Spanish words starting with U:

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Spanish wordmeaning in Englishfeatures
úlceraulcer{f}
últimamenterecently, lately{adv}
últimofinal; last{adj}
últimofinally{adj}
últimolatest; most recent{adj}
únicamenteonly, uniquely{adv}
únicosolitary; alone{adj}
únicounique; sole; single; only{adj}
úricouric{adj}
úrsidoUrsid{m}
Úrsulafemale given name, cognate to English Ursula{prop}
úterouterus; womb{m}
útilhelpful; useful{adj}
útilestools; implements{mp}
útilmenteusefully{adv}
uor{conj}
uName of the letter U{f}
uThe 22nd letter of the Spanish alphabet{letter}
UThe 22nd letter of the Spanish alphabet{letter}
uñaclaw; hoof; stinger{f}
uñanail, fingernail, toenail{f}
uña de caballocoltsfoot{f}
UagadugúOuagadougou{prop}
ualabíwallaby{m}
uapitíelk; wapiti{m}
ubicaciónposition; location{f}
ubicarto be located: localizarse{vr}
ubicarto position oneself: situarse{vr}
ubicarto find: localizar{vt}
ubicarto position; to place: situar{vt}
ubicuidadubiquity{f}
ubicuitinaubiquitin{f} [protein]
ubicuoubiquitous{adj}
ubiquitinaubiquitin{f} [protein]
ubiquitinaciónubiquitination{f}
ubreudder{f}
ubérrimovery fruitful, abundant, lush{adj} [literary]
-uchafeminine form of -ucho{suffix}
uchepoA tamale prepared with sweet corn, originating from the state of Michoacán{m} [Mexico]
-uchoUsed in forming pejoratives from nouns and adjectives{suffix}
uchuvacape gooseberry, a fruit, Physalis peruviana, related to the tomatillo, yellow, and about 20 mm in diameter{f}
UcraniaUkraine{prop}
ucranianoUkrainian{adj}
ucranianoUkrainian person{m}
ucranianoUkrainian language{prop}
ucranio(of a person) Ukrainian{m}
Ud.Abbreviated form of usted{abbr}
-udoA suffix appended to nouns to form adjectives (which can also be used as nouns), to indicate that someone or something has attributes such as existence, abundance or resemblance, and sometimes indicates habits or attitudes, similar to English suffixes -y, -ous, -ful:{suffix}
Uds.Abbreviated form of ustedes{abbr}
Udsyou (formal, plural){pron}
UEinitialism of Unión Europea (English: EU){initialism}
-uelafeminine form of -uelo{suffix}
-uelodiminutive suffix for nouns{suffix}
-ueloemphasizes contempt for subject{suffix}
uñetaplectrum{f}
ufanarseto take pride in; to boast about{v}
ufanoproud{adj}
ufanosmug{adj}
UgandaUganda{prop}
ugandésUgandan{adj}
ugandésUgandan{m}
uhUsed to express disappointment or disdain{interj}
ukeleleukulele{m}
ulamaA Mesoamerican game played with a rubber ball and racquet{f}
ulceraciónulceration{f}
ulcerarto fester{v}
ulcerarto ulcerate{v}
ulcerosoulcerous{adj}
UlisesThe letter U in the Spanish phonetic alphabet{prop}
UlisesUlysses{prop}
ulteriorlater; subsequent{adj}
ulteriorulterior{adj}
ulteriormentesubsequently{adv}
ultimarto finalize; to complete{vt}
ultimarto kill{vt}
ultimátumultimatum{m}
ultraderechafar right{f}
ultraestructuraultrastructure{f}
ultraizquierdafar left{f}
ultrajarto rape{v} [El Salvador, Venezuela]
ultrajarto insult; to offend, outrage{v}
ultrajeinsult, offense{m}
ultraligeroultralight, microlight, superlight, lightweight{adj}
ultramarabroad; overseas{m}
ultranzaextreme{f}
ultranzato the extreme; to the utmost{f}
ultrarrojoinfrared{adj}
ultrasónicoultrasonic{adj}
