Spanish words that start with C

Spanish Words That Start with C

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Here is a comprehensive list of words that start with in Spanish in alphabetical order.

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  • Spanish adjectives that start with C
  • Spanish nouns that start with C
  • Spanish verbs that start with C

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Table with Spanish words that start with C

The table below contains 506 Spanish words that start with C.

caballería
nf
cavalry
cabecera
nf
head
caber
v
to fit into
cabeza
nf
head (part of body)
cabina
nf
cabin
cable
nm
cable
cabo
nm
end
cada
adj
each
cadáver
nm
corpse
cadena
nf
chain
cadera
nf
hip
caer
v
to fall
café
nm
coffee
caída
nf
fall
caído
adj
fallen
caja
nf
bank
cajón
nm
drawer
cal
nf
lime
calcular
v
to calculate
caldo
nm
broth
calendario
nm
calendar
calentar
v
to warm
calidad
nf
quality
cálido
adj
warm
caliente
adj
hot
callar
v
to be / make quiet
calle
nf
street
callejero
adj
of the street
calma
nf
calm
calmar
v
to calm
calor
nm
heat
calzar
v
to wear shoes
cama
nf
bed
cámara
nf
camera
cambiar
v
to change
cambio
nm
change
caminar
v
to walk
camino
nm
road
camión
nm
truck
camisa
nf
shirt
camiseta
nf
T-shirt
campamento
nm
camp
campaña
nf
campaign
campeón
nm
champion
campesino
adj
rural
campo
nm
field
caña
nf
cane
canal
nm
channel
cáncer
nm
cancer
cancha
nf
playing
canción
nf
song
candidato
nm
candidate
cañón
nm
canyon
cansado
adj
tired
cantante
nc
singer
cantar
v
to sing
cantidad
nf
quantity
canto
nm
singing
caos
nm
chaos
capa
nf
layer
capacidad
nf
capacity
capaz
adj
capable
capilla
nf
chapel
capital
nmf
capital city
capítulo
nm
chapter
capricho
nm
caprice
capturar
v
to capture
cara
nf
face
carácter
nm
personality
carcajada
nf
hearty laughter
carecer
v
to lack
carencia
nf
lack
carente
adj
lacking
carga
nf
load
cargar
v
to load (up)
cargo
nm
position
caridad
nf
charity
cariño
nm
love
cariñoso
adj
affectionate
carne
nf
meat
caro
adj
expensive
carro
nm

car (cart - Spain)

