5 letter Spanish words

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5 letter Spanish words

Spanish 5 letter wordEnglish translation
Aarónmale given name. Spanish equivalent of Aaron
ababared poppy
Ababafemale given name
abacáabaca
ábacoabacus
abajodown
abanoceiling fan
abanofly chaser (tool to chase flies from an area)
abayaabaya
abecéABCs (alphabet)
abecéprimer (textbook formerly used to teach the alphabet)
abejabee (the insect)
abetofir
abonofertilizer, manure
abonoguarantee, security
abonopayment, installment
abonosubscription, season ticket
AbramAbram (Biblical character)
abrilApril
abrilyears of age
abriropening
abrirto open
abrirto turn on
abrirto unlock
ábsitgo away (declares a desire that something should go far from the speaker, or that God free them of it)
abusoabuse
ácanaName of tree belonging to the Sapotaceae family; Manilkara bidentata; balatá
ácanaWood of this tree
ácaromite
ácaroorder of mites
acasoperhaps
aceboholly
acedo[of a person] disagreeable, unpleasant, bleak
acedosoured, bittered
acedosour, tart, acid
acedoA sour juice or other liquid
aceñawater mill; flour mill
aceñawater wheel
aceñabulrush, cattail (Typha latifolia)
acenoacene
acerapavement, sidewalk
ácerealternative spelling of arce
acerosteel
acerotincture of steel
acerosword, weapon
aceroarms
ácerohornless (for vertebrates), antennaless (for arthropods)
achísatishoo!, achoo!
ácidoacidic
ácidoharsh
ácidosharp, tart
ácidoacid
aciloacyl
acosomolestation, harassment, bullying
actor(person who performs in a theatrical play or movie)
AcuñaSpanish surname
Adelafemale given name, equivalent to English Adela and Adele
adiósgoodbye, farewell
adivejackal
adobeadobe
adoboA delicacy of marinated meat
aerarto air (bring something into contact with the air)
aéreoaerial
aero-aero-
afearto make ugly
áfidoaphid
afijoaffix
ágapeagape; spiritual love
ágapebanquet
ágataagate
agave
agoranow
agoraA marketplace, especially in Classical Greece
agoraA place for gathering
ágoraagora
agrazunpleasant, disagreeable
agrazred-berried mistletoe (Viscum cruciatum)
agrazredcurrant (Ribes rubrum)
agrazverjuice
agriosour
aguarto water
aguasbe careful!
aguaspay attention!
agudosharp
agudowitty
agudoHaving the voiced accent on the last syllable
agujahand (of a clock)
agujaneedle
agujaspire, steeple
agujafiring pin
agujaVenus' comb
ahítofull, satiated
ahítosuffering from indigestion
ahítoindigestion
ahogoanguish
ahogorespiratory distress
ahogosuffocation
ahoranow
ahoranow
Aimarmale given name
airarto anger
airesairs; an affected manner intended to impress others
Aitormale given name
ajadofrayed
ajenodistant; alien
ajenoof others, belonging to someone else
ajuardowry, trousseau
aladowinged
alajúA sweet paste of almonds, nuts and bread crumbs mixed with spices and honey
alajúA traditional confection made by spreading this paste between two wafers
álamowhite poplar (tree)
álamowhite poplar (wood)
alanomastiff, wolfhound
ÁlavaÁlava
álbumalbum
alburbleak (fish); dace
aldeavillage
alearto alloy
alearto ally
alenoallene
AlepoAleppo (Syrian city)
aleroeave
alerosmall forward
aletablade of a propeller
aletafin
aletaflipper
aletathe leaf of a hinge
alfilbishop
algarAn expanse of seaweed or algae on the ocean floor
algarcave, grotto
algunobsolete spelling of algún
aliarto ally, unite
aliasalias
aliasalias
aliloallyl
aliñocondiment, spice
alisoalder tree
almezhackberry (tree or shrub)
alosaallose
altaraltar
altarStone that separates the firebox from the hearth in reverberatory furnaces
alzarto rise up, revolt
alzarto hide
alzarto lift, raise
alzarto remove; to steal
amateamate (art form)
amateamate paper
amateamate tree (Ficus insipida)
Amayafemale given name
ámbaramber
ambosboth
amebaamoeba
amenopleasant
amidaamide
amigafeminine form of amigo, friend
amigofriend
aminaamine
aminoamino
aminoamino
amole
ánadeduck
ananápineapple
anchoproud
anchowide; broad
anchowidth
anclaanchor
andarbehavior, manner
andarwalk, pace, gait
andarto amble, to travel
andarto be in a boyfriend/girlfriend relationship with someone; to go out with
andarto be, to feel
andarto function, to work, to go
andarto pass, to go by, to elapse
andarto ride
andarto walk, to go
andarto go away, to leave
andénplatform
andénsidewalk
Andesthe Andes
anejoattached
anejoaccompaniment, affix
añejoaged (of or pertaining to food, such as cheese or alcoholic spirits)
anexoattached
anexoenclosed
anexoannex, appendix
anexocontiguous building, extension of a building
ángelangel
Ángelmale given name meaning "an angel", comparable to English Angelo
ánimabore, calibre
ánimasoul
ánimocourage! keep your head up! good luck!
ánimosoul, spirit, mood
ánimovigor
aniónanion
añitodiminutive form of año
ánodoanode
ánsarwild goose
ansiaanxiety, apprehension
ansiacraving
ante-before (in time and space)
antesbefore
antesbefore
anti-ant-; against, opposite
antroAn establishment, locale, home, etc., of untidy appearance or bad reputation
antroantrum
antrodive (disreputable nightclub)
antrocave, cavern
anualyearly, annual
aorta
apearto come down, dismount
apearto dispose
apearto remove
apearto take down
apegoattachment, fondness
aperohorse tack, riding gear
aperotool, instrument
ápiceapex, tip
ápiceVery small bit; a small amount of something
ápiceapex
apodonickname, byname, alias
apoyosupport
apurodifficulty, predicament
apuroshortage
apurourgency
aquelthat (over there; implying some distance)
aquelalternative spelling of aquél
aquélanyone/anything
aquélthat one (far from speaker and listener)
aquélthe former
arabeArabic language
arabeArab (person of Arab origin)
árabeArabic
árabeArab
aradoplough
arañaspider
árboltree (all senses)
árborobsolete form of árbol
arcénedge
arcénshoulder (of a road)
arder(manure) to rot
arderto be in a feverish state of excitement
arderto burn, to blaze
arderto burn, to sting, to smart
ardidbrave, courageous
ardidastute, crafty
ardidplot, trick
ardorardour
ardorburning (feeling)
ardoreagerness
ardorheat
arduoarduous
arduovery difficult
arenabullfight arena; boxing ring
arenasand, gravel
arepaA pancake made out of cornmeal and often filled with meat
areteearring
arfilbishop (chess piece)
ArgelAlgiers
argónargon
argotslang, argot
AricaArica (the Chilean city)
áridoarid
Arielmale given name of biblical origin
Aries(constellation)
ariloaril
armarto arm (supply with weapons)
armarto provoke
arnésharness
aromaaroma
arpíaharpy
arpónharpoon
arreaget moving!
arrozrice
asadobroiled
asadoroast
asadoroast
ascuaember
asearto wash
asiloasylum (home)
asiloasylum (political)
asiloshelter, refuge
asnalBrutish; bestial
asnalOf or pertaining to donkeys
áspidasp
asproA particular Turkish currency; the asper
ásteraster
astilshaft (of an arrow)
astrocosmic body, celestial body
atadobiased
atadoconfused
atadotied
atadotimid
atadocoward
atajoshortcut, cutoff
ataúdcoffin, casket
áticoAttic
áticoAttic (dialect)
áticopenthouse, loft, attic
atlas
atoleatole
átomoatom
átonoatonic
atrásback in time, ago
atrásbehind
atrozatrocious, horrible
audazaudacious, bold, daring
audioaudio
aunarto unite
aunarto join; to merge
auparto lift or raise someone
auparto praise, to extol
áureogold
áureoaureus
auto-auto-
autorauthor
avaramiser (female)
ávara(female) Avar
avaroavaricious
avaromean
avaromiser
ávaroAvar (language)
ávaroAvar (person)
Avda.abbreviation of avenida (avenue)
avenaoat
avenaoatmeal porridge
avenaoats
aviarof birds. avian
aviarto get ready
aviarto hurry
aviarto prepare
ávidoanxious
ávidoeager, greedy
ÁvilaSpanish surname
aviónaeroplane, airplane, plane
aviónmartin, swallow
avisoannouncement
avisowarning
axilaarmpit
ayateA cloak-like garment made from this cloth
ayateA cloth made from the fiber of the maguey plant, similar to henequen or sisal
ayotepumpkin, squash
ayudahelp, aid, assistance
ayudahelper
ayunofasting (without having eaten)
ayunofast (time without eating)
ayusodown
azadahoe (agricultural tool)
azeríAzeri (language)
azeríAzeri (person)
azeríAzeri language
azeríethnic Azeri; Azerbaijani
azinaazine
azotescourge, a multi-tail whip, as used by flagellants for mortification of the sinful flesh
bableAsturian (language)
baborport (side)
bacánluxurious, refined
bacánposh
bacánsnobbish
bacáncool, awesome
bacánpimp
bacánboss, owner
bacánconcubine
bacánlover of a kept woman
bachepothole, bump
bacónbacon
bagrecatfish
bahíabay (geographical feature)
bailedance
bajarto descend
bajarto download
bajarto go down
bajíoshoal, shallows, sandbank
bajónbassoon
bajónbassoonist
bajónblues, slump (lack of spirit)
bajónlull, low, dip, drop (decline)
balarto bleat
baldashelf
baldebin, bucket
balónball
balónballoon
balsabalsa (tree)
balsaferry
balsaraft
bambaa Latin American dance
bambaflip-flop, thong, jandal
bambahit, strike (in a game)
bambasneaker
bambúbamboo (plant)
bambúbamboo (wood)
banalbanal
bañarto bathe
bancafinancial system
bancaseat (in an elective body)
bancasmall bench
bancobank
bancobench
bancoschool of fish
bandabadge
bandaband
bandagang or group
bandoedict
bandofaction, party, side
bandoswarm, flock (of fish, birds, etc.)
banjobanjo
barbabeard
barbachin
barcabark (boat), a small boat
BarçaShortened form of Futbol Club Barcelona
barcoboat
barda(Mexico) fence
bariobarium
BarnaA nickname of Barcelona
baro-baro-
barónbaron
barrabar
barra(iron) rod
barraslash ("/" symbol)
barrabarbell
barroclay
barromud
barropustule (caused by acne), closed comedo
basarto base
bastaenough
bastorough
batánfulling mill
bateashallow pan (wide receptacle used in gold washing)
bateatray (for foods such as shellfish, fruit)
bateyThe Caribbean name for a residential area on a plantation for its workers
batirto beat, overcome (an opponent, record, etc.)
batirto beat, to pound repeatedly
batirto coin (a word, etc.)
batirto beat, whisk
bazarbazaar (marketplace)
beatohaving too much beatitude, goody goody, pious, sanctimonious
beberto drink
becarTo grant a stipend or scholarship for studying
bedeljanitor, porter
beigebeige
beléncrib, nativity (nativity scene)
BelénBethlehem, the town in Palestine
Belénfemale given name derived from the place name
belgaBelgian (from or native to Belgium)
belgaBelgian (pertaining to Belgium)
belgaa Belgian
bellobeautiful
Benin
BenínBenin (country)
beodafeminine form of beodo
beododrunk, drunken
beododrunk, drunkard
bermaA berm
BernaBern (city)
berrocress
berrowatercress
Bertafemale given name, cognate to English Bertha
berzacabbage
besarto kiss
betúnbitumen
beudoalternative form of beodo
bichobug
bichovermin
bichokid, boy
bidóndrum (barrel for liquid)
bifazbiface (tool)
bilisbile
bingo(game)
bíperpager (device for receiving alpha-numeric messages)
bistésteak (food)
bizcocrosseyed
bladasycamore
bledocommon amaranth, red-root amaranth, pigweed (Amaranthus retroflexus)
bledosomething insignificant
blusablouse
BoacoBoaco
bociogoiter
bocónbigmouthed, bragging, boastful
bocónbigmouth, blabbermouth, braggart
bocónblack fly of the species Simillidae, found in Central America
boinaberet
boîtenightclub
bollobump on the head
bollobun
bolloconfusion, chaos
bollodyke
bollopuff, tuft
bolosbowling, skittles
bolsabag
bolsacoin purse
bolsapurse, handbag
bolsastock exchange
bolsopurse
bombaadjustable metal slide used to tune brass instruments
bombabomb
bombaextraordinary
bombahigh-hat
bombalamp globe
bombapump
bombasomething unusual producing excitement
bombafirecracker
bomboreckless
bombobland, insipid, flavorless
bombohaving a mild temperature
bomboattention!
