This page contains many important Spanish phrases for tourists and students of the Spanish language. Here you will find the most basic components of conversational Spanish like Yes
as well as translations for other useful Spanish phrases like Please
, Thank you
, and You're welcome
If you are new to learning Spanish, it can be important to learn such key phrases as I don't speak Spanish
, I speak a little bit of Spanish
, and Please speak slowly
, but if you are having real troubles understanding, it can also be important to learn the question Do you speak English?
All these phrases and more can be found with their translations below to help you when conversing with others in Spanish.
Other important Spanish phrases listed below include What is your name?
, Can you help me?
, How are you?
, and Where is the bathroom?
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Anyway, enough rambling. Scroll down for our full list of important Spanish phrases and key words.
(Words in bold
added during the last update. Latest additions can also been seen on our LearnSpanishCLT
Si - Yes
No - No
Por favor - Please
Gracias - Thank you
Muchas gracias - Thank you very much
De nada - You're welcome
Lo siento - I'm sorry
Habla despacio por favor - Please speak slowly
Más despacio - More slowly
No te entiendo - I don't understand you
No hablo español - I don't speak Spanish
Hablo un poquito de español - I speak a little bit of Spanish
Yo hablo español - I speak Spanish
Yo se hablar español - I know how to speak Spanish
Hablas ingles? - Do you speak English?
Como te llamas? - What is your name?
Me llamo (name) - My name is (name)
Yo soy (name) - I am (name)
Perdoneme - Pardon me
Me ayudas? - Can you help me?
Puedes ayudarme por favor? - Can you help me please?
Como estas? - How are you?
Estoy bien - I'm fine
Ten cuidado - Be careful
Ay bendito! - Oh no!
No puede ser! - It cannot be!
No es bueno! - This is not good!
Donde es... - Where is...
Donde esta el baño? - Where is the bathroom?
Que hora es? - What time is it?
Que hora tienes? - What time is it?
Que edad tienes? - How old are you?
Cual es tu numero de telefono? - What is your phone number?
Mi numero es (number) - My number is (number)
Llámame - Call me
Tiene novia/novio? - Do you have a girlfriend/boyfriend?
Soy casado - I'm married
Soy de (place) - I come from (place)
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- How much
- How was your day?
- I don’t know what you said
- I hope you feel better
- I hope you have a good day
- Let's go
- Very good