ultrasonidoultrasound{m}
ultratumbaafterlife{f}
ultravioletaultraviolet{adj}
ulularto hoot{vi}
ulularto ululate{vi}
ulularto wail; to howl{vi}
ululatohoot{m}
ululatowail{m}
umbilicadoumbilicate{adj} [mycology]
umbraldoorstep; threshold; stoop{m}
unapocopic form of uno one{adj} [before the noun]
-un--un-{affix} [chemistry]
una{art}
unaFeminine of uno{adj}
unaFeminine of uno{f}
UNAUniversidad Nacional de Agricultura{acronym}
una de cal y otra de arenaAn alternation of two opposite things, for example hot and cold, good cop bad cop, zigzag, up and down, happy one minute and sad the next{f} [idiomatic]
una, dole, tele, catoleEquivalent to eeny, meeny, miny, moe{phrase}
unanimidadunanimously{adv}
unanimidadunanimity{f}
unasfeminine of unos; some (some people){adj}
UNASURUnion of South American Nations{acronym}
una vez másonce again{adv}
una y otra vezrepeatedly; over and over{adv} [idiomatic]
uncialuncial{adj}
uncialuncial{f}
unciónunction{f}
uncirto yoke{v}
un día es un díawhat the heck; you only live once (said when making an exception to indulge in something){proverb}
un día más un día menosanother day, another dollar{proverb}
undécimoeleventh{adj}
undécimoeleventh{m}
ungüentounguent, salve{m}
ungiranoint{v}
unicelularunicellular{adj}
unicorniounicorn{m}
unidadA unit (object, military, or measure){f}
unidadunity{f}
unidad astronómicaastronomical unit{f}
unidimensionalunidimensional{adj}
unidojoined, linked{adj}
unidounited{adj}
unificaciónunification{f}
unificarto unify{v}
uniformarto standardize{v}
uniformeuniform, even{adj}
uniformeuniform, dress uniform{m}
uniformidaduniformity{f}
unilateralunilateral{adj}
uniónunion{f}
Unión AfricanaAfrican Union{prop}
Unión EuropeaEuropean Union{prop}
unión librecommon-law marriage{f}
Unión SoviéticaSoviet Union{prop}
unirto merge, to conflate{v}
unirto unite{v}
unitariounitary; unit{adj}
unitarioone of Los Unitarios; member of the Partido Unitario, in 19th century Argentina{m} [politics]
unitarioUnitarian (adherent of Unitarianism; Unitarian Christian; or Unitarian, member of the Unitarian Church) See also unitariano{m} [religion]
unitarioUnitarian Universalist, see unitario universalista{m} [religion]
universaluniversal{adj}
universalidaduniversality{f}
universalmenteuniversally{adv}
universidaduniversity{f}
universitariafeminine form of universitario{f}
universitarioof or relating to a university{adj}
universitariouniversity student{m}
universouniverse{m}
unánimeunanimous{adj}
unánimementeunanimously{adv}
unoone{determiner}
unoone{num} [cardinal]
unoone{pron}
un pocoa bit{adv}
un pocoa little{adv}
unísonounison, unisonous{adj}
unísonounison{m}
untarto anoint{v}
untarto bribe{v}
untarto smear{v}
untosafeminine form of untoso{adj}
ununbioununbium{m}
ununoctioununoctium (chemical element){m}
ununpentioununpentium{m}
ununquadio[deprecated] flerovium (formerly ununquadium){m}
ununseptioununseptium{m}
ununtrioununtrium{m}
upsoops{interj}
-uraattaches to adjectives to form abstract nouns{suffix}
uracilouracil{m} [organic compound]
uranilouranyl{m} [chemistry]
uraniouranium{m}
UranoUranus{prop}
uratourate{m} [organic compound]
urbanidadpoliteness; urbanity{f}
urbanismocity planning{m}
urbanizaciónhousing development{f}