carta
nf
letter
cartel
nm
poster
cartera
nf
wallet
cartón
nm
cardboard
casado
adj
married
casar
v
to marry
casco
nm
helmet
casero
adj
homemade
casi
adv
almost
caso
nm
case
castellano
adj
Castilian
castigo
nm
punishment
casualidad
nf
chance
catálogo
nm
catalogue
catástrofe
nf
catastrophe
cátedra
nf
academic chair
catedral
nf
cathedral
categoría
nf
category
católico
adj
Catholic
catorce
num
fourteen
cauce
nm
(river) bed
caudal
nm
volume
causar
v
to cause
caza
nf
hunting
cazador
nm/f
hunter
cazar
v
to hunt
ceder
v
to give way
ceja
nf
eyebrow
celebración
nf
celebration
celebrar
v
to celebrate
célebre
adj
famous
celo
nm
jealousy
celoso
adj
jealous
célula
nf
cell (biology)
cementerio
nm
cemetery
cena
nf
dinner
cenar
v
to dine
ceñir
v
to adhere to
censura
nf
censorship
centavo
nm
cent
centenar
nm
hundred
centímetro
nm
centimeter
central
adj
central
central
nf
headquarters
centrar
v
to centre
cerca
adv
close
cercanía
nf
nearness
cerco
nm
fence
cerdo
nm
pig
cerebral
adj
cerebral
cerebro
nm
brain
ceremonia
nf
ceremony
cero
num
zero
cerrado
adj
closed
cerrar
v
to close
cerro
nm
hill
certeza
nf
certainty
cerveza
nf
beer
cesar
v
to cease
chaqueta
nf
jacket
charla
nf
talk
charlar
v
to chat
chica
nf
girl
chico
nm
boy
chileno
adj
Chilean
chimenea
nf
chimney
chiquillo
nm
kid
chispa
nf
spark
chiste
nm
joke
chocar
v
to crash into
choque
nm
crash
chorro
nm
stream
chupar
v
to suck
ciclo
nm
cycle
ciego
adj
blind
cielo
nm
sky
ciencia
nf
science
científico
nm/f
scientist
ciento
num
hundred
cierre
nm
zipper
cifra
nf
figure
cima
nf
summit
cincuenta
num
fifty
cine
nm
cinema
cintura
nf
waist
cinturón
nm
belt
circo
nm
circus
circuito
nm
circuit
círculo
nm
circle
circunstancia
nf
circumstance
cirujano
nm/f
surgeon
cita
nf
appointment
ciudad
nf
city
ciudadano
nm
citizen
ciudadano
adj
community
civil
adj
civil
civil
nc
civilian
civilización
nf
civilization
civilizado
adj
civilized
clandestino
adj
undercover
claridad
nf
clearness
claro
adj
clear
claro
adv
of course
clase
nf
kind
clásico
adj
classic
clasificación
nf
classification
clasificar
v
to classify
clavar
v
to nail
clave
nf
key
clave
adj
key
clavo
nm
nail
cliente
nc
client
clientela
nf
customers
clima
nm
climate
clínica
nf
clinic
clínico
adj
clinical
club
nm
club
cobrar
v
to charge (money)
cobre
nm
copper
coche
nm
car
cocina
nf
kitchen
cocinar
v
to cook
cocinero
nm/f
cook
coco
nm
coconut
código
nm
code
codo
nm
elbow
coger
v
to hold
coincidencia
nf
coincidence
coincidir
v
to coincide
cola
nf
line
colaboración
nf
collaboration
colaborar
v
to collaborate
colaborador
nm
collaborator
colchón
nm
mattress
colección
nf
collection
colectivo
adj
collective
colegio
nm
(high)
colgar
v
to hang
colina
nf
hill
collar
nm
collar
colmo
nm
climax;
colocar
v
to place
colombiano
adj
Colombian
colonia
nf
colony
colonial
adj
colonial
color
nm
color
colorado
adj
red
columna
nf
column
coma
nmf
comma
comandante
nm
commander
comando
nm
command
comedia
nf
comedy
comer
v
to eat
comercial
adj
commercial
cometa
nmf
comet
cometer
v
to commit
cómico
adj
comic
comida
nf
food
comienzo
nm
start
cómo
adv
how?
comodidad
nf
comfort
cómodo
adj
comfortable
compacto
adj
compact
compañera
nf
female
compañero
nm
companion
compañía
nf
company
comparable
adj
comparable
comparación
nf
comparison
comparar
v
to compare
compartir
v
to share
compás
nm
rhythm
compatriota
nc
fellow countryman
compensación
nf
compensation
compensar
v
to compensate
competencia
nf
competition
competir
v
to compete
complacer
v
to please
complejidad
nf
complexity
complejo
adj
complex
complejo
nm
