1000 most common Spanish words

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List of the most common Spanish vocabulary words

  1. el [determiner] (the)
  2. de [preposition] (of)
  3. en [preposition] (in)
  4. que [pronoun] (that)
  5. y [conjunction] (and)
  6. él [pronoun] (he)
  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)
  11. con [preposition] (with)
  12. para [preposition] (for)
  13. por [preposition] (by)
  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)
  19. estar [verb] (to be)
  20. tener [verb] (to have)
  21. como [conjunction] (as)
  22. más [adverb] (more)
  23. poder [verb] (to can)
  24. yo [pronoun] (I)
  25. todo [determiner] (all)
  26. o [conjunction] (or)
  27. hacer [verb] (to do)
  28. mucho [adverb] (much)
  29. año [noun] (year) This is the highest ranking noun in this list of the most common Spanish vocabulary words.
  30. ese [determiner] (that)
  31. otro [determiner] (other)
  32. pero [conjunction] (but)
  33. decir [verb] (to tell)
  34. también [adverb] (also)
  35. si [conjunction] (if)
  36. ya [adverb] (now)
  37. sin [preposition] (without)
  38. entre [preposition] (between)
  39. nuevo [adjective] (new) This is the highest ranking adjective in this list of the most common Spanish vocabulary words.
  40. primero [adjective] (first)
  41. sobre [preposition] (on)
  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) This common Spanish word is borrowed from the French word “pays” which is in the list of most common French words.
  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. It is not that surprising to find it as the first proper noun to appear in this Spanish frequency dictionary.
  55. tu [determiner] (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)
  69. además [adverb] (also)
  70. vez [noun] (time)
  71. tiempo [noun] (time)
  72. servicio [noun] (service)
  73. trabajo [noun] (work) This Spanish vocabulary word comes from the Latin term “tripalis” which is also the origin of the words “travail” in French, “travaglio” in Italian, “trabalho” in Portuguese.
  74. durante [preposition] (during)
  75. quien [pronoun] (who)
  76. mi [determiner] (my)
  77. empresa [noun] (company) This Spanish word is borrowed from the Italian word “impresa”.
  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) The origin of this Spanish word is the Latin term “levo”, which is also the origin of the words “lever” in French, “levare” in Italian, and “levar” in Portuguese.
  90. mayor [adjective] (older)
  91. solo [adjective] (only)
  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)
  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) This common Spanish word is borrowed from the French word “équipe”.
  116. permitir [verb] (to allow)
  117. actividad [noun] (activity)
  118. mundo [noun] (world)
  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) The origin of this Spanish word is the Latin term “paucus”. It is also the origin of the words “peu” in French, “poco” in Italian, and “pouco” in Portuguese.
  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) This Spanish word comes from the Latin term “civitas” which is also the origin of the words “cité” in French, “città” in Italian, and “cidade” in Portuguese.
  140. quedar [verb] (to stay)
  141. través [noun] (through)
  142. proceso [noun] (process)
  143. situación [noun] (situation)
  144. siempre [adverb] (always)
  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 expect)
  156. tipo [noun] (type)
  157. salud [noun] (health)
  158. pandemia [noun] (pandemic)
  159. ofrecer [verb] (to offer)
  160. problema [noun] (issue)
  161. mientras [conjunction] (while)
  162. cómo [pronoun] (how)
  163. sólo [adverb] (only)
  164. nacional [adjective] (national)
  165. cuenta [noun] (account)
  166. buen [adjective] (good)
  167. número [noun] (number)
  168. producto [noun] (product)
  169. familia [noun] (family)
  170. tras [preposition] (after)
  171. punto [noun] (point)
  172. varios [determiner] (several)
  173. mantener [verb] (keep)
  174. cualquiera [determiner] (any)
  175. dato [noun] (data)
  176. desarrollo [noun] (development)
  177. sector [noun] (sector)
  178. tema [noun] (theme)
  179. alto [adjective] (tall)
  180. derecho [noun] (law)
  181. libro [noun] (book)
  182. bajo [preposition] (low)
  183. resultado [noun] (result)
  184. hombre [noun] (man)
  185. hecho [noun] (fact)
  186. informar [verb] (inform)
  187. creer [verb] (to believe)
  188. salir [verb] (to leave)
  189. económico [adjective] (economic)
  190. embargo [noun] (embargo)
  191. estudio [noun] (study)
  192. autoridad [noun] (authority)
  193. hablar [verb] (to speak)
  194. investigación [noun] (research)
  195. uso [noun] (use)
  196. zona [noun] (zone)
  197. asegurar [verb] (to secure)
  198. vivir [verb] (to live) This Spanish word comes from the Latin term “vivo” which is also the origin of the words “vivre” in French, “vivere” in Italian, and “viver” in Portuguese.