bombobarge
bombobass drum
bombobass drum player
bombonoisy or excessive praise
bombothe stomach of a pregnant woman
BondiA colectivo in Buenos Aires, Argentina (Lunfardo argot)
bonzobonze (Buddhist monk)
bóraxborax
bordagunwale; rail (of a boat)
bordebastard (born out of wedlock)
bordeimpertinent
bordeborder, boundary, rim
bordodam
bordoridge
bordoside, board
bordotack
bordómaroon in colour
bordóThe colour maroon
borlatassel (ball-shaped bunch of plaited or otherwise entangled threads)
borracotton waste
borraflock (for mattress)
borrarough wool
borrastuffing (for cushions)
borrayoung she-sheep
bosónboson
botarto bounce
botarto throw, to throw away
botínbooty, prey
botónbud (newly formed leaf or flower that has not yet unfolded)
botónbutton (clothing, mechanical)
botónkey (on a musical instrument)
boxeoboxing
bozalA muzzle; device to stop an animal from biting
bozalA noseband, usually on a horse bridle or halter
bragaunderpants
bragawoman's slip
bramarut, mating season
brasahot coal, ember
bravoagitated (sea)
bravoangry, furious
bravobold, courageous
bravogood, excellent
bravobravo!
bravowell done!, good show!
brazabreaststroke
braza(measure) fathom About 1.67 metres. Twice a vara
brazoarm
brazobranch
brearto abuse, to mistreat
brearto make fun of
bretean unavoidable and inescapable predicament
bretedifficult situation
bretejob
brevafig, breva (first fruit of the fig tree)
brevebrief, short
brezoheath
bridabridle
bridacable tie
brisabreeze
bromajoke, practical joke
bromobrome
bromobromine
brotesprout
brujacrone
brujaowl (bird)
brujawitch, sorceress
brujosorcerer (warlock or witch)
brumahaze
brutoignorant, stupid
brutouncouth
brutobrute
brutoignorant, stupid person
brutouncouth person
bubónbubo
buceodive
buceodiving
buclelock of hair
bucleloop
budínpudding (sweet or salty)
buenofine
buenogood
buenookay; fine
buenoExpression used when answering the phone,
buenowell; a short pause in a sentence
BuenoSpanish surname
bufarto snort
bufónjester
bujíacandle
bujíaspark plug (device that forms a high-voltage spark for fuel ignition)
bulbobulb
bulínbowline
bulínbachelor pad
bullarowdiness, racket, ruckus
bultobulge
bultolump, volume or an indeterminate object
bultoPiece of luggage
bungybungee jumping
buqueship, vessel
burkaburka or burqa
burlamockery, taunt, ridicule
burlaprank
burqaburqa or burka
burrashe-ass
burrodonkey, especially one used as a pack animal
burroa well hung man
burroan idiot, dunce
buscasearch
bustobust
ButánBhutan (Himalyan country)
buzónmailbox [US], letterbox [UK]
cabalupright
caberTo be held or contained; to be capable of being contained (in something) or passed through (no matter if space or volume is left)
caberTo fit, enter (in something, no matter if space or volume is left)
caberTo traverse, pass through or across (a way, path, door, hole, opening, mouth, orifice, etc., no matter if space is left)
caberTo be acceptable, accepted, permitted, permissible, allowable, etc
cableA cable or cord
cabrafemale goat
cabragoat (unknown gender)
cabragirl
cabromale goat
cabroboy
cabrokid
cacaocacao bean
cacaocacao tree
cacaococoa (bean, powder)
caçarobsolete spelling of cazar
cachopiece
cachoannoying duty or work
cachoshit, lemon, bomb (defective or inadequate or useless item or person)
cachohorn
cacleA type of leather sandal traditionally worn in Mexico
cacleshoe (any kind of footwear)
cactocactus
CádizCadiz
cagarto tell someone off, exclamation of rejection
cagarto bust
cagarto get busted
cagarto fail
cagarto cheat someone
cagóncoward, fearful
caídafall (act of falling)
caídofallen
cajóndrawer
calarof or pertaining to limestone or lime
calarlimestone quarry
calarto pierce with a sharp instrument
calarto ruble, see through (to discover deceitful or underhanded behavior, hidden true motives or mindset)
calarto soak
calcocopy
calcoimitation, reproduction
calcoThe action of copying or reproducing something
calcoshoe
calcoA calque
caldoa clear soup, broth, bouillon
caldosludge
caldo(soup) stock
caldoswill
cálizchalice, goblet
cálizcalyx
cálizcup, glass
callea lane in a pool or racetrack (but not a highway)
callestreet
callocallus
callocorn (on the feet)
callotripe
calmacalm, stillness, peacefulness
calmatranquility, peace and quiet
calmocalm (at rest)
calorheat
calvaAn area on a hide or fabric from which the hair or pill has worn out
calvaA traditional shepherds’ sport played in parts of Spain, the object of which is to knock down a partially supported horn or piece of wood (the calva) by throwing stones at it. In a modern version the stones have been substituted with metal cylinders (the marro) and horns are no more used as targets
calvabald patch (area of baldness)
calvaclearing (area of land within a wood or forest devoid of trees)
calvaThe wooden target used in the game of calva
calvobald
calvoa bald man
calzastocking, sock
campocountryside, country
campocamp (loan translation of English)
canalchannel (of television)
canalcleavage
canalchannel
canalchannel
canal(waterway)
cañara fish garth made of reeds
cañara group of reeds
canjeswap, exchange
canoacanoe
canoncanon (principle, literary works, prayer, religious law, music piece)
cañónbarrel (of a gun), pipe, tube
cañóncannon
cañóncanyon
cantochant
cantoedge
cantoside
cantosinging
cantosong
cantothickness
caobamahogany (color)
caobamahogany (color, tree, wood)
capazable, capable
capóncastrated
capóncapon (castrated cockerel)
cappakappa; the Greek letter Κ, κ
caqui(fruit) persimmon
caqui(tree) persimmon
caraulimpkin, Aramus guarauna
caráulimpkin, Aramus guarauna
caray"good heavens!" Expresses disgust, surprise, astonishment
carcanarrow-minded
carcareactionary
carcanarrow-minded person
çarçaobsolete spelling of zarza
cardocardoon
cardothistle
careyA hawksbill turtle
careyTortoiseshell
cargaburden
cargacargo
cargacharge
cargaload
cargocharge, burden
cargoposition (work)
carizappearance
carizaspect, condition
Carlafemale given name, feminine form of Carlos
carnean animal’s meat, or by extension the edible “fleshy” part of a fruit or vegetable
carneflesh, the soft part of a body which covers the bones
carnéidentity card
carnédriver's licence
carpacarp (fish)
carpatent (mainly that of a circus)
carpaa kind of humoristic and musical theatre, under a tent
carpocarpus
carroA cart
carroAn automobile
carroA train car
carroThe Big Dipper constellation
cartadocument
cartaletter (document)
cartamap
cartamenu
cartaplaying card
carvicaraway (seed/fruit)
casalcountry house
casalmating pair (of animals)
casarto marry, wed someone to (unite two others in wedlock)
cascocrown (top part of a hat)
cascoempty container, e.g. bottle or barrel
cascohead (of an alcoholic beverage)
cascohelmet
cascohull of a vegetable
cascopotsherd
cascosaddle tree
cascoshard
cascothe city center
cascothe foot of a horse; a hoof
cascovat, barrel
cascohulk (unused ship)
cascothe bottom of a boat; the hull
caspadandruff
castabreed
castacaste
castalineage
castochaste
CatarQatar
catarto examine, to look at
catarto taste
catrecot (bed frame)
cauceriverbed
causacause
causalawsuit
cautocautious
cavarTo penetrate into
cavarTo excavate, to dig
cazarTo hunt
cazarTo catch (a ball, said especially of the goalie)
cazóndogfish, tope
Cdad.abbreviation of ciudad (city)
cebarto bait
cebarto fatten
cebrazebra (african animal)
ceceolisp, lisping
cederto cede, to hand over, to convey
cederto decrease, to lessen, to diminish
cederto relinquish, to abandon, to leave
cederto transfer, to yield
cedrocedar (tree, wood)
cegarto blind, to go blind
ceibaThe silk-cotton tree
cejarto give in; to forfeit
celarto be jealous
celarto conceal
celarto watch over
celdacell
Celiafemale given name, equivalent to English Celia though sometimes pronounced with a spanish accent.
celtaA Celt
cenarto dine; to have supper; to have a lavish meal
ceñirto adjust (clothing)
ceñirto encircle, gird
cenitzenith
cénitzenith
censocensus
cercaclose; near; around
cercafence, wall
cerdabristle
cerdasow, female pig
cerdodirty
cerdopig
cerdopork
ceriocerium
cerrohill
cesarto cease
césarcaesar (roman emperor)
CésarCaesar
Césarmale given name
cesiocaesium
cestabasket
cestobasket
cetroscepter
CeutaCeuta
chacofarm
chafacheap, low quality; lame
chajáA crested screamer
chalasandal
chale"No" intensified.
chalécottage, chalet
chamokid, child
chanaTerm applied to a lower‐class woman not desired for a longer relationship
chapabadge
chapalicense plate
chapalock
chapaveneer
chapanickname
chapaearring
chapetress, braid
chatoflat
chatopug-nosed
checafeminine form of checo
checaThe former Russian secret police (1917–1922)
checoCzech (from, native to, or pertaining to, the Czech Republic)
checoCzechoslovakian
checoa Czech
checothe Czech language
chelafeminine form of chelo; blonde, fair-skinned, blue-eyed
chelabeer
chelecent (currency)
chelesleep (in the corner of the eye)
chelewhitey (racial slur)
cheloblonde, fair-skinned, blue-eyed
cheloA blonde, fair-skinned, blue-eyed man
chicafeminine form of chico, girl
chicosmall
chicoboy; kid
CHICOCámara Hondureña de la Industria de la Construcción
chidocool, acceptable, easy
chilechili, chilli, chile
ChileChile
chinaA Chinese woman
chinaA female servant in a hacienda
chinaPebble, small stone usually rounded (etymology not related with "china" demonym)
ChinaChina (country)
chinoChinese
chinocurly
chinoAny Oriental person in general: Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Vietnamese, Mongolian, etc
chinoA curly haired man
chinoChinese person
chinochickenpox
chinoa market owned by a Chinese immigrant
chinoAn incomprehensible language
chinoChinese (language)
chitoshh, hush, silence
chivablanket, coverlet
chivafeminine form of chivo
chivagoatee, beard
chivashutout in a game of dominoes
chivayoung female goat, kid
chiva(false) pretence, lame excuse
chivocool, awesome
chivogoat (animal)
chivoinformer, traitor
chocowith unclothed arms
chococuttlefish
cholafeminine form of cholo
cholomestizo; person of mixed caucasoid and various degrees of Amerindian descent
choloInformally used to describe a person belonging to a street gang
choloPoor mexican, often living in California during 19th century
choloA person born in Peru of peruvian parents whose physiognomy is not identifiable as caucasoid, negroid, or asian but more toward the amerindian side
choloNative Amerindian with with very little caucasoid racial admixture
chopoblack poplar (Populus nigra)
chorarude person
chorobrave and/or aggressive person
chorocool
chorovulva
chorolip service, empty talk
chorothief
choromussel
chozahut
chufachufa
chufaEdible tuber of that plant
chulocute, pretty, lovely
chuloordinary, common, vulgar, rascal
chulopimp
chuño(South America) freeze-dried potato; potato starch
chupesoup, made generally of potatoes, meat or fish and different vegetables
chupifab, awesome
ciclocycle
cicloperiod
cicloseries
cidrocitron (tree)
ciegoblind
ciegoA blind person
ciegoThe cecum
cieloheaven
cielosky
cienosilt
cifraamount
cifracipher; code
cifradigit
cifranumber
ciliocilium
cimarto crop; to cut shorter (removing the top)
cincofive
cintaribbon, worn by girls in the hair
cintatape
cintobelt
circocircus
cirioA long, thick wax candle, often used in religious ceremonies
cismaschism
cisneswan
citarto cite
citarto summon
cito-cyto-
civilcivil (all senses)
claraThe white (of an egg)
clarashandy
Clarafemale given name, equivalent to English Clara
claroclear
clarolight, bright
clarocertainly, naturally, of course
claseclass
clasekind
clavaclub (weapon)
claveclef
clavekey (to a problem or puzzle)
clavepassword
claveclave
clavoclove
clavocorn (callus)
clavoheadache
clavonail, spike
clavoscab
cleroclergy
clica(Chicano, slang) Clique, group, gang
climaclimate, weather
clorochlorine
clownclown (circus performance artist)
coalakoala
coatícoati
cobracobra
cobrecopper
cocerto boil
cocerto brew
cochecar
codóncodon
cofiacap (head covering of a nurse or waitress)
cofrebonnet, hood (engine compartment of a car)
cofresafe
cofretrunk, chest
cogerto pick, to harvest; to fish
cogerto seize, to arrest; to overtake
cogerto take, to catch, to hold, to get
cogerto board (means of transportation)
cogerto choose (a direction, route, when driving or walking)
cogerto turn to (when driving or walking)
