Spanish Word of the Day Archive
2011

  1. oculto: hidden (Saturday January 01)
  2. olfato: (sense of) smell (Sunday January 02)
  3. olvidar: to forget; to leave (Monday January 03)
  4. olvidar (2): to forget (Tuesday January 04)
  5. palabra (2): word (Wednesday January 05)
  6. pecho: breast, chest (Thursday January 06)
  7. pechuga: breast (Friday January 07)
  8. pedir: to ask for; to request (Saturday January 08)
  9. pedir (2): to order (Sunday January 09)
  10. pelearse: to quarrel (Monday January 10)
  11. perder: to lose; to miss (Tuesday January 11)
  12. pertenecer: to belong to (Wednesday January 12)
  13. poner: to put (Thursday January 13)
  14. poner (2): to put through; to get (Friday January 14)
  15. publicidad: advertising; publicity (Saturday January 15)
  16. punto (2): point (Sunday January 16)
  17. reacio: to be reluctant, to be unwilling (Monday January 17)
  18. rebaja: sale; discount; reduction (Tuesday January 18)
  19. rebajar: to reduce (Wednesday January 19)
  20. rechazar: to reject; to turn down (Thursday January 20)
  21. recién: just, recently; newly (Friday January 21)
  22. relación (2): relation, relationship (Saturday January 22)
  23. repasar: to check; to revise (Sunday January 23)
  24. reponer: to replace; to repay (Monday January 24)
  25. rodilla: knee (Tuesday January 25)
  26. arrodillarse: to kneel, to kneel down (Wednesday January 26)
  27. salida (2): departure (Thursday January 27)
  28. sangre: blood (Friday January 28)
  29. agresión: aggression (Saturday January 29)
  30. competencia: rivalry; competition (Sunday January 30)
  31. campo: country, countryside, field (Monday January 31)
  32. saber: to know (Tuesday February 01)
  33. rebeca: cardigan (Wednesday February 02)
  34. sangría: sangria (Thursday February 03)
  35. embutidos: cold cuts (Friday February 04)
  36. veinte: twenty (Saturday February 05)
  37. conocer: to know (Sunday February 06)
  38. pepino: cucumber (Monday February 07)
  39. abrir: to open (Tuesday February 08)
  40. cerrar: to close (Wednesday February 09)
  41. disgustar: to upset (Thursday February 10)
  42. embarazada: pregnant (Friday February 11)
  43. receta: recipe; prescription (Saturday February 12)
  44. simpático: nice (Sunday February 13)
  45. suceso: event; incident (Monday February 14)
  46. algodón: cotton (Tuesday February 15)
  47. máscara: mask (Wednesday February 16)
  48. ojalá: I hope, if only (Thursday February 17)
  49. espinacas: spinach (Friday February 18)
  50. ojo: eye (Saturday February 19)
  51. probable: likely (Sunday February 20)
  52. celebrar: celebrate, hold (Monday February 21)
  53. alfombra: carpet, rug (Tuesday February 22)
  54. café: coffee, café (Wednesday February 23)
  55. cariño: affection (Thursday February 24)
  56. andar: walk; be; go (Friday February 25)
  57. pan: bread; loaf (Saturday February 26)
  58. ya: already (Sunday February 27)
  59. y: and (Monday February 28)
  60. niño: boy (Tuesday March 01)
  61. sombrero: hat (Wednesday March 02)
  62. mosquito: mosquito (Thursday March 03)
  63. pulmón: lung (Friday March 04)
  64. elefante: elephant (Saturday March 05)
  65. tres: three (Sunday March 06)
  66. verde: green; dirty (Monday March 07)
  67. lazo: bow, knot, ribbon, lasso (Tuesday March 08)
  68. hasta: till; up to; as far as (Wednesday March 09)
  69. wáter: bathroom (Thursday March 10)
  70. nadie: nobody; anybody (Friday March 11)
  71. viejo: old (Saturday March 12)
  72. profesor: teacher (Sunday March 13)
  73. postre: dessert (Monday March 14)
  74. largo: long (Tuesday March 15)
  75. librería: bookstore (Wednesday March 16)
  76. rincón: corner (Thursday March 17)