complex
complementar
v
to complement
complementario
adj
additional
complemento
nm
complement
completar
v
to complete
completo
adj
complete
complicación
nf
complication
complicado
adj
complicated
complicidad
nf
involvement
composición
nf
composition
compra
nf
shopping
comprar
v
to buy
comprender
v
to understand
comprensible
adj
understandable
comprometer
v
to compromise
común
adj
common
comunicación
nf
communication
comunicar
v
to communicate
comunidad
nf
community
comunión
nf
communion
comunismo
nm
communism
comunista
adj
Communist
comunitario
adj
of the community
con
prep
with
concebir
v
to conceive
conceder
v
to grant
concentración
nf
concentration
concepción
nf
conception
concepto
nm
concept
concesión
nf
awarding
conciencia
nf
conscience
concluir
v
to conclude
conclusión
nf
conclusion
concretamente
adv
specifically
concreto
adj
concrete
concurrencia
nf
coming together
condena
nf
sentence (in prison)
condición
nf
condition
condicionado
adj
conditioned
condicionar
v
to condition
conducta
nf
conduct
conductor
nm/f
driver
conectar
v
to connect
conejo
nm
rabbit
conexión
nf
connection
confesar
v
to confess
conflicto
nm
conflict
conformar
v
to conform
conforme
adj
agreement
confundido
adj
confused
confundir
v
to confuse
confusión
nf
confusion
confuso
adj
confused
congreso
nm
congress
conjunto
nm
group
conmigo
pron
with me
conmover
v
to move
conocedor
nm
expert
conquista
nf
conquest
conquistar
v
to conquer
consagrado
adj
dedicated
consagrar
v
to consecrate
consciente
adj
conscious
consecuencia
nf
consequence
conseguir
v
to get
consejero
nm/f
advisor
consejo
nm
advice
consentir
v
to consent to
conservación
nf
conservation
conservador
adj
conservative
conservar
v
to conserve
considerable
adj
considerable
consideración
nf
consideration
considerar
v
to consider
consigna
nf
watchword
consiguiente
adj
consequent;
consistencia
nf
consistency
consolar
v
to console
consolidar
v
to consolidate
consistir
v
to consist of
constancia
nf
perseverance
constantemente
adv
constantly
constar
v
to consist of
conspiración
nf
conspiracy
constante
adj
constant
consumar
v
to complete
contagiar
v
to infect
contar
v
to tell
contemplar
v
to contemplate
contener
v
contain
contemporáneo
adj
contemporary
contenido
nm
contents
contienda
nf
contest
contigo
pron
with you
continente
nm
continent
continuación
nf
continuation
continuidad
nf
continuity
continuo
adj
continuous
contorno
nm
outline
contradecir
v
to contradict
contraer
v
to contract
contrastar
v
to contrast
contraste
nm
contrast
contratar
v
to hire
contrato
nm
contract
contribuir
v
to contribute
control
nm
control
controlar
v
to control
contundente
adj
decisive
convencer
v
to convince
convencido
adj
convinced
convencimiento
nm
convincing
convención
nf
convention
convencional
adj
conventional
conveniencia
nf
convenience
conveniente
adj
convenient
convenir
v
to be agreeable
convento
nm
convent
conversación
nf
conversation
conversar
v
to converse
convertir
v
to convert
convicción
nf
conviction
convincente
adj
convincing
convivencia
nf
coexistence
convivir
v
to coexist
convocar
v
to convene
cooperación
nf
cooperation
copa
nf
cup
copia
nf
copy
copiar
v
to copy
coraje
nm
courage
corazón
nm
heart
corbata
nf
tie
cordial
adj
cordial
cordillera
nf
mountain range
cordón
nm
cord
coro
nm
choir
corona
nf
crown
coronar
v
to crown
coronel
nm
colonel
corporal
adj
of the body
corral
nm
corral
corrección
nf
correction
correctamente
adv
correctly
correcto
adj
correct
corredor
nm/f
broker
corregir
v
to
correo
nm
mail
correr
v
to run
correspondencia
nf

