Daily routine in Spanish

A collection of words and phrases to describe daily routines and activities in Spanish. Common daily routine words and expressions

A collection of common words to describe your daily routines and activities in Spanish. Let’s check out!

Daily routine in Spanish

Daily routine vocabulary

  • daily routine – rutina diaria
  • to awaken – despertar (used to talk about someone or something that wakes a person, like your mother or an alarm clock.)

Note: If you want to talk about someone being woken up by something or someone else, use reflexive pronouns such as me or te to indicate who is being awoken. In this case, the verb isn’t reflexive.

E.g: My mother wakes me up – Mi madre me despierta

  • to wake up – despertarse (used when someone has woken up without provocation)

E.g: I wake up in the morning – Me despierto en la mañana

  • get up – levantarse
  • wash one’s face – lavarse la cara
  • brush one’s teeth – cepillarse los dientes (Me lavo los dientes – I wash/brush my teeth)
  • have a shower – ducharse (I have a shower – Me duchowear – vestir)
  • get dressed – vestirse (I get dressed – Me visto)
  • put on clothes – ponerse la ropa
  • shave – afeitarse (I shave – me afeito; Do you shave? – ¿te afeitas?)
  • put makeup on oneself – Maquillarse/pintarse
  • have a shower – ducharse (I have a shower – me ducho)
  • bath – bañarse

Daily routine in Spanish

Note:

You may have noticed that all these verbs end in -se. And they are reflexive. So the subject of the sentence performs an action on itself.

E.g: Me baño – I bath (I bath myself)

When conjugating these verbs, you have to add the reflexive pronouns (me/te/se/nos/os/se) in front of conjugated forms

E.g:

Me lavo la cara, me cepillo los dientes y me ducho – I wash my face, I brush my teeth and I have a shower

  • make the bed – hacer la cama
  • I comb my hair – me peino
  • eat – comer
  • prepare the food – hacer la comida
  • have breakfast – desayunar
  • have lunch – almorzar
  • have dinner – cenar
  • rest – descanso
  • leave the house – salir de casa (Salgo de casa a las ocho. – I leave home at 8 o’clock)
  • arrive home – llegar a casa
  • take off one’s clothes – quitarse la ropa
  • go to bed – acostarse
  • fall asleep – dormirse
  • go to work – trabajar
  • study – estudiar
  • watch television – ver la televisión/ver la tele
  • listen to music – escuchar música
  • kiss – besarse
  • hug – abrazarse
  • go to school – ir a la escuela
  • drive – manejar
  • catch the bus – tomar el autobús
  • do some exercise – hacer ejercicio
  • do the homework – hacer la tarea
  • set the alarm clock – poner el despertador

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Places in Spanish

In today’s lesson, we will show you a list of names of common places in Spanish.

Places in Spanish

Names of places in Spanish

  • Capital – Capital (la)
  • Post office – Oficina de correos (la)
  • Hotel – Hotel(el)
  • Market – Mercado (el)
  • Bakery – Panadería (la)
  • Bookstore – Librería (la)
  • Library – Biblioteca (la)
  • Pharmacy – Farmacia (la)
  • Park – Parque (el)
  • Restaurant – Restaurante (el)
  • Movie theater – Cine/Teatro (el)
  • Bar – Bar (el)
  • Bank – Banco (el)
  • Hospital – Hospital (el)
  • Church – Iglesia (la)
  • Café – Cafetería (la)
  • Airport – Aeropuerto (el)
  • Kindergarten – Guardería (la)
  • Museum – Museo (el)
  • Petrol station – Gasolinera (la)
  • Police station – Policía (la)
  • School – Escuela (la)
  • Sidewalk – Acera (la)
  • Stadium – Estadio (el)
  • Shop – Tienda (la)
  • Railway station – Estación de ferrocarril (la)
  • Inn – Posada (la)
  • Grocery store – Abarrotería/Pulpería
  • Beauty salon – Salón de belleza
  • Bus station – Estación de autobuses (la)
  • Shopping centre – Centro comercial (el)
  • Fruit shop – Frutería (la)
  • Shoe shop – Zapatería (el)
  • Town hall – Ayuntamiento (el)
  • Factory – Fábrica
  • Zoo – zoológico

If you want to ask for directions, use “¿Dónde ” (Where) and “estar” (to be).

For examples:

¿Dónde está el zoológico? – Where is the zoo?

¿Dónde está el hospital? – Where is the hotel?

The word “ubicado” which means “located” is optional.

For examples:

¿Dónde están ubicados los hoteles? – Where are hotels located?

¿Dónde está ubicada la panadería? – Where is the bakery?

The verb “hay” can also be used with Spanish indefinite articles (un, una, unos, unas) instead of definite articles (el, la, los, las).

For examples:

¿Dónde hay un banco?/¿Dónde hay un parque?

¿Sabes dónde queda el banco? – Do you know where the bank is?

¿Cómo llego a la ferretería? – How do I get to the hardware store?

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Names of animals in Spanish

In today’s lesson, we will learn how to say names of different animals in Spanish. Below you will find a vocabulary list of animals in Spanish.