  77. florido: flowery; in bloom (Friday March 18)
  78. fe: faith (Saturday March 19)
  79. álamo: poplar (Sunday March 20)
  80. colorado: red (Monday March 21)
  81. montaña: mountain (Tuesday March 22)
  82. aburrirse: to get bored (Wednesday March 23)
  83. almohada: pillow (Thursday March 24)
  84. blanco: white (Friday March 25)
  85. tortuga: tortoise; turtle (Saturday March 26)
  86. apellido: surname (Sunday March 27)
  87. Chile: Chile (Monday March 28)
  88. raza: race; breed (Tuesday March 29)
  89. madrugar: to get up early (Wednesday March 30)
  90. fiebre: temperature; fever (Thursday March 31)
  91. charlatán: chatty (Friday April 01)
  92. acabar: to finish doing something; to have just done something (Saturday April 02)
  93. listo: smart, bright; ready (Sunday April 03)
  94. soñar: to dream (Monday April 04)
  95. sueño: sleep; dream (Tuesday April 05)
  96. quechua: Quechua (Wednesday April 06)
  97. potosí: a fortune (Thursday April 07)
  98. euskera: Basque (Friday April 08)
  99. catalán: Catalan (Saturday April 09)
  100. pata: leg (Sunday April 10)
  101. para: for (Monday April 11)
  102. pareja: partner; couple (Tuesday April 12)
  103. aconsejar: to advise; to recommend (Wednesday April 13)
  104. cien: a hundred (Thursday April 14)
  105. perro: dog (Friday April 15)
  106. motivo: reason; motive (Saturday April 16)
  107. tópico: cliché (Sunday April 17)
  108. boca: mouth (Monday April 18)
  109. alma: soul (Tuesday April 19)
  110. salsa: sauce; Salsa (Wednesday April 20)
  111. orden: order (Thursday April 21)
  112. asistir: to attend, to go; to treat (Friday April 22)
  113. mate: maté (Saturday April 23)
  114. tomate: tomato (Sunday April 24)
  115. nochebuena: Christmas Eve (Monday April 25)
  116. rey: king (Tuesday April 26)
  117. aunque: (al)though; even though; even if (Wednesday April 27)
  118. barrio: neighborhood; district (Thursday April 28)
  119. cafetero: coffee grower (Friday April 29)
  120. cebiche: raw fish marinated in lemon juice (Saturday April 30)
  121. cuarto: fourth (Sunday May 01)
  122. cuenta: bill (Monday May 02)
  123. cuento: story (Tuesday May 03)
  124. día: day (Wednesday May 04)
  125. espalda: back (Thursday May 05)
  126. empanada: pasty (Friday May 06)
  127. hueso: bone; stone (Saturday May 07)
  128. igualmente: the same to you (Sunday May 08)
  129. lunes: Monday (Monday May 09)
  130. mano: hand (Tuesday May 10)
  131. martes: Tuesday (Wednesday May 11)
  132. náhuatl: the Nahuatl language (Thursday May 12)
  133. nombre de pila: first name (Friday May 13)
  134. ojo (2): eye (Saturday May 14)
  135. prisa: rush; hurry (Sunday May 15)
  136. parrilla: grill (Monday May 16)
  137. plaza de mayo: the Plaza de Mayo (Tuesday May 17)
  138. puente: bridge (Wednesday May 18)
  139. quinceañero: teenager (Thursday May 19)
  140. quinto: fifth (Friday May 20)
  141. siesta: nap (Saturday May 21)
  142. tapa: lid; top; tapa (Sunday May 22)
  143. tijeras: scissors (Monday May 23)
  144. uva: grape (Tuesday May 24)
  145. valer: to cost (Wednesday May 25)
  146. zapato: shoe (Thursday May 26)
  147. afán: eagerness; effort (Friday May 27)
  148. afición: hobby; fans, supporters (Saturday May 28)
  149. ahora: now (Sunday May 29)
  150. alegrarse: to be pleased, to be glad (Monday May 30)
  151. barba: beard (Tuesday May 31)
  152. consistir: to involve, to entail; to consist of (Wednesday June 01)
  153. dos: two (Thursday June 02)
  154. gato: cat (Friday June 03)
  155. ilusión: hope; dream; illusion (Saturday June 04)
  156. intentar: to try (Sunday June 05)
  157. interés: interest (Monday June 06)
  158. introducir: to bring in, to introduce; to insert (Tuesday June 07)
