Spanish Dictionary K to O

Spanish Dictionary K to O

Spanish Dictionary – Pronunciation (K –  O)

Spanish Dictionary – K to O. Learn the Spanish translation of verbs. Study basic Spanish words and phrases with online lessons.
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karate in spanis
K   kárate – karate
 

kilo (el ) (KI lo) n. – kilo

kilogramo (el ) (ki lo GRA mo) n. – kilogram

kilómetro (el ) (ki LO me tro) n. – kilometer

 

L    lámpara – lamp

la (LA) art. – the (f. sing.)

labio (el ) (LA byo) n. – lip

laboratorio (el ) (la bo ra TO ryo) n. – laboratory

lado (el ) (LA do) n. – side

al lado de  prep. – next to

ladrón, a (el, la) (la DRON) n. – thief, burglar

lagarto (el ) (la GAR to) n. – lizard

lago (el ) (LA go) n. – lake

lágrima (la) (LA gree ma) n. – tear

lámpara (la) (LAM pa ra) n. – lamp

lancha (la) (LAN cha) n. – motorboat

largo, a (LAR go) adj. – long

las (LAS)  art. – the (f. pl.)

lástima (la) (LAS tee ma) n. – pity

¡Qué lástima! What a pity!

lata (la) (LA ta) n. – bore; annoyance; can

¡Qué lata !  What an annoyance!

latino, a (la TEE no) adj. – Latin

latino, a (el, la) n. – Latin (person)

latoso, a (la TO so) adj. – annoying, pesky

lavadora (la) (la ba DO ra) n. – washing machine

lavandería (la) (la ban de REE a) n. – laundry, laundry room

lavaplatos (el ) (la ba PLA tos) n. – dishwasher

lavar (la BAR) v. – to wash

lavarse v. – to wash oneself

lección (la) (lec SYON) n. – lesson

leche (la) (LE che) n. – milk

lechuga (la) (le CHU ga) n. – lettuce

lector de DVD (el ) (lec TOR DE DE ve de) n. – DVD player

leer  (le ER) v. – to read

legumbre (la) (le GUM bre) n. – vegetable

lejos (LE hos) adv. – far; far away

lengua (la) (LEN gwa) n. – tongue; language

lentamente (len ta MEN te) adv. – slowly

lente (el ) (LEN te) n. – lens

lentes (los) n. – glasses

lento, a (LEN to) adj. – slow

leña (la) (LE nya) n. – firewood

león, a (el, la) (le ON) n. – lion, lioness

león marino (el ) n. – sea lion

leopardo (el ) (le o PAR do) n. – leopard

letra (la) (LE tra) n. – letter (of the alphabet)

letrero (el ) (le TRE ro) n. – sign

levantar (le ban TAR) v. – to raise

levantarse v. – to get up

libertad (la) (lee ber TAD) n. – freedom; liberty

libertador, a (el, la) (lee ber ta DOR)  n. – liberator

libra (la) (LEE bra) n. – pound

libre (LEE bre) adj. – free

librería (la) (lee bre REE a) n. – bookstore

libro (el ) (LEE bro) n. – book

licuadora (la) (lee cwa DO ra) n. – blender

líder (el ) (LEE der) n. – leader

liebre (la) (LYE bre) n. – hare

limón (el ) (lee MON) n. – lemon

limpiar (leem PYAR) v. – to clean

limpio, a (LEEM pyo) adj. – clean

línea (la) (LEE ne a) n. – line

liso, a (LEE so) adj. – smooth; flat

listo, a (LEES to) adj. – smart, clever (with ser); ready (with estar)

literatura (la) (lee te ra TU ra) n. – literature

llamar (ya MAR) v. – to call

llamarse v. – to call oneself; to be named

me llamo my name is

llano, a (YA no) adj. – flat, even

llano (el ) n. – plain

llanta (la) (YAN ta) n. – tire (of a car)

llave (la) (YA be) n. – key

llavero (el ) n. – key chain

llegada (la) (ye GA da) n. – arrival

llegar (ye GAR) v. – to arrive

lleno, a (YE no) adj. – full; crowded

llevar (ye BAR) v. – to carry; take

llorar (yo RAR) v. – to cry

llover (yo BER) v. – to rain

lobo (el ) (LO bo) n. – wolf

local (lo CAL) adj. – local

loción (la) (lo SYON) n. – lotion

loción de afeitar n. – aftershave

loco, a (LO co) adj. – crazy (with estar); mad, insane (with ser)

locura (la) (lo CU ra) n. – madness, craziness

locutor, a (el, la) (lo cu TOR) n. – announcer

lodo (el ) (LO do) n. – mud

loro (el ) (LO ro) n. – parrot

los  (LOS)  art. – the (m. pl.)