correspondence

corresponder
v
to correspond with
correspondiente
adj
corresponding
corriente
nf
current
corriente
adj
current
corrupción
nf
corruption
cortar
v
to cut
corte
nmf
court
corteza
nf
bark
corto
adj
short
cosecha
nf
harvest
costa
nf
coast
costado
nm
side
costar
v
to cost
costo
nm
price
cráneo
nm
skull
creador
nm
creator
crear
v
to create
creativo
adj
creative
crecer
v
to grow
creer
v
to believe
crema
nf
cream
cría
nf
breeding
criar
v
to bring up
criatura
nf
creature
crimen
nm
crime
criminal
adj
criminal
crisis
nf
crisis
cristal
nm
glass
criterio
nm
criterion
crítica
nf
criticism
crítico
adj
critical
crítico
nm
critic
crónica
nf
account
cruce
nm
crossing
crueldad
nf
cruelty
cruz
nf
cross
cruzar
v
to cross
cuaderno
nm
notebook
cuadra
nf
(city) (block)
cuadrado
adj
square
cuadro
nm
painting
cual
pron
which
cuál
pron
which?
cualidad
nf
quality
cualquier
adj
any
cuando
conj
when
cuando
adv
when
cuándo
adv
when?
cuanto
adj
how much
cuarenta
num
forty
cuartel
nm
quarters
cuarto
nm
room
cuarto
adj
fourth
cuatro
num
four
cubano
adj
Cuban
cubierta
nf
covering
cubierto
adj
covered
cubrir
v
to cover
cuchillo
nm
knife
cuello
nm
neck
cuenca
nf
socket
cuenta
nf
bill
cuento
nm
story
cuerda
nf
cord
cuerno
nm
horn
cuero
nm
leather
cuerpo
nm
body
cuestión
nf
question
cuestionar
v
to question
cueva
nf
cave
cuidado
nm
care
cuidadoso
adj
careful
cuidar
v
to take care of
culminar
v
to blame
culpa
nf
blame
culpable
adj
guilty
cultivar
v
to cultivate
cultivo
nm
cultivation
culto
adj
cultured
culto
nm
worship
cultura
nf
culture
cultural
adj
cultural
cumbre
nf
summit
cumpleaños
nm
birthday
cumplimiento
nm
fulfillment
cuna
nf
cradle
cuota
nf
quota
cúpula
nf
cupola
cura
nmf
priest
curar
v
to cure
curiosamente
adv
strangely
curioso
adj
curious
curso
nm
course
curva
nf
curve
cuyo
adj
whose