  199. explicar [verb] (to explain)
  200. algo [pronoun] (something)
  201. general [adjective] (general)
  202. propio [determiner] (own)
  203. total [adjective] (total)
  204. cambio [noun] (change)
  205. fin [noun] (end) The origin of this Spanish word is the Latin term “finis”, which is also the origin of the words “fin” in French, “fine” in Italian, and “fim” in Portuguese,
  206. luego [adverb] (then)
  207. lograr [verb] (to achieve)
  208. partido [noun] (party)
  209. indicar [verb] (to indicate)
  210. área [noun] (area)
  211. seguridad [noun] (security)
  212. centro [noun] (center)
  213. diferente [adjective] (different)
  214. volver [verb] (to return)
  215. historia [noun] (history)
  216. necesario [adjective] (necessary)
  217. pedir [verb] (to request)
  218. agua [noun] (water) This Spanish vocabulary word comes from the Latin term “aqua” which is also the origin of the words “eau” in French, “acqua” in Italian, as well as “água” in Portuguese,
  219. acción [noun] (action)
  220. cosa [noun] (thing)
  221. considerar [verb] (to consider)
  222. objetivo [noun] (objective)
  223. recordar [verb] (to remember)
  224. recurso [noun] (resource)
  225. joven [noun] (youth, young person)
  226. político [adjective] (political)
  227. red [noun] (net)
  228. próximo [adjective] (next)
  229. posible [adjective] (possible)
  230. ninguno [determiner] (none)
  231. existir [verb] (to exist)
  232. parecer [verb] (to seem)
  233. grande [adjective] (great)
  234. cumplir [verb] (to fulfill, to meet)
  235. dentro [adverb] (inside)
  236. niño [noun] (child)
  237. mexicano [adjective] (Mexican)
  238. comenzar [verb] (to begin)
  239. incluir [verb] (to include)
  240. gente [noun] (people)
  241. venir [verb] (to come)
  242. espacio [noun] (space)
  243. sino [conjunction] (but)
  244. ciento [numeral] (hundred)
  245. utilizar [verb] (to use) This Spanish word is borrowed from the French word “utiliser”.
  246. nada [pronoun] (nothing)
  247. participar [verb] (to take part)
  248. principal [adjective] (main)
  249. obra [noun] (work)
  250. partir [verb] (to depart, to split)
  251. atención [noun] (attention)
  252. cuatro [numeral] (four)
  253. final [noun] (final)
  254. destacar [verb] (to highlight, to emphasize) This Spanish word is borrowed from the French word “détacher”.
  255. relación [noun] (relationship)
  256. mostrar [verb] (to show)
  257. institución [noun] (institution)
  258. necesitar [verb] (to need)
  259. apoyo [noun] (support)
  260. fecha [noun] (date)
  261. condición [noun] (condition)
  262. comunidad [noun] (community)
  263. política [noun] (politics)
  264. local [adjective] (local)
  265. población [noun] (population)
  266. generar [verb] (to generate)
  267. evento [noun] (event)
  268. pues [conjunction] (since, thus)
  269. tal [adjective] (such)
  270. pensar [verb] (to think)
  271. necesidad [noun] (need)
  272. respecto [noun] (regard)
  273. calidad [noun] (quality)
  274. aquí [adverb] (here)
  275. aún [adverb] (yet)
  276. aquel [determiner] (that)
  277. experiencia [noun] (experience)
  278. médico [adjective] (medical)
  279. profesional [adjective] (professional)
  280. dicho [adjective] (said)
  281. prueba [noun] (test)
  282. junto [adjective] (together)
  283. evitar [verb] (to avoid)
  284. municipio [noun] (municipality)
  285. sanitario [adjective] (sanitary)
  286. decisión [noun] (decision)
  287. internacional [adjective] (international)
  288. octubre [noun] (October)
  289. artículo [noun] (article)
  290. aparecer [verb] (to appear)
  291. paciente [noun] (patient)
  292. hacia [preposition] (towards)
  293. frente [noun] (front)
  294. entonces [adverb] (then)
  295. iniciar [verb] (to start, to begin)
  296. desarrollar [verb] (to develop)
  297. anterior [adjective] (previous)
  298. único [adjective] (unique)
  299. siguiente [adjective] (next)
  300. ley [noun] (law)
  301. sentido [noun] (sense) This Spanish noun is formed by adding the suffix “-ido” to the verb “sentir” which is also in this list of common Spanish words.
  302. casi [adverb] (almost)
  303. positivo [adjective] (positive)
  304. mercado [noun] (market)
  305. obtener [verb] (to obtain)
  306. lunes [noun] (Monday)
  307. venta [noun] (sale)
  308. sociedad [noun] (society)
  309. cinco [numeral] (five)
  310. precio [noun] (price)
  311. ejemplo [noun] (example)
  312. riesgo [noun] (risk) This Spanish word is derived from the Italian word “rischio”.
  313. estudiante [noun] (student)
  314. gustar [verb] (to like)
  315. [interjection] (yes)
  316. línea [noun] (line)
  317. nombre [noun] (name)
  318. registrar [verb] (to register)
  319. calle [noun] (street)
  320. pequeño [adjective] (little)
  321. muerte [noun] (death)
  322. enfermedad [noun] (disease)
  323. peso [noun] (weight, or currency)
  324. establecer [verb] (to establish)
  325. diverso [determiner] (miscellaneous)
  326. ayudar [verb] (to help) The origin of this Spanish word is the Latin term “adiuto” which is also the origin of the words “aider” in French, “aiutare” in Italian, and “ajudar” in Portuguese.
  327. leer [verb] (to read) This common Spanish verb comes from the Latin verb “lego” which is also the origin of the words “lire” in French, “leggere” in Italian, as well as “ler” in Portuguese.
  328. trabajador [noun] (worker) This Spanish noun is formed by adding the suffix “-dor” to the noun “trabajar” which is also in this list of common Spanish words.
