Top 100 words in Spanish

This list of the top 100 words in Spanish is based on A Frequency dictionary of Spanish.

Knowing this key vocabulary well is an important step on the journey of learning Spanish.

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1

el = the

el = the


2

de = of, from

3

que = that, which

4

y = and

5

a = to, at

6

en = in, on

7

un - a, an

8

ser = to be

How to conjugate SER

Click on the image to the left to see how "SER" is conjugated

Click on the image to the left to see how "SER" is conjugated

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se = self, oneself

10

no = no


11

haber = to have

How to conjugate HABER

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por = through, by, for

13

con = with

14

su - his, her, their, your

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para = for, to, in order to

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como = like , as

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estar = to be

How to conjugate ESTAR

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tener = to have

19

le = to him / to her

20

lo = him, it

21

lo = it

22

todo = all, every

23

pero = but , yet, except

24

más = more

25

hacer = to do / to make

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o = or

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poder = to be able to, to "can"

28

decir = to say , to tell

How to conjugate DECIR

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este = this

30

esta = this

31

ir = to go

How to conjugate IR

32

otro = other, another

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ese = that

34

esa = that

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la = her, the (feminine)

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si = if , whether

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me = me, myself

38

ya = already, still

39

ver = to see

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porque = because

41

dar = to give

42

cuando = when

43

él = he

44

muy = very

45

sin = without

46

vez = time, occurrence

47

mucho = much, many, a lot

48

saber = to know

How to conjugate SABER

49

qué = what, which, how

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sobre = on (top of), over, about

51

mi = my

52

alguno = some

53

mismo = same

54

yo = I

55

también = also

56

hasta = until, up to, even

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año = year

58

dos = two

59

querer = to want to love

How to conjugate querer

60

entre = between

61

así = like that, thus

62

primero = first

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desde = from, since, for

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grande = great, big

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eso = that

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ni = neither, not even , nor

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nos = us

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llegar = to arrive

69

pasar = to pass, spend (time)

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tiempo = time / weather

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ella = she

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ellas = them (all female)

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sí = yes

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día = day

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uno = one

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bien = well

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poco = little, few

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deber = to "must" / to have to

79

entonces = so, then

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poner = to put (on); to get (+adjective)

How to conjugate PONER

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cosa = thing

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tanto = much

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hombre = man, mankind, husband

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parecer = to seem

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nuestro = our

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tan = such, too, so

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donde = where

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ahora = now

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parte = part, portion

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después = after

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vida = life

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quedar = to stay

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siempre = always

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creer = to believe

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hablar = to speak, to talk

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llevar = to take, to carry, to wear

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dejar = to leave

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nada = nothing

99

cada = each

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seguir = to follow

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