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The full List of the 1000 Most Common Spanish Words

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We have noticed an issue with many lists of the thousand most common Spanish words that are available online. In many cases, they have taken a shortcut and just translated the most common English words into Spanish.

That approach is flawed because any two languages don’t use equivalent words with the same frequency.

For instance, the Norwegian word for “snow” is among the thousand most common words of that language but in Greek, it is not the case because of the warmer climate in Greece.

Frequently used Spanish words are not always as widely used in English, and vice versa.

To produce our list of the thousand most common Spanish words, we performed a statistical analysis on a large collection of Spanish language texts.

This method involved more work because we had to convert all the words appearing in the texts to their dictionary form by removing inflections due to plurals, grammatical gender, and verb conjugations. Then, we counted each word and sorted them by frequency (using a computer, of course).

Although this required more work, the result can genuinely be referred to as a list of the most common Spanish words (and not a list of the most common English words converted to Spanish).

The thousand most common Spanish words

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  1. el
    [determiner]
    (the)

    The word “el” is the Spanish definite article (in its masculine singular form). This vocabulary list groups the different forms of a word into a single entry. But note that Spanish articles can be plural, as in the city name Los Angeles. They also change form depending on the gender of the noun.

  2. de
    [preposition]
    (of)
  3. en
    [preposition]
    (in)
  4. que
    [pronoun]
    (that)
  5. y
    [conjunction]
    (and)
  6. él
    [pronoun]
    (he)

    This is the masculine form of this Spanish pronoun. The feminine form is ella.

  7. a
    [preposition]
    (to)
  8. uno
    [determiner]
    (one)
  9. ser
    [verb]
    (to be)

    In most languages, the verb “to be” is frequently used. In Spanish, there are two different forms of this verb: “ser” and “estar”. Both these verbs appear near the top of this list of the most common Spanish words.

  10. del
    [preposition]
    (from)

    The Spanish word del is a contraction of the preposition de and the article el.

  11. con
    [preposition]
    (with)

    The Spanish word “con” means “with”, as in the popular dish “chili con carne”, which translates to “chili with meat”.

  12. para
    [preposition]
    (for)
  13. por
    [preposition]
    (for, by)

    The Spanish preposition “por” has multiple meanings, including “for” and “by”. It is commonly used in the Spanish expression “por favor”, which means “please”.

  14. su
    [determiner]
    (its)
  15. haber
    [verb]
    (to have)

    The Spanish verb “haber” is used as an auxiliary verb to form certain verb tenses like the past perfect and the present perfect. This is one of the reasons why this word ranks so high in this list of the most common Spanish words.

  16. este
    [determiner]
    (this)
  17. no
    [adverb]
    (no)
  18. al
    [preposition]
    (to)

    In Spanish, the word 'al' is a contraction of the preposition 'a' and the masculine singular article 'el'

  19. estar
    [verb]
    (to be)
  20. tener
    [verb]
    (to have)
  21. como
    [conjunction]
    (as)
  22. más
    [adverb]
    (more)

    In Spanish, accent marks can change the meaning of words. The word más (with an accent) means “more” whereas the word mas (without an accent) means “but”.

  23. poder
    [verb]
    (to be able)
  24. yo
    [pronoun]
    (I)

    In English, the word “yo” is merely a slang interjection. However, in Spanish, it is an essential word as it serves as the first-person singular pronoun. The Spanish pronoun “yo” has come from the Latin pronoun “ego,” which means “I.”

  25. todo
    [determiner]
    (all)
  26. o
    [conjunction]
    (or)

    The Spanish conjunction “o” is derived from the Latin word “aut,” which was used in the expression “Aut Caesar aut nihil,” meaning “either a Caesar (an Emperor) or nothing.” In other words, it expresses the idea of “all or nothing.”

  27. hacer
    [verb]
    (to do)
  28. mucho
    [adverb]
    (much)
  29. año
    [noun]
    (year)
  30. ese
    [determiner]
    (that)

    The Spanish word ese comes from the Latin demonstrative pronoun ipse.

  31. otro
    [determiner]
    (other)
  32. pero
    [conjunction]
    (but)
  33. decir
    [verb]
    (to tell)
  34. también
    [adverb]
    (also)
  35. si
    [conjunction]
    (if)

    Accent marks play an important role in Spanish. They can change the meaning of a word. For example, the word “si” (without an accent) means “if,” whereas the word “sí” (with an accent) means “yes.”

  36. ya
    [adverb]
    (now)
  37. sin
    [preposition]
    (without)
  38. entre
    [preposition]
    (between)
  39. nuevo
    [adjective]
    (new)
  40. primero
    [adjective]
    (first)
  41. sobre
    [preposition]
    (on)

    The word “sobre” exists in both French and Spanish, but its meanings differ. In French, “sobre” means “sober”, while in Spanish it means “on” or “above”.

  42. desde
    [preposition]
    (since)
  43. persona
    [noun]
    (person)
  44. día
    [noun]
    (day)
  45. deber
    [verb]
    (to have to)
  46. dar
    [verb]
    (to give)
  47. ir
    [verb]
    (to go)
  48. caso
    [noun]
    (case)
  49. nuestro
    [determiner]
    (our)
  50. país
    [noun]
    (country)

    The Spanish word “país” means “country” and is borrowed from the French term “pays”. “Pays” is one of the most common French words and has a similar meaning to “país”.

  51. hasta
    [preposition]
    (until)
  52. parte
    [noun]
    (part)
  53. dos
    [numeral]
    (two)
  54. México
    [proper noun]
    (Mexico)

    Mexico is the country in the world with the largest number of native Spanish speakers.

  55. tu
    [determiner]
    (your)

    The Spanish word tú (with an accent) refers to the second person singular pronoun “you”, while the word tu (without an accent) means “your”.

  56. cuando
    [conjunction]
    (when)
  57. mismo
    [determiner]
    (same)
  58. así
    [adverb]
    (thus)
  59. alguno
    [determiner]
    (some)
  60. ver
    [verb]
    (to see)
  61. tanto
    [adverb]
    (so much)
  62. [pronoun]
    (you)
  63. encontrar
    [verb]
    (to find)
  64. donde
    [pronoun]
    (where)
  65. realizar
    [verb]
    (to realize)
  66. cada
    [determiner]
    (each)
  67. porque
    [conjunction]
    (because)
  68. e
    [conjunction]
    (and)

    The Spanish words 'y' and 'e' both mean “and”. The standard form of this conjunction is 'y', while the form 'e' is used before words that begin with the sound 'i'.

  69. además
    [adverb]
    (also)
  70. vez
    [noun]
    (time)

    Vez is a common Spanish word that translates to “time” in English in the sense of the occurrence of an action or event. It is used to express frequency, such as in the phrase “voy al gimnasio tres veces a la semana” (I go to the gym three times a week). It also indicates the order in a sequence, such as in the phrase “la primera vez que lo intenté, fracasé” (the first time I tried it, I failed).

  71. tiempo
    [noun]
    (time)

    The Spanish words “vez” and “tiempo” both correspond to the English word “time” but they have different meanings. The word “vez” refers to an occurrence; for example “la primera vez” means “the first time”. In contrast, the word “tiempo” refers to the concept of time; for example, “mucho tiempo” means “a long time”. The word “tiempo” can also refer to the weather.

  72. servicio
    [noun]
    (service)
  73. trabajo
    [noun]
    (work)
  74. durante
    [preposition]
    (during)
  75. quien
    [pronoun]
    (who)
  76. mi
    [determiner]
    (my)
  77. empresa
    [noun]
    (company)

    "Empresa" is a Spanish word that means “company,” “business,” or “enterprise,” referring to an organization that produces goods or offers services in exchange for a profit.