  329. capacidad [noun] (ability)
  330. presente [adjective] (present)
  331. mano [noun] (hand) This basic Spanish vocabulary word originates from the Latin term “manus”, which is also the origin of the words “main” in French, “mano” in Italian, and “mão” in Portuguese.
  332. base [noun] (base)
  333. solicitar [verb] (request)
  334. oportunidad [noun] (opportunity)
  335. valor [noun] (value)
  336. usuario [noun] (user)
  337. crisis [noun] (crisis)
  338. alumno [noun] (pupil)
  339. empezar [verb] (to start)
  340. especial [adjective] (special)
  341. perder [verb] (to lose)
  342. diputado [noun] (deputy)
  343. plan [noun] (plan)
  344. marzo [noun] (March)
  345. lado [noun] (side)
  346. organización [noun] (organization)
  347. distinto [determiner] (different)
  348. control [noun] (control)
  349. humano [adjective] (human)
  350. curso [noun] (course)
  351. incluso [adverb] (even)
  352. claro [adjective] (clear)
  353. afirmar [verb] (to affirm)
  354. nunca [adverb] (never)
  355. región [noun] (region)
  356. imagen [noun] (image)
  357. José [proper noun] (Joseph)
  358. hijo [noun] (son) This common Spanish word comes from the Latin term “filius” which is also the origin of the words “fils” in French, “figlio” in Italian, and “filho” in Portuguese.
  359. conocimiento [noun] (knowledge)
  360. requerir [verb] (to require)
  361. terminar [verb] (to end up)
  362. septiembre [noun] (September)
  363. agregar [verb] (to add)
  364. menor [adjective] (minor)
  365. ciudadano [noun] (citizen) This Spanish noun is formed by adding the suffix “-ano” to the noun “ciudad” which is also in this list of common Spanish words.
  366. largo [adjective] (long)
  367. edad [noun] (age)
  368. ambos [numeral] (both)
  369. llamar [verb] (to call)
  370. viernes [noun] (Friday)
  371. seguro [adjective] (safe)
  372. material [noun] (material)
  373. debido [adjective] (due)
  374. crear [verb] (to create)
  375. palabra [noun] (word)
  376. minuto [noun] (minute)
  377. España [proper noun] (Spain) Spain is the European country with the largest number of native Spanish speakers. It is not that surprising to find this country name in this Spanish frequency dictionary.
  378. cambiar [verb] (to change)
  379. educación [noun] (education)
  380. mañana [noun] (tomorrow)
  381. producir [verb] (to produce)
  382. acceso [noun] (access)
  383. cabo [noun] (end, extremity)
  384. anunciar [verb] (to announce)
  385. electrónico [adjective] (electronic)
  386. cargo [noun] (position)
  387. pago [noun] (payment)
  388. actual [adjective] (current)
  389. padre [noun] (father)
  390. contagio [noun] (contagion)
  391. respuesta [noun] (response)
  392. usar [verb] (to use)
  393. atender [verb] (to attend to)
  394. interés [noun] (interest)
  395. pueblo [noun] (village)
  396. reconocer [verb] (to recognize)
  397. idea [noun] (idea)
  398. ganar [verb] (to gain)
  399. igual [adjective] (same)
  400. decidir [verb] (to decide)
  401. asimismo [adverb] (likewise)
  402. virus [noun] (virus)
  403. sentir [verb] (to feel)
  404. paso [noun] (step)
  405. mediante [preposition] (through)
  406. documento [noun] (document)
  407. oficial [adjective] (official)
  408. materia [noun] (matter)
  409. efecto [noun] (effect)
  410. cierto [determiner] (true, specific)
  411. cuerpo [noun] (body)
  412. director [noun] (director)
  413. mayoría [noun] (majority)
  414. producción [noun] (production)
  415. resultar [verb] (to result)
  416. futuro [noun] (future)
  417. abrir [verb] (to open) The origin of this Spanish verb is the Latin term “aperio”, which is also the origin of the words “ouvrir” in French, “aprire” in Italian, and “abrir” in Portuguese.
  418. entrar [verb] (to get in)
  419. ingreso [noun] (entrance)
  420. negocio [noun] (business)
  421. cliente [noun] (client)
  422. unidad [noun] (a unit)
  423. noche [noun] (night) This Spanish word comes from the Latin term “nox” which is also the origin of the words “nuit” in French, “notte” in Italian, and “noite” in Portuguese.
  424. propuesta [noun] (proposal)
  425. aplicación [noun] (application)
  426. modelo [noun] (model)
  427. sumar [verb] (to add)
  428. publicar [verb] (publish)
  429. elección [noun] (choice)
  430. sitio [noun] (place)
  431. privado [adjective] (private)
  432. realidad [noun] (reality)
  433. técnico [adjective] (technical)
  434. entidad [noun] (entity)
  435. tecnología [noun] (technology)
  436. junio [noun] (June)
  437. Luis [proper noun] (louis)
  438. educativo [adjective] (educational)
  439. académico [adjective] (academic)
  440. correo [noun] (mail)
  441. mejorar [verb] (to improve)
  442. provincia [noun] (province)
  443. diciembre [noun] (December)
  444. mensaje [noun] (message)
  445. convertir [verb] (to convert)
  446. posibilidad [noun] (possibility)
  447. tarde [noun] (afternoon)
  448. Juan [proper noun] (John)
  449. cerca [adverb] (close)
  450. formar [verb] (to form)
  451. reunión [noun] (meeting)
  452. compartir [verb] (to share)
  453. jueves [noun] (Thursday)
  454. cuánto [adverb] (how much) This Spanish adverb has the same origin as the Portuguese adverb “quanto”, both are derived from the Latin word “quantus”. See this list of the most common Portuguese words.
