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English to Spanish: Free or Almost Free Loan Words

The easiest Spanish words to learn!

Looking for some English to Spanish translations that are going to be super easy to remember? This is definitely the page for you!

Each of the words listed on this page are "free" or "almost free" loan words that are either the same or very similar between the English and Spanish languages.

Free and Almost Free Loan Words from English to Spanish:

You can also view this list of Spanish loan words with translations from Spanish to English. Words in bold added during the last update.

Free Loan Words from English to Spanish:

Angel ➔ Ángel

Dragon ➔ Dragon

No ➔ No

Sofa ➔ El sofa

Almost Free Loan Words from English to Spanish:

Computer ➔ Computadora

Demon ➔ Demonio

Dolphin ➔ Delfín

Family ➔ La familia

Flatulence ➔ La flatulencia

Hippopotamus ➔ Hipopotamo

Lion ➔ León

Phone ➔ Telefono

Tiger ➔ Tigre

To decapitate ➔ Decapitar

Violet ➔ Violeta

Most of the months are almost free too!

Well, at the very least, similar enough to be considered "cheap" if not free.

January ➔ Enero (Not really free, but added to complete the set.)

February ➔ Febrero

March ➔ Marzo

April ➔ Abril

May ➔ Mayo

June ➔ Junio

July ➔ Julio

August ➔ Agosto

September ➔ Septiembre

October ➔ Octubre

November ➔ Noviembre

December ➔ Diciembre

Most of the Astrological Signs are also free!

Some are right on, the others are obviously close.

Aquarius ➔ Acuario

Aries ➔ Aries

Cancer ➔ Cáncer

Capricorn ➔ Capricornio

Gemini ➔ Géminis

Leo ➔ Leo

Libra ➔ Libra

Pisces ➔ Piscis

Sagittarius ➔ Sagitario

Scorpio ➔ Escorpio

Taurus ➔ Tauro

Virgo ➔ Virgo

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As many of the translations in the list above are user submitted, it's quite possible for there to be mistakes on the page. If you speak Spanish and have a correction you'd like to share, feel free to leave a message below. Thanks again for any help you can provide.

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The Fine Print

I don't speak Spanish myself, so there could be mistakes in the translations. Most of what is here is user-submitted, but I do try to check for accuracy and make corrections as I can. Thanks for your understanding.

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