  78. llegar
    [verb]
    (to get)
  79. último
    [adjective]
    (latest)
  80. seguir
    [verb]
    (to continue)
  81. contar
    [verb]
    (to count)
  82. querer
    [verb]
    (to want)
  83. público
    [adjective]
    (public)
  84. social
    [adjective]
    (social)
  85. mejor
    [adjective]
    (better)
  86. qué
    [pronoun]
    (what)
  87. vida
    [noun]
    (life)
  88. momento
    [noun]
    (moment)
  89. llevar
    [verb]
    (to carry)

    Llevar is a Spanish verb that means “to carry” and which originates from the Latin verb “levare,” which means “to lift or raise.” Interestingly, this same Latin root also gave rise to the English word “levitate.”

  90. mayor
    [adjective]
    (older)
  91. solo
    [adjective]
    (only)

    The Spanish adjective “solo” has several possible meanings depending on the context. It can mean “only”, “alone”, or “lonely”.

  92. mil
    [numeral]
    (thousand)
  93. forma
    [noun]
    (form)
  94. ahora
    [adverb]
    (now)
  95. hora
    [noun]
    (hour)
  96. medio
    [noun]
    (medium)
  97. lugar
    [noun]
    (place)
  98. saber
    [verb]
    (to know)
  99. millón
    [noun]
    (million)
  100. mes
    [noun]
    (month)
  101. bien
    [adverb]
    (well)
  102. información
    [noun]
    (information)
  103. tres
    [numeral]
    (three)
  104. según
    [preposition]
    (according to)
  105. manera
    [noun]
    (way)

    The Spanish word “manera” is frequently used in everyday language to describe how something is done. It can be translated as “way”, “manner”, “fashion”, or “style”.

  106. contra
    [preposition]
    (against)
  107. cual
    [pronoun]
    (which)
  108. pasar
    [verb]
    (pass)
  109. proyecto
    [noun]
    (project)
  110. dejar
    [verb]
    (to leave)
  111. después
    [adverb]
    (afterwards)
  112. medida
    [noun]
    (measure)
  113. hoy
    [adverb]
    (today)
  114. presentar
    [verb]
    (to introduce)
  115. equipo
    [noun]
    (equipment)
  116. permitir
    [verb]
    (to allow)
  117. actividad
    [noun]
    (activity)
  118. mundo
    [noun]
    (world)

    The Spanish word “mundo” (which means “world”) comes from “mundus”, a Latin term that also gave rise to the English word “mundane”.

  119. gran
    [adjective]
    (great)
  120. ante
    [preposition]
    (before)
  121. importante
    [adjective]
    (important)
  122. mujer
    [noun]
    (woman)
  123. trabajar
    [verb]
    (to work)
  124. recibir
    [verb]
    (to receive)
  125. poco
    [adverb]
    (little)
  126. semana
    [noun]
    (week)
  127. sistema
    [noun]
    (system)
  128. ni
    [conjunction]
    (neither)
  129. conocer
    [verb]
    (to know)
  130. gobierno
    [noun]
    (government)
  131. estado
    [noun]
    (country, status)
  132. menos
    [adverb]
    (less)
  133. casa
    [noun]
    (house)
  134. nivel
    [noun]
    (level)
  135. acuerdo
    [noun]
    (agreement)
  136. poner
    [verb]
    (to put)
  137. buscar
    [verb]
    (to search)
  138. programa
    [noun]
    (program)
  139. ciudad
    [noun]
    (city)

    Madrid, Buenos Aires, Santiago, and Bogotá are just a few examples of the many cities in the Spanish-speaking world. It’s no surprise, therefore, that “ciudad”, the Spanish word for “city”, is widely used.

  140. quedar
    [verb]
    (to stay)
  141. través
    [noun]
    (through)
  142. proceso
    [noun]
    (process)
  143. situación
    [noun]
    (situation)
  144. siempre
    [adverb]
    (always)

    Adverbs of frequency, such as “nunca” (never) and “siempre” (always), are very useful; that’s why they are frequently used. One should be careful, though, of avoiding over-generalizations when using them.

  145. pasado
    [adjective]
    (past)
  146. tomar
    [verb]
    (to take)
  147. tratar
    [verb]
    (to treat)
  148. antes
    [adverb]
    (before)
  149. presidente
    [noun]
    (president)
  150. aunque
    [conjunction]
    (though)
  151. segundo
    [adjective]
    (second)
  152. personal
    [adjective]
    (personal)
  153. señalar
    [verb]
    (to point out)
  154. grupo
    [noun]
    (group)
  155. esperar
    [verb]
    (to hope)

    The Spanish verb “esperar” can have several different meanings. It can mean “to hope” or “to expect.” It can also mean “to wait.”

  156. tipo
    [noun]
    (type)
  157. salud
    [noun]
    (health)
  158. ofrecer
    [verb]
    (to offer)
  159. problema
    [noun]
    (issue)
  160. mientras
    [conjunction]
    (while)
  161. cómo
    [pronoun]
    (how)
  162. sólo
    [adverb]
    (only)
  163. nacional
    [adjective]
    (national)
  164. cuenta
    [noun]
    (account)
  165. buen
    [adjective]
    (good)
  166. número
    [noun]
    (number)
  167. producto
    [noun]
    (product)
  168. familia
    [noun]
    (family)
  169. tras
    [preposition]
    (after)
  170. punto
    [noun]
    (point)
  171. varios
    [determiner]
    (several)
  172. mantener
    [verb]
    (keep)
  173. cualquiera
    [determiner]
    (any)
  174. dato
    [noun]
    (data)
  175. desarrollo
    [noun]
    (development)
  176. sector
    [noun]
    (sector)
  177. tema
    [noun]
    (theme)
  178. alto
    [adjective]
    (tall)
  179. derecho
    [noun]
    (law)
  180. libro
    [noun]
    (book)
  181. bajo
    [preposition]
    (low)
  182. resultado
    [noun]
    (result)
  183. hombre
    [noun]
    (man)
  184. hecho
    [noun]
    (fact)
  185. informar
    [verb]
    (inform)
  186. creer
    [verb]
    (to believe)
  187. salir
    [verb]
    (to leave)
  188. económico
    [adjective]
    (economic)
  189. embargo
    [noun]
    (embargo)
  190. estudio
    [noun]
    (study)
  191. autoridad
    [noun]
    (authority)
  192. hablar
    [verb]
    (to speak)
  193. investigación
    [noun]
    (research)
  194. uso
    [noun]
    (use)
  195. zona
    [noun]
    (zone)
  196. asegurar
    [verb]
    (to secure)
  197. vivir
    [verb]
    (to live)
  198. explicar
    [verb]
    (to explain)
  199. algo
    [pronoun]
    (something)
  200. general
    [adjective]
    (general)
  201. propio
    [determiner]
    (own)
  202. total
    [adjective]
    (total)
  203. cambio
    [noun]
    (change)
  204. fin
    [noun]
    (end)
  205. luego
    [adverb]
    (then, later)

    Luego is a Spanish adverb that can be translated to English as “then” or “later.” The word is commonly used in the phrase “Hasta luego,” which is an informal way of saying “See you later.”

  206. lograr
    [verb]
    (to achieve)
  207. partido
    [noun]
    (match, party)
  208. indicar
    [verb]
    (to indicate)
  209. área
    [noun]
    (area)
  210. seguridad
    [noun]
    (security)
  211. centro
    [noun]
    (center)
  212. diferente
    [adjective]
    (different)
  213. volver
    [verb]
    (to return)
  214. historia
    [noun]
    (history)
  215. necesario
    [adjective]
    (necessary)
  216. pedir
    [verb]
    (to request)
  217. agua
    [noun]
    (water)

    The Spanish word “agua” comes from the Latin term “aqua,” which is the root of some English words, such as “aquarium” and “aquatic.”