  455. función [noun] (function)
  456. martes [noun] (Tuesday)
  457. completo [adjective] (complete)
  458. ayer [adverb] (yesterday) This common Spanish word comes from the Latin term “heri” which is also the origin of the words “hier” in French, and “ieri” in Italian.
  459. gracias [noun] (thanks)
  460. entregar [verb] (to deliver)
  461. responsable [noun] (responsible)
  462. ocurrir [verb] (to occur)
  463. confirmar [verb] (to confirm)
  464. elemento [noun] (element)
  465. juego [noun] (play) The origin of this common Spanish word is the Latin term “iocus”. It is also the origin of the words “jeu” in French, “gioco” in Italian, and “jogo” in Portuguese.
  466. aplicar [verb] (to apply)
  467. pagar [verb] (to pay)
  468. mayo [noun] (May)
  469. página [noun] (page)
  470. jugar [verb] (to play)
  471. municipal [adjective] (municipal)
  472. alcanzar [verb] (reach)
  473. carrera [noun] (race)
  474. opción [noun] (option)
  475. escribir [verb] (to write)
  476. entender [verb] (to understand)
  477. agosto [noun] (August)
  478. vehículo [noun] (vehicle)
  479. hospital [noun] (hospital)
  480. cantidad [noun] (amount)
  481. ahí [adverb] (there)
  482. clase [noun] (class)
  483. fuerza [noun] (strength)
  484. favor [noun] (please)
  485. enero [noun] (January)
  486. enviar [verb] (to send)
  487. familiar [adjective] (family)
  488. participación [noun] (participation)
  489. dinero [noun] (money)
  490. expresar [verb] (to express)
  491. contenido [noun] (content)
  492. escuela [noun] (school)
  493. miembro [noun] (member)
  494. noviembre [noun] (November)
  495. falta [noun] (lack)
  496. diario [adjective] (daily)
  497. campo [noun] (countryside)
  498. representar [verb] (to represent)
  499. actualmente [adverb] (currently)
  500. comunicación [noun] (communication)
  501. seis [numeral] (six)
  502. solución [noun] (solution)
  503. máximo [adjective] (maximum)
  504. domingo [noun] (Sunday)
  505. operación [noun] (operation)
  506. duda [noun] (doubt)
  507. aumentar [verb] (to increase)
  508. contacto [noun] (contact)
  509. cifra [noun] (number)
  510. diseño [noun] (design) This Spanish word is borrowed from the Italian word “disegno”.
  511. abril [noun] (April)
  512. fuente [noun] (source)
  513. sábado [noun] (Saturday)
  514. inicio [noun] (start)
  515. informe [noun] (report)
  516. correspondiente [adjective] (corresponding)
  517. víctima [noun] (victim)
  518. cuyo [pronoun] (whose)
  519. julio [noun] (July)
  520. federal [adjective] (federal)
  521. serie [noun] (series)
  522. esfuerzo [noun] (effort)
  523. razón [noun] (reason)
  524. economía [noun] (economy)
  525. miércoles [noun] (Wednesday)
  526. empleo [noun] (job)
  527. puesto [noun] (market stall)
  528. responsabilidad [noun] (responsibility) This Spanish noun is formed by adding the suffix “-bilidad” to the word “responsable” which is also in this list of common Spanish words.
  529. funcionario [noun] (official)
  530. dirección [noun] (address)
  531. añadir [verb] (to add)
  532. campaña [noun] (campaign)
  533. ayuda [noun] (assistance)
  534. español [adjective] (Spanish)
  535. causa [noun] (cause)
  536. amigo [noun] (friend) This Spanish word comes from the Latin term “amicus” which is also the origin of the words “ami” in French, “amico” in Italian, and “amigo” in Portuguese.
  537. conjunto [noun] (group, set)
  538. sesión [noun] (session)
  539. color [noun] (color)
  540. garantizar [verb] (to guarantee)
  541. instalación [noun] (installation)
  542. relacionado [adjective] (related)
  543. compromiso [noun] (commitment)
  544. pesar [noun] (grief) This Spanish word comes from the Latin word “pēnsāre”.
  545. López [proper noun] (Lopez)
  546. febrero [noun] (February)
  547. fuerte [adjective] (strong) This Spanish word comes from the Latin word “fortis”.
  548. Carlos [proper noun] (Charles)
  549. apoyar [verb] (to support)
  550. vecino [noun] (neighbour) This Spanish word comes from the Latin term “vicinus” which is also the origin of the words “voisin” in French, “vicino” in Italian, and “vizinho” in Portuguese.
  551. libre [adjective] (free)
  552. verdad [noun] (truth) This Spanish word comes from the Latin term “veritas” which is also the origin of the words “vérité” in French, “verità” in Italian, and “verdade” in Portuguese.
  553. capital [noun] (capital)
  554. comentar [verb] (to comment)
  555. aprobar [verb] (to approve)
  556. compañía [noun] (company)
  557. llamado [adjective] (called)
  558. continuar [verb] (to continue)
  559. es [noun] (is)
  560. término [noun] (end)
  561. inversión [noun] (investment)
  562. camino [noun] (road) The origin of this Spanish word is the Latin term “camminus” which is also the origin of the words “chemin” in French, “cammino” in Italian and “caminho” in Portuguese.