Names of animals in Spanish

  • la abeja – bee
  • el alacrán – scorpion
  • la jirafa – giraffe
  • el alce – moose
  • la lagartija – lizard
  • el águila – eagle
  • el león – lion
  • la libélula –  dragonfly
  • la araña – spider
  • el perro – dog
  • el gato – cat
  • el loro – parrot
  • el caballo – horse
  • la cabra – goat
  • el caimán – alligator
  • el mono – monkey
  • la mariposa – butterfly
  • el mosquito – mosquito
  • el oso – bear
  • la cebra – zebra
  • la oveja – sheep
  • la rana – frog
  • el conejo – rabbit
  • el cisne – swan
  • el tigre – tiger
  • el tiburón – shark
  • la tortuga – turtle
  • la vaca – cow
  • el gorrión – sparrow
  • la hormiga – ant
  • el rinoceronte – rhinoceros
  • el búho — owl
  • la oca — goose
  • la víbora – snake
  • el ratón – mouse
  • el zorro – fox
  • la mosca – fly

Names of animals in Spanish

Names of common animals in Spanish

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List of flowers in Spanish

Expand your Spanish vocabulary list through a list of names of common flowers in Spanish. Learn how to say flowers, plants, trees in Spanish language

Learn how to say names of common flowers in Spanish through our list of flower vocabulary.  Let’s improve your Spanish to English vocabulary.

Names of flowers in Spanish

  • Flower – La flor
  • Plant – La planta
  • Tree – el árbol
  • Bunch of flowers (floral bouquet) – ramo de flores
  • Tulip – Tulipán
  • Violet – Violeta
  • Rose – La rosa
  • Daisy – La margarita
  • Marigold – La caléndula
  • Lilac –  la lila
  • Daffodil – Narciso
  • Oak – El roble
  • Lotus – Loto
  • Jasmine – jazmín
  • Mistletoe – muérdago
  • Orchid – orquídea
  • Peony – peonía
  • Magnolia –  magnolia
  • Carnation – clavel
  • Walnut –  nogal
  • Chestnut – castaño
  • Palm – palmera
  • Pine – pino
  • Chrysanthemum – crisantemo
  • Dandelion – diente de león
  • Olive – olivo
  • Cedar – cedro
  • Lily – La azucena / El lirio
  • Cactus – El cactus
  • Geranium – geranio
  • Forget-me-not – Nomeolvides

Say Goodbye in Spanish

Learn how to say Goodbye in Spanish in different context. Spanish words and expressions for Goodbye in spoken and written language

There are different ways to say Goodbye in Spanish depending on the context and the person you’re talking to. In this lesson, you will show you how to say Goodbye in Spanish in formal, polite, or casual context! Learning how to say Goodbye is one of the first common lessons to any language beginners.

Say Goodbye in Spanish
How to say Goodbye in Spanish?

Say Goodbye in Spanish

  • adiós – goodbye
  • chao – bye
  • hasta pronto – see you soon
  • hasta la vista – until we see each other again
  • nos vemos – see ya
  • ¡Hasta entonces! – Until then!
  • ¡Hasta la próxima! – Until next time!
  • Saludos y abrazos a todos. ¡Buena suerte! – Regards and hugs to everyone. Good luck!
  • Cuídate – Take care of yourself
  • ¡Bueno, que tengas un buen día! – Well, have a good day!
  • Hasta luego – See you later
  • Hasta la próxima semana – See you next week
  • Hasta el próximo lunes – See you next Monday

Say Goodbye in a written way or in a letter

You can use the following expressions to finish a letter or email

  • Saluda cordialmente a Ud. (formal) – Yours sincerely
  • Atentamente (formal) – Sincerely
  • Cariñosamente – Lovingly / Dearly (if it’s someone close to you or know you)
  • Marta y yo les deseamos lo mejor – Martha and I wish you the best
  • Dele mis saludos a ___ – Give my regards to ___ (unspecified person)
  • Quedo a la espera de tu/su respuesta – I look forward to your answer/reply.
  • Abrazos/Besos de parte de ___ – Hugs / Kisses from ___
  • Un saludo desde ___ (Londres, etc) – Greetings from ___ (London,  etc)
  • Con amor/Con cariño – With love
  • Escríbeme pronto – Write me soon!

List of shapes in Spanish

List of shapes in Spanish language. Learn how to say names of common shapes like circle, rectangle, triangle, square in Spanish

It’s relatively easy to learn names of shapes in Spanish as most of them are Latin roots. So they are pretty similar to their English equivalent. Here we’ve listed out a list of names of shapes in Spanish. Let’s learn how to say some common shapes like circle, square, triangle, rectangle, and many other uncommon ones from Spanish to English language.

List of shapes in Spanish

  • Shape – Figura/Forma
  • Circle – Círculo
  • Rectangle – Rectángulo
  • Triangle – Triángulo
  • Square – Cuadro
  • Star – Estrella
  • Spiral – Espiral
  • Diamond – Diamante
  • Arch – Arco
  • Cube – Cubo
  • Hexagon – Hexágono
  • Octagon – Octágono
  • Pentagon – Pentágono
  • Pyramid – Pirámide
  • Semicircle – Semicírculo
  • Point – Punto
  • Oval – Ovalo
  • Heart – Corazón
List of shapes in Spanish
List of common shapes in Spanish

To say what shape something is, you just need to say: Tiene la forma de un _____.