  218. acción
    [noun]
    (action)
  219. cosa
    [noun]
    (thing)
  220. considerar
    [verb]
    (to consider)
  221. objetivo
    [noun]
    (objective)
  222. recordar
    [verb]
    (to remember)
  223. recurso
    [noun]
    (resource)
  224. joven
    [noun]
    (youth, young person)
  225. político
    [adjective]
    (political)
  226. red
    [noun]
    (net)
  227. próximo
    [adjective]
    (next)
  228. posible
    [adjective]
    (possible)
  229. ninguno
    [determiner]
    (none)
  230. existir
    [verb]
    (to exist)
  231. parecer
    [verb]
    (to seem)
  232. grande
    [adjective]
    (great)
  233. cumplir
    [verb]
    (to fulfill, to meet)
  234. dentro
    [adverb]
    (inside)
  235. niño
    [noun]
    (child, boy)

    Many English speakers have already encountered the Spanish word “niño” because the term “El Niño” refers to a specific weather-related phenomenon.

  236. mexicano
    [adjective]
    (Mexican)
  237. comenzar
    [verb]
    (to begin)
  238. incluir
    [verb]
    (to include)
  239. gente
    [noun]
    (people)
  240. venir
    [verb]
    (to come)

    The Spanish verb “venir” comes from the Latin verb “venīre,” which appears in the Latin saying “Veni, vidi, vici” (“I came; I saw; I conquered”) that is attributed to Julius Caesar.

  241. espacio
    [noun]
    (space)
  242. sino
    [conjunction]
    (but)
  243. ciento
    [numeral]
    (hundred)
  244. utilizar
    [verb]
    (to use)
  245. nada
    [pronoun]
    (nothing)
  246. participar
    [verb]
    (to take part)
  247. principal
    [adjective]
    (main)
  248. obra
    [noun]
    (work)
  249. partir
    [verb]
    (to depart)
  250. atención
    [noun]
    (attention)
  251. cuatro
    [numeral]
    (four)
  252. final
    [noun]
    (final)
  253. destacar
    [verb]
    (to highlight, to emphasize)
  254. relación
    [noun]
    (relationship)
  255. mostrar
    [verb]
    (to show)
  256. institución
    [noun]
    (institution)
  257. necesitar
    [verb]
    (to need)
  258. apoyo
    [noun]
    (support)
  259. fecha
    [noun]
    (date)
  260. condición
    [noun]
    (condition)
  261. comunidad
    [noun]
    (community)
  262. política
    [noun]
    (politics)
  263. local
    [adjective]
    (local)
  264. población
    [noun]
    (population)
  265. generar
    [verb]
    (to generate)
  266. evento
    [noun]
    (event)
  267. pues
    [conjunction]
    (since, thus)
  268. tal
    [noun]
    (such)
  269. pensar
    [verb]
    (to think)
  270. necesidad
    [noun]
    (need)
  271. respecto
    [noun]
    (regard)
  272. calidad
    [noun]
    (quality)
  273. aquí
    [adverb]
    (here)
  274. aún
    [adverb]
    (yet)
  275. aquel
    [determiner]
    (that)
  276. experiencia
    [noun]
    (experience)
  277. profesional
    [adjective]
    (professional)
  278. dicho
    [adjective]
    (said)
  279. prueba
    [noun]
    (test)
  280. junto
    [adjective]
    (together)
  281. evitar
    [verb]
    (to avoid)
  282. municipio
    [noun]
    (municipality)
  283. sanitario
    [adjective]
    (sanitary)
  284. decisión
    [noun]
    (decision)
  285. internacional
    [adjective]
    (international)
  286. octubre
    [noun]
    (October)
  287. artículo
    [noun]
    (article)
  288. aparecer
    [verb]
    (to appear)
  289. paciente
    [noun]
    (patient)
  290. hacia
    [preposition]
    (towards)
  291. frente
    [noun]
    (front)
  292. entonces
    [adverb]
    (then)
  293. iniciar
    [verb]
    (to start, to begin)
  294. desarrollar
    [verb]
    (to develop)
  295. anterior
    [adjective]
    (previous)
  296. único
    [adjective]
    (unique)
  297. siguiente
    [adjective]
    (next)
  298. ley
    [noun]
    (law)

    The Spanish words “ley” (law) and “rey” (king) originate from the Latin words “lex” and “rex”. As they transitioned from Latin to Spanish, both words underwent the same changes in spelling.

  299. sentido
    [noun]
    (sense)
  300. casi
    [adverb]
    (almost)
  301. positivo
    [adjective]
    (positive)
  302. mercado
    [noun]
    (market)
  303. obtener
    [verb]
    (to obtain)
  304. lunes
    [noun]
    (Monday)

    “Lunes”, the Spanish word for “Monday”, comes from a Latin phrase meaning “moon day”. The Romans named the days of the week after celestial bodies; those Latin names carried over to Romance languages, such as Spanish.

  305. venta
    [noun]
    (sale)
  306. sociedad
    [noun]
    (society)
  307. cinco
    [numeral]
    (five)
  308. precio
    [noun]
    (price)
  309. ejemplo
    [noun]
    (example)
  310. riesgo
    [noun]
    (risk)
  311. estudiante
    [noun]
    (student)
  312. gustar
    [verb]
    (to like)
  313. [interjection]
    (yes)
  314. línea
    [noun]
    (line)
  315. nombre
    [noun]
    (name)
  316. registrar
    [verb]
    (to register)
  317. calle
    [noun]
    (street)
  318. pequeño
    [adjective]
    (little)
  319. muerte
    [noun]
    (death)
  320. establecer
    [verb]
    (to establish)
  321. diverso
    [determiner]
    (miscellaneous)
  322. ayudar
    [verb]
    (to help)
  323. leer
    [verb]
    (to read)
  324. trabajador
    [noun]
    (worker)
  325. capacidad
    [noun]
    (ability)
  326. presente
    [adjective]
    (present)
  327. mano
    [noun]
    (hand)

    The Spanish word “mano”, which means “hand”, has its roots in the Latin term “manus”. This Latin term is also the origin of the English word “manual”.

  328. base
    [noun]
    (base)
  329. solicitar
    [verb]
    (request)
  330. oportunidad
    [noun]
    (opportunity)
  331. valor
    [noun]
    (value)
  332. usuario
    [noun]
    (user)
  333. crisis
    [noun]
    (crisis)
  334. alumno
    [noun]
    (pupil)

    The Spanish word alumno has the same Latin origin as the word alumni which is used in English to refer to former students from a specific university.

  335. empezar
    [verb]
    (to start)
  336. especial
    [adjective]
    (special)
  337. perder
    [verb]
    (to lose)
  338. diputado
    [noun]
    (deputy)
  339. plan
    [noun]
    (plan)
  340. marzo
    [noun]
    (March)
  341. lado
    [noun]
    (side)
  342. organización
    [noun]
    (organization)
  343. distinto
    [determiner]
    (different)
  344. control
    [noun]
    (control)
  345. humano
    [adjective]
    (human)
  346. curso
    [noun]
    (course)
  347. incluso
    [adverb]
    (even)
  348. claro
    [adjective]
    (clear)
  349. afirmar
    [verb]
    (to affirm)
  350. nunca
    [adverb]
    (never)
  351. región
    [noun]
    (region)
  352. imagen
    [noun]
    (image)
  353. José
    [proper noun]
    (Joseph)
  354. hijo
    [noun]
    (son)

    The Spanish word “hijo”, which means “son”, originates from the Latin term “filius”. This same Latin root also gave rise to the French word “fils” and the Italian word “figlio”.