luego (LWE go) adv. – then, later

lugar (el ) (lu GAR) n. – place

luna (la) (LU na) n. – moon

lunes (el ) (LU nes) n. – Monday

luz (la) (LUS) n. – light

 

M    manzana – apple

madera (la) (ma DE ra) n. – wood

madrastra (la) (ma DRAS tra) n. – stepmother

madre (la) (MA dre) n. – mother

madrina (la) (ma DREE na) n. – godmother

maduro, a (ma DU ro) adj. – mature, ripe

maestro, a (el, la) (ma ES tro) n. – teacher

mágico, a (MA hee co) adj. – magic, magical

magnífico, a (mag NEE fee co) adj. – magnificent, awesome

mago (el ) (MA go) n. – magician, wizard

maíz (el ) (ma EES) n. – corn mal (MAL) adv. – bad, badly

mal educado adj. – ill-mannered

maleta (la) (ma LE ta) n. – suitcase

malo, a (MA lo) adj. – bad; sick

mamá (la) (ma MA) n. – mother

mancha (la) (MAN cha) n. – stain, spot

mandar (man DAR) v. – to command, to order; to send

manejar (ma ne HAR) v. – to drive

manera (la) (ma NE ra) n. – way, style

mango (el ) (MAN go) n. – mango

manguera (la) (man GE ra) n. – garden hose

mano (la) (MA no) n. – hand

la mano derecha right hand

la mano izquierda left hand

dar la mano v. – to shake hands

manso, a (MAN so) adj. – tame, gentle (animal)

manta (la) (MAN ta) n. – blanket

mantel (el ) (man TEL) n. – tablecloth

mantener (man te NER) v. – to maintain, to support

mantequilla (la) (man te KEE ya) n. – butter

manual (el ) (ma NUAL) n. – manual, instruction book

manzana (la) (man  SA na) n. – apple

mañana (la) (ma NYA na) n. – morning

mañana adv. – tomorrow

mapa (el ) (MA pa) n. – map

mapache (el ) (ma PA che) n. – raccoon

maquillaje (el ) (ma kee YA he) n. – makeup

máquina (la) (MA kee na) n. – machine

máquina de escribir n. – typewriter

mar (el ) (MAR) n. – sea

maravilla (la) (ma ra BEE ya) n. – marvel, wonder

maravilloso, a (ma ra bee YO so) adj. – marvelous

margarina (la) (mar ga REE na) n. – margarine

margarita (la) (mar ga REE ta) n. – daisy

marido (el ) (ma REE do) n. – husband

mariposa (la) (ma ree PO sa) n. – butterfly

mariquita (la) (ma ree KEE ta) n. – ladybug

mármol (el ) (MAR mol) n. – marble (stone)

marrón (ma RRON) adj. – brown

martes (el ) (MAR tes) n. – Tuesday

martillo (el ) (mar TEE yo) n. – hammer

marzo (MAR so) n. – March

más (MAS) adv. – more

más prep. – plus

máscara (la) (MAS ca ra) n. – mask

matar (ma TAR) v. – to kill

mate (el ) (MA te) n. – maté (a South American herb and herbal tea)

matemáticas (las) (ma te MA tee cas) n. – mathematics

máximo, a (MAKS ee mo) adj. – maximum

mayo (MA yo) n. – May

mayores (los) (ma YO res) n. – adults, elders

mecánico, a (el, la) (me CA nee co) n. – mechanic

mecanógrafo, a (el, la) (me ca NO gra fo) n. – typist

medalla (la) (me DA ya) n. – medal

media (la) (ME dya) n. – stocking

mediano, a (me DYA no) adj. – medium (size)