cogerto imitate, to learn
coimabribe
coipocoypu
coitosexual intercourse
cojíncushion
colarto sift
colarto prepare coffee
colmoheight
colmosummit, top
coloncolon
colóncolón (currency)
colorcharacter
colorcolor, colour, hue
color(poker) flush
colorpretext, motive, reason
colorrace, ethnicity
colorrouge (cosmetics)
colorside, party, faction
colzacolza
comalA flat, pan-like metal griddle used to cook tortillas or other foods
combopunch
combogavel, wooden hammer
comereating, food
comerto eat
comerto eat away, corrode
comerto capture a piece
cómiccomic (cartoon story)
compabuddy
comúncommon, joint
comúncommon, ordinary
comúnusual
coñaccognac
condecount (nobility); countess in the feminine sense
copalAny of several trees from which copal is extracted
copalcopal
coparto take
copascrowns (of a tree, of a hat)
copascups, goblets, stemmed glasses (plural of copa)
copascups (sports competition)
copashearts (on Spanish cards, the symbol is of a goblet)
copascocktails, drinks
copiaabundance
copiacopy
coplacouplet; stanza
coplapopular song
coquecoke (solid fuel from coal)
coralchoral
coralchorale
coralcoral vine (Kennedia coccinea)
coralcoral
CoránQur'an (the Islamic holy book)
cordarope
CoreaKorea
cormocorm
cornocornel
cornoThe horn (musical instrument)
corroring, circle (of people, held hand to hand)
corsécorset (woman's garment)
cortecourt
cortecut, haircut
cortoshort (length or time)
cortoa glass of pure liquor
corzoroe deer
coserto sew
costacoast, shore
costaexpense, costs in certain expressions
costecost
costocost
coxalhip bone, innominate bone
crackexcellent sportsman
crasocrass
crasothick
crasounpardonable
crearto create
credoCreed
credocreed
creerTo believe
creerTo think, believe, be of the opinion
cremacreme (cosmetic product)
cremacreme soup
cremamess (disorder)
cremacreme (dairy product)
cremadieresis
crepacrêpe
criarto rear (e.g., a child)
cribasieve
crio-cryo-
croacribbit
croarto ribbit or croak
cromochromium
Crta.abbreviation of carretera (highway)
cruceaction, effect or product of crossbreeding
cruceaction of cross or traverse (a room, street, sea, etc.), or time elapsed for it
crucecrossroads
crucecrosswalk
crudoraw (uncooked)
crudoundercooked, rare, underdone
crudocrude oil
crudodish made of raw meat or fish
cruelcruel
cuajocurd
cuajorennet
cuasiquasi, almost
cuatebuddy, friend
cuatetwin
cubilA lair or den
cueroanimal skin, hide
cueroleather
cuevacave
cuicafeminine form of: cuico
cuicoA rich person, a snob, a social climber
cuitaworry, trouble, grief
culónaugmentative form of culo: A person that is ass-heavy, a bubble butt, a rotund individual
culpafault
culpaguilt
cultoeducated
cultocult
cultoworship
cuotainstallment (portion of debt)
cuotaquota
cupóncoupon, voucher
curalparochial (pertaining to a parish)
curarto bleach (linen)
curarto cure
curarto cure, to salt, to smoke
curarto dress (a wound)
curarto dress, to tan (animal hides)
curarto heal
curarto intoxicate, make drunk
curarto nurse, to treat
curarto prepare
curarto get drunk
curarto remedy (an evil)
curarto restore, to heal (the soul)
curarto ripen
curarto season, to dry (wood)
curdaDrunkenness; drinking session
curdaKurdish women
curdoKurdish
curdoKurd (person)
curdoKurdish language
curiocurie
curiocurium
currohandsome, good looking
currowork
curroAndalusian immigrant living in America
currycurry
cursicorny, kitschy, chintzy
cursocourse
curvacurve
curvocurved; bent
cuyasfeminine plural of cuyo, whose
dablefeasible
dablepossible
dáletdalet; the Hebrew letter ד
daliadahlia
damánhyrax
dañarto damage, hurt
dañarto condemn
dançaobsolete spelling of danza
dandidandy (man concerned with his appearance)
danésDanish (from or native to Denmark)
danésDanish (pertaining to Denmark)
danésa Dane
danésthe Danish language
danzadance
dardodart
datarto date, to assign a date to
dátildate (fruit of the date palm)
DavidDavid
Davidmale given name
deberhomework (usually used in plural)
deberobligation, duty
debermust
deberought to
deberto owe
débilweak
debutdebut
decirto call; to name
decirto say
decirto show; to demonstrate
decirto speak
decirto tell
dedalthimble
dejarto allow oneself to be
dejarto grow
dejarto leave behind; to forget
dejarto let oneself go
dejarto abandon
dejarto allow
dejarto cease, stop (doing something)
dejarto leave
dejarto let
dejarto let go
Deliafemale given name
della(contraction of de and ella) of the
dello(contraction of de and ello) of the
deltaGreek letter delta
deltaA river delta
demásother, remaining
demásbesides
demásothers, the other ones
densodense, thick
desdefrom (a location)
desdesince
desdestarting at (a quantity, such as a price)
deseodesire
deseowish
deudadebt
dezirobsolete spelling of decir
dianaarchery target
dianabullseye (of an archery target)
dianafirst call (military wakening call)
Dianafemale given name
Diana
dichabliss
dichaluck
dichomentioned, said
dichomarriage vow
dichoproverb
dichoremark
dichosaying, expression
Diegomale given name, thought to be a diminutive of Santiago.
dienodiene
dietadiet
dietadiet (a council or assembly of leaders)
dignodignified, respectful
dignohonourable
dignoworthy
diododiode
diquedam, dike
diquedock
discoclub, discotheque
discodisc
discophonograph record or disc
discorotary dial
discodiscus
dobledouble
dócildocile
doctolearned, erudite
dogmadogma
dolarto plane (smooth wood with a plane)
dólardollar
dolerto grieve
dolerto hurt; to ache
dolorpain
domarto tame
donarto donate
dondewhere, in what place
dondebecause
dondeif
dondewhere, in what place
dóndewhere?; in what place?
dónutdoughnut
doparTo dope; do doping
dorarto brown
dorarto gild
dorsobackstroke
dorsoback
dosisdose
dotarto endow
douladoula
dragothe dragon tree
dramadrama
drogadrug
drogaindebtedness, debt (also means drug)
drupadrupe
dsedazeta; the Greek letter Ζ, ζ
dsetazeta; the Greek letter Ζ, ζ
DubáiDubai
duchashower
duchoexperienced, skilled
dudarto doubt
dueloduel
duelosorrow
dueñaFeminine form of dueño- owner
dueñamistress
dueñomaster
dueñoowner, proprietor, landlord
dulcesweet
dulcecandy
dulcesweet food; dessert
duqueduke
durarto last
ébanoebony
ebriodrunk
echarto let out
echarto pour
echarto throw
echarto dump
echarto emit
echarto kick out
edemaedema
ÉfesoEphesus (city)
égidaaegis
égidaaegis, protection, backing
égidashield
ejidoa common; common land
ejidoa cooperative farm
ejotegreen bean
Elenafemale given name, cognate to English Helen
ElíasElijah (Biblical figure)
Elíasmale given name of biblical origin
Elisafemale given name
ElisaElissa
eliteelite
éliteelite
ellasthey
ellosthey {m}
elotefresh ear of corn
enanafeminine form of enano; female dwarf
enanodwarf, midget, pygmy
encíagum
enemaenema (all senses)
eneroJanuary
enojoanger
entreamong, amongst
entrebetween
envésback (the reverse side of a leaf, fabric etc.)
envíoshipment, sending
Epañaeye dialect of España
épicaThe epic genre, epic poetry
épicoepic
ÉpilaA municipality of the province of Zaragoza, Spain
épocaepoch, era, age
épocaperiod (of time)
épocaseason, time
epodoepode
equi-Meaning equal
equisName of the letter x
erbioerbium
erizohedgehog
erizosea urchin
errarto be wrong
errarto miss
errarto wander around
errorerror
esmogsmog
esnobsnob
EsopoAesop
espíaspy
espínspin (physics)
esquíski
estarAuxiliary verb for the progressive aspect; precedes the gerund of the verb
estarDenotes a copula, in a transient fashion. Compare ser
estarTo have a (transient) location in space. Compare ser, quedar
estasfeminine plural of este those
estasalternative spelling of éstas Those ones
éstasfeminine plural of éste those ones
Esterfemale given name
EsterEsther
estíosummer
estosalternative spelling of éstos These ones.
estosThese ones
estroestrus
estrogadfly
estroinspiration
etanoethane
etapastage, stops (on a journey)
éticaethic
éticoethical
étimoetymon
etniaethnic group
Evitafemale given name
éxitohit; something popular or well received
éxitosuccess
éxodoexodus
extraadditional, extra
extraextraordinary
extrasuperior
extroextra
Fabiomale given name
fachaclothing in good condition but too informal for a specific occasion
fachaclothing in poor condition because of overuse.
fachafascist
fácileasy
faenaa dirty trick
faenaa task or job; a duty
faenaa series of passes performed by a matador with cape or sword before the kill
faenacompulsory labour or work
fajarto wrap
faldaskirt
faldabit of skirt, bird
fallaA failure
fallaA flaw
fallaAn outage, such as a blackout
fallaA fault
fallofailure
falloruling
falloverdict, decision
falsofake; counterfeit
falsofalse; untrue
faltafault
faltalack, shortage
faltolacking, short
fangomud (soil and water)
farollantern
farollighthouse
farraparty, carousal
farsafarce (all senses)
fatalfatal
fatalterrible, very bad
fatalvery badly, terribly
fatuafatwa (legal opinion, decree or ruling issued by a mufti)
fatuofatuous, vain
faunafauna
favorfavor
fecalfecal
fechadate (time)
FedónPhaedo
felizhappy
felizinnocent
felizpleased
felpa(textile) felt
felpa(textile) plush, fleece
fémurfemur
fénixSomething or someone unique of its kind
fénixphoenix
FénixPhoenix (mythical firebird)
fenolcompound derived from phenol
fenolphenol (organic compound)
feriafair (celebration)
ferozfierce, ferocious, wild
ferriferry
fetalfetal
feténbrilliant, awesome
feténgreat, brilliantly
fetuafatwa
fiadocredit (receiving goods and services without paying)
fibrafiber
ficarto stay
fichachip
fichaheadshot
fichaindex card
fichaleaflet, sheet (sheet of paper containing information)
fichavoucher
Fidelmale given name
fideonoodle
fierawild animal
fijarto fix, to fasten, to set, to establish, to determine
filarto cotton on, be onto
filmefilm, motion picture
filónlode, vein
finalfinal
finalA final (sports)
finalAn end
fincaestate
fincafarm
finésFinnish (from or native to Finland)
finésFinnish (pertaining to Finland)
finésthe Finnish language
finirto end
finirto end
fiquefique, the fiber of the fique plant, Furcraea andina [fique is often confused with agave]
firma(business) company
firmasignature
firmefirm
fito-phyto-
flacaa skinny woman, my sweetheart, my skinny one, my fair one
flacothin, skinny
flacoA (or the) thin man
flacoUrine; urination; number one
flatoflatulence, flatus (gas generated in the digestive tract)
flemaphlegm
fletecharter (temporary hiring of a vehicle for transportation of freight)
fletefreight, cargo
flirtAn episode of (or the act of) flirting
flojolazy
flojoloose
floraflora
Florafemale given name
FloraFlora
Floromale given name
flotafleet
floteafloat
fluirto flow
flujoDischarge
flujoFlow
flujoFlux
flúorfluorine
fobiaphobia
fogónfireplace
fogónstove
foliofolio
fondoback
fondobottom
fondofund, funding
fondoopposite side or extreme (of a house, store, room, corridor, street, tubing, piping, etc.), respect to the talker, the entrance or beginning
foquejib
foralOf or relating to the local government, or fueros
forjaforge
forjafoundry
formashape; form
forrodust jacket
forrolining
forro(condom) raincoat, glove
forrosaid to refer to people that are obnoxious, sometimes treacherous. Full expression "Forro pinchado" ("Perforated condom") - as being the result of, hence the treacherous/obnoxious meaning
fósilfossil
foto-photo-
fotónphoton
frasephrase
frasesentence
freírto fry
frenobrake, of a vehicle etc
freónFreon
fresaendmill
fresastrawberry
fresasnob
Fridafemale given name
frikifreaky
frikinerdy; geeky
frikigeek; freak (a person very interested and/or versed in a particular topic)
frikinerd (a person, often very studious, with poor social skills)
fritobroken, busted
fritofried
frogabrickworks, masonry factory
frutaAn edible fruit
frutaa dish or serving of fruit, ready for eating
frutoany vegetable or produce that is grown
frutoresult of an action, omission, attitude, etc
frutoany fruit from a plant, whether sweet or not (like avocado or tomato), edible or not
frutoprofit from an activity
frutooffspring
fuegofire
fueraoutside
fufarTo make a hissing noise like an angry cat, to hiss
fugarto escape
fugarto flee
fugazfleeting
fularfoulard
Fulcafemale given name
Fulcomale given name
fumarTo smoke (a cigarette)
fundawrapping
fundasmall bag
fundocountry estate, farm
fuñirto get oneself in a mess
furiafury
furiaFury
furiarage
fuscaA gun
fusilrifle
fustawhip, crop
fútilinsignificant
gabánovercoat
GabónGabon (Gabonese Republic)