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Here is a list of 505 Spanish words that start with C. caballería nf cavalry cabecera nf head caber v to fit into cabeza nf head (part of body) cabina nf cabin cable nm cable cabo nm end cada adj each cadáver nm corpse cadena nf chain cadera nf hip caer v to fall café nm coffee caída nf fall caído adj fallen caja nf bank cajón nm drawer cal nf lime calcular v to calculate caldo nm broth calendario nm calendar calentar v to warm calidad nf quality cálido adj warm caliente adj hot callar v to be / make quiet calle nf street callejero adj of the street calma nf calm calmar v to calm calor nm heat calzar v to wear shoes cama nf bed cámara nf camera cambiar v to change cambio nm change caminar v to walk camino nm road camión nm truck camisa nf shirt camiseta nf T-shirt campamento nm camp campaña nf campaign campeón nm champion campesino adj rural campo nm field caña nf cane canal nm channel cáncer nm cancer cancha nf playing canción nf song candidato nm candidate cañón nm canyon cansado adj tired cantante nc singer cantar v to sing cantidad nf quantity canto nm singing caos nm chaos capa nf layer capacidad nf capacity capaz adj capable capilla nf chapel capital nmf capital city capítulo nm chapter capricho nm caprice capturar v to capture cara nf face carácter nm personality carcajada nf hearty laughter carecer v to lack carencia nf lack carente adj lacking carga nf load cargar v to load (up) cargo nm position caridad nf charity cariño nm love cariñoso adj affectionate carne nf meat caro adj expensive carro nm car (cart - Spain) carta nf letter cartel nm poster cartera nf wallet cartón nm cardboard casado adj married casar v to marry casco nm helmet casero adj homemade casi adv almost caso nm case castellano adj Castilian castigo nm punishment casualidad nf chance catálogo nm catalogue catástrofe nf catastrophe cátedra nf academic chair catedral nf cathedral categoría nf category católico adj Catholic catorce num fourteen cauce nm (river) bed caudal nm volume causar v to cause caza nf hunting cazador nm/f hunter cazar v to hunt ceder v to give way ceja nf eyebrow celebración nf celebration celebrar v to celebrate célebre adj famous celo nm jealousy celoso adj jealous célula nf cell (biology) cementerio nm cemetery cena nf dinner cenar v to dine ceñir v to adhere to censura nf censorship centavo nm cent centenar nm hundred centímetro nm centimeter central adj central central nf headquarters centrar v to centre cerca adv close cercanía nf nearness cerco nm fence cerdo nm pig cerebral adj cerebral cerebro nm brain ceremonia nf ceremony cero num zero cerrado adj closed cerrar v to close cerro nm hill certeza nf certainty cerveza nf beer cesar v to cease chaqueta nf jacket charla nf talk charlar v to chat chica nf girl chico nm boy chileno adj Chilean chimenea nf chimney chiquillo nm kid chispa nf spark chiste nm joke chocar v to crash into choque nm crash chorro nm stream chupar v to suck ciclo nm cycle ciego adj blind cielo nm sky ciencia nf science científico nm/f scientist ciento num hundred cierre nm zipper cifra nf figure cima nf summit cincuenta num fifty cine nm cinema cintura nf waist cinturón nm belt circo nm circus circuito nm circuit círculo nm circle circunstancia nf circumstance cirujano nm/f surgeon cita nf appointment ciudad nf city ciudadano nm citizen ciudadano adj community civil adj civil civil nc civilian civilización nf civilization civilizado adj civilized clandestino adj undercover claridad nf clearness claro adj clear claro adv of course clase nf kind clásico adj classic clasificación nf classification clasificar v to classify clavar v to nail clave nf key clave adj key clavo nm nail cliente nc client clientela nf customers clima nm climate clínica nf clinic clínico adj clinical club nm club cobrar v to charge (money) cobre nm copper coche nm car cocina nf kitchen cocinar v to cook cocinero nm/f cook coco nm coconut código nm code codo nm elbow coger v to hold coincidencia nf coincidence coincidir v to coincide cola nf line colaboración nf collaboration colaborar v to collaborate colaborador nm collaborator colchón nm mattress colección nf collection colectivo adj collective colegio nm (high) colgar v to hang colina nf hill collar nm collar colmo nm climax; colocar v to place colombiano adj Colombian colonia nf colony colonial adj colonial color nm color colorado adj red columna nf column coma nmf comma comandante nm commander comando nm command comedia nf comedy comer v to eat comercial adj commercial cometa nmf comet cometer v to commit cómico adj comic comida nf food comienzo nm start cómo adv how? comodidad nf comfort cómodo adj comfortable compacto adj compact compañera nf female compañero nm companion compañía nf company comparable adj comparable comparación nf comparison comparar v to compare compartir v to share compás nm rhythm compatriota nc fellow countryman compensación nf compensation compensar v to compensate competencia nf competition competir v to compete complacer v to please complejidad nf complexity complejo adj complex complejo nm complex complementar v to complement complementario adj additional complemento nm complement completar v to complete completo adj