  159. perderse: to get lost; to be lost (Wednesday June 08)
  160. ponerse: to become; to be (Thursday June 09)
  161. por si: in case (Friday June 10)
  162. por si (2): just in case (Saturday June 11)
  163. presentar: to introduce (Sunday June 12)
  164. presumir: to show off (Monday June 13)
  165. quejarse: to complain (Tuesday June 14)
  166. raro: strange; rare (Wednesday June 15)
  167. realizar: to carry out; to undertake (Thursday June 16)
  168. redundancia: tautology (Friday June 17)
  169. referirse: to refer; to mean (Saturday June 18)
  170. regular: so-so; not brilliantly (Sunday June 19)
  171. ropa: clothes (Monday June 20)
  172. saber (2): to know (Tuesday June 21)
  173. salir: to come out (Wednesday June 22)
  174. sensible: sensitive (Thursday June 23)
  175. vez: time (Friday June 24)
  176. vez (2): time (Saturday June 25)
  177. ahorita: right now; a moment ago (Sunday June 26)
  178. cabo: end (Monday June 27)
  179. compromiso: engagement; arrangement (Tuesday June 28)
  180. comprometerse: to commit yourself; to promise (Wednesday June 29)
  181. cuidado: care (Thursday June 30)
  182. cumplir: to carry out; to keep (Friday July 01)
  183. dar: to consider (Saturday July 02)
  184. dos (2): two (Sunday July 03)
  185. estallar: to break out; to explode; to burst (Monday July 04)
  186. igual: maybe; anyway (Tuesday July 05)
  187. importar: to mind (Wednesday July 06)
  188. jamás: never (Thursday July 07)
  189. medida: as (Friday July 08)
  190. mil: a thousand (Saturday July 09)
  191. oficio: trade, profession, job (Sunday July 10)
  192. pañuelo: handkerchief; headscarf (Monday July 11)
  193. parar: to stop (Tuesday July 12)
  194. pie: foot (Wednesday July 13)
  195. ponerse (2): to start (Thursday July 14)
  196. precioso: beautiful, lovely; precious (Friday July 15)
  197. pregunta: question (Saturday July 16)
  198. principio: beginning (Sunday July 17)
  199. puntual: punctual, on time; detailed (Monday July 18)
  200. quedarse: to stay, to remain (Tuesday July 19)
  201. rato: a while, a time (Wednesday July 20)
  202. recordar: to remember; to remind (Thursday July 21)
  203. resultar: to turn out (Friday July 22)
  204. sacar: to take out (Saturday July 23)
  205. seguir: to carry on, to go on (Sunday July 24)
  206. sombra: shade; shadow (Monday July 25)
  207. trece: not to budge, to stick to your guns (Tuesday July 26)
  208. araucaria: monkey puzzle tree (Wednesday July 27)
  209. cabo (2): end (Thursday July 28)
  210. cambio: (small) change; exchange; bureau de change; change (Friday July 29)
  211. charango: charango (Saturday July 30)
  212. confianza: confidence (Sunday July 31)
  213. confianza (2): trust (Monday August 01)
  214. conseguir: to get, to obtain; to achieve (Tuesday August 02)
  215. cuidado (2): to be careful (Wednesday August 03)
  216. cumplir (2): to be (Thursday August 04)
  217. discutir: to quarrel, to argue; to discuss (Friday August 05)
  218. importar (2): to matter (Saturday August 06)
  219. Inti: Inti, the Inca sun god (Sunday August 07)
  220. llevar: to take (Monday August 08)
  221. llevar (2): to wear (Tuesday August 09)
  222. llevar (3): to be (Wednesday August 10)
  223. nick: nickname, username (Thursday August 11)
  224. quedarse (2): to keep; to take (Friday August 12)
  225. quetzal: quetzal (Saturday August 13)
  226. rancio: ancient, old-established; matured; rancid (Sunday August 14)
  227. raro (2): rare, unusual (Monday August 15)
  228. rato (2): time (Tuesday August 16)
  229. Real Academia Española: The Royal Spanish Academy (Wednesday August 17)
  230. resultar (2): to be (Thursday August 18)
  231. seguir (2): to go on, to carry on; to be still... (Friday August 19)