gachobent, crooked downwards
gachobad, mean, nasty, sleazy, raunchy, gross
gafarto jinx
gafasglasses,eyeglasses
gaitabagpipes
galángallant
galánan attractive young man, gallant
galánbeau
GalesWales (country)
galésWelsh (from or native to Wales)
galésWelsh (pertaining to Wales)
galésa Welshman
galésthe Welsh language
galgogreyhound
galiogallium
galloJohn Dory (Zeus faber, a kind of fish)
gallorooster
gallobantamweight (boxing class)
galloguy, dude
galónbraid
galóngallon
galónstripe, chevron
gambaleg
gambashrimp
gammagamma; the Greek letter Γ, γ
ganarto win
ganarto position oneself, to situate oneself
ganarto defeat, to beat
ganarto earn
ganarto gain
ganarto reach; to attain
gangabargain (advantageous purchase)
gangagangue
gangasandgrouse (bird of the family Pteroclididae)
gangagang
gañirto caw
gañirto yelp
gansostupid, slow-witted
gansogander
gansogoose
gansoidiot, fool (stupid or slow-witted person)
GanteGhent (capital city of the province of East Flanders, Belgium)
garbograce
garbostyle
garraclaw, talon
garraclutches
garzaheron
GarzaSpanish surname
gastocost
gemirto groan
geniogenius
genolfuttock
gentepeople
geodageode
gestoexpression
gestogesture
GhanaGhana
Ginésmale given name
girarto turn
glialglial
glifoglyph
globoballoon
globoglobe
gluóngluon
gnomognome
gobiogudgeon
gofrewaffle (flat pastry)
golfodishonest
golfonasty
golfopromiscuous
golfogulf
golfosluggard
golpehit
golpeknock
gomaswomen’s breast
GómezSpanish surname
gordaA (or the) fat woman
gordofat
gordofat man
gordoThe grand prize in a lottery
gordoHoney
gordofeces, the act of defecation, number two
gorracap, baseball cap
gorrocap
gorrohat
gozarto enjoy oneself
gradastep (of a staircase)
gradodegree
gradograde
gradoliking, preference
gradostep
gradowill, wish
grafograph
gramagrass
gramogram
granoclosed comedo, blackhead
granocorn
granograin
granokernel
granopimple
granoseed
grapaclamp
grapastaple (fastener)
grapastitch (medical)
grapoA member of GRAPO,a Spanish clandestine Maoist group aiming for the formation of a Spanish Marxist-Leninist Republican state, based on the model of Maoist China
grasafat or grease used in cooking
grasanutritional fat
grasogreasy, fatty
gratograteful
gratopleasing
gravagravel
gravelow [sound]
graveserious, grave
gravesolemn
gravestressed in the penultimate syllable: paroxytone
gredafuller's earth
greloturnip greens
greñaentanglement
greñatangled mess of hair
grialgrail
grifogriffin
grifotap, faucet (device used to dispense liquids)
gripaThe flu, influenza
gripeThe flu, influenza
grisúfiredamp
gritoa cry, a yell, a scream
grumolump
grupogroup
grupoguile, lie
grutagrotto
guajefoolish, stupid
guajebottle gourd
guajefool, useless person, good-for-nothing
guajekid, child, kiddy
guajeLeucaena esculenta
guapogood-looking or handsome (unisex)
guaposmart or elegant
guapoarrowroot
guasadullness
guasajoking
guatapadding, cotton padding
guatabelly, paunch
guayograter
güenogood, alright
güerohaving light skin and/or blond hair
güeroa person with light skin and/or blond hair
guetoghetto
gúgolA googol
guiarto advise, to counsel, to guide
guiarto drive, to steer
guiarto guide
guiarto lead, to conduct
guiarto show the way
guiarto sprout (of plants)
guiarto train (plants)
guijapebble
güijaOuija
güijaOuija board
guiñowink, blink
guionhyphen, dash
guionscript, scenario
guiónalternative spelling of guion
güirafeminine form of güiro, female kid, girl
güiraGuira tree, a tropical tree of the family bignoniáceas, e.g. (Crescentia cujete)
güirathe fruit of the Guira tree
güiragüira (percussion instrument)
guiriA type of plant
guiriA Carlist
guiriA foreign tourist, normally referring to fair-skinned tourist on package holidays on the Spanish Mediterranean coast from the mid-twentieth century.
guiripolice agent from la Guardia Civil
güirokid
güiroguiro
güirogourd
guisamanner, habit
guisostew
guitamoney
gustofancy, whim
gustoliking, preference, aesthetic preference
gustopleasure, enthusiasm
gustotaste (flavour)
gustotaste (sense)
habarbean patch
haberto have
haberto exist; “there is”, “there are” (hay); “there was”, “there were” (había)
haberto hold; to possess
haberto have to do
habíaThere was X
habíaThere were X
hábildeft
hábilsuitable, able
hablaspeaking (action)
hablaspeech (faculty of speech)
hacerdo, make
hacerto become
hacerto get
hachaaxe
hacheName of the letter h
haciatoward, towards
haikuhaiku
haikúalternative form of haiku
HaitíHaiti
halarto haul, to pull
hampaunderworld (part of society that is engaged in crime or vice)
hanzohappy
harénharem
hartohaving the appetite satisfied; stuffed, sated
hartotired, fed up
hastaeven
hastauntil
hastaup to, to the point of, as much as
HawáiHawaii
hebrafiber
hebrafilament
hebrathread
hecesfeces
hechodone or completed
hechomade
hechofact
hederto reek
hederto stink
hedorstench, malodor, fetidness (bad smell)
helarto freeze
helarto freeze
heliohelium
hemi-hemi-, half
henarhayfield
heñirto knead
herirto hurt
herirto wound
héroehero
hertzhertz
hertzplural of hertz
hevearubber tree
hiatohiatus (a syllable break between two vowels, without an intervening consonant)
hidrahydra (mythical creature)
hieloice
hienahyena
hilarto spin (as with thread)
Hildafemale given name, cognate to English Hilda
himenhymen
himnoanthem
himnohymn
hindiHindi; one of the official languages of India
hindúHindu, Hindustani
hindúIndian (of or relating to India or its people)
hindúHindu, Hindustani
hindúIndian (person form India)
hiparto hiccup
hipo-hypo-
hobbyhobby (activity)
hogarhearth
hogarhome
hogarhousekeeping
holánfrill, ruffle (strip of pleated material used as decoration)
holo-holo-
homo-homo-
hondasling
hondodeep
hondoprofound
hondodeeply
hongobowler hat, or (US) derby
hongofungus
hongomushroom
honorhonor
horcagallows
horcapitchfork
hordahorde
hormaform, mold
hormahat block
hormashoe tree
hornoa very hot place
hornofurnace
hornooven
horroA poor quality cigarette or snuff
horroCattle that are given to dignitaries of the region, maintained at the expense of the owners or ranchers
horrofree (from slavery, etc.)
hoscosullen, surly
hotelhotel
househouse music, house
hozarto root, to dig with the snout
huasoof or relating to huasos
huasoastute person characteristic of a Chilean countryman
huasoawkward rural person who cannot adapt to urban areas
huasoChilean cowboy, horseman
huasocountryman, or Chilean rural laborer
huchapiggy bank
huecohollow
huecohole, gap
huecohollow
huegoobsolete spelling of fuego
hueónalternative spelling of huevón
huesobone
huesoA stone; the central part of some fruits, consisting of the seed and a hard endocarp layer (like those of peach, olive, avocado or mango)
huesoa political position (designated or elected)
huevaroe (mass of eggs)
huevaspawn (eggs of an aquatic organism)
huevasloth, laziness
huevoegg
huevospawn
huevoovule
huevozygote
huidaflight (act of fleeing)
huilocrippled
huiloa crippled person
hullabituminous coal
humorhumor
humormood
hurónferret
hurtotheft
húsarhussar (light cavalry of European armies)
íbiceibex (type of wild mountain goat)
IbizaIbiza
iconoicon (all senses)
íconoicon
IdahoIdaho
idealideal
idealideal
idearto devise
ideo-ideo-
ídoloidol
idosaidose
ígneoigneous
igualequal
igualequals sign
igualequal
íleonThe ileum
ilesounharmed
ilotahelot
imparodd
imparodd number
Iñakimale given name
inaneinane; pointless
inchaa soccer fan or sometimes a hooligan
indiafeminine form of indio
IndiaIndia
indioIndian (India)
indioIndian (native Americans)
indioA native of India
indioAn indigenous person of the Americas
indioindium
indolindole
inglegroin
Íñigomale given name
inuitInuit
inuitInuit
iraníIranian
iraníIranian
Irenefemale given name
IsaacIsaac (Biblical figure)
Isaacmale given name
islamIslam
istmoisthmus
itrioyttrium
izoteA species of yucca, Yucca aloifolia, native to Mexico and Central America
jabónsoap
jacalhut, hovel, shack
jacaljacal
JacobJacob
jadeoa pant; a gasp
jadeolabored breathing
jadeopanting; gasping
JafetJapheth
jaibacrab
Jaimemale given name, equivalent to James
jalaosweet made from coconuts
jalarto pull (together)
jalarto hurry along; to get along
jalarto function properly; to be in working order
jalarto pull
jalarto draw (in); to attract
jaleajelly, gelatine (substance)
jaleajelly, jello (dessert)
jaleoapplause; cheering
jaleoconfusion; hassle
jaleoruckus; uproar
jalónlandmark
jalónmilestone
jalóntug; pull; jerk
jamásever
jamásnever
jambajamb
jamónham (meat)
japónJapanese
JapónJapan
jaquecheck
jarrajug, pitcher
jarrastein, mug
jarrojug; pitcher
jarrostein; mug
jaspejasper
jaulacage
jaulacrate
jeansjeans (trousers)
jejéngnat
jequesheik
jerbogerbil
jerezsherry
JerezA city in Badajoz, Extremadura, Spain
JerezA city in Cádiz, Andalucía, Spain
jergajargon; slang
jergastraw pallet, coarse cotton fringe, (in New Mexican Spanish) any floor covering or mat
Jesúsbless you, gesundheit (said after a sneeze)
Jesúsmale given name, traditionally popular in Spanish-speaking countries
JesúsJesus
jibiacuttlefish
jioterash
jirónrag; shred
joderto annoy, bug, bother
joderto damage, break
joderto put in a difficult situation
joderto suck; to blow
jolínExpresses surprise. cor!
jolínExpresses anger, upset, or annoyance. Euphemism for joder.
JoniaIonia
jorgecockchafer
Jorgemale given name, equivalent to the English George
Josuémale given name
JosuéJoshua
jovenyoung, youthful
jovenyouth, young person
joyelSmall jewel
Juanafemale given name; equivalent to Jane
JuanaJoanna (Biblical figure)
Juanomale given name
jubóndoublet (article of men's clothing)
judíabean
judíafeminine form of judío
judíoJewish
judíoJew; Jewish person
juegogame; sport
juegogaming
juegokit
juegoparlor trick; sleight of hand
juegoplay
juegoset
juegoto match
juezafemale judge
jugarto play
Juliafemale given name
julioJuly
Juliomale given name, cognate to Julius
juncojunk (a Chinese boat)
juncoreed; rush
junioJune
juntacontact, acquaintances
juntacouncil
juntajoint, gasket
juntameeting (A gathering for a purpose)
juntojoined
juntonear
juntotogether
juntoaltogether, totally
juntonear
juntotogether
jurarto curse or swear
jurarto swear; to take an oath
jureljack (edible fish of the genus Caranx or Trachurus)
justajoust
justatournament
justojust
justoexactly
justoright
justotightly
Justomale given name, cognate to English Justus
KabulKabul
kappakappa; the Greek letter Κ, κ
karmakarma
karstkarst
kéfirkefir (fermented milk)
KeniaKenya (country in Eastern Africa)
KiotoKyoto (a city in Japan)
koalakoala
kurdo(of a person) Kurdish
kurdoKurdish (language of Kurdistan)
LabánLaban (Biblical character)
labiolip
laborjob
laborlabor
laborwork
labraworking
lachafemale lover
lachashame
lachowomanizer
lacholover
laciolanguid
laciolimp, flaccid, flabby
laciolimp (lacking stiffness)
laciostraight (of hair)
LacioLatium
lacónpork shoulder
lacrafault, defect
ladrowoof, bark
lamerto lick
landaplain (a sandy plain)
lanzalance, spear, glaive
lápizpencil
lapsoA lapse
largolong
lascastone chip, lithic flake
lascathin slice
láserlaser
látexlatex
latínLatin; the language of the ancient Romans
latirto beat, to throb
latirto bark
latónbrass
latónhackberry
Laurafemale given name
lavarto wash
lavarto wipe, clear (disgrace, doubt etc)
laxarto ease, to loosen
lazarTo lasso something
lechamilt
lechemilk
lechobed
lechoriverbed
legallegal
legarto hand down
legualeague (distance)
leídoread
leídowell read
Leirefemale given name
lejíalye
lejosfar
lémurlemur
lentelens
lentoslow
leonafeminine form of león, a female lion; lioness
lepraleprosy
lesnaawl
letallethal
letónLatvian (from or native to Latvia)
letónLatvian (pertaining to Latvia)
letóna Latvian
letónthe Latvian language
letraA letter (symbol)
letrahandwriting
letralyrics
leznaawl
lianaliana
liasalyase
libarTo swig or sip a beverage (usually implies an alcoholic beverage)
LibiaLibya (country in Northern Africa)
libioLibyan
libioLibyan
librapound (unit of currency of the United Kingdom and its dependencies)
librapound (unit of mass or force/weight)
LibraLibra (astrological sign)
LibraLibra (constellation)
librefree, clear, at liberty
LIBRELiberalismo Renovador
librobook
liceosecondary school, high school (in some countries)
lichialternative form of lychee
licorliqueur
líderleader
Lidiafemale given name
LidiaLydia.