  355. conocimiento
    [noun]
    (knowledge)
  356. requerir
    [verb]
    (to require)
  357. terminar
    [verb]
    (to end up)
  358. septiembre
    [noun]
    (September)
  359. agregar
    [verb]
    (to add)
  360. menor
    [adjective]
    (minor)
  361. ciudadano
    [noun]
    (citizen)
  362. largo
    [adjective]
    (long)
  363. edad
    [noun]
    (age)
  364. ambos
    [numeral]
    (both)
  365. llamar
    [verb]
    (to call)
  366. viernes
    [noun]
    (Friday)
  367. seguro
    [adjective]
    (safe)
  368. material
    [noun]
    (material)
  369. debido
    [adjective]
    (due)
  370. crear
    [verb]
    (to create)
  371. palabra
    [noun]
    (word)
  372. minuto
    [noun]
    (minute)
  373. España
    [proper noun]
    (Spain)

    Spain is the European country with the largest number of native Spanish speakers.

  374. cambiar
    [verb]
    (to change)
  375. educación
    [noun]
    (education)
  376. mañana
    [noun]
    (tomorrow)
  377. producir
    [verb]
    (to produce)
  378. acceso
    [noun]
    (access)
  379. cabo
    [noun]
    (end, extremity)
  380. anunciar
    [verb]
    (to announce)
  381. electrónico
    [adjective]
    (electronic)
  382. cargo
    [noun]
    (position)
  383. pago
    [noun]
    (payment)
  384. actual
    [adjective]
    (current)
  385. padre
    [noun]
    (father)
  386. respuesta
    [noun]
    (response)
  387. usar
    [verb]
    (to use)
  388. atender
    [verb]
    (to attend to)
  389. interés
    [noun]
    (interest)
  390. pueblo
    [noun]
    (village)
  391. reconocer
    [verb]
    (to recognize)
  392. idea
    [noun]
    (idea)
  393. ganar
    [verb]
    (to gain)
  394. igual
    [adjective]
    (same)
  395. decidir
    [verb]
    (to decide)
  396. asimismo
    [adverb]
    (likewise)
  397. sentir
    [verb]
    (to feel)
  398. paso
    [noun]
    (step)
  399. mediante
    [preposition]
    (through)
  400. documento
    [noun]
    (document)
  401. oficial
    [adjective]
    (official)
  402. materia
    [noun]
    (matter)
  403. efecto
    [noun]
    (effect)
  404. cierto
    [determiner]
    (true, specific)
  405. cuerpo
    [noun]
    (body)
  406. director
    [noun]
    (director)
  407. mayoría
    [noun]
    (majority)
  408. producción
    [noun]
    (production)
  409. resultar
    [verb]
    (to result)
  410. futuro
    [noun]
    (future)
  411. abrir
    [verb]
    (to open)
  412. entrar
    [verb]
    (to get in)
  413. ingreso
    [noun]
    (entrance)
  414. negocio
    [noun]
    (business)
  415. cliente
    [noun]
    (client)
  416. unidad
    [noun]
    (a unit)
  417. noche
    [noun]
    (night)

    This Spanish word has several cognates among the Romance languages: “nuit” in French, “notte” in Italian, and “noite” in Portuguese. All these words originate from a common etymological ancestor which is the Latin word “nox”.

  418. propuesta
    [noun]
    (proposal)
  419. aplicación
    [noun]
    (application)
  420. modelo
    [noun]
    (model)
  421. sumar
    [verb]
    (to add)
  422. publicar
    [verb]
    (publish)
  423. elección
    [noun]
    (choice)
  424. sitio
    [noun]
    (place)
  425. privado
    [adjective]
    (private)
  426. realidad
    [noun]
    (reality)
  427. técnico
    [adjective]
    (technical)
  428. entidad
    [noun]
    (entity)
  429. tecnología
    [noun]
    (technology)
  430. junio
    [noun]
    (June)
  431. Luis
    [proper noun]
    (louis)
  432. educativo
    [adjective]
    (educational)
  433. académico
    [adjective]
    (academic)
  434. correo
    [noun]
    (mail)
  435. mejorar
    [verb]
    (to improve)
  436. provincia
    [noun]
    (province)
  437. diciembre
    [noun]
    (December)
  438. mensaje
    [noun]
    (message)
  439. convertir
    [verb]
    (to convert)
  440. posibilidad
    [noun]
    (possibility)
  441. tarde
    [noun]
    (afternoon)
  442. Juan
    [proper noun]
    (John)
  443. cerca
    [adverb]
    (close)
  444. formar
    [verb]
    (to form)
  445. reunión
    [noun]
    (meeting)
  446. compartir
    [verb]
    (to share)
  447. jueves
    [noun]
    (Thursday)
  448. cuanto
    [noun]
    (how much)
  449. función
    [noun]
    (function)
  450. martes
    [noun]
    (Tuesday)
  451. completo
    [adjective]
    (complete)
  452. ayer
    [adverb]
    (yesterday)

    The Spanish adverb “ayer”, which means “yesterday”, comes from the Latin term “heri” which is also the origin of the words “hier” in French, and “ieri” in Italian.

  453. gracias
    [noun]
    (thanks)
  454. entregar
    [verb]
    (to deliver)
  455. responsable
    [noun]
    (responsible)
  456. ocurrir
    [verb]
    (to occur)
  457. confirmar
    [verb]
    (to confirm)
  458. elemento
    [noun]
    (element)
  459. juego
    [noun]
    (game)

    The Spanish word “juego”, which means “game”, can be traced back to the Latin term “iocus”. This same Latin root also gave rise to the words jeu in French, gioco in Italian, and jogo in Portuguese.

  460. aplicar
    [verb]
    (to apply)
  461. pagar
    [verb]
    (to pay)
  462. mayo
    [noun]
    (May)
  463. página
    [noun]
    (page)
  464. jugar
    [verb]
    (to play)
  465. municipal
    [adjective]
    (municipal)
  466. alcanzar
    [verb]
    (reach)
  467. carrera
    [noun]
    (career)

    The Spanish word “carrera” has two different meanings. The first meaning is “career”, as in a profession. The second meaning is “race”, as in a competition to determine who is the fastest. For example, “La carrera de caballos” means “the horse race.”

  468. opción
    [noun]
    (option)
  469. escribir
    [verb]
    (to write)
  470. entender
    [verb]
    (to understand)
  471. agosto
    [noun]
    (August)
  472. vehículo
    [noun]
    (vehicle)
  473. hospital
    [noun]
    (hospital)
  474. cantidad
    [noun]
    (amount)
  475. ahí
    [adverb]
    (there)
  476. clase
    [noun]
    (class)
  477. fuerza
    [noun]
    (strength)
  478. favor
    [noun]
    (please)
  479. enero
    [noun]
    (January)
  480. enviar
    [verb]
    (to send)
  481. familiar
    [adjective]
    (family)
  482. participación
    [noun]
    (participation)
  483. dinero
    [noun]
    (money)
  484. expresar
    [verb]
    (to express)
  485. contenido
    [noun]
    (content)
  486. escuela
    [noun]
    (school)
  487. miembro
    [noun]
    (member)
  488. noviembre
    [noun]
    (November)
  489. falta
    [noun]
    (lack)
  490. diario
    [adjective]
    (daily)
  491. campo
    [noun]
    (countryside)
  492. representar
    [verb]
    (to represent)
  493. actualmente
    [adverb]
    (currently)
  494. comunicación
    [noun]
    (communication)
  495. seis
    [numeral]
    (six)
  496. solución
    [noun]
    (solution)
  497. máximo
    [adjective]
    (maximum)
  498. domingo
    [noun]
    (Sunday)
  499. operación
    [noun]
    (operation)
  500. duda
    [noun]
    (doubt)
  501. aumentar
    [verb]
    (to increase)
  502. contacto
    [noun]
    (contact)
  503. cifra
    [noun]
    (number)
  504. diseño
    [noun]
    (design)
  505. abril
    [noun]
    (April)
  506. fuente
    [noun]
    (source)
  507. sábado
    [noun]
    (Saturday)
  508. inicio
    [noun]
    (start)
  509. informe
    [noun]
    (report)
  510. correspondiente
    [adjective]
    (corresponding)
  511. víctima
    [noun]
    (victim)
  512. cuyo
    [pronoun]
    (whose)
  513. julio
    [noun]
    (July)
  514. federal
    [adjective]
    (federal)
  515. serie
    [noun]
    (series)
  516. esfuerzo
    [noun]
    (effort)
  517. razón
    [noun]
    (reason)
  518. economía
    [noun]
    (economy)
  519. miércoles
    [noun]
    (Wednesday)
  520. empleo
    [noun]
    (job)
  521. puesto
    [noun]
    (job, stand)
  522. responsabilidad
    [noun]
    (responsibility)
  523. funcionario
    [noun]
    (an official)

    Funcionario is a Spanish word that can be translated to English as “official” or “civil servant.” This is a common Spanish word because Spain's large public sector employs many civil servants.