Remember that most of Spanish shapes are masculine. So they would be preceded by the masculine indefinite article un except for star/estrella. This word is feminine and should be preceded by una.

 

 

Family tree in Spanish

Learn how to say names of family members in Spanish. Find out family tree in Spanish with English translation

Family is the most important thing in the world. And in today’s Spanish to English word list, we will show you a collection of family members and family tree in Spanish. Let’s find out how to say names of family members and relatives in Spanish

Family tree in Spanish

How to say family members in Spanish?

  • family – familia
  • mum – madre
  • dad – padre
  • sister – hermana
  • brother – hermano
  • aunt – la tía
  • cousin – el primo
  • daughter – la hija
  • daughter-in-law la nuera
  • father-in-law el suegro
  • grandchild – el nieto
  • granddaughter – la nieta
  • grandfather – el abuelo
  • grandmother – la abuela
  • husband – el marido
  • wife –  la mujer
  • nephew – el sobrino
  • niece – la sobrina
  • parents los padres
  • sister-in-law la cuñada
  • son – el hijo
  • son-in-law – el yerno
  • stepchild – el hijastro
  • stepfather – el padrastro
  • stepmother – la madrastra
  • uncle – el tío
  • Ésta es mi madre. – This is my mum.
  • Éste es mi padre. – This is my dad.

Family tree in Spanish

Family tree in Spanish

 

List of sports in Spanish

List of names of sports in Spanish. Find out how to say names of different types of sports in Spanish with English translation

The following English to Spanish and Spanish to English word list will help you learn how to say names of sports in Spanish.  It’s pretty easy to remember names of sports in Spanish. This is due to the fact that many sports are not of Spanish origin. So they tend to maintain the original name in English.

List of sports in Spanish

  • Sport – el deporte
  • Sports – los deportes
  • badminton – el bádminton
  • baseball – el béisbol
  • basketball – el baloncesto
  • boxing – el boxeo
  • chess – el ajedrez
  • cup – la copa
  • cycling – el ciclismo
  • draw – el empate
  • football – el fútbol
  • gymnastics – la gimnasia
  • riding – la equitación
  • sailing – la vela
  • skiing – el esquí
  • swimming – la natación
  • table tennis – el tenis de mesa
  • tennis – el tenis
  • volleyball – el voleibol
  • water polo – el waterpolo
  • jockey – hockey
List of sports in Spanish
List of sports in Spanish

Spanish for clothes

In this lesson, we will learn how to say names of different types of clothes in Spanish. This word list may come in handy when you go shopping in Spanish-speaking country! Let’s find out what Spanish to english words should be used to talk about clothing in Spanish.

Spanish for clothes

Below is a list of common clothes in Spanish.

  • Coat – El abrigo
  • Scraf – La bufanda
  • Jacket – La chaqueta
  • Leather jacket – La chaqueta de cuero
  • Raincoat – La gabardina / El impermeable
  • Sweatshirt – La sudadera
  • Cap – La gorra
  • A pair of gloves – Los guantes
  • Hat – El sombrero
  • Blouse – La blusa
  • Shirt – La camisa
  • Polo shirt – La camisa de polo
  • T-shirt – La camiseta
  • Cardigan – La rebeca
  • Sweater – El suéter
  • Pants / Trousers – Los pantalones
  • Jeans – Los jeans
  • Shorts – Los pantalones cortos
  • Dress – El vestido
  • Suit – El traje
  • Underpants – Los calzoncillos
  • Sandals – Las sandalias
  • Boots – Las botas
  • Slippers – Las zapatillas / Las pantuflas
  • Shoes – Los zapatos
  • Sneakers – Los tenis
  • High-heeled shoes – Los zapatos con tacón alto
  • Bathing suit / Swimsuit – El traje de baño
  • Bikini – El bikini

Spanish words for clothes and clothing

Spanish words for clothes and clothing

Hope that the word list of clothes in Spanish above can help you feel much more confident when going shopping in Spanish-speaking countries. And who knows, make be you can haggle the price!

 

Spanish for Nice to meet you

How to say Nice to meet you in Spanish, what’s spanish for nice to meet you. Spanish common conversation words and phrases

Nice to meet you is a common phrase used as a polite and friendly greeting when you meet someone for the first time. So how do you say “Nice to meet you” in Spanish? Just keep reading to find out!

Say Nice to meet you in Spanish

Nice to meet you / Pleased to meet you = Encantado / Encantado de conocerle

Mucho gusto is another standard way to say Nice to meet you in Spanish to english. It is often said while shaking hands and used as an alternative  to say “Encantado” if the other person says it first.

Nice to meet you in spanish

Examples:

My name is Laura. Nice to meet you – Me llamo Laura. Encantada de conocerte.

Hi, my name is Patricia – Nice to meet you, Patricia. I am Saul.

Hola , me llamo Patricia. -Mucho gusto Patricia, yo soy Saúl.