ligarTo flirt
ligarTo link, to join
ligarTo tie
light[by extension] Lacking substance or seriousness; lite
lightlight (low in fat, calories, salt, alcohol, etc.)
light[of cigarettes] light (low in tar, nicotine and other noxious chemicals)
ligreliger; a species crossbred between a male lion and a female tiger
lijarto sand
Liliafemale given name, equivalent to the English Lilia
limarto file (with a file or rasp)
limbolimb
limboblade, edge
limbolimbo
limenthreshold, doorstep
limónlemon
linarflax field
lincelynx
lindopretty
líneaa thin, long dose of cacaine (slang)
líneacommand, order (government and enterprises)
líneagovernment policy, government action (e.g. línea dura = hard or strict government policy)
líneaindividual script, dialogue for each actor (theatre and TV)
línealine (mathematics, art, electricity or telephone)
linfalymph
linfawater
lirioflag (plant)
lirioiris (plant)
liróndormouse
lisislysis
listaa list, roll
listaa stripe
listoalert
listoclever (with ser)
listoready (with estar)
litarto make a sacrifice in order to please the gods
litiolithium
lito-litho-
litrolitre
livora bluish color
livormalice, malignity
livorbruise
llagasore
llagaulcer
llagawound
llamaflame
llamallama (mammal)
llanatrowel
llanoeven; flat; level
llanoplain
llanostraightforward
llanoa plain (an open, grassy, mostly treeless land)
llavecurly bracket
llavekey
llavespanner, wrench
llavevalve, faucet
llenofull
locallocal
localpremises, rooms
locuslocus
logarplace
logarto rent
logialodge (Freemasons)
logroattainment, success
LololLolol
loncolonco
longalonga
LópezSpanish surname
Lucasmale given name
LucasLuke
luchafight
luchastruggle
Luchafemale given name, Luz María or María de la Luz
LuchoNickname for Luis
Lucíafemale given name; Spanish equivalent of Lucy or Lucia
luciobright, luminous
lucioshiny
luciopike (any carnivorous freshwater fish of the genus Esox)
lucioslowworm
lucirto shine
lucirto show off, to display
lucroprofit, gain, lucre
luegolater
luegosoon
luegothen
luegotherefore
lugarplace
Luisafemale given name, cognate to Louise
lunarlunar
lunarmole, birthmark
lunesMonday
machaChilean razor clam (edible mollusk)
machomale
machostrong, brave
machoanvil
macholarge hammer used to forge
machomale
macismace (spice)
madremother
maesemaster
maeso(disuse) master
mafiaMafia (any criminal organisation)
mafiaMafia (Italian Mafia)
magiamagic
magiaspell, charm, conjuration
magnogreat
magrolean, without fat
magroloin of pork
MaineMaine
Maitefemale given name
majarto crush
majarto grind
majarto pound
mallamesh (cloth)
mallastrap handle
malloa kind of game
mallomallet
maltamalt
maltamalta
MaltaMalta
malvamauve
malvamallow
malvamauve
mamarto suck
mamarto suckle
mambamamba
mambomambo (dance)
mambomambo (music)
mameyThe mamey or mammee apple, Mammea americana
mamónsucking
mamónmamoncillo (tree and fruit), scientific name Melicoccus bijugatus
mamónsuckling
mamónshoot (of a plant)
mamónmama's boy, mommy's darling (person clinging to his mother)
mamónstupid person, dumbass, sucker
mamutmammoth (animal)
manargush forth
mancodefective, faulty
mancoone-handed, one-armed, maimed
mancooarless, without oars
mancohorse
mandavow
mandocommand
mandoremote control
manésManx
mangasleeve
mangamanga
mangohandle
mangomango
mangúfood dish consisting of mashed, cooked plantains
maníadislike
maníamania, bad habit, obsession
maníamania (craze, something popular at the time)
maníamania (violent derangement)
mansotame, meek, not threatening
mantablanket
mantamanta ray
mantaponcho
mantolayer, surface, blanket, carpet
mantoshroud, cloak
marcabrand
marcamark
marcoframe
marcomark (money)
mareatide
mareovertigo, dizziness
Maríafemale given name. Spanish and Galician equivalent of Mary
MaríaMary; Miriam
MarínSpanish surname, meaning marine or sailor
Mariomale given name, cognate to Marius
martamarten
Martafemale given name, cognate to Martha
MartaMartha
MarteMars
marzoMarch
masarto knead
matarto butcher
matarto dull
matarto kill
matarto put out
matarto round off
matarto ruin
mateogeeky
mateoswot, geek, nerd
Mateomale given name
MateoMatthew, the apostle.
MateoOne of the Gospel books of the New Testament
matesmaths (study)
matizhue
matiznuance
matónthug, bully, hoodlum
mayorbigger; comparative form of grande
mayorolder; in this sense, comparative form of viejo, vieja
mayorSuperlative forms of (1) and (2). The biggest, the oldest
mayorwholesale
mayormajor (military rank)
Maytefemale given name. A less common spelling of Maite
mecerto rock (movement), to cradle
mecerto milk
mechalock (length of hair)
mechawick, fuse
mediahalf an hour
mediapantyhose
mediasock, stocking
mediamean, average
medioa bit of a, somewhat of a
mediohalf, half a/an
mediomean, average
mediomiddle, mid
mediomid, in the middle of
mediohalf, partly
mediochannel, vehicle, medium
medioenvironment, surroundings, medium, milieu
mediohabitat
mediohalf
mediomedium (spiritualism)
mediomethod, way
mediomiddle, center
mediomiddle course
mediosociety
mediohalfback
mediomedio (an ancient coin)
mediofive cents
mediomeans
mediomedia
medioresources, funds, means
medirTo measure
meigoA person who is believed to have made a pact with the devil
mejorbetter
mejorbetter
mellanick, dent, scratch
melónmelon
menorsmaller
menoryounger
menosless
menosminus
mensodistracted, absent-minded
mensofoolish, dull
mensoignorant
mensoinexpert
mensoingenuous, naive
mensotimid, shy
mentamint (plant)
mentemind, intellect
mesónmeson
mesóninn, tavern
meta-meta-
metalmetal
meterto put, to insert
meterto meddle, interfere
metrometer
metrometro
micropublic bus
microminibus
miedofear
MilánMilan, city and province of Italy
mili-milli-
millaMile
milpacornfield
mimarto look after
mimarto pamper
minarto mine
miopemyopic
miopeshort-sighted
miopeA myopic or short-sighted person
mirarto face a certain direction
mirarto look at (something)
mirarto watch
mirloblackbird
mirónnosy
mirónbusybody
mirónrubbernecker
mirónvoyeur, peeping tom
mirramyrrh
misilmissile
mísilmissile
mismosame; identical; one and the same; indicates that the two compared noun clauses both represent the one thing
mismosimilar; alike; practically identical; indicates that the two compared noun clauses have one or more matching qualities
mismoself; myself; yourself; himself; herself; itself; ourselves; themselves; emphasises the identity or singularity of the modified noun phrase
mismoown; emaphasizes the owner or the exclusivity of ownership in a noun phrase with a possessive pronoun
mitadhalf
mitinmeeting; discussion
mitramitre
mixtocompound
mixtomixed
mixtomatch (stick)
mochohornless (when should have)
mochomutilated, incomplete
mochohaving a hypocritical and ostentatious faith
modalmodal
módemmodem
mofartaunt (to make fun of someone)
mojarto make wet, to wet
mojarto moisten
mojarto toast
mojónlandmark
mojónmilestone
mojónpile
molarmolar
molarto rule, to rock (be pleasing)
moldemold, cast
moldepan, tin (for baking)
molerto grind
mollathe soft flesh of a fruit
momiamummy
mondonet, pure
mondoworld
mongoidiotic
mongoidiot
monjanun
monjemonk
mono-mono-
montemountain, mount
monteunderbrush
montoamount
moralmoral
moralmoral
moral(tree) mulberry
morarto reside
morboattraction for unwholesome things. morbidity
morbomorbid interest in other people or things
morbodisease
móreomoraceous
morirto die
morrohill
morrosnout
morromouth
morsawalrus
moscafly
moscafly (boxing class)
moscomosquito
MoscúMoscow
mostomust (fruit juice)
motelmotel
motínmutiny
motorengine
moverto move
móvilmobile
móvilcell phone
muchoa lot of; many; much
mucholong, a long time
muchomuch, a lot
muchoa lot, many
mudarcrown flower (Calotropis gigantea)
mudarto change clothes
mudarto change, to alter, to vary
mudarto convert
mudarto move, to relocate, to move to a new house
mudarto shed, to molt
muecagrimace
muelamolar
muflamuffle (a kiln or furnace, often electric, with no direct flames)
mugerobsolete spelling of mujer
mugirto moo
mugredirt, filth, grease
mujerwife
mujerwoman
mújolmullet
multafine (fee issued as punishment for breaking the law)
mundosociety
mundoworld
muñirto arrange or dispose of a matter of business
muñónA part of the body which was incomplete at birth
muñónThe stump of a limb which has been lost
MuñozSpanish surname
muralmural
muralmural
murarto surround with a wall
museomuseum
musgomoss
muslothigh
mutarto mutate
mutuomutual
nabalOf, or pertaining to turnips
nabarOf or pertaining to turnips
nabarPlace where turnips are grown
nácarnacre, mother of pearl
nacerto be born
NachoNickname for Ignacio
nadalChristmas day, Nativity day
nadarto be swimming in
nadarto swim
nadarto swim
nadieno one, nobody; anyone, anybody
naftapetrol, gasoline, gas
naguaskirt
naipe[in plural, naipes] deck of cards
naipeplaying card
nalgabuttock
ñandúAmerican ostrich, rhea
ñangoalternative form of ñengo
nano-nano-
nansúnainsook
narcodrug dealer
nariznose (organ on face)
nariznose; smell (sense of smell)
narizthe heck; on earth
nasalnasal
nasalnasal consonant
natalhome
natalnatal
natalnative
natíonative, natural
natíobirth
natíonature (inherent features of something)
NauruNauru
navalnaval
navíolarge ship
neciostupid
neciofool
negarto deny
negarto refuse
negrabad luck
negrablack woman, negress
negrablack piece
negracrotchet
negroblack (color)
negroclandestine
negrodirty
negrosad
negroangry
negrothe black colour
negrothe black ethnicity
ñengosickly, stunted, weak
NepalNepal
nerdonerd
nesgagore
nevarto snow
nichoburial niche
nichoniche
nietagranddaughter
nietograndchild; grandson
nievesnow
NígerNiger (country)
Nildafemale given name
niñezchildhood
ninfanymph
nipónNipponese
nipónNipponese
nivellevel (degree or amount)
nivellevel, height (distance relative to a given reference elevation)
nivellevel (tool for finding whether a surface is level)
níveoniveous, snowy (of or resembling snow)
nobelNobel Prize
noblenoble
nochenight (time)
Noemífemale given name
NoemíNaomi (Biblical figure)
nogalwalnut tree
nogalwalnut wood
nomásonly, just
nopalnopal
noriaFerris wheel
norianoria
normarule, norm, standard, touchstone
nortenorth; northern
norteclue
nortegoal; objective
nortenorth
nortenorther
notarTo note (something down etc)
novelnovel, new
noviafeminine form of novio, girlfriend, fiancée
noviafeminine form of novio, bride
novioboyfriend; fiancé; romantic partner
noviogroom
nueradaughter-in-law
nuevanews, novelty
nuevenine
nueveThe digit or figure 9
nuevonew
numenmuse (source of inspiration)
numennumen
nuncaever
nuncanever
NúñezSpanish surname
Ñuñoacity in central Chile
Nuriafemale given name
obesaAn obese woman
obesoobese
obesoAn obese person
obleawafer (biscuit or in electronics)
obrarto produce
obvioobvious, clear
ocasosunset
ocasowest
ocasodecline
OchoaSpanish surname
ocoteAny of several aromatic, resinous pine species native to Mexico and Central America, especially the Montezuma pine (Pinus montezumae)
odiarto hate
oestewest
ohmioohm
oíbleaudible
oidorhearer
oidorjudge, magistrate for a royal audiency
ojaláhopefully (I hope that)
ojaláGod grant (that) (followed by present subjunctive)
ojaláGod willing
ojaláI hope so; let’s hope so
ojaláI hope (that); let’s hope (that) (followed by present subjunctive)
ojaláI wish (when used to refer to past events)
ojaláLet's hope that
ojearto ogle
ojearto put the evil eye (on somebody), to curse by looking with malicious intents
ojeracoon eyes
ojeteeye hole
ojeteeyelet
ojeteanal orifice
ojetewicked, mean, bad person
ojitodiminutive form of ojo
ojivaogive
ojivawarhead
ojotaflip-flop (artisanal type)
okupasquatter; squat
olivaolive (fruit)
olivoolive tree
olotecorncob
omaníOmani
omaníOmani
ombreobsolete spelling of hombre
omegaomega; the Greek letter Ω, ω
omisoneglectful, careless
ópaloopal
óperaopera
opimorich, fertile, lush
optarto opt
óralelet's go, come on, hurry (used to exhort)
óraleoh my God, wow (indicates amazement, astonishment, excitement, surprise, shock, fear)
óraleyes, ok (indicates approbation)
orateA crazy person
ordenorder (command)
ordenorder (request, purchase, or food)
ordenorder
ordengood behavior
ordenorder (arrangement, sequence, organization)
ordenorderliness
ordenorder
ordenorder (highest exponent)
orearto air
orejaear
orgíaorgy
orinaurine
Oriolmale given name
OriónOrion (constellation)
OriónOrion (in mythology)
orlarto add a border to
orlarto trim
ornarto adorn
OrtizSpanish surname
orto-ortho-
orugaarugula (plant)
orugacaterpillar (insect or vehicle)
osadodaring, bold
Óscarmale given name
osito(a lovable man) teddy bear
ositodiminutive form of oso, little bear
osmioosmium
ostiaoyster
ostraoyster
otearto survey
oteroknoll
otomíOf or pertaining to the Otomi people and their language
otomíA member of the Otomi people
otomíthe Otomi language
otoñoautumn, fall
otrasfeminine plural of otro; other
óvalooval
ovejasheep
óvuloovum, egg
óxidooxide
óxidorust
ozonoozone
Pablomale given name of biblical origin
PabloPaul.