  524. dirección
    [noun]
    (address)

    The Spanish word “dirección” is widely used because it has several useful meanings. Not only can it mean “direction,” but it can also mean “address.” In addition, this term can also refer to the management of an organization.

  525. añadir
    [verb]
    (to add)
  526. campaña
    [noun]
    (campaign)
  527. ayuda
    [noun]
    (assistance)
  528. español
    [adjective]
    (Spanish)
  529. causa
    [noun]
    (cause)
  530. amigo
    [noun]
    (friend)

    The Spanish word “amigo” means “friend.” It originates from the Latin term “amicus,” which is also the origin of the English adjective “amiable.”

  531. conjunto
    [noun]
    (group, set)
  532. sesión
    [noun]
    (session)
  533. color
    [noun]
    (color)
  534. garantizar
    [verb]
    (to guarantee)
  535. instalación
    [noun]
    (installation)
  536. relacionado
    [adjective]
    (related)
  537. compromiso
    [noun]
    (commitment)
  538. pesar
    [noun]
    (grief)
  539. López
    [proper noun]
    (Lopez)
  540. febrero
    [noun]
    (February)
  541. fuerte
    [adjective]
    (strong)

    The adjective “fuerte” in Spanish means “strong” and comes from the Latin term “fortis,” which also means “strong” or “powerful.”

  542. Carlos
    [proper noun]
    (Charles)
  543. apoyar
    [verb]
    (to support)
  544. vecino
    [noun]
    (neighbor)

    The Spanish word “vecino” means “neighbor”. It has the same Latin origin as the English word “vicinity”. Both come from the Latin term “vicinus”.

  545. libre
    [adjective]
    (free)

    In Spanish, the words “libre” and “gratis” both translate to “free” in English, but they have different meanings. “Libre” means something is free in the sense that it's not limited or restricted, while “gratis” means something is free in the sense that it doesn't cost any money.

  546. verdad
    [noun]
    (truth)

    This Spanish word has the same origin as the words “vérité” in French, “verità” in Italian, and “verdade” in Portuguese. These all originate from the Latin word “veritas”.

  547. capital
    [noun]
    (capital)
  548. comentar
    [verb]
    (to comment)
  549. aprobar
    [verb]
    (to approve)
  550. compañía
    [noun]
    (company)
  551. llamado
    [adjective]
    (called)
  552. continuar
    [verb]
    (to continue)
  553. término
    [noun]
    (end)
  554. inversión
    [noun]
    (investment)
  555. camino
    [noun]
    (road)

    This Spanish word shares a common etymological ancestor with the words cammino in Italian, chemin in French, and caminho in Portuguese. These words are all derived from the Latin term camminus which means “way”

  556. sufrir
    [verb]
    (to suffer)
  557. formación
    [noun]
    (training)
  558. dólares
    [noun]
    (dollars)
  559. gestión
    [noun]
    (management)
  560. beneficio
    [noun]
    (benefit)
  561. reducir
    [verb]
    (to reduce)
  562. difícil
    [adjective]
    (hard)
  563. estrategia
    [noun]
    (strategy)
  564. construcción
    [noun]
    (construction)
  565. ocasión
    [noun]
    (occasion)
  566. activo
    [adjective]
    (active)
  567. resto
    [noun]
    (rest)
  568. principio
    [noun]
    (beginning)

    “Principio” is another Spanish word with several meanings that contribute to its frequent use. This word can mean “beginning” or “principle.”

  569. intentar
    [verb]
    (to attempt)
  570. análisis
    [noun]
    (analysis)
  571. superior
    [adjective]
    (higher)
  572. orden
    [noun]
    (order)
  573. estatal
    [adjective]
    (state)
  574. costo
    [noun]
    (cost)
  575. fondo
    [noun]
    (background)
  576. plazo
    [noun]
    (deadline)
  577. físico
    [adjective]
    (physical)
  578. morir
    [verb]
    (to die)
  579. María
    [proper noun]
    (Mary)
  580. concluir
    [verb]
    (to conclude)
  581. mínimo
    [adjective]
    (minimum)
  582. encuentro
    [noun]
    (meeting)
  583. cuál
    [pronoun]
    (which)
  584. nadie
    [pronoun]
    (no one)
  585. fiscal
    [adjective]
    (fiscal)
  586. marca
    [noun]
    (brand)
  587. web
    [noun]
    (web)
  588. comercial
    [adjective]
    (commercial)
  589. cerrar
    [verb]
    (to close)
  590. conseguir
    [verb]
    (to get)
  591. disposición
    [noun]
    (tendency, layout)
  592. todavía
    [adverb]
    (yet)
  593. ministro
    [noun]
    (minister)
  594. responder
    [verb]
    (to answer)
  595. policía
    [noun]
    (police)
  596. iniciativa
    [noun]
    (initiative)
  597. celebrar
    [verb]
    (to celebrate)
  598. temporada
    [noun]
    (season)
  599. acto
    [noun]
    (act)
  600. herramienta
    [noun]
    (a tool)

    “Herramienta” is a Spanish word that means “tool.” It originates from the Latin term “ferrāmentum,” which refers to a tool generally made with iron (“Ferrum” is the Latin word for “iron” and that’s why the chemical symbol for iron is the abbreviation Fe)

  601. solicitud
    [noun]
    (request)

    The Spanish word “solicitud” means “request” or “application.” It has the same Latin origin as the English term “solicitation.”

  602. sostener
    [verb]
    (to hold)
  603. caer
    [verb]
    (to fall)
  604. particular
    [adjective]
    (particular)
  605. alrededor
    [adverb]
    (around)
  606. científico
    [adjective]
    (scientific)
  607. crecer
    [verb]
    (to grow)
  608. servir
    [verb]
    (to serve)
  609. usted
    [pronoun]
    (you)
  610. enfrentar
    [verb]
    (to confront)
  611. natural
    [adjective]
    (natural)
  612. comprar
    [verb]
    (to buy)
  613. entrada
    [noun]
    (entrance)
  614. planta
    [noun]
    (plant)
  615. periodo
    [noun]
    (period)
  616. administración
    [noun]
    (administration)
  617. afectado
    [adjective]
    (affected)
  618. ubicado
    [adjective]
    (located)
  619. violencia
    [noun]
    (violence)
  620. presencia
    [noun]
    (presence)
  621. importancia
    [noun]
    (importance)
  622. líder
    [noun]
    (leader)

    The Spanish word “líder” is a borrowing of the English word “leader.”

  623. ejercicio
    [noun]
    (exercise)
  624. jugador
    [noun]
    (player)
  625. afectar
    [verb]
    (to affect)
  626. luz
    [noun]
    (light)

    The Spanish word “luz” means “light” (like the light from the sun or a lamp). In contrast, the Spanish adjective “ligero” means “light” (as in the opposite of heavy).

  627. laboral
    [adjective]
    (labor)
  628. crecimiento
    [noun]
    (growth)

    “Crecimiento” (the Spanish word for “growth”) is a term that you are likely to see when you read the economics section in newspapers.