medianoche (la) (me dya NO che) n. – midnight

medicina (la) (me dee SEE na) n. – medicine

médico, a (el, la) (ME dee co) n. – physician

medio, a (ME dyo) adj. – half; middle

ir a medias v.  – to go fifty-fifty

término medio (el ) n.  – average

mediodía (el ) (me dyo DEE a) n. – noon

mejilla (la) (me HEE ya) n. – cheek

mejor (me HOR) adj., adv. – better; best

lo mejor the best

mejor … que better … than

melocotón (el ) (me lo co TON) n. – peach

melón (el ) (me LON) n. – cantaloupe, melon

menos (ME nos) adv. – less

mensaje (el ) (men SA he) n. – message

mentir (men TEER) v. – to lie

mentira (la) (men TEE ra) n. – lie

menú (el ) (me NU) n. – menu

menudo, a (me NU do) adj. – small; unimportant

a menudo adv. – often

mercado (el ) (mer CA do) n. – market

merienda (la) (me ree EN da) n. – afternoon snack, bite to eat

mermelada (la) (mer me LA da) n. – jam, marmalade

mes (el ) (MES) n. – month

mesero (el ) (me SE ro) n. – waiter

mesera (la) n. – waitress

meta (la) (ME ta) n. – goal

método (el ) (ME to do) n. – method

métrico, a (ME tree co) adj. – metric

metro (el ) (ME tro) n. – meter; subway

mexicano, a (me hee CA no) adj. – Mexican

mexicano, a (el, la) n. – Mexican (person)

mezclar (mes CLAR) v. – to mix

mi (ME) adj. – my

miedo (el ) (MYE do) n. – fear

tener miedo v. – to fear, to be afraid

miembro (el ) (MYEM bro) n. – member

miércoles (el ) (MYER co les) n. – Wednesday

milla (la) (MEE ya) n. – mile

millón (el ) (mee YON) n. – million

mimado, a (mee MA do) adj. – spoiled, pampered

mineral (el ) (mee ne RAL)  n. – mineral

minuto (el ) (mee NU to) n. – minute

mío, a (MEE o) adj. – mine

mirar (mee RAR) v. – to look at, to watch

mismo, a (MEES mo) adj. – same

misterio (el ) (mees TE ryo) n.  – mystery

misterioso, a (mees te RYO so) adj. – mysterious

mitad (la) (mee TAD) n. – half

mochila (la) (mo CHEE la) n. – backpack

moderno, a (mo DER no) adj. – modern

modesto, a (mo DES to) adj. – modest

modista (el, la) (mo DEES ta) n. – seamstress, dressmaker

mojado, a (mo HA do) adj. – wet

molestar (mo les TAR) v. – to bother, to annoy

momento (el ) (mo MEN to) n. – moment

en un momento right away, in a moment

moneda (la) (mo NE da) n. – coin; currency

monetario, a (mo ne TA ryo) adj. – monetary, of money

mono (el ) (MO no) n. – monkey

monstruo (el ) (MONS truo) n. – monster

montaña (la) (mon TA nya) n. – mountain

montar (mon TAR) v. – to mount, to ride

monumento (el ) (mo nu MEN to) n. – monument

morado, a (mo RA do) adj. – purple

morder (mor DER) v. – to bite

morirse (mo REER se) v. – to die

mosca (la) (MOS ca) n. – fly

mosquito (el ) (mos KEE to) n. – mosquito

mostrar (mos TRAR) v. – to show

mover (mo BER) v. – to move (things, not for people moving from one address to another)

moverse v. – to move (oneself)

mozo (el ) (MO so) n. – waiter; young man

moza (la) n. – young woman

muchacho (el ) (mu CHA cho) n. – boy

muchacha (la) n. – girl

mucho, a (MU cho) adj. – much; a lot

mucho adv. – a lot; very much

mueble (el ) (MWE ble) n. – piece of furniture

muebles (los) n. – furniture

mueblería (la) (mwe ble REE a) n. – furniture store

mujer (la) (mu HER) n. – woman

mundial (mun DYAL) adj. – worldwide, of the world

mundo (el ) (MUN do) n. – world

todo el mundo pron. – everybody, everyone

muñeca (la) (mu NYE ca) n. – doll; wrist

muralla (la) (mu RA ya) n. – wall; barrier

museo (el ) (mu SE o) n. – museum

música (la) (MU see ca) n. – music

músico, a (MU see co) adj. – músical

músico, a (el, la) n. – musician

muy (MUY) adv. – very

 

