Essential Spanish Words: Comprehensive Learning Guide

Embarking on the journey to learn Spanish can be both exciting and challenging. To help you get started, here is a comprehensive guide with essential words and phrases across various categories that will form the foundation of your Spanish vocabulary.

Basic Greetings

Hello

Spanish: Hola (oh-lah)

How are you?

Spanish: ¿Cómo estás? (koh-moh ehs-tahs)

Thank you

Spanish: Gracias (grah-syahs)

Goodbye

Spanish: Adiós (ah-dyohs)

Please

Spanish: Por favor (pohr fah-vohr)

Yes

Spanish: Sí (see)

No

Spanish: No (noh)

Colors

Red

Spanish: Rojo (roh-hoh)

Blue

Spanish: Azul (ah-sool)

Green

Spanish: Verde (behr-deh)

Yellow

Spanish: Amarillo (ah-mah-ree-yoh)

Black

Spanish: Negro (neh-groh)

White

Spanish: Blanco (blahn-koh)

Numbers

One

Spanish: Uno (oo-noh)

Two

Spanish: Dos (dohs)

Three

Spanish: Tres (trehs)

Four

Spanish: Cuatro (kwah-troh)

Five

Spanish: Cinco (seen-koh)

Six

Spanish: Seis (says)

Seven

Spanish: Siete (syeh-teh)

Eight

Spanish: Ocho (oh-choh)

Nine

Spanish: Nueve (nweh-veh)

Ten

Spanish: Diez (dyehs)

Days of the Week

Monday

Spanish: Lunes (loo-nehs)

Tuesday

Spanish: Martes (mahr-tehs)

Wednesday

Spanish: Miércoles (myehr-koh-lehs)

Thursday

Spanish: Jueves (hweh-behs)

Friday

Spanish: Viernes (byehr-nehs)

Saturday

Spanish: Sábado (sah-bah-doh)

Sunday

Spanish: Domingo (doh-meen-goh)

Common Phrases

What is your name?

Spanish: ¿Cómo te llamas? (koh-moh teh yah-mahs)

My name is…

Spanish: Me llamo… (meh yah-moh)

Where is the bathroom?

Spanish: ¿Dónde está el baño? (dohn-deh ehs-tah ehl bah-nyoh)

How much does this cost?

Spanish: ¿Cuánto cuesta esto? (kwahn-toh kwehs-tah ehs-toh)

I don’t understand

Spanish: No entiendo (noh ehn-tyen-doh)

Can you help me?

Spanish: ¿Puedes ayudarme? (pweh-dehs ah-yoo-dahr-meh)

Start Learning Today

These basic words and phrases are just the beginning of your Spanish learning journey. To further enhance your language skills, consider using language learning apps like Glosa. They offer interactive exercises, progress tracking, and personalized learning paths to make your study sessions effective and enjoyable.

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