  563. sufrir [verb] (to suffer)
  564. formación [noun] (training)
  565. dólares [noun] (dollars)
  566. gestión [noun] (management)
  567. beneficio [noun] (benefit)
  568. reducir [verb] (to reduce)
  569. difícil [adjective] (hard)
  570. estrategia [noun] (strategy)
  571. construcción [noun] (construction)
  572. ocasión [noun] (occasion)
  573. activo [adjective] (active)
  574. resto [noun] (rest)
  575. principio [noun] (beginning)
  576. intentar [verb] (to attempt)
  577. análisis [noun] (analysis)
  578. superior [adjective] (higher)
  579. orden [noun] (order)
  580. estatal [adjective] (state)
  581. costo [noun] (cost)
  582. fondo [noun] (background)
  583. plazo [noun] (deadline)
  584. físico [adjective] (physical)
  585. morir [verb] (to die)
  586. María [proper noun] (Mary)
  587. concluir [verb] (to conclude)
  588. mínimo [adjective] (minimum)
  589. encuentro [noun] (meeting)
  590. cuál [pronoun] (which)
  591. nadie [pronoun] (no one)
  592. fiscal [adjective] (fiscal)
  593. marca [noun] (brand)
  594. web [noun] (web)
  595. comercial [adjective] (commercial)
  596. cerrar [verb] (to close)
  597. conseguir [verb] (to get)
  598. disposición [noun] (tendency, layout)
  599. todavía [adverb] (yet)
  600. ministro [noun] (minister)
  601. responder [verb] (to answer)
  602. policía [noun] (police)
  603. iniciativa [noun] (initiative)
  604. celebrar [verb] (to celebrate)
  605. temporada [noun] (season)
  606. acto [noun] (act)
  607. herramienta [noun] (a tool)
  608. solicitud [noun] (request)
  609. sostener [verb] (to hold)
  610. caer [verb] (to fall)
  611. particular [adjective] (particular)
  612. alrededor [adverb] (around)
  613. científico [adjective] (scientific)
  614. crecer [verb] (to grow) This Spanish word comes from the Latin term “cresco” which is also the origin of the words “croître” in French, “crescere” in Italian, and “crescer” in Portuguese.
  615. servir [verb] (to serve)
  616. usted [pronoun] (you)
  617. enfrentar [verb] (to confront)
  618. natural [adjective] (natural)
  619. comprar [verb] (to buy)
  620. entrada [noun] (entrance)
  621. planta [noun] (plant)
  622. periodo [noun] (period)
  623. administración [noun] (administration)
  624. afectado [adjective] (affected)
  625. ubicado [adjective] (located)
  626. violencia [noun] (violence)
  627. presencia [noun] (presence)
  628. importancia [noun] (importance)
  629. líder [noun] (leader) This Spanish word is borrowed from the English word “leader”.
  630. ejercicio [noun] (exercise)
  631. jugador [noun] (player)
  632. afectar [verb] (to affect)
  633. luz [noun] (light) This basic Spanish vocabulary word comes from the Latin word “lūcem”.
  634. laboral [adjective] (labor)
  635. crecimiento [noun] (growth) The Spanish suffix “-miento” is used to form nouns from verbs. Here it is applied to the verb “crecer”.
  636. superar [verb] (to overcome)
  637. madre [noun] (mother)
  638. pregunta [noun] (question)
  639. cuarentena [noun] (quarantine)
  640. impacto [noun] (impact)
  641. fuera [adverb] (outside)
  642. mal [adverb] (badly)
  643. disponible [adjective] (available)
  644. protección [noun] (protection)
  645. referir [verb] (to report)
  646. acabar [verb] (to finish)
  647. declarar [verb] (to declare)
  648. vía [noun] (via)
  649. tratamiento [noun] (treatment) This common Spanish noun is formed by applying the suffix “-miento” to the verb “tratar” which means “to treat”.
  650. práctica [noun] (practice)
  651. manifestar [verb] (to manifest)
  652. brindar [verb] (to offer)
  653. financiero [adjective] (financial)
  654. video [noun] (video)
  655. compra [noun] (purchase)
  656. autor [noun] (author)
  657. marco [noun] (framework)
  658. finalmente [adverb] (finally)
  659. libertad [noun] (freedom)
  660. reforma [noun] (reform)
  661. ingresar [verb] (to enter, to join)
  662. real [adjective] (real)
  663. tercero [adjective] (third)
  664. entrega [noun] (delivery)
  665. electoral [adjective] (electoral)
  666. registro [noun] (registration)
  667. Madrid [proper noun] (Madrid) Madrid is the capital of Spain which is the European country with the most native Spanish speakers. Therefore it is not surprising that this word appears among the 1000 most common Spanish words.
  668. proponer [verb] (to propose)
  669. vender [verb] (to sell)
  670. mencionar [verb] (to mention)
  671. cultura [noun] (culture)
  672. escuchar [verb] (to listen)
  673. común [adjective] (common)
  674. titular [noun] (headline)
  675. alimento [noun] (food)
  676. voto [noun] (vote)
  677. cultural [adjective] (cultural)
  678. disfrutar [verb] (to enjoy)
  679. acudir [verb] (to go)
  680. realizado [adjective] (done, realized)
  681. jornada [noun] (working day)
  682. mundial [adjective] (global, worldwide)
  683. desear [verb] (to want)
  684. movimiento [noun] (movement) The Spanish suffix “-miento” is used to form nouns from verbs. Here it is applied to the verb “mover”.
