Spanish Phrases - DR1 Wiki

English/Spanish Phrase Guide[edit]

Greetings[edit]

hello hola / halo
goodbye adios / bye
Good Morning/Day buenos dias / bien dia
Good Afternoon buenas tardes
Good evening/night buenas noches
Nice to meet you mucho gusto
My name is... Mi nombre es...
How are you? Como esta?
Very well, thank you Muy bien, gracias
See you soon Hasta luego

General[edit]

Please por favor
thank you gracias
you're welcome de nada
yes si
no no
good bueno
bad malo
sorry perdon/disculpame
excuse me permiso
I yo
you (informal) tu
you (formal) usted
he/she/it el/ella
we nosotros
you (plural) ustedes
they ellos/ellas

Money[edit]

price precio
credit card tarjeta
money dinero
cash effectivo
change (money) cambio
coins moneda
bank banco
ATM Machine Cajero automático (Cajero)

At the hotel[edit]

I’m American Soy americano/a
I’m Canadian Soy canadiense
I’m British Soy Ingles
Hotel hotel
bathroom bańo
trash basura
key llave
room habitacion
beach playa
towels toallas
soap jabon

Food and drink[edit]

the restaurant el restaurante
menu menu
food comida
breakfast desayuno
lunch almuerzo
dinner cena
drinks bebidas
water agua
juice jugo
soft drink refresco
with alcohol con alcohol
without alcohol sin alcohol
beer cerveza
rum ron
rum and coke cuba libre
rum and 7-up santa libre
red wine vino tinto
white wine vino blanco
ice hielo
milk leche
coffee cafe
tea te
salt/pepper sal/pimienta
sugar azucar
spicy picante (pica)
meat carne
chicken pollo
fried chicken pollo frito
baked chicken pollo al horno
chicken wings alitas
chicken breast pechuga
fish pescado
beef/steak res
ground beef carne molida
pork cerdo
ribs costillas
french fries papas fritas (papas)
hamburger hamburguesa
sausage salchicha
fried banana/plantain tostones
soup sopa
juice jugo
strawberry juice jugo de fresa
orange juice jugo de naranja
salad ensalada
avacado aguacate

Exploring[edit]

small corner grocery colmado
store tienda
bus guagua (autobus)
motocycle taxi motoconcho (moto)
Uber Uber
telephone telefono
beauty salon peluqueria (salon)

General phrases[edit]

It's OK / uh-huh está bien (tabien)
Can you help me please? Me ayuda por favor?
Do you need help? Necesita ayuda?
Do you speak English? Habla ingles?
I don't speak Spanish No hablo espańol
Is this purified water? Es agua purificado?
Where's the bathroom? Donde esta el bańo?
The bill, please La cuenta, por favor
I don’t understand No entiendo
Please speak slowly Hable despacio por favor
Where is/are... Donde esta/estan...
I would like... Quisiera...
What is the exchange rate? Que es la tasa de cambio?
Bon appetit! Buen provecho!

Shopping phrases[edit]

How much is it? Cuanto cuesta? (Cuanto)
It’s cheap/expensive Es barato/caro
It’s too much Es demasiado
I would like to buy... Quiero comprar…
Can you help me? Puede ayudarme?
I like it Me gusta.
I don’t like it No me gusta
Please leave me alone Por favor, dejeme
Thank you for your help Gracias por su ayuda

Numbers[edit]

one uno
two dos
three tres
four cuatro
five cinco
six seis
seven siete
eight ocho
nine nueve
ten diez
eleven once
twelve doce
thirteen trece
fourteen catorce
fifteen quince
sixteen dieciséis
seventeen diecisiete
eighteen dieciocho
nineteen diecinueve
twenty veinte
twenty-one veinte uno
thirty treinta
forty cuarenta
fifty cincuenta
sixty sesenta
seventy setenta
eighty ochenta
ninety noventa
one hundred cien
five hundred quinientos