
poor
poco/a
"little, few"
poder
"to be able to, can, might, may"
policía
police
política
politics
político
political
poner
to put
por ejemplo
for example
por
"by, for, per"
porque
"because, why"
poseer
"to posses, own"
posibilidad
possibility
posible
posible
posición\ciones
position
práctico
practical
precio
"price, cost"
preciso/a
precise
preferir
to prefer
pregunta
a question
preguntar
to ask
prensa
press
preocupar
to worry
preparar
to prepare
presencia
presence
presentar
to present
presente
present
presidente
president
pretender
"to try, court"
primer
first
primero/a
first
principal
principal
principio
"beginning, principle"
privar
deprive
probable
probable
problema
problem
proceso
process
producir
to produce
producto
product
profesional
professional
profesor/sora
"professor, teacher"
profundo/a
deep
programa
program
pronto/a
"soon, quick, prompt"
propio/pia
own
proponer
"to propose, nominate"
provocar
to cause
próximo/a
next
proyecto
project
prueba
"test, proof, evidence"
publicar
to publish
público/a
public
pueblo
town
pueblo
town
puerta
door
pues
"then, since, because"
puesto
"position, place"
punto
point
puro/a
pure
que
that
qué
what
quedar
to stay
querer
to want
quien
who
quién
who
quitar
"to remove, take away"
quizá
"perhaps, maybe"
radio
radio
rápido/a
"rapid, quick"
rato
short while
razón\zones
reason
real
"royal, real"
realidad
reality
realizar
"to make, realize"
recibir
to receive
reciente
recent
recoger
"to gather, pick up"
reconocer
to recognize
recordar
"to remember, remind"
recorrer
"to cross, travel through"
recuerdo
"memory, remembrance"
recuperar
to recover
reducir
to reduce
referir
to refer
régimen
regime
regresar
"to return, come back"
reír
to laugh
relación\ciones
relation
religioso/a
religious
repetir
to repeat
representar
to represent
resolver
to solve
responder
to answer
responsable
responsible
respuesta
answer
resto
rest
resultado
"result, outcome"
resultar
"to turn out, work out, succeed"
reunión\niones
meeting
reunir
"to unite, join"
revista
magazine
rey
king
rico/a
rich
riesgo
risk
río
river
rodear
"to surround, encircle"
rojo/a
red
romper
to break
ropa
clothes
rostro
face
saber
to know
sacar
"to remove, take out"
sala
"room, living room"
salida
"exit, departure"
salir
"to leave, go out"
sangre
blood
secreto/a
secret
sector
sector
seguir
to follow
según
according to
segundo
second
seguridad
security
seguro/a
safe
seis
six
semana
week
semejante
similar
señalar
"to indicate, point out"
señor/ñora
sir/madam
sensación\ciones
"sensation, feeling"
sentar
"to seat, sit"
sentido/a
"heartfelt,sense"
sentimiento
feeling
sentimiento
feeling
sentir
to feel
separar
to separate
ser
to be
serie/ria
series
serio
serious
servicio
service
servir
to serve
sexo
sex
sexual
sexual
si
"if, yes"
yes
sido
been
siempre
always
siete
seven
siglo
century
significar
to mean
siguiente
"following, next"
silencio
silence
simple
simple
sin
without
sino que
but that
sino
"but, rather"
sistema
system
sitio
"place, site"
situación\ciones
situation
situar
to locate
sobre
"envelope, on"
social
social
socialista
socialist
sociedad
society
sol
sun
solo/a
alone
sólo
only
solución\ciones
solution
sombra
shadow
someter
to subjugate
sonar
to sound
sonreír
to smile
sonrisa
smile
sorprender
to surprise
sostener
"to maintain, support, hold"
su
his
subir
to raise
suceder
to happen/ occur
suelo
"ground, floor"
sueño
dream
suerte
luck
suficiente
enough
sufrir
to suffer
superar
to surpass
superior
superior
suponer
to suppose
surgir
to arise
suyo/a
his/her/its
tal vez
perhaps
tal
so
también
"also, too"
tampoco
neither
tan
so
tanto/a
so much
tarde
late
tarea
homewrok
técnica
technique
técnico/a
technician
televisión\siones
television
tema
theme
temer
to fear
tender
to strech out
tener
to have
teoría
theory
tercer
third
terminar
to finish
término
term
texto
text
tía
aunt
tiempo
time
tierra
earth
tío/tía
uncle / aunt
tipo/a
guy
tirar
to throw
título
title
tocar
to touch
todavía
still
todo/a
everything
tomar
"to take, to drink"
tono
tone
total
total
trabajar
to work
trabajo
job
traer
to bring
tras
after
tratar
to try
tres
three
tu
"your, you"
último/a
last
un/una
"a, an"
único/a
only
único
"only, unique"
unidad
unit
unir
to unite
uno/una
one
usar
to use
uso
use
usted
you
utilizar
to use
vacío/cía
empty
valer
to be worth
valor
value
varias
several
varios
several
vecino/a
neighbor
veinte
twenty
velocidad
speed
vender
to sell
venir
to come
ventana
window
ver
to see
verano
summer
verdad
truth
verdadero/a
TRUE
verde
green
vestir
to dress
vez\veces
time
viaje
travel
vida
life
viejo/a
old
viento
wind
violencia
violence
vista
vision
vivir
to live
vivo/a
alive
voluntad
will
volver
to return
voz\voces
voice
vuelta
return
y
and
ya que
since
ya
already
yo
I
zona
zone