  685. puerta [noun] (gate)
  686. funcionar [verb] (to function)
  687. crédito [noun] (credit)
  688. modo [noun] (mode, manner, way)
  689. García [proper noun] (Garcia)
  690. analizar [verb] (to analyze)
  691. básico [adjective] (basic)
  692. rápido [adjective] (quick)
  693. viaje [noun] (trip)
  694. noticia [noun] (news, message)
  695. Miguel [proper noun] (Michael)
  696. promover [verb] (to promote)
  697. Argentina [proper noun] (Argentina)
  698. aceptar [verb] (to accept)
  699. aumento [noun] (increase)
  700. etapa [noun] (stage) This common Spanish word is borrowed from the French word “étape”.
  701. corresponder [verb] (to correspond to)
  702. euros [noun] (euros)
  703. consecuencia [noun] (consequence)
  704. prensa [noun] (press)
  705. determinar [verb] (to determine)
  706. agente [noun] (agent)
  707. motivo [noun] (reason)
  708. demanda [noun] (demand)
  709. ambiente [noun] (environment)
  710. oficina [noun] (office)
  711. emergencia [noun] (emergency)
  712. resolver [verb] (to solve)
  713. directo [adjective] (straight)
  714. amor [noun] (love) This Spanish word comes from the Latin term “amor” which is also the origin of the words “amour” in French, “amore” in Italian, and “amor” in Portuguese.
  715. fundamental [adjective] (fundamental)
  716. oferta [noun] (offer)
  717. aprender [verb] (to learn)
  718. extranjero [adjective] (foreign)
  719. tarea [noun] (task)
  720. construir [verb] (to build)
  721. demostrar [verb] (to show)
  722. legal [adjective] (legal)
  723. personaje [noun] (a character, a person) This Spanish word is borrowed from the French word “personnage”.
  724. elegir [verb] (to choose)
  725. secretario [noun] (secretary)
  726. abierto [adjective] (open)
  727. comentario [noun] (comment)
  728. vivienda [noun] (housing)
  729. pareja [noun] (partner)
  730. candidato [noun] (candidate)
  731. industria [noun] (industry)
  732. siete [numeral] (seven)
  733. gobernador [noun] (governor)
  734. bueno [adjective] (good)
  735. delito [noun] (crime)
  736. digital [adjective] (digital)
  737. significar [verb] (to mean)
  738. energía [noun] (energy)
  739. título [noun] (title)
  740. diferencia [noun] (difference)
  741. profesor [noun] (professor)
  742. organismo [noun] (organism)
  743. provocar [verb] (to provoke, to cause)
  744. jefe [noun] (chief)
  745. hogar [noun] (home)
  746. metro [noun] (meter)
  747. papel [noun] (paper)
  748. reportar [verb] (to report)
  749. competencia [noun] (competition)
  750. aspecto [noun] (appearance)
  751. compañero [noun] (companion)
  752. grave [adjective] (serious)
  753. excelente [adjective] (excellent)
  754. apuntar [verb] (to point)
  755. efectivo [adjective] (effective)
  756. China [proper noun] (China)
  757. texto [noun] (text)
  758. estudiar [verb] (to study)
  759. detener [verb] (to stop)
  760. norma [noun] (rule)
  761. suceder [verb] (to happen)
  762. presentación [noun] (presentation)
  763. opinión [noun] (opinion)
  764. identificar [verb] (to identify)
  765. amplio [adjective] (large)
  766. observar [verb] (to observe)
  767. Francisco [proper noun] (Francis)
  768. plataforma [noun] (platform) This Spanish word is borrowed from the French word “plate-forme”.
  769. lista [noun] (list)
  770. detalle [noun] (detail)
  771. gasto [noun] (expenditure)
  772. película [noun] (movie)
  773. Dios [proper noun] (God)
  774. tierra [noun] (land) This common Spanish word comes from the Latin term “terra” which is also the origin of the words “terre” in French, “terra” in Italian, and “terra” in Portuguese.
  775. proporcionar [verb] (to provide)
  776. grado [noun] (degree)
  777. club [noun] (club)
  778. evaluación [noun] (evaluation)
  779. visita [noun] (visit)
  780. tampoco [adverb] (neither)
  781. cuarto [adjective] (fourth)
  782. representante [noun] (representative)
  783. similar [adjective] (similar)
  784. recuperar [verb] (to recover)
  785. publicación [noun] (publication)
  786. interior [noun] (the inside, the interior)
  787. comunicado [noun] (a statement, a press release)
  788. alguien [pronoun] (someone)
  789. labor [noun] (work)
  790. permanecer [verb] (to stay)
  791. depender [verb] (to depend)
  792. quién [pronoun] (who)
  793. objeto [noun] (object)
  794. tienda [noun] (store)
  795. Sánchez [proper noun] (Sanchez)
  796. advertir [verb] (to warn)
  797. transporte [noun] (transportation)
  798. generación [noun] (generation)
  799. cuidado [noun] (care)
  800. fácil [adjective] (easy)
  801. América [proper noun] (America)
  802. Venezuela [proper noun] (Venezuela)
  803. histórico [adjective] (historical)
  804. lucha [noun] (fighting)
  805. protocolo [noun] (protocol)
  806. León [proper noun]
  807. González [proper noun] (Gonzalez)
  808. distancia [noun] (distance)
  809. fase [noun] (phase)
  810. declaración [noun] (statement)
  811. Manuel [proper noun] (Manual)
  812. aprovechar [verb] (to take advantage of)
  813. consumo [noun] (consumption)
  814. daño [noun] (damage)
  815. contener [verb] (to contain)
  816. mas [adverb] (but)
  817. departamento [noun] (department) This Spanish word is borrowed from the French word “département”.