pacerto eat away, to nibble, to gnaw
pacerto graze, to pasture
pacerto put out to pasture
pacosthe police
pactopact
padrecool, acceptable, easy
padrefather
PadreFather (a title for a priest)
pagarto pay
pagarto pay for
pagroporgy
paicoepazote
pajarhaystack
palcobench
palco(theater) box
palmapalm (hand)
palmapalm (tree)
paltaavocado (fruit)
paltoavocado (tree)
pampapampa
panalhoneycomb
pañalA diaper, a nappy
pandapanda
pandocrooked, bent
pandoshallow (water)
pandosluggish, slow (moving slowly)
pandounlucky (having bad luck)
pandoplane (open flat land between mountains)
panelpanel
pantypantyhose
panzabelly, stomach, paunch
papelpaper
papelrole
Paquifemale given name
pararto lift, raise
pararto put up, stand up
pararto stop, halt
pararto notice or divine something
pararsee pararse
pardoHaving the color brown
pardo[of a voice] gruff, hoarse
pardo[of weather] dull, overcast
pardoleopard
paredA wall
pargoporgy
ParísParis (capital of France)
ParísThe letter P in the Spanish phonetic alphabet
parónbreak, stop
parragrapevine (the plant on which grapes grow)
partepart, section, portion
parteplace
parteside
partemessage, report, dispatch
partetraffic ticket, sticker
partoParthian
partochildbirth
partooffspring
partoParthian
pasarto pass
pasarto enter a room
pasarto happen
pasarto go too far, to exaggerate
pasarto ripen too much, to become rotten, off (food)
pasarto break the law, rule, order
pasarto pass (filter)
pasarto spend time
pasarto trespass (enter on someone's property without permission)
paseoA promenade (place where one takes a walk for leisure)
paseoA road
paseoA thoroughfare, especially one designed for walking
paseoA trip, an outing, an excursion
paseoA walk, a stroll
paseoA vacation, a holiday
pastapasta
pastapaste, dough
pastamoney, dough
pastepasty, pastie (a type of pie or turnover)
pastograss
pastolawn
pastopasture
patánboor (rude person)
patínskate, roller skate
patioyard, patio
Paulafemale given name. Variant: Paulina
pausabreak, pause
pautaguideline
PavíaPavia (province, city)
pavónmoth of the genus Saturnia (so called because of the spots in its wings resemble those of the peacock)
pavónpeacock
pavorfright, fear
peajetoll (fee for using roads or bridges)
pebreA Chilean condiment containing coriander, vinegar, garlic and pepper
pebrepepper (powdered condiment)
pecarto sin
PecesPisces
pechobreast (of a woman)
pechochest; the front of the thorax
pechothorax
pechobreast, heart; seat of the emotions, feelings, etc
pechovalor, strength, fortitude
pecioshipwreck, wreck
pedalpedal
pedirto ask for something
pedirto order something
pedirto request someone else to do something
Pedromale given name of biblical origin
PedroPeter.
pegarto glue
pegarto hit
pegarto stick
peinecomb
PekínBeijing (capital of China)
pelarto cut the hair of
pelarto exfoliate
pelarto peel (fruits, vegetables)
pelarto pluck (a bird)
pelarto shell (nuts, shellfish)
pelarto skin (an animal)
pelarto steal
pelarto unwrap
pelarto spread negative gossip, run down, criticise somebody
peleafight, struggle
pelínbit
pelónbald or balding
pelónwith little or no hair
pelónwith short hair
penalpenal
penala kind of prison
penalpenalty
penarto punish
pencabad, lousy, bum (of poor quality)
pencafleshy stalk, leafstalk or leaf of certain plats e.g. celery leafstalks or nopal leaves
pencamain rib or vein of a leaf
pencaradish (large oblong variety)
penolyardarm
peralpear tree
percabass
PérezSpanish surname
peri-peri-
perlabead
perlapearl
pernobolt
pernolarge spike
perra(female) dog
perroawful
perrodoggy, doggish
perrowicked, mean
perrodog
persaPersian (Of, from, or pertaining to Persia)
persaPersian (person from Persia)
persaPersian (Persian language)
pesarregret
pesarTo have seriousness. To be grave
pesarTo have weight
pesarTo ponder
pesarTo weigh
pesasdumbbell
pesasweights
pescafishing
pestecontagious disease
pesteplague
pestereek, unpleasant or repulsive smell
petarto please, gratify, content (transitive)
PeténA department of Guatemala
peucaterm of contempt for a young woman (due to phonetical similitude with puta)
peucasweetheart, a girl which is engaged with someone
peucoan American hawk, Harris Hawk (Parabuteo unicinctus)
piadachirping (action of chirping)
piadaExpression of someone similar to the other person usually used. Salvador tiene muchas piadas de su maestro
pianopiano
piaraherd (of pigs, sheep etc.)
pibilWrapped in banana or plantain leaves and cooked underground
pibónhottie, cutie (attractive woman)
picarto bite; to sting; to stab; to wound
picarto chop
picarto itch
picarto pique
picarto rot; to decay; to eat away; to rust
picarto sting or be pungent to the lips or tongue, be spicy or hot
picarto get angry, to get annoyed, to take offence
picarto turn sour
picarto get addict, fascinated, enraptured
píceaspruce
picleany pickled food
piclepickle
piezapiece, part
piezaroom
pifiamistake, fault, error
pifiasmall flaw, defect
pilarpillar, pier
pilarThe player who is next to the hooker in a scrum
Pilarfemale given name
pilarto pound
pillocheeky, impudent
pilloclever
pilónA gift given by a vendor to accompany a transaction
pilónbasin, sink
pilónpestle
pilónpylon
pingaprick, cock
piñónpine nut
piñónpine sapling
piñónpinion (outer part of a bird's wing)
piñónpinion (small gear or spindle)
pintaa small spot, dot or stain
pintalook, appearance
pintoclever, cunning
pintodrunk
pintoA meal served for lunch or dinner based on gallo pinto but also with a type of meat and possibly some extras
pintospotted, pinto, blotchy
pinzaclamp (tool)
pinzaclaw (pincer of a crustacean)
pinzaclothes peg
pinzapincers
pinzatweezers
piojoA louse; a kind of parasitic insect; lice
piolaagreeable, charming, pleasant, having good countenance
piolaa messy ending of old string or wires
piolaawesome, astute, cool, quick witted
piolafirecracker
piolathin rope
pipónhaving a protruding belly
pipónhaving the appetite satisfied; stuffed, sated
piquedownward movement
piquegrudge match
piquehit, fix (of drugs)
piquerivalry, needle, loggerheads
piquespade
pirarto go away
piro-pyro-
pisarto step; to walk; to tread
pisarto walk on (something); to tread on (something)
piscaa bit
piscaa soupçon
piscopisco (see "English" above)
piscoturkey (bird)
pista(aviation) runway
pistaclue
pistatrack
pitarto whistle, buzz, beep, honk
pitarto referee
pitónpython
piureEdible tunicate (Pyura chilensis)
pívotcenter
pizcaa little bit
pizcapinch
pizcawhit
pizzapizza
placabadge
placachoppers (artificial teeth)
placaplate
placashield, sign
plaganuisance
plagaplague
planoflat
planoplane, level
planolevel
planoplan (of a building)
planostreet plan, map of a city
planoshot
planoplane (flat surface extending infinitely in all directions)
platasilver
platamoney
platoplate, dish
platóstage, set (at TV or movies)
playabeach
plazafortified town
plazaplaza, town square
plazoinstallment, payment
plazoperiod, term (time limit)
plebeplebeians, common people
plebeplebs
plebekid, child
plenobroad, full
plenoplenary
plomo(color) grey
plomolead
plumafeather
plumapen (for writing)
pluotpluot
plúotpluot
pobrepoor
pochaa Mexican American female who speaks poor or broken Spanish, and has become a gringa
pochosick
pochorotten
pochoa Mexican American who speaks poor or broken Spanish, and has become a gringo
podarto prune
poderauthorization
poderpower, reign
poderproxy (written certificate of authority to act for another)
poderto be able, can
podiopodium
poemapoem
poetaA poet
pókerpoker (card game)
polarpolar
poleapulley
polenpollen
poleopennyroyal (Mentha pulegium)
poli-poly-
polirto polish
polispolis
pollaA beverage made with milk, eggs, cinnamon, and, in Mexico, with sherry liquor added
pollaYoung hen, pullet
pollochicken
pollounexperienced
polvodust
polvopowder
pompaboastfulness, ostentation
pompabubble
pompapomp
pompapump
pompasolemn procession
pompabuttock
pompoblunt, worn down
ponerto play
poner(of a heavenly body) to sink beneath the horizon
ponerto get
ponerto name, to give a nickname
ponerto put on (clothing, shoes)
ponerto choose, to designate (for a job, charge or responsibility)
ponerto set
ponerto contribute; to bring
ponerTo turn on, make horny
ponerto put
pongoorangutan
porfaplease
pornopornographic
pornopornography
PorónMount Porón, location of the Spanish village of Benarrabá, province of Málaga in southern Spain
porraclub, policeman's night stick
porrathick type of churro
porrostupid
porrojoint, reefer
porroleek
portecarriage, carrying
posarto pose
post-post-
postareally, truth
postepost (of wood)
potra(young) mare
potrocolt
potro(young) stallion
potrovault, vaulting horse
potrorack
PPSOEContraction from PSOE (Partido Socialista Obrero Español) and PP (Partido Popular) often used by critics to denote their similar positions
pradomeadow
PragaPrague (capital of the Czech Republic)
presacapture
presafeminine form of preso, female prisoner
presapiece of meat
presaportion or piece of food
presareservoir dam
presasluice (artificial passage of water)
presastolen good
presaweir
presoimprisoned
presoprisoner
primabonus
primafeminine form of primo (female) cousin
primofirst
primoprime
primocousin
primoprime number
prionprion
prisahurry, rush, urgency
prosaprose
protastar (of a film, show etc.)
pubispubis
puchaexpresses pity, disappointment, sympathy
pudinpudding
pudínpudding (sweet or salty)
pudormodesty
pudorshame
púgilboxer, pugilist
pujarto bud
pujarto dither, vacillate
pujarto push
pujarto struggle
pujarto struggle for words
pujarto bid (at an auction)
pulgaflea
pulirto polish
pullaa gibe; a burn; a dig
pullaan obscenity
pulpooctopus
pulsoarm-wrestle
pulsopulse
puñalOf a fight or dispute
puñalOf the fist. Fitting in one's hands
puñaldagger
puñarto fight, attack
punirto punish
puntaend
puntothat's it!
puntodecimal, point (arithmetic symbol), period
puntopoint (unit of measurement)
punto[punto de encuentro] point, location, place
puntostitch
PutrePutre (the Chilean city)
puzlepuzzle
Qataralternative spelling of Catar
qoppakoppa; the Greek letter Ϙ, ϙ
quarkquark
quedacurfew
quedoquiet, still
quedoquietly
quejacomplaint
quemaburning
quemafire; flame
quemeburnout (psychology and ergonomics)
quenaa type of reed flute from Peru
quenapan flute
quepíkepi
quesocheese
quienanyone; some people
quienwhoever; whomever
quienwho; whom
quiénwho?, whom?; [with “de”] whose?