  629. superar
    [verb]
    (to overcome)
  630. madre
    [noun]
    (mother)
  631. pregunta
    [noun]
    (question)
  632. impacto
    [noun]
    (impact)
  633. fuera
    [adverb]
    (outside)
  634. mal
    [adverb]
    (badly)
  635. disponible
    [adjective]
    (available)
  636. protección
    [noun]
    (protection)
  637. referir
    [verb]
    (to report)
  638. acabar
    [verb]
    (to finish)
  639. declarar
    [verb]
    (to declare)
  640. vía
    [noun]
    (via)
  641. tratamiento
    [noun]
    (treatment)
  642. práctica
    [noun]
    (practice)
  643. manifestar
    [verb]
    (to manifest)
  644. brindar
    [verb]
    (to offer)
  645. financiero
    [adjective]
    (financial)
  646. video
    [noun]
    (video)
  647. compra
    [noun]
    (purchase)
  648. autor
    [noun]
    (author)

    The Spanish word for “author” is nearly the same as in English —but without the letter ‘h’. It’s a useful word given the many famous Spanish-speaking authors, like Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Pablo Neruda, Jorge Luis Borges, Isabel Allende, and Miguel de Cervantes.

  649. marco
    [noun]
    (framework)
  650. finalmente
    [adverb]
    (finally)
  651. libertad
    [noun]
    (freedom)
  652. reforma
    [noun]
    (reform)
  653. ingresar
    [verb]
    (to enter, to join)
  654. real
    [adjective]
    (royal, real)

    The Spanish word “real” is frequently used because of its various meanings, one of which is “royal.” An example of this usage is the name of the football club ”Real Madrid" which was given permission by King Alfonso XIII to use the term as an honorific title. The Spanish word “Real” can also mean “actual” or “real”.

  655. tercero
    [adjective]
    (third)
  656. entrega
    [noun]
    (delivery)
  657. electoral
    [adjective]
    (electoral)
  658. registro
    [noun]
    (registration)
  659. Madrid
    [proper noun]
    (Madrid)
  660. proponer
    [verb]
    (to propose)
  661. vender
    [verb]
    (to sell)
  662. mencionar
    [verb]
    (to mention)
  663. cultura
    [noun]
    (culture)
  664. escuchar
    [verb]
    (to listen)
  665. común
    [adjective]
    (common)
  666. titular
    [noun]
    (headline)
  667. alimento
    [noun]
    (food)
  668. voto
    [noun]
    (vote)
  669. cultural
    [adjective]
    (cultural)
  670. disfrutar
    [verb]
    (to enjoy)
  671. acudir
    [verb]
    (to go)
  672. realizado
    [adjective]
    (done, realized)
  673. jornada
    [noun]
    (working day)
  674. mundial
    [adjective]
    (global, worldwide)
  675. desear
    [verb]
    (to want)
  676. movimiento
    [noun]
    (movement)
  677. puerta
    [noun]
    (gate)
  678. funcionar
    [verb]
    (to function)
  679. crédito
    [noun]
    (credit)
  680. modo
    [noun]
    (mode, manner, way)
  681. García
    [proper noun]
    (Garcia)
  682. analizar
    [verb]
    (to analyze)
  683. básico
    [adjective]
    (basic)
  684. rápido
    [adjective]
    (quick)
  685. viaje
    [noun]
    (trip)
  686. noticia
    [noun]
    (news, message)
  687. Miguel
    [proper noun]
    (Michael)
  688. promover
    [verb]
    (to promote)
  689. Argentina
    [proper noun]
    (Argentina)
  690. aceptar
    [verb]
    (to accept)
  691. aumento
    [noun]
    (increase)
  692. etapa
    [noun]
    (stage)
  693. corresponder
    [verb]
    (to correspond to)
  694. euros
    [noun]
    (euros)
  695. consecuencia
    [noun]
    (consequence)
  696. prensa
    [noun]
    (press)
  697. determinar
    [verb]
    (to determine)
  698. agente
    [noun]
    (agent)
  699. motivo
    [noun]
    (reason, cause)
  700. demanda
    [noun]
    (demand)
  701. ambiente
    [noun]
    (environment)
  702. oficina
    [noun]
    (office)
  703. emergencia
    [noun]
    (emergency)
  704. resolver
    [verb]
    (to solve)
  705. directo
    [adjective]
    (straight)
  706. amor
    [noun]
    (love)

    “Amor” (the Spanish word for “love”) is a frequently-used term, whether in song lyrics, literature, poems, and everyday conversations. This aligns with the widely held perception of Spanish being a romantic language.

  707. fundamental
    [adjective]
    (fundamental)
  708. oferta
    [noun]
    (offer)
  709. aprender
    [verb]
    (to learn)
  710. extranjero
    [adjective]
    (foreign)
  711. tarea
    [noun]
    (task)
  712. construir
    [verb]
    (to build)
  713. demostrar
    [verb]
    (to show)
  714. legal
    [adjective]
    (legal)
  715. personaje
    [noun]
    (a character, a person)
  716. elegir
    [verb]
    (to choose)
  717. secretario
    [noun]
    (secretary)
  718. abierto
    [adjective]
    (open)
  719. comentario
    [noun]
    (comment)
  720. vivienda
    [noun]
    (housing)
  721. pareja
    [noun]
    (partner)
  722. candidato
    [noun]
    (candidate)
  723. industria
    [noun]
    (industry)
  724. siete
    [numeral]
    (seven)
  725. gobernador
    [noun]
    (governor)
  726. bueno
    [adjective]
    (good)
  727. delito
    [noun]
    (crime)
  728. digital
    [adjective]
    (digital)
  729. significar
    [verb]
    (to mean)
  730. energía
    [noun]
    (energy)
  731. título
    [noun]
    (title)
  732. diferencia
    [noun]
    (difference)
  733. profesor
    [noun]
    (professor)
  734. organismo
    [noun]
    (organism)
  735. provocar
    [verb]
    (to provoke, to cause)
  736. jefe
    [noun]
    (chief)
  737. hogar
    [noun]
    (home)
  738. metro
    [noun]
    (meter)

    The Spanish word “metro” means “meter” (the unit of length). That is why the Spanish word for “kilometer” is “kilómetro.” In addition, the word “metro” in Spanish also means “subway.”

  739. papel
    [noun]
    (paper)
  740. reportar
    [verb]
    (to report)
  741. competencia
    [noun]
    (competition)
  742. aspecto
    [noun]
    (appearance)
  743. compañero
    [noun]
    (companion)
  744. grave
    [adjective]
    (serious)
  745. excelente
    [adjective]
    (excellent)
  746. apuntar
    [verb]
    (to point)
  747. efectivo
    [adjective]
    (effective)
  748. China
    [proper noun]
    (China)
  749. texto
    [noun]
    (text)
  750. estudiar
    [verb]
    (to study)
  751. detener
    [verb]
    (to stop)
  752. norma
    [noun]
    (rule)
  753. suceder
    [verb]
    (to happen)
  754. presentación
    [noun]
    (presentation)
  755. opinión
    [noun]
    (opinion)
  756. identificar
    [verb]
    (to identify)
  757. amplio
    [adjective]
    (large)
  758. observar
    [verb]
    (to observe)
  759. Francisco
    [proper noun]
    (Francis)
  760. plataforma
    [noun]
    (platform)
  761. lista
    [noun]
    (list)
  762. detalle
    [noun]
    (detail)
  763. gasto
    [noun]
    (expenditure)
  764. película
    [noun]
    (movie)

    The Spanish word “película” (which means “movie”) is a common term because movies are a popular form of entertainment in Spanish-speaking countries, just as they are in most of the world. In addition, many well-known movie directors come from Spanish-speaking countries, including Pedro Almodóvar, Alejandro Amenábar, and Guillermo del Toro.

  765. Dios
    [proper noun]
    (God)
  766. tierra
    [noun]
    (land)

    The Spanish word “tierra” (which means “land”) is derived from the Latin term “terra.” That Latin term is also the origin of the English word “terrestrial”.

