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Basic Phrases

Basic Spanish Phrases

¡Buenos días! bway-nohs dee-ahs Hello! / Good morning!
¡Buenas tardes! bway-nahs tard-ays Good afternoon!
¡Buenas noches! bway-nahs noh-chays Good evening! / Good night!
¡Hola! / ¡Chao! oh-lah / chow Hi! / Bye!
Adiós. ah-dee-ohs Good bye.
Por favor. por fah-bor Please.
Hasta la vista / Hasta luego. ah-stah lah vees-tah / ah-stah loo-ay-go See you / See you later.
Hasta pronto. ah-stah prohn-toh See you soon.
Hasta mañana. ah-stah mahn-yahn-ah See you tomorrow.
(Muchas) Gracias. (moo-chahs) grah-see-ahs Thank you (very much).
De nada. day nah-dah You're welcome.
Bienvenidos byen-veh-nee-dohs Welcome
Lo siento loh see-ehn-toh I'm sorry
Con permiso / Perdón / Disculpe kohn pehr-mee-soh / pehr-dohn / dees-kool-peh Excuse me / Pardon me
¡Vamos! bah-mohs Let's go!
¿Cómo está usted? koh-moh ay-stah oo-sted How are you? (formal)
¿Cómo estás? koh-moh ay-stahs How are you? (informal)
¿Qué tal? kay tahl How's it going?
Bien / Muy bien bee-ehn / moy bee-ehn Good / Very good
Mal / Muy mal / Más o menos mahl / moy mahl / mahs oh may-nohs Bad / Very bad / OK
Sí / No see / noh Yes / No
¿Cómo se llama usted? koh-moh say yah-mah oo-sted What is your name? (formal)
¿Cómo te llamas? koh-moh tay yah-mahs What is your name? (informal)
Me llamo... / Mi nombre es... may yah-moh / mee nohm-breh ess My name is...
Mucho gusto. / Encantado. moo-choh goo-stoh / en-cahn-tah-doh Nice to meet you.
Igualmente. ee-guahl-mehn-tay Same here. / Same to you.
Señor / Señora / Señorita sayn-yor / sayn-yor-ah / sayn-yor-ee-tah Mister / Mrs. / Miss
¿De dónde es usted? day dohn-day ehs oo-sted Where are you from? (formal)
¿De dónde eres? day dohn-day eh-rehs Where are you from? (informal)
Yo soy de... yoh soy day I'm from...
¿Cuántos años tiene usted? quahn-tohs ahn-yohs tee-ay-nay oo-sted How old are you? (formal)
¿Cuántos años tienes? quahn-tohs ahn-yohs tee-ayn-ays How old are you? (informal)
Yo tengo _____ años. yoh tayn-goh _____ ahn-yohs I am _____ years old.
¿Habla usted español? ah-blah oo-sted eh-spahn-yol Do you speak Spanish? (formal)
¿Hablas inglés? ah-blahs een-glehs Do you speak English? (informal)
(No) Hablo... noh ah-bloh I (don't) speak...
¿Entiende usted? / ¿Entiendes? ehn-tyen-deh oo-sted / ehn-tyen-dehs Do you understand? (formal / informal)
(No) Entiendo. noh ehn-tyen-doh I (don't) understand.
Yo (no lo) se. yoh noh loh seh I (don't) know.
¿Puede ayudarme? pweh-deh ah-yoo-dar-meh Can you help me? (formal)
Claro / Claro que sí klah-roh / klah-roh keh see Sure / Of course
¿Cómo? koh-moh What? Pardon me?
¿Dónde está / Dónde están... ? dohn-deh eh-stah / dohn-deh eh-stahn Where is ... / Where are ... ?
Aquí / Ahí ah-kee / ah-ee Here / There
Hay / Había... eye / ah-bee-ah There is / are... / There was / were...
¿Cómo se dice ____ en español? koh-moh seh dee-seh ___ en eh-spahn-yol How do you say ____ in Spanish?
¿Qué es esto? keh ehs ehs-toh What is that?
¿Qué te pasa? keh teh pah-sah What's the matter (with you)?
No importa. noh eem-por-tah It doesn't matter
¿Qué pasa? keh pah-sah What's happening?
Sin novedad. seen noh-veh-dahd Nothing much.
No tengo ninguna idea. noh tehn-goh neen-goo-nah ee-deh-ah I have no idea.
¡Buena idea! bweh-nah ee-deh-ah Good idea!
¡Pase! pah-seh Go ahead!
Estoy cansado / enfermo. eh-stoy kahn-sah-doh / ehn-fehr-moh I'm tired / sick.
Tengo hambre / sed. tehn-goh ahm-breh / sed I'm hungry / thirsty.
Tengo calor / frío. tehn-goh kah-lohr / free-oh I'm hot / cold.
Estoy aburrido. eh-stoy ah-boo-ree-doh I'm bored.
No me importa. noh meh eem-por-tah I don't care.
No se preocupe. noh seh preh-oh-koo-peh Don't worry
Está bien. ehs-tah bee-ehn That's alright. / It's ok.
Me olvidé. meh ohl-vee-deh I forgot.
Tengo que ir ahora. tehn-goh keh eer ah-oh-rah I must go now.
¿Listo? lees-toh Ready?
Quizás / Depende. kee-sahs / deh-pehn-deh Maybe / It depends.
Todavía no. toh-dah-vee-ah noh Not yet.
¡Qué chistoso! keh chees-toh-soh How funny!
¡Que le vaya bien! keh leh vah-yah bee-ehn Have a nice day!
¡Nos vemos! nohs veh-mos We'll see you!
¡Salud! sah-lood Bless you!
¡Felicitaciones! feh-lee-see-tah-see-oh-nehs Congratulations!
¡Buena suerte! bweh-nah swehr-teh Good luck!
Te toca a ti. teh toh-kah ah tee It's your turn. (informal)
¡Callate! kah-yah-teh Shut up!
Te amo. tay ah-moh I love you. (informal and singular)
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