quifekif
quinocinchona
quipekibbeh
quiteA swerve or sidestep
quiteThe action of removal
QuitoQuito
quizáperhaps, maybe
rabiarage, anger
rabiarabies
rabónlacking a tail
rabónshort-tailed, bobtailed
rachagust (of wind), squall
rachastreak (of luck, bad luck)
radarradar
radioradio
radioradius
radioradium
radónradon
rajarto split
raleatype, sort, kind
rallograter
ramalbranch (of an organization)
ramalexit (of a highway or road)
ramalbranch line
ramónhackberry (tree or shrub)
Ramónmale given name, cognate to Raymond
RamónThe letter R in the Spanish phonetic alphabet
RamosSpanish surname
ramparamp
rangorank
rangostatus, prestige
raparTo crop
raparTo shave
raparto rob, steal
rapazof prey (birds)
rapazrapacious
rapazbird of prey
rapelrappelling
rápelrappelling
raptoabduction; kidnapping
rascacommon, vulgar
rasgoact, flourish, stroke
rasgocharacteristic, feature, trait
ratónmouse (small rodent)
ratónmouse (input device)
rayarto line, mark
rayarto scratch
rayarto go crazy
razónratio
razónreason
razónreasoning
razón[with tener] correctness, rectitude
reataA rope; a lasso
reataSingle file
reataPrick, cock
recioloud
recioRhaetian, Raetic
reciorobust, strong, vigorous
recioaloud
reciovigorously
rectastraight
rectastraight line
rectohonest, honorable, upright, righteous, just, fair
rectoliteral (of a meaning)
rectostraight (of a line, etc)
rectorectal
rectoright (of an angle, etc)
rectorectum
rectorectus
redilsheepfold
regarto irrigate
regarto scatter
regarto water
regioroyal
regiostupendous
regioMonterreyan, born in Monterrey, short form of regiomontano
regirTo rule, govern, be in charge of, reign
reglamenstruation, period
reglarule
reglaruler
rehénhostage
reinaqueen
reinaqueen
reinokingdom
relojclock
relojwatch, wristwatch
remarto paddle
reniorhenium
reñirto fight
reñirto quarrel
reñirto scold
rentaincome
rentarent
reojo
resmaream (quantity of paper)
restasubtraction
restorest, remainder
retarto defy, challenge
retarto scold, reprimand
reumarheumatism
reúmarheumatism
revésback, reverse side
revéswrong side
revésbackhand
ReyesSpanish surname
rezarto pray
riadaflood
riada(sudden) overflow of a river watercourse
riegoirrigation
rifarto raffle off, draw lots
riflerifle
rigorrigour
riguafood similar to a tortilla often made out of corn
rimarto rhyme
rímelmascara
rino-rhino
riñónkidney
riñónkidney ore, hematite
ritmorhythm
rivaladverse, rival
rivalrival
RivasRivas
rizarto curl, crinkle, crisp
RizosSpanish surname from Greek
robarto rob
robleoak
roblestrength
roblestrong object or person
robotrobot
robreobsolete form of roble
rocín(horse) nag
rocíodew (moisture in the air that settles on plants, etc)
rocíoquaff, chug
rocíospray
rocíosprinkle, shower (brief, light rain)
Rocíofemale given name
rodarto film
rodarto roll, rotate
RodasRhodes (city)
RodasRhodes (island)
rodeodetour
rodeorodeo
rodeoroundabout
rodiorhodium
rogarto beg
RojasSpanish surname
rolloaffair
rolloboring talk
rollocoil
rollononsense, tosh
rolloreel
rolloroll
romborhombus
roncohoarse, croaky
roncooink, growl, bark, snarl
rondaround
roquerook
rosalrose (shrub)
roscadoughnut, bagel
roscadoughnut-shaped object
roscascrew thread
rotarto spin
rozarto clear or scrape land
rozarto graze
Rubénmale given name
RubénReuben (Biblical character and tribe)
rubiafeminine form of rubio , blonde
rubioblond
rubioa blond (or blonde) person
rubiogurnard (fish)
rubloruble
ruedawheel
ruedohem of a garment
rugirto bellow
rugirto roar
rugirto rumble
ruidonoise
ruidosound
ruinadecline, downfall
ruina(plural) ruins
ruinaruin, decay, wreck (also figurative)
rularto go round
rularto chuck, pass, lob
rumbarumba (Cuban dance)
rumbocourse
rumboheading, bearing
rumormurmur
rumorrumor
rupiarupee
ruralrural
RusiaRussia
ruso-Russo-
saberknowledge
saberto know (a fact)
saberto know how to do something
saberto taste
sabialearned person
sabiawise person
sabiolearned
sabioprudent; wise
sabiolearned person
sabiowise person
sablesaber, cutlass
sablesaber
saborflavor; taste
sacarto kick off
sacarto serve
sacarto obtain:
sacarto expel, to eject
sacarto get
sacarto make (as in a copy)
sacarto put out
sacarto remove, to take out
sacarto rescue somebody from a trouble
sacarto send out or move out something or somebody from some place
sacarto stick out
sacarto take (as in a photograph)
sacarto withdraw
saciosated, satiated, full
sacrosacral
sacrosacred
sacrosacrum
saetaarrow
saetadart
sagazacute; astute
sagazsagacious, prudent, visionary
sagazproficient at dragging (prey)
sagazmarkedly clairvoyant
saigasaiga
sajarto slice open
sajónSaxon
salara salt pan
salarto salt
salazsalacious
saldobalance
salirto appear, to look (on a painting, photo, movie, play, TV, platform, etc)
salirto go out
salirTo go out (be in a relationship)
salirto leave
salirto log out
salirto result, to arise as a consequence
salirto rise (the Sun)
salirTo turn out
salmopsalm
salónliving room, sitting room, lounge
salsaa type of sauce flavored with chili and tomatoes that is popular in Latin America
salsasalsa (a type of dance)
salsasalsa (a type of music)
salsasauce
salsosalty
saltojump, leap
saltoskip
saludhealth
saludsaid to somebody who has sneezed, bless you
saludthe usual toast when drinking alcohol, cheers
salvosafe
salvoexcept, apart from
SamoaSamoa
sampisampi; the Greek letter Ϡ, ϡ
sanarto cure
sanarto heal
Santimale given name, diminutive of Santiago
santoholy, godly
santosaint
saqueexpulsion, extraction, act of put out
saqueact of kick off
saqueservice
SaraiSarai
sardoSardinian (relating to Sardinia)
sardoSardinian
sardoSardinian language
sarnascabies
sarromildew
sarrotartar
SatánSatan (the Devil)
saucewillow
saúcoelder (tree)
saudíSaudi
saudíSaudi
SauloSaul, the original name of Apostle Paul
saviasap
sayalsackcloth
sazónflavor, seasoning
sazónripeness
sazónseason
secarto dry
sectacult
sectasect
sedalthin line, string
sedarto sedate
segarto harvest
segarto mow
segarto reap
segúnaccording to
segúnas, just as, the same way
segúndepending on
sellopostage stamp
selloseal
sellostamp (device for stamping designs)
sellostamp (imprint made by stamping)
selvaforest
semensemen, sperm
semissemis
señallandmark
señalreminder
señalrepresentation
señalsign
señalsignal
sendafootpath
senilsenile
señorgentleman
señormaster
señormister (title conferred on an adult male)
SeñorLord, Mister, Mr
SeñorThe Lord
seorafeminine form of seor
seriea series
serioserious
seriotrue
sesgoslanting, sloping
sesgoskew
sesgoslant, slope
sexmoA Spanish rural administrative division
sextosixth
sextosixth
sibilA small recess carved into a cave wall to preserve meat and other provisions
sibilA small underground hollow
sidracider
sieteseven
sifónsiphon
siglaacronym (of any type: phonetic acronym or initialism)
siglainitial
sigloa significant period of time; an age
siglocentury
sigmasigma; the Greek letter Σ, σ
signosign
SilasSilas
silbowhistle, whistling (sound)
sillachair
sillasaddle
símilsimilar
símilsimile
simiosimian
simónyes, affirmation. Commonly used to respond affirmatively to a question
simónhackney cab
Simónmale given name of biblical origin
SimónSimon
simúnsimoom
sinpathe act of not paying for something, especially in a restaurant
siouxSioux
siouxSioux
siouxthe Sioux language
SiriaSyria
sirioSyrian
sirioSyrian (A person from Syria or of Syrian descent)
SirioSirius (star)
sisarto filch, to steal in small quantities
siseosss, hiss
sismoearthquake
sitioplace
sobarto fondle; feel up; grope
sobarto hit or strike punishingly
sobarto knead
sobra(plural) leftovers, leavings
sobrarubbish, trash
sobrasurplus, excess, extra
sobreenvelope
sobreabout
sobreover, above, on, upon, atop
sociomember
sociopartner
sociobuddy, mate
sodiosodium
Sofíafemale given name, cognate to Sophia
SofíaSofia (the capital city of Bulgaria)
sogúnshogun
solarsolar
solarground, land
solarhouse (of a family), noble lineage
solartenement house
solarto pave
solarto sole a shoe
solerTo be accustomed to doing something. To do something on a regular basis. Usually followed with an infinitive, e.g. suele llegar tarde, "he usually arrives late"
sonarto sound, to ring
sonarto ring a bell
soñarto dream
sondaprobe
Soniafemale given name, cognate to Sonya
soparto make soup
soploan exhalation
soploa sigh, a puff
sopordrowsiness
sorbosip
sordodeaf
sordodull, muted
sordovoiceless
sordodeaf person
sotolsotol (all senses)
suavecool, acceptable, easy
suavesuave, soft, smooth
suaziSwazi
suaziSwazi
subirto climb
subirto go up or come up
subirto raise
subirto upload
suciodirty, filthy
sucioobscene, vulgar
suciosinful, tainted
SudánSudan (Republic of Sudan)
sudarto sweat
sudorsweat
suecafeminine form of sueco
suecoSwedish (from or native to Sweden)
suecoSwedish (pertaining to Sweden)
suecoa Swede
suecothe Swedish language
suelasole
sueloground, floor, soil
suenosound
sueñodream
sueñosleepiness
sueroIV or intravenous line or fluid
sueroserum
suerowhey
suitesuite (rooms, hotel)
SuizaSwitzerland
suizoSwiss
suizoA person from Switzerland
sumarto add
sumarTo add, to add up
sumirto submerge
súpersuperb, great
súpersupermarket
surtotranquil, calm
sushisushi
sustofright
sutilsubtle
suyasfeminine plural of suyo His, hers, its
suyasTheirs, their, to them
suyasYours, your, to you
suyasfeminine plural of suyo His, hers, its
suyasTheirs
suyasYours
suyosTheirs, their, to them
suyosYours, your, to you
suyosTheirs
suyosYours
tablaboard, plank
tablaslab
tablatable (grid or matrix, in a book)
tablatable (furniture)
tachaAny cross out sign (/, \, - or X)
tachaAn ecstasy pill; MDMA
tacónheel
tactodiscretion; tact
tactotouch
Tadeomale given name
TadeoThaddeus, the apostle.