  232. simpatizar: to get on well, to hit it off; to be sympathetic to, to sympathize with (Saturday August 20)
  233. tiquet: ticket, voucher; sales slip, receipt (Sunday August 21)
  234. trabalenguas: tongue-twister (Monday August 22)
  235. tras: after (Tuesday August 23)
  236. vela: candle (Wednesday August 24)
  237. volver: to come back; to go back (Thursday August 25)
  238. abuela: grandmother (Friday August 26)
  239. adecuado: suitable; right (Saturday August 27)
  240. adiós: goodbye; hi, hello (Sunday August 28)
  241. anciano: elderly (Monday August 29)
  242. asunto: matter (Tuesday August 30)
  243. broma: joke (Wednesday August 31)
  244. callarse: to keep quiet; to stop talking (Thursday September 01)
  245. casarse: to get married (Friday September 02)
  246. caso: case (Saturday September 03)
  247. celos: jealousy (Sunday September 04)
  248. collar: necklace; collar (Monday September 05)
  249. conseguir (2): to manage (Tuesday September 06)
  250. disimular: to hide, to conceal; to pretend (Wednesday September 07)
  251. encoger: to shrink; to shrug (Thursday September 08)
  252. equivocarse: to make a mistake; to be wrong (Friday September 09)
  253. explicarse: to express yourself, to explain (yourself) (Saturday September 10)
  254. ignorar: not to know; to ignore (Sunday September 11)
  255. intención: intention; meaning (Monday September 12)
  256. inri: to make matters worse, to cap it all (Tuesday September 13)
  257. lo: the important etc thing (Wednesday September 14)
  258. molestar: to bother, to annoy (Thursday September 15)
  259. molestar (2): to mind (Friday September 16)
  260. ocurrir: to happen (Saturday September 17)
  261. parecer: to think (Sunday September 18)
  262. parecer (2): to think (Monday September 19)
  263. razón: to be right (Tuesday September 20)
  264. tal: how are things? (Wednesday September 21)
  265. temer: to be afraid of, to be frightened of (Thursday September 22)
  266. tontería: silliness; nonsense, garbage (Friday September 23)
  267. vidrio: glass; window pane (Saturday September 24)
  268. alegría: happiness, joy (Sunday September 25)
  269. asunto (2): affair (Monday September 26)
  270. broma (2): joke (Tuesday September 27)
  271. cambio (2): but, however (Wednesday September 28)
  272. caso (2): case (Thursday September 29)
  273. choclo: corn, sweet corn (Friday September 30)
  274. contrario: opposite; opposing (Saturday October 01)
  275. cuenta (2): to realize; to notice (Sunday October 02)
  276. estación: station (Monday October 03)
  277. gato (2): cat (Tuesday October 04)
  278. hecho: fact (Wednesday October 05)
  279. hecho (2): fact (Thursday October 06)
  280. historia: history; story (Friday October 07)
  281. hora: time; hour (Saturday October 08)
  282. ilusión (2): hope; dream; illusion (Sunday October 09)
  283. igual (2): the same (Monday October 10)
  284. ilusionado: hopeful; excited (Tuesday October 11)
  285. imagen: image, picture (Wednesday October 12)
  286. importante: important, significant; large (Thursday October 13)
  287. interés (2): interest (Friday October 14)
  288. -ito: little... (Saturday October 15)
  289. miedo: fear (Sunday October 16)
  290. ocurrir (2): to think of (Monday October 17)
  291. oficio (2): trade, job (Tuesday October 18)
  292. probable (2): probable, likely (Wednesday October 19)
  293. pues: then; well (Thursday October 20)
  294. rayo: ray; lightning (Friday October 21)
  295. tarea: task, job (Saturday October 22)
  296. tiempo: time (Sunday October 23)
  297. afortunado: fortunate, lucky (Monday October 24)
  298. antipático: unfriendly, unpleasant (Tuesday October 25)