  767. proporcionar
    [verb]
    (to provide)
  768. grado
    [noun]
    (degree)
  769. club
    [noun]
    (club)
  770. evaluación
    [noun]
    (evaluation)
  771. visita
    [noun]
    (visit)
  772. tampoco
    [adverb]
    (neither)
  773. cuarto
    [adjective]
    (fourth)
  774. representante
    [noun]
    (representative)
  775. similar
    [adjective]
    (similar)
  776. recuperar
    [verb]
    (to recover)
  777. publicación
    [noun]
    (publication)
  778. interior
    [noun]
    (the inside, the interior)
  779. comunicado
    [noun]
    (a statement, a press release)
  780. alguien
    [pronoun]
    (someone)
  781. labor
    [noun]
    (work)
  782. permanecer
    [verb]
    (to stay)
  783. depender
    [verb]
    (to depend)
  784. quién
    [pronoun]
    (who)
  785. objeto
    [noun]
    (object)
  786. tienda
    [noun]
    (store)
  787. Sánchez
    [proper noun]
    (Sanchez)

    Sánchez is a Spanish last name that originated as a patronymic (a last name derived from the father’s first name). Sánchez is derived from the given name Sancho.

  788. advertir
    [verb]
    (to warn)
  789. transporte
    [noun]
    (transportation)
  790. generación
    [noun]
    (generation)
  791. cuidado
    [noun]
    (care)
  792. fácil
    [adjective]
    (easy)
  793. América
    [proper noun]
    (America)
  794. Venezuela
    [proper noun]
    (Venezuela)

    The word Venezuela frequently appears in Spanish-language texts because it is the name of a large Spanish-speaking country located in South America.

  795. histórico
    [adjective]
    (historical)
  796. lucha
    [noun]
    (struggle, fight)

    The word “lucha” is a common Spanish word because it is often associated with Mexican wrestling or “lucha libre,” which is a popular form of entertainment in Mexico and other Latin American countries. In addition to wrestling, “lucha” can also refer to a struggle in general, such as a social movement fighting for change.

  797. protocolo
    [noun]
    (protocol)
  798. León
    [proper noun]
  799. González
    [proper noun]
    (Gonzalez)
  800. distancia
    [noun]
    (distance)
  801. fase
    [noun]
    (phase)
  802. declaración
    [noun]
    (statement)
  803. Manuel
    [proper noun]
    (Manual)
  804. aprovechar
    [verb]
    (to take advantage of)
  805. consumo
    [noun]
    (consumption)
  806. daño
    [noun]
    (damage)
  807. contener
    [verb]
    (to contain)
  808. mas
    [adverb]
    (but)
  809. departamento
    [noun]
    (department)

    The Spanish word departamento comes from the French word département and it refers to an administrative subdivision.

  810. adelante
    [adverb]
    (forward)
  811. conocido
    [adjective]
    (known)
  812. requisito
    [noun]
    (requirement)
  813. sacar
    [verb]
    (to take out, to withdraw)
  814. éxito
    [noun]
    (success)

    The Spanish word “éxito” is a false friend for English speakers since it resembles the English word “exit,” but it has a completely different meaning. In Spanish, “éxito” means “success” or “achievement,” while “exit” in English refers to a way out or departure.

  815. investigador
    [noun]
    (investigator)
  816. territorio
    [noun]
    (territory)
  817. avanzar
    [verb]
    (to advance)
  818. cuestión
    [noun]
    (question)
  819. subir
    [verb]
    (to raise, to go up)
  820. versión
    [noun]
    (version)
  821. regresar
    [verb]
    (to return)
  822. procedimiento
    [noun]
    (procedure)
  823. interno
    [adjective]
    (internal)
  824. domicilio
    [noun]
    (address, residence)
  825. justicia
    [noun]
    (justice)
  826. ámbito
    [noun]
    (scope)
  827. estadounidense
    [adjective]
    (American)
  828. experto
    [noun]
    (expert)
  829. supuesto
    [noun]
    (assumption)
  830. publicado
    [adjective]
    (published)
  831. previo
    [adjective]
    (previous)
  832. suponer
    [verb]
    (to suppose)
  833. avance
    [noun]
    (advance)
  834. allí
    [adverb]
    (there)
  835. ocho
    [numeral]
    (eight)
  836. trámite
    [noun]
    (procedure)
  837. invitar
    [verb]
    (to invite)
  838. contexto
    [noun]
    (context)
  839. administrativo
    [adjective]
    (administrative)
  840. clave
    [noun]
    (key)
  841. lectura
    [noun]
    (reading)
  842. contrato
    [noun]
    (contract)
  843. entrevista
    [noun]
    (interview)
  844. establecido
    [adjective]
    (established)
  845. visitar
    [verb]
    (to visit)
  846. fallecido
    [adjective]
    (deceased)
  847. adecuado
    [adjective]
    (appropriate)
  848. Europa
    [proper noun]
    (Europe)
  849. horario
    [noun]
    (schedule)
  850. impulsar
    [verb]
    (to boost, to propel)
  851. presupuesto
    [noun]
    (budget)
  852. contribuir
    [verb]
    (to contribute)
  853. aire
    [noun]
    (air)
  854. creación
    [noun]
    (creation)
  855. otorgar
    [verb]
    (to grant)
  856. virtual
    [adjective]
    (virtual)
  857. preguntar
    [verb]
    (to ask)
  858. comisión
    [noun]
    (commission)
  859. blanco
    [adjective]
    (white)
  860. tasa
    [noun]
    (rate)
  861. deportivo
    [adjective]
    (sports)
  862. trasladar
    [verb]
    (to move)
  863. voz
    [noun]
    (voice)

    The Latin term vox is the origin of this Spanish word. It is also the origin of the words voix in French, voce in Italian, and voz in Portuguese.

  864. proteger
    [verb]
    (to protect)
  865. concepto
    [noun]
    (concept)
  866. característica
    [noun]
    (characteristic)
  867. música
    [noun]
    (music)

    The widespread use of the word “música” in Spanish reflects the variety of music styles in Spanish-speaking countries, including salsa, tango, flamenco, bachata, and reggaeton.

  868. edición
    [noun]
    (edition)
  869. cierre
    [noun]
    (closing)
  870. vista
    [noun]
    (a sight, a view)
  871. escenario
    [noun]
    (stage)
  872. siglo
    [noun]
    (century)
  873. tocar
    [verb]
    (to play)
  874. auto
    [noun]
    (car)
  875. exigir
    [verb]
    (to demand)
  876. hotel
    [noun]
    (hotel)
  877. viajar
    [verb]
    (to travel)
  878. comercio
    [noun]
    (trade)
  879. ocupar
    [verb]
    (to occupy)
  880. muestra
    [noun]
    (sample)
  881. ciencia
    [noun]
    (science)
  882. escrito
    [adjective]
    (written)
  883. caber
    [verb]
    (to fit)
  884. posición
    [noun]
    (position)
  885. salida
    [noun]
    (exit)
  886. promedio
    [noun]
    (average)
  887. Rodríguez
    [proper noun]
    (Rodriguez)
  888. asunto
    [noun]
    (affair)
  889. foto
    [noun]
    (photo)
  890. empleado
    [noun]
    (employee)
  891. destino
    [noun]
    (destiny)
  892. allá
    [adverb]
    (there)
  893. específico
    [adjective]
    (specific)
  894. origen
    [noun]
    (origin)
  895. Nueva
    [proper noun]
    (New)
  896. detectar
    [verb]
    (to detect)
  897. localidad
    [noun]
    (locality)
  898. muerto
    [noun]
    (dead)

    The Spanish word “muerto” appears in the term “Día de Muertos” which is a Mexican holiday that honors and celebrates the memory of loved ones who have passed away.