complete complicación nf complication complicado adj complicated complicidad nf involvement composición nf composition compra nf shopping comprar v to buy comprender v to understand comprensible adj understandable comprometer v to compromise común adj common comunicación nf communication comunicar v to communicate comunidad nf community comunión nf communion comunismo nm communism comunista adj Communist comunitario adj of the community con prep with concebir v to conceive conceder v to grant concentración nf concentration concepción nf conception concepto nm concept concesión nf awarding conciencia nf conscience concluir v to conclude conclusión nf conclusion concretamente adv specifically concreto adj concrete concurrencia nf coming together condena nf sentence (in prison) condición nf condition condicionado adj conditioned condicionar v to condition conducta nf conduct conductor nm/f driver conectar v to connect conejo nm rabbit conexión nf connection confesar v to confess conflicto nm conflict conformar v to conform conforme adj agreement confundido adj confused confundir v to confuse confusión nf confusion confuso adj confused congreso nm congress conjunto nm group conmigo pron with me conmover v to move conocedor nm expert conquista nf conquest conquistar v to conquer consagrado adj dedicated consagrar v to consecrate consciente adj conscious consecuencia nf consequence conseguir v to get consejero nm/f advisor consejo nm advice consentir v to consent to conservación nf conservation conservador adj conservative conservar v to conserve considerable adj considerable consideración nf consideration considerar v to consider consigna nf watchword consiguiente adj consequent; consistencia nf consistency consolar v to console consolidar v to consolidate consistir v to consist of constancia nf perseverance constantemente adv constantly constar v to consist of conspiración nf conspiracy constante adj constant consumar v to complete contagiar v to infect contar v to tell contemplar v to contemplate contener v contain contemporáneo adj contemporary contenido nm contents contienda nf contest contigo pron with you continente nm continent continuación nf continuation continuidad nf continuity continuo adj continuous contorno nm outline contradecir v to contradict contraer v to contract contrastar v to contrast contraste nm contrast contratar v to hire contrato nm contract contribuir v to contribute control nm control controlar v to control contundente adj decisive convencer v to convince convencido adj convinced convencimiento nm convincing convención nf convention convencional adj conventional conveniencia nf convenience conveniente adj convenient convenir v to be agreeable convento nm convent conversación nf conversation conversar v to converse convertir v to convert convicción nf conviction convincente adj convincing convivencia nf coexistence convivir v to coexist convocar v to convene cooperación nf cooperation copa nf cup copia nf copy copiar v to copy coraje nm courage corazón nm heart corbata nf tie cordial adj cordial cordillera nf mountain range cordón nm cord coro nm choir corona nf crown coronar v to crown coronel nm colonel corporal adj of the body corral nm corral corrección nf correction correctamente adv correctly correcto adj correct corredor nm/f broker corregir v to correo nm mail correr v to run correspondencia nf correspondence corresponder v to correspond with correspondiente adj corresponding corriente nf current corriente adj current corrupción nf corruption cortar v to cut corte nmf court corteza nf bark corto adj short cosecha nf harvest costa nf coast costado nm side costar v to cost costo nm price cráneo nm skull creador nm creator crear v to create creativo adj creative crecer v to grow creer v to believe crema nf cream cría nf breeding criar v to bring up criatura nf creature crimen nm crime criminal adj criminal crisis nf crisis cristal nm glass criterio nm criterion crítica nf criticism crítico adj critical crítico nm critic crónica nf account cruce nm crossing crueldad nf cruelty cruz nf cross cruzar v to cross cuaderno nm notebook cuadra nf (city) (block) cuadrado adj square cuadro nm painting cual pron which cuál pron which? cualidad nf quality cualquier adj any cuando conj when cuando adv when cuándo adv when? cuanto adj how much cuarenta num forty cuartel nm quarters cuarto nm room cuarto adj fourth cuatro num four cubano adj Cuban cubierta nf covering cubierto adj covered cubrir v to cover cuchillo nm knife cuello nm neck cuenca nf socket cuenta nf bill cuento nm story cuerda nf cord cuerno nm horn cuero nm leather cuerpo nm body cuestión nf question cuestionar v to question cueva nf cave cuidado nm care cuidadoso adj careful cuidar v to take care of culminar v to blame culpa nf blame culpable adj guilty cultivar v to cultivate cultivo nm cultivation culto adj cultured culto nm worship cultura nf culture cultural adj cultural cumbre nf summit cumpleaños nm birthday cumplimiento nm fulfillment cuna nf cradle cuota nf quota cúpula nf cupola cura nmf priest curar v to cure curiosamente adv strangely curioso adj curious curso nm course curva nf curve cuyo adj whose
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