N   noticia – notice

nacer (na SER)  v. – to be born

nacido, a (na SEE do) adj. – born

recién nacido, a (el, la) n. – newborn

nación (la) (na SYON)  n. – nation, country

nacional (na syo NAL) adj. – national

nacionalidad (la) (na syo na lee DAD) n. – nationality

nada (NA da) pron. – nothing

nadar (na DAR) v. – to swim

nadie (NA dye) pron. – no one, nobody

naranja (la) (na RAN ha) n. – orange

nariz (la) (na REES) n. – nose

natación (la) (na ta SYON)  n. – swimming

naturaleza (la) (na tu ra LE sa) n. – nature; outdoors

naturaleza muerta n. – still life

navaja (la) (na BA ha) n. – pocketknife

navaja de afeitar n. – razor

Navidad (la) (na bee DAD) n. – Christmas

necesario, a (ne se SA ryo) adj. – necessary; needed

necesitar (ne se see TAR) v. – to need

negativo, a (ne ga TEE bo) adj. – negative

negocio (el ) (ne GO syo) n. – business

negro, a (NE gro) adj. – black

nene, a (el, la) (NE ne) n. – baby

nervioso, a (ner BYO so) adj. – nervous

nevar (ne BAR) v. – to snow

nieva it is snowing, it snows

nevera (la) (ne BE ra) n. – refrigerator

nido (el ) (NEE do) n. – nest

niebla (la) (NYE bla) n. – fog

nieto, a (el, la) (NYE to) n. – grandson, granddaughter; grandchild

nieve (la) (NYE be) n. – snow

ninguno, a (neen GU no) adj. – (not) any; no; none

pron. – none

niño, a (el, la) (NEE nyo) n. – child; boy; girl

no (NO) adv. – no; not

noche (la) (NO che) n. – night

nombrar (nom BRAR) v. – to name

nombre (el ) (NOM bre) n. – name

norte (el ) (NOR te) n. – north

nosotros, as (no SO tros) pron. – we

nota (la) (NO ta) n. – grade, mark; note

noticias (las) (no TEE syas) n. – news

novela (la) (no BE la) n. – novel

telenovela (la) n. – soap opera

noviembre (no BYEM bre) n. – November

novio, a (el, la) (NO byo) n. – boyfriend; groom; girlfriend; bride

nube (la) (NU be) n. – cloud

nudo (el ) (NU do) n. – knot

nuestro, a (NWES tro) adj. – our

nuevo, a (NWE bo) adj. – new

número (el ) (NU me ro) n. – number

nunca (NUN ca) adv. – never

nutritivo, a (nu tree TEE bo) adj. – nutritious

 

O   obrero –  worker

obedecer (o be de SER) v. – to obey

objetar (ob he TAR) v. – to object

objeto (el ) (ob HE to) n. – object

obra (la) (O bra) n. – play (theater); work (of art, literature)

obrero, a (el, la) (o BRE ro) n. – worker (blue-collar)

obtener (ob te NER) v. – to obtain

océano (el ) (o SE a no) n. – ocean

octubre (oc TU bre) n. – October

ocupación (la) (o cu pa SYON) n. – profession; military occupation

ocupado, a (o cu PA do) adj. – busy

ocurrir (o cu RREER) v. – to occur, to happen

odiar (o DYAR) v. – to hate

oeste (el ) (o ES te) n. – west

oficial (o fee SYAL) adj. – official

oficina (la) (o fee SEE na) n. – office

ofrecer (o fre SER) v. – to offer

oído (el ) (o EE do) n. – (inner) ear

oír (o EER) v. – to hear

ojo (el ) (O ho) n. – eye

echar un ojo coll.  – to check

ola (la) (O la) n. – wave Los

oler  (o LER) v. – to smell

olla (la) (O ya) n. – pot

olla de presión n. – pressure cooker

olvidar (ol bee DAR) v. – to forget

ómnibus (el ) (OM nee bus) n. – bus

opinar (o pee NAR) v. – to think; to have an opinion

opinión (la) (o pee NYON) n. – opinion

oportunidad (la) (o por tu nee DAD) n. – opportunity

oración (la) (o ra SYON)  n. – sentence; prayer

orden (la) (OR den) n. – command, order

oreja (la) (o RE ha) n. – ear

orilla (la) (oREE ya) n. – edge; shore

organización (la) (or ga nee sa SYON) n. – organization

orgullo (el ) (or GU yo) n. – pride

orgulloso, a (or gu YO so) adj. – proud

oro (el ) (O ro) n. – gold

orquesta (la) (or KES ta) n. – orchestra

oscuro, a (os CU ro) adj. – dark

oso (el ) (O so) n. – bear

otoño (el ) (o TO nyo) n. – autumn, fall

otro, a (O tro) adj. – other, another

oveja (la) (o BE ha) n. – sh

 

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