  299. caso (3): case (Wednesday October 26)
  300. desgracia: misfortune, bad luck (Thursday October 27)
  301. dirigir: to manage, to run; to lead (Friday October 28)
  302. esperar: to wait, to wait for; to expect (Saturday October 29)
  303. esperar (2): to hope (Sunday October 30)
  304. exterior: the exterior, the outside; abroad (Monday October 31)
  305. fuerte: strong; loud (Tuesday November 01)
  306. gracia: to be funny (Wednesday November 02)
  307. gracias: thanks (Thursday November 03)
  308. hito: landmark; milestone (Friday November 04)
  309. hogar: home, household (Saturday November 05)
  310. huésped: guest (Sunday November 06)
  311. imagen (2): reflection; image (Monday November 07)
  312. mismo: the same (Tuesday November 08)
  313. mismo (2): right... (Wednesday November 09)
  314. montar: to ride (Thursday November 10)
  315. morir(se): to die (Friday November 11)
  316. morirse: to die (Saturday November 12)
  317. pérdida: loss (Sunday November 13)
  318. platicar: to talk, to chat; to tell (Monday November 14)
  319. poco: bit by bit, little by little (Tuesday November 15)
  320. preparativos: preparations (Wednesday November 16)
  321. régimen: diet; régime (Thursday November 17)
  322. sanidad: public health (Friday November 18)
  323. sanitario: health; sanitary (Saturday November 19)
  324. suerte: luck (Sunday November 20)
  325. venta: sale (Monday November 21)
  326. agenda: diary; schedule, agenda (Tuesday November 22)
  327. ahora (2): now (Wednesday November 23)
  328. alegrarse (2): to be pleased, to be glad (Thursday November 24)
  329. capaz: capable, able (Friday November 25)
  330. carrera: career; degree (Saturday November 26)
  331. chimenea: chimney; fireplace (Sunday November 27)
  332. contrario (2): not at all; on the contrary, on the other hand (Monday November 28)
  333. despertar: to wake up (Tuesday November 29)
  334. despierto: awake; bright (Wednesday November 30)
  335. diferente: different; several, various (Thursday December 01)
  336. dirigir (2): to direct; to aim (Friday December 02)
  337. distinto: several, various; different (Saturday December 03)
  338. dormir: to sleep (Sunday December 04)
  339. flojo: loose; weak, feeble (Monday December 05)
  340. fondo: end; bottom (Tuesday December 06)
  341. genial: brilliant, awesome (Wednesday December 07)
  342. gracioso: funny, amusing (Thursday December 08)
  343. honestamente: honestly; to be honest with you, frankly (Friday December 09)
  344. honor: honor (Saturday December 10)
  345. hospedarse: to stay, to put up (Sunday December 11)
  346. hospitalario: hospital; medical (Monday December 12)
  347. huelga: strike (Tuesday December 13)
  348. importante (2): the main thing, the most important thing (Wednesday December 14)
  349. invitado: guest (Thursday December 15)
  350. ligero: light, lightweight (Friday December 16)
  351. ligero (2): slight (Saturday December 17)
  352. mano (2): hand (Sunday December 18)
  353. negocio: business (Monday December 19)
  354. tomar: to take (Tuesday December 20)
  355. vivo: alive, living; bright (Wednesday December 21)
  356. acuerdo: to agree (Thursday December 22)
  357. anda: hurry up; come on (Friday December 23)
  358. antes: before (Saturday December 24)
  359. antes (2): soon (Sunday December 25)
  360. apetecer: to feel like (Monday December 26)
  361. claro: clear, obvious; light (Tuesday December 27)
  362. claro (2): sure; of course (Wednesday December 28)
  363. cuadro: painting; picture; table, chart (Thursday December 29)
  364. después: after(wards); later (Friday December 30)
  365. después (2): after (Saturday December 31)






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