  899. manejo
    [noun]
    (driving)
  900. propiedad
    [noun]
    (property)
  901. integrante
    [noun]
    (member)
  902. sujeto
    [noun]
    (subject)
  903. maestro
    [noun]
    (teacher)
  904. asistir
    [verb]
    (to attend)
  905. estructura
    [noun]
    (structure)
  906. cubrir
    [verb]
    (to cover)
  907. fiesta
    [noun]
    (party)

    This very basic Spanish word is known to most English speakers. What is less widely known is that it comes from the Latin term festum which is also the ancestor of the French word fête and the Portuguese word festa.

  908. original
    [adjective]
    (original)
  909. definir
    [verb]
    (to define)
  910. diez
    [numeral]
    (ten)
  911. especialista
    [noun]
    (specialist)
  912. inmediato
    [adjective]
    (immediate)
  913. impuesto
    [noun]
    (tax)
  914. marcar
    [verb]
    (to mark)
  915. dirigir
    [verb]
    (to direct)
  916. traer
    [verb]
    (to bring)
  917. eléctrico
    [adjective]
    (electric)
  918. pronto
    [adverb]
    (soon)
  919. central
    [adjective]
    (central)
  920. habitante
    [noun]
    (inhabitant)
  921. escolar
    [adjective]
    (school)
  922. plantear
    [verb]
    (to pose)
  923. animal
    [noun]
    (animal)
  924. bajar
    [verb]
    (to go down)
  925. peso
    [noun]
    (weight)

    The Spanish word peso is a common vocabulary term because it is the name of the currency used in several Spanish-speaking countries, including Mexico, Colombia, and Argentina. The word peso comes from the Spanish verb pesar, which means “to weigh,” and originally referred to a specific weight of silver or gold.

  926. civil
    [adjective]
    (civil)
  927. docente
    [noun]
    (teacher, lecturer)
  928. agradecer
    [verb]
    (to thank)
  929. marcha
    [noun]
    (march)
  930. pleno
    [adjective]
    (full)
  931. conferencia
    [noun]
    (conference)
  932. examen
    [noun]
    (examination)
  933. mesa
    [noun]
    (table)
  934. acceder
    [verb]
    (to access)
  935. ex
    [adjective]
    (former)
  936. anuncio
    [noun]
    (advertisement)
  937. adquirir
    [verb]
    (to acquire)
  938. Antonio
    [proper noun]
    (Anthony)
  939. bastante
    [adverb]
    (quite)
  940. adulto
    [noun]
    (adult)
  941. popular
    [adjective]
    (popular)
  942. publicidad
    [noun]
    (advertisement)
  943. búsqueda
    [noun]
    (search)
  944. alcalde
    [noun]
    (mayor)
  945. industrial
    [adjective]
    (industrial)
  946. género
    [noun]
    (a kind, a genre)
  947. precisar
    [verb]
    (to specify)
  948. disponer
    [verb]
    (to prepare)
  949. capaz
    [adjective]
    (capable)
  950. artista
    [noun]
    (artist)

    The Spanish word “artista” is frequently used because Spanish-speaking countries have produced many famous artists, including painters like Pablo Picasso, Diego Velázquez, and Frida Kahlo.

  951. resolución
    [noun]
    (resolution)
  952. recomendar
    [verb]
    (to recommend)
  953. denunciar
    [verb]
    (to denounce)
  954. denuncia
    [noun]
    (complaint)
  955. universidad
    [noun]
    (college)
  956. regional
    [adjective]
    (regional)
  957. integrar
    [verb]
    (to integrate)
  958. respetar
    [verb]
    (to respect)
  959. factor
    [noun]
    (factor)
  960. incrementar
    [verb]
    (to increase)
  961. fortalecer
    [verb]
    (to strengthen)
  962. mitad
    [noun]
    (half)
  963. pretender
    [verb]
    (to intend)
  964. Jorge
    [proper noun]
    (George)
  965. década
    [noun]
    (decade)
  966. teléfono
    [noun]
    (telephone)
  967. reto
    [noun]
    (challenge)
  968. Pedro
    [proper noun]
    (Peter)
  969. global
    [adjective]
    (global)
  970. suficiente
    [adjective]
    (enough)
  971. Jesús
    [proper noun]
    (Jesus)
  972. especie
    [noun]
    (species)
  973. universitario
    [adjective]
    (university)
  974. barrio
    [noun]
    (neighborhood)

    The word “barrio” means neighborhood or district, and it is commonly used in Spanish-speaking countries to describe the different areas of a city.

  975. reconocimiento
    [noun]
    (recognition)
  976. operativo
    [noun]
    (operation)
  977. descubrir
    [verb]
    (to discover)
  978. asumir
    [verb]
    (to assume)
  979. periodista
    [noun]
    (journalist)
  980. categoría
    [noun]
    (category)
  981. causar
    [verb]
    (to cause)
  982. Martínez
    [proper noun]
    (Martinez)
  983. detallar
    [verb]
    (to detail)
  984. especialmente
    [adverb]
    (especially)
  985. cabeza
    [noun]
    (head)
  986. dirigido
    [adjective]
    (directed)
  987. preparar
    [verb]
    (to prepare)
  988. intervención
    [noun]
    (intervention)
  989. cercano
    [adjective]
    (near)
  990. previsto
    [adjective]
    (planned, predicted)
  991. consulta
    [noun]
    (consultation)
  992. lanzar
    [verb]
    (to throw)
  993. Puebla
    [proper noun]
    (Puebla)
  994. colaboración
    [noun]
    (collaboration)
  995. apenas
    [adverb]
    (barely)
  996. Guadalajara
    [proper noun]
    (Guadalajara)

    The term Guadalajara frequently occurs in Spanish language texts because it is the name of a city in western Mexico that is the capital of the state of Jalisco.

  997. realmente
    [adverb]
    (really)
  998. terreno
    [noun]
    (land)
  999. confianza
    [noun]
    (confidence)
  1000. organizar
    [verb]
    (to organize)
  1001. tecnológico
    [adjective]
    (technological)
  1002. cara
    [noun]
    (face)
  1003. contrario
    [noun]
    (the contrary, the opposite)
  1004. jurídico
    [adjective]
    (legal)
  1005. premio
    [noun]
    (prize)
  1006. Cruz
    [proper noun]
    (cross)
  1007. edificio
    [noun]
    (building)
  1008. defender
    [verb]
    (to defend)
  1009. peor
    [adjective]
    (worse)
  1010. dependencia
    [noun]
    (dependence)
  1011. niña
    [noun]
    (girl)
  1012. revisar
    [verb]
    (to check)
  1013. dónde
    [pronoun]
    (where)
  1014. kilómetro
    [noun]
    (kilometer)
  1015. emitir
    [verb]
    (to emit)
  1016. faltar
    [verb]
    (to lack)
  1017. revelar
    [verb]
    (to reveal)
  1018. firma
    [noun]
    (signature)
  1019. formato
    [noun]
    (format)
  1020. sala
    [noun]
    (room)
  1021. acompañar
    [verb]
    (to accompany)
  1022. plaza
    [noun]
    (town square)
  1023. reciente
    [adjective]
    (recent)
  1024. colectivo
    [adjective]
    (collective)
  1025. aportar
    [verb]
    (to contribute)
  1026. obstante
    [noun]
    (however)
  1027. comida
    [noun]
    (food)

    Those who enjoy combining language learning with the exploration of local culinary specialties will find “Comida” (the Spanish word for “food”) to be an essential vocabulary word. The many dishes found in Spanish-speaking countries include, for example, tacos in Mexico, empanadas in Argentina, and paella in Spain.

  1028. implicar
    [verb]
    (to imply)
  1029. militar
    [adjective]
    (military)
  1030. corazón
    [noun]
    (heart)

    The Spanish word “corazón” originates from Latin. Specifically, it is derived from the Latin term “cor” which appears in our list of Latin vocabulary words.

  1031. dispositivo
    [noun]
    (device)