  818. adelante [adverb] (forward)
  819. conocido [adjective] (known)
  820. requisito [noun] (requirement)
  821. sacar [verb] (to take out, to withdraw)
  822. éxito [noun] (success)
  823. investigador [noun] (investigator)
  824. territorio [noun] (territory)
  825. avanzar [verb] (to advance)
  826. cuestión [noun] (question)
  827. subir [verb] (to raise, to go up)
  828. versión [noun] (version)
  829. regresar [verb] (to return)
  830. procedimiento [noun] (procedure) In Spanish, the suffix “-miento” is used to form nouns from verbs. Here it is applied to the verb “proceder” which means “to proceed”.
  831. interno [adjective] (internal)
  832. domicilio [noun] (address, residence)
  833. justicia [noun] (justice)
  834. ámbito [noun] (scope)
  835. estadounidense [adjective] (American)
  836. experto [noun] (expert)
  837. supuesto [noun] (assumption)
  838. publicado [adjective] (published)
  839. previo [adjective] (previous)
  840. suponer [verb] (to suppose)
  841. avance [noun] (advance)
  842. allí [adverb] (there)
  843. ocho [numeral] (eight)
  844. trámite [noun] (procedure)
  845. invitar [verb] (to invite)
  846. contexto [noun] (context)
  847. administrativo [adjective] (administrative)
  848. clave [noun] (key)
  849. lectura [noun] (reading)
  850. contrato [noun] (contract)
  851. entrevista [noun] (interview)
  852. establecido [adjective] (established)
  853. visitar [verb] (to visit)
  854. fallecido [adjective] (deceased)
  855. adecuado [adjective] (appropriate)
  856. Europa [proper noun] (Europe)
  857. horario [noun] (schedule)
  858. impulsar [verb] (to boost, to propel)
  859. presupuesto [noun] (budget)
  860. contribuir [verb] (to contribute)
  861. aire [noun] (air)
  862. creación [noun] (creation)
  863. otorgar [verb] (to grant)
  864. virtual [adjective] (virtual)
  865. preguntar [verb] (to ask)
  866. comisión [noun] (commission)
  867. blanco [adjective] (white)
  868. tasa [noun] (rate)
  869. deportivo [adjective] (sports)
  870. trasladar [verb] (to move)
  871. voz [noun] (voice) This Spanish word comes from the Latin term “vox” which is also the origin of the words “voix” in French, “voce” in Italian, and “voz” in Portuguese.
  872. proteger [verb] (to protect)
  873. concepto [noun] (concept)
  874. característica [noun] (characteristic)
  875. música [noun] (music)
  876. edición [noun] (edition)
  877. cierre [noun] (closing)
  878. vista [noun] (a sight, a view)
  879. escenario [noun] (stage)
  880. siglo [noun] (century)
  881. tocar [verb] (to play)
  882. auto [noun] (car)
  883. exigir [verb] (to demand)
  884. hotel [noun] (hotel)
  885. viajar [verb] (to travel)
  886. comercio [noun] (trade)
  887. ocupar [verb] (to occupy)
  888. muestra [noun] (sample)
  889. ciencia [noun] (science)
  890. escrito [adjective] (written)
  891. caber [verb] (to fit)
  892. posición [noun] (position)
  893. salida [noun] (exit)
  894. promedio [noun] (average)
  895. Rodríguez [proper noun] (Rodriguez)
  896. asunto [noun] (affair)
  897. foto [noun] (photo)
  898. empleado [noun] (employee)
  899. destino [noun] (destiny)
  900. allá [adverb] (there)
  901. específico [adjective] (specific)
  902. origen [noun] (origin)
  903. Nueva [proper noun]
  904. detectar [verb] (to detect)
  905. localidad [noun] (locality)
  906. muerto [noun] (dead)
  907. manejo [noun] (driving)
  908. propiedad [noun] (property)
  909. integrante [noun] (member)
  910. sujeto [noun] (subject)
  911. maestro [noun] (teacher)
  912. asistir [verb] (to attend)
  913. estructura [noun] (structure)
  914. cubrir [verb] (to cover)
  915. fiesta [noun] (party) This common Spanish word comes from the Latin term “festum” which is also the origin of the words “fête” in French, “festa” in Italian, and “festa” in Portuguese.
  916. original [adjective] (original)
  917. definir [verb] (to define)
  918. diez [numeral] (ten)
  919. especialista [noun] (specialist) This Spanish noun is formed by applying the suffix “-ista” to the adjective “especial” is also in this list of common Spanish words.
  920. inmediato [adjective] (immediate)
  921. impuesto [noun] (tax)
  922. marcar [verb] (to mark) This Spanish word is borrowed from the Italian word “marcare”.