urbanizaciónhousing estate{f}
urbanizaciónurbanization{f}
urbanizarto develop (land for building houses){v}
urbanizarto urbanize{v}
urbanourban{adj}
urbanourbane{adj}
urbanísticourban, urbanistic{adj}
urbemetropolis; city{f}
urdúUrdu (language){prop}
urdimbrewarp (of the weave){f}
urdirto conspire{v}
urdirto scheme{v}
urdirto warp (textiles){v}
urduUrdu (the Indo-Iranian language){prop}
ureasaurease{f} [enzyme]
uretraurethra{f} [anatomy]
uretralurethral{adj}
urgenciaemergency{f}
urgenciaurgency{f}
urgenteurgent{adj}
urgentementeurgently{adv}
urgirto be urgent, pressing{vi}
uribistaDescribing a supporter of Colombian president Álvaro Uribe, his administration, or policies, or describing a political ally or member of Uribe's administration{adj}
uribistaOf or relating to Colombian president Álvaro Uribe, his administration, or policies{adj}
uribistaA supporter of Colombian president Álvaro Uribe, his administration, or policies. A political ally or member of Uribe's administration{mf}
uridinauridine{f} [organic compound]
urinariourinary{adj}
urinariourinal{m}
urólogourologist{m}
urnapoll; ballot box{f}
urnaurn{f}
uroaurochs (Bos primigenius){m}
urogallowood grouse{m}
urológicourologic, urological{adj}
urologíaurology{f}
urracamagpie{f}
urraca de Américablue jay{f}
URSSUSSR (Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, Soviet Union){prop}
uréterureter{m}
UruguayUruguay{prop}
uruguayoUruguayan{adj}
uruguayoUruguayan{m}
uruk-haiAn ugly woman{f} [Spain, Internet, pejorative]
urushiolurushiol{m} [organic compounds]
usíasecond person; your honor; you (singular){pron} [archaic, formal]
usadoused{adj}
usadoworn, worn-out{adj}
usanzacustom{f}
usanzausage{f}
usarTo be fashionable{vr}
usarTo be used{vr}
usarTo consume{vt}
usarTo use{vt}
usarTo wear{vt}
usarseto be fashionable{v}
usarseto be used{v}
usenciasecond person; your Excellency; you (singular){pron} [archaic, formal]
usenciasecond person; your reverence; you (singular){pron} [archaic, formal]
usousage; habit{m}
usouse{m}
usowear (degradation){m}
ustedsecond person informal; you (singular){pron} [a, Colombia, chiefly Bogotá]
ustedsecond person formal; you (singular){pron}
ustedesyou (plural){pron} [Latin America, Canary Islands, Western Andalusia]
usualusual{adj}
usualmenteusually{adv}
usuariouser{m}
usufructousufruct{m}
usurausury{f}
usurerousurer, loan shark (someone lending money at exorbitant rates of interest){m}
usurpaciónusurpation{f}
usurpadorusurper{m}
usurparTo usurp{vt}
UtahUtah{prop}
utensilioutensil; tool; implement{m}
uterinouterine{adj}
utilidadprofits{f}
utilidadutility{f}
utilitarioutilitarian{adj}
utilizableusable{adj}
utilizaciónutilization; use{f}
utilizarto use; to make use of; to utilize{vt}
utilizarseTo utilize{vr}
utopíautopia{f}
utopiaalternative form of utopía{f}
utópicoutopian{adj}
UtrechtUtrecht, a city in the Netherlands{prop}
UtrechtUtrecht, a province of the Netherlands{prop}
uvagrape{f}
uveName of the letter V in Spain. (To differentiate from the letter B which has same phoneme){f}
uve dobleName of the letter w{f}
uyalternative spelling of huy{interj}
UzbekistánUzbekistan (Republic of Uzbekistan){prop}
uzbekoUzbek{adj}
uzbekoUzbek (person){m}
úvulauvula{f} [anatomy]