tahúrcardsharp
tahúrgambler
taínoTaino (language)
taínoTaino (people)
taitadaddy
taitavaliant and handsome man
tajarto cut; to slice to chop
tajarto sharpen
talarcovering or reaching the heel (cloth, garment or accesories)
talarto cut, cut down (particularly a tree, forest)
talcotalcum powder
talcotalc
taliothallium
tallacarving
tallaheight
tallasize
tallajoke
tallostalk, stem
talóncheck
talónheel (shoe)
talónheel
taludslope (of a structure, wall or terrain)
tamalbundle, clumsy package
tamalembroilment, imbroglio
tamaltamal, tamale
tamilOf or pertaining to the Tamil script
tamilTamil; of or pertaining to the Tamil people of India and Sri Lanka, their culture, or language
tamilA Tamil person, belonging to the Tamil people
tamilThe Tamil language
tamizsieve
tandaduty, turn
tandagroup
tandaseries
tandasession
tandatask, work
tandatime, instance
tandabeating, bashing
tañerto play (an instrument)
tañerto ring (a bell)
tañerto strum
tangaG-string, thong
tangoa style of music associated with the tango dance (used to accompany and set the beat for the dance)
tangotango (ballroom dance)
Taniafemale given name, cognate to the English Tania
tantoso much, as much
tantoso much, long, hard, often, etc
tantocopy
tantopoint (in a game)
tantopoker chip, counter
tantoportion
tantoso much, so many
taparto cover
tapiaadobe
tapiaadobe brick
tapiaenclosing wall
tapiawall made of adobe bricks
tapizcarpet
tapiztapestry
tapóncap, plug
tapónobstruction
tapóntraffic jam
tardelate
tardelate
tardeafternoon
tardeevening
tardoslow, sluggish
tardotardy
tareahomework
tareatask
tarjaplate
tarjashield
tarjatally
tarrojar, pot
tarsotarsus (entire ankle)
tarsotarsal (any bone of the ankle)
tartatart
tasarto appraise
tauóntauon
tazónbowl
tazónmug (large cup)
tebeocomic, graphic novel
techoceiling
techoroof
teclaA key, button (on a machine or instrument)
tecolThe edible larva of the moth Hypopta agavis, used in traditional Mexican cuisine
tedioboredom
TegusNickname for Tegucigalpa, capital of Honduras
TeguzNickname for Tegucigalpa, capital of Honduras
tejarto tile
TejasTexas, a state of the USA
tejerto knit
tejerto spin (a web, a tale)
tejerto weave
tejónbadger
tejóncoati
telarloom
telóncurtain
telónfabric (material made of fibers)
temerto fear
temorfear
tenarthenar
tenaztenacious
tenerTo be of a measure or age
tenerTo contain
tenerTo feel (internally)
tenerTo have, possess an object
tenerTo hold, grasp
tenerTo make to feel
tenerTo possess a condition or quality
teniatapeworm
teñirto color, to dye, to stain
tenistennis
tensotense
tenuefaint, dim, soft
tenuetenuous, thin, weak
tercostubborn, obstinate
ternoset of three, trio
ternothree-piece suit
ternoswearword
tersosmooth, polished
tersosoft
tesisthesis
tetunTetum (language)
TexasTexas
textotext
thetatheta; the Greek letter Θ, θ
tiaratiara (all senses)
tiaraa turban, especially that worn by ancient Persian kings
Tiarefemale given name
tibiatibia
tibiolukewarm
tiesostarched, formal
tiesostiff, rigid
tifónwaterspout
tifóntyphoon, tropical cyclone
TifónTyphon
tifustyphus
tigretiger
tildeaccent mark
tildecriticism, censure
tildetilde
tilmaAn indigenous outer garment worn by men. Worn on the front like a long apron, or fastened over the shoulders as a cloak
timarto fraud
timarto swindle
timolthymol
timóndrawbar
timónrudder
timónsteering wheel
tingaA typical Mexican dish made with shredded meat
tingeEurasian eagle owl
tintaink
tintodark red (wine)
tiplesoprano, treble (voice, singer)
tipletreble guitar, a small plucked stringed instrument of the guitar family, used in the traditional musics of Spain and various Latin American nations
tipletreble guitar player
tiplesingle-piece mast
tirarto attract
tirarto be somewhat
tirarto manage; to get by
tirarto pull
tirarto shoot
tirarto throw oneself
tirarto spend time
tirarto knock over; to knock down
tirarto print
tirarto shoot; to launch
tirarto take (a photograph)
tirarto throw
tirarto throw out
tirónskill, string to one's bow
tiróntug, pull, jerk
titántitan
titánvery large crane (lifting device)
TLCANTratado de Libre Comercio de América del Norte; NAFTA
tocartocar el timbre (o la campana) — to ring the bell
tocartocar la bocina (o el claxon) — to honk
tocartocar la puerta (o ventana) — to knock on the door (or window)
tocarto play (a musical instrument)
tocarto touch
tocarto be someone’s time or turn
tocarto be the next
todasplural of toda; all, all of
todosplural of todo; all, all of
TokioTokyo (capital city of Japan)
toldoawning
tomarTo drink, have (especially an alcoholic beverage)
tomarTo take
tomarTo travel by means of
Tomásmale given name
TomásThomas, the apostle
tombocop
tomínA Spanish coin equivalent to one third of an adarme or one eighth of a castellano
tomínA type of silver coin used in the Americas in times of Spanish colonialism
tonelbarrel
tónertoner (powder)
TongaTonga
tongofraud
tontosilly or foolish
tontostupid
tontoA fool, a stupid person
toparto come across, encounter
toparto knock against, hit, strike, touch
toquestroke
toquetoke
toquetouch
toquewhiff
toquitoqui
tóraxthorax
tordowith skin patterned in white and black patches
tordothrush (kind of bird); species Turdus musicus
toreotauromachy, bullfighting
toriothorium
tornoa lathe
torpeclumsy
torpedishonest
torpeugly
torreskyscraper
torretower
torrerook
tortaA cake
tortaA tart
tortaA sandwich on a roll
tortaslap in the face, cuff on the ear
toscocoarse, rough
toscocrude
toscouncouth
toscotartar
toscotuff
toserto cough
totaltotal, complete
tótemtotem
tótemtotem pole
totolturkey
traerto attract, to draw, to pull
traerto bring
traerto bring about, to cause, to occasion
traerto bring forward, to advance, to adduce
traerto cause to be, to have in a certain condition
traerto have, to carry (in a publication, in stock)
traerto include (have as a component, part, accessory or ingredient)
traerto make, to compel, to oblige
traerto persuade
traerto wear (short form of traer puesto)
trago(alcoholic) drink
tragobooze
tragogulp
trajesuit, dress
tramosection, stretch (segment of a journey or route)
trapoany fabric or paper piece for clean, wash or dry (tea towel, dish towel, dish cloth, dust cloth, car towel, damp cloth)
trapoany piece of cloth
traporag
tras-alternative form of trans-
tratatrade, slave trade
tratobehaviour
tratodeal
tratotreatment
trazoline (writing)
trazostroke (writing)
trecethirteen
tretatrick
tributribe
trigowheat
trinochirp
tripabelly
tripainner tube
tripaintestine, gut
tripatripe
trizafragment
trojaA slim bag made of linen cloth
trojagarner
trojasaddlebag
trolalie
trollalternative spelling of trol
tronothrone
tropatroop, crowd
tropaflock, herd
tropaarmy, troop
tropotrope
TroyaTroy
trozopiece
trucotrick
trufatruffle (tuber)
tucánA toucan
tuliothulium
tumbagrave
tumortumor
túneltunnel
TúnezTunis
TúnezTunisia (Republic of Tunisia)
turbamob
turbapeat
turcaTurk
turcoTurkish
turco(Central America) it is used infrequently to refer to a Turk, but it is most often used to refer to an Arab or a Jew. In general, it is a non-offensive synonym of Sand-Nigger. i.e. "Los Turcos son los dueños de todas las tiendas de tela". Here, 'Turcos' refers to the Arabs. "Los Turcos son los dueños de todas las casas de empeño". Here it refers to the Jews.
turcoTurk
turcothe Turkish language
turnoduty, guard
turnoshift
turnoturn
turónpolecat, weasel
tusarto shear
tuteoIn Spanish dialects, the use of the pronoun tú as opposed to vos
tuteoThe use of informal as opposed to polite pronouns
tuyasfeminine plural of tuyo Yours, your
tuyasfeminine plural of tuyo Yours
ufanoproud
ufanosmug
ulamaA Mesoamerican game played with a rubber ball and racquet
uncirto yoke
uñetaplectrum
ungiranoint
únicosolitary; alone
únicounique; sole; single; only
unidojoined, linked
unidounited
uniónunion
untarto anoint
untarto bribe
untarto smear
UranoUranus
uratourate
urdirto conspire
urdirto scheme
urdirto warp (textiles)
urgirto be urgent, pressing
úricouric
usadoused
usadoworn, worn-out
ustedsecond person formal; you (singular)
ustedsecond person informal; you (singular)
usualusual
usurausury
úterouterus; womb
úvulauvula
vacíoempty
vacíovacant
vacíoempty space; gap
vacíovacuum
vacíovoid
vacuoempty; vacant
vacuoempty space, gap
vagarto roam, to wander
vagóntrain car
vainacase, casing
vainapod
vainascabbard, sheath
vainahickey
vainathing, gadget
vainagreen bean
vainaworthless person
valerTo be worth
valeta jack in a deck of cards
valíaworth
vallabarricade; fence
vallahurdle
vallaobstacle
vallevalley
valorA value (numerical)
valorcourage
valorworth
valsewaltz
vaporsteam, vapor (water vapor)
vararto beach
vararto run aground
variovaried
variovarious
varónmale person
vasca(female) Basque person
vascoBasque
vascoa Basque person
vascothe Basque language
vastovast
vatiowatt
vedarto ban, prohibit
veganA vegan or vegano
vejarto harass
vejezold age
velarvelar
velarto be vigilant
velarto watch, to guard
vellobody hair, androgenic hair, vellus hair
velozfast, quick, speedy
vendabandage
vendoWend (Slavic people and its language)
veniaconsent, permission
veniaforgiveness
veniasalute
venirto come
ventasale
VenusVenus
verastruth, reality (unusual)
veraztruthful, veracious
verboverb
verdedirty, coarse
verdegreen (eco-friendly)
verdegreen in colour
verdeinexperienced; naïve
verderisqué, naughty
verdeunripe
verdeunwell; sick
verdeThe colour green
vergasteel bow (of a crossbow)
vergaa yardarm or yard
vergaa thing of bad or undesirable quality
verjarailing
vermúvermouth
verseto meet; to see one another
versoversed
verso(artillery): small culverin (kind of cannon)
versoverse, line (of a poem)
versoverse, poem
versoverso, reverse, back, overleaf (of a page)
versoverso, left-hand page
vetarto veto
viajevoyage, journey, trip
vibravibe (atmosphere or aura of a person or place as communicated to and felt by others)
vice-vice-
viciovice
videomovie that is stored on VHS tape or DVD
videovideotape
videovideo store
vídeovideo
viejaFeminine of viejo
viejawife, (spouse) little woman
viejoold
viejoan old item
viejoan old person
viejodad
viejoa certain guy or man, specially adult or almost
viejosweetheart, honey (substitute for a male name)
VienaVienna (capital of Austria)
vigíalookout, watchtower
vigíareef
vigorvigor
villasettlement with a minimum of five thousand inhabitants (bigger than a town but smaller that a city) that has asked for the title officially. Previously, this title was grated by the king
villasmall town
villavilla
ViolaSpanish surname
virarto veer
VirgoVirgo (constellation)
virilvirile, manly
virusvirus, computer virus
visirvizir
VisnúVishnu
visónmink
vistasight
vistaview
vistatrial
vistoseen
vitalvital
vítorlong live
vítorovation; ceremony of public appreciation
viudawidow
viudowidowed
viudowidower, widow
viudoScabiosa atropurpurea (mourning bride, mourning widow, sweet scabious)
vivarto applaud
vivazanimated; lively
vivirlife; lifestyle
vivirTo live; to be alive
vivirTo make a living
vivirTo reside; to inhabit
vocalby means of the voice
vocalrelated to the voice
vocalusing the voice
vocalvowel
vocalvoter, member with vote rights
vodkavodka
volarto anger, to exasperate, to infuriate
volarto blow up
volarto disappear suddenly
volarto flutter, to hover
volarto fly, to fly away
volarto jut out, to project
volarto make fly out
volarto raise to the top of the line (e.g., a letter or number)
volarto release (a hunting falcon)
volarto rouse
volarto sell like hotcakes
volarto spread like wildfire
vorazdestructive
vorazvoracious, greedy
voseoIn Spanish dialects, the use of the pronoun vos as opposed to tú
votarto vote
vueloflight
vuesayour
vuesoyour
vulgothe common people, the masses
waflewaffle
wáterwater closet, toilet, rest room
weberweber
xeno-xeno-
xenónxenon
xero-xero- (all senses)
xilo-xylo-
yacerto lie; to recline
YagüeA neighbourhood in Logroño, Spain
YagüeSpanish surname
YagüeThe letter Y in the Spanish phonetic alphabet
YahvéYahweh (personal name of God)
yamboiamb
yambojambul
yaparto add a bit extra to a customer's order for free or in order to complete the ordered amount
yardayard
yedraivy
yeguaa contemptible fat woman
yeguaheifer
yeguamare
yeguaThe letter Y in the Spanish phonetic alphabet
yelmohelmet
YemenYemen
yerbaalternative form of hierba
yerbayerba (Ilex paraguaiensis)
yermobarren; deserted
yermowasteland
yernoson-in-law
yerroerror, blunder
yertostiff; rigid
yescatinder
yihadjihad
yoguiyogi; yoga practitioner
yoguryogurt
yucalpiece of land cultivating yucca
yuntaa pair or yoke of oxen
yuntacuff link, cufflink
yurtayurt (large, round tent with vertical walls and conical roof)
zafarTo come undone; to loosen up
zafarTo free oneself of; to get free of
zafarTo loosen; to untie
zafiocoarse; crude; crass
zagalboy, lad, youth
zaidademoiselle crane, Anthropoides virgo
zainochestnut (color)
ZaireZaire
zamboSambo
zancostilt (a pole used for walking)
zanjaditch, trench
zaparto sap
zaparto undermine
zapeochannel hopping
zarpaclaw
zarpapaw
zarzablackberry bush
zarzabramble
zayinzayin
zebraalternative spelling of cebra
zenitalternative spelling of cenit
zíperzipper
zombizombie
zonzosilly; stupid
zonzoidiot; dunce
zorravixen; female fox
zorraan attractive woman
zorroclever, crafty, sly
zorrofox (carnivore)
zorrojack (device used to raise and temporarily support a heavy object)
zorrobeacon
zorrofox (sly or cunning person)
zotolalternative spelling of sotol
zuavoZouave
zuecoclog (shoe)
zuecogalosh
zullaFrench honeysuckle (Hedysarum coronarium)
zullahuman excrement, feces
Zulmafemale given name
zumbabashing, beating
zungathong (swimwear)
zurdoleft-handed
zurdoleft-handed person
zuzarto incite
All 5 letter Spanish words