  923. dirigir [verb] (to direct)
  924. traer [verb] (to bring)
  925. eléctrico [adjective] (electric)
  926. pronto [adverb] (soon)
  927. central [adjective] (central)
  928. habitante [noun] (inhabitant)
  929. escolar [adjective] (school)
  930. plantear [verb] (to pose)
  931. animal [noun] (animal)
  932. bajar [verb] (to go down)
  933. peso [noun] (weight)
  934. civil [adjective] (civil)
  935. docente [noun] (teacher, lecturer)
  936. agradecer [verb] (to thank)
  937. marcha [noun] (march)
  938. pleno [adjective] (full)
  939. conferencia [noun] (conference)
  940. examen [noun] (examination)
  941. mesa [noun] (table)
  942. acceder [verb] (to access)
  943. ex [adjective] (former)
  944. anuncio [noun] (advertisement)
  945. adquirir [verb] (to acquire)
  946. Antonio [proper noun] (Anthony)
  947. bastante [adverb] (quite)
  948. adulto [noun] (adult)
  949. popular [adjective] (popular)
  950. publicidad [noun] (advertisement)
  951. búsqueda [noun] (search)
  952. alcalde [noun] (mayor)
  953. industrial [adjective] (industrial)
  954. género [noun] (a kind, a genre)
  955. precisar [verb] (to specify)
  956. disponer [verb] (to prepare)
  957. capaz [adjective] (capable)
  958. artista [noun] (artist)
  959. resolución [noun] (resolution)
  960. recomendar [verb] (to recommend)
  961. denunciar [verb] (to denounce)
  962. denuncia [noun] (complaint)
  963. universidad [noun] (college)
  964. regional [adjective] (regional)
  965. integrar [verb] (to integrate)
  966. respetar [verb] (to respect)
  967. factor [noun] (factor)
  968. incrementar [verb] (to increase)
  969. fortalecer [verb] (to strengthen)
  970. mitad [noun] (half)
  971. pretender [verb] (to intend)
  972. Jorge [proper noun] (George)
  973. década [noun] (decade)
  974. teléfono [noun] (telephone)
  975. reto [noun] (challenge)
  976. Pedro [proper noun] (Peter)
  977. global [adjective] (global)
  978. suficiente [adjective] (enough)
  979. Jesús [proper noun] (Jesus)
  980. especie [noun] (species)
  981. universitario [adjective] (university)
  982. barrio [noun] (neighborhood)
  983. reconocimiento [noun] (recognition) In Spanish, the suffix “-miento” is used to form nouns from verbs. Here it is applied to the verb “reconocer” which means “to recognize”.
  984. operativo [noun] (operation)
  985. descubrir [verb] (to discover)
  986. asumir [verb] (to assume)
  987. periodista [noun] (journalist)
  988. categoría [noun] (category)
  989. causar [verb] (to cause)
  990. Martínez [proper noun] (Martinez)
  991. detallar [verb] (to detail)
  992. especialmente [adverb] (especially) The Spanish suffix “-mente” is used to form adverbs from adjectives. Here it is applied to the adjective “especial”.
  993. cabeza [noun] (head)
  994. dirigido [adjective] (directed)
  995. preparar [verb] (to prepare)
  996. intervención [noun] (intervention)
  997. cercano [adjective] (near)
  998. previsto [adjective] (planned, predicted)
  999. consulta [noun] (consultation)
  1000. lanzar [verb] (to throw)
  1001. arma [noun] (weapon)
  1002. Puebla [proper noun] (Puebla)
  1003. colaboración [noun] (collaboration)
  1004. síntoma [noun] (symptom)
  1005. apenas [adverb] (barely)
  1006. Guadalajara [proper noun] (Guadalajara)
  1007. realmente [adverb] (really)
  1008. terreno [noun] (land)
  1009. negro [adjective] (black)
  1010. confianza [noun] (confidence)
  1011. organizar [verb] (to organize)
  1012. tecnológico [adjective] (technological)
  1013. cara [noun] (face)
  1014. contrario [noun] (the contrary, the opposite)
  1015. jurídico [adjective] (legal)
  1016. premio [noun] (prize)
  1017. Cruz [proper noun]
  1018. edificio [noun] (building)
  1019. defender [verb] (to defend)
  1020. peor [adjective] (worse)
  1021. dependencia [noun] (dependence)
  1022. niña [noun] (girl)
  1023. revisar [verb] (to check)
  1024. dónde [pronoun] (where)
  1025. kilómetro [noun] (kilometer)
  1026. emitir [verb] (to emit)
  1027. faltar [verb] (to lack)
  1028. revelar [verb] (to reveal)
  1029. firma [noun] (signature)
  1030. formato [noun] (format)
  1031. sala [noun] (room)
  1032. acompañar [verb] (to accompany)
  1033. ataque [noun] (attack)
  1034. plaza [noun] (town square)
  1035. reciente [adjective] (recent)
  1036. colectivo [adjective] (collective)
  1037. aportar [verb] (to contribute)
  1038. obstante [noun] (however)
  1039. comida [noun] (food)
  1040. implicar [verb] (to imply)
  1041. militar [adjective] (military)
  1042. corazón [noun] (heart) This Spanish word comes from the Latin word “cor”. See this list of most common Latin words.
  1043. dispositivo [noun] (device)