Spanish English Cognates by alicejenny

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									        SPANISH-ENGLISH
               COGNATES

The languages are more alike than most people
 think. Many of the words from the English
 language stem from the Spanish language.
  MORE ALIKE THAN WE THINK



 30-40% of all English words are related in
 some way to Spanish words.
                               A
   Accident -accidente               Adventure-aventura
   Accidental-accidental             Adopt (to)-adoptar
   Accompany-(to) acompañar          Adoption-adopción
   Acrobatic-acrobático(a)           Agent-agente
   Active-activo (a)                 Air-aire
   Activities-actividades            Alarm-alarma
   Admire (to)-admirar               Allergic-alérgico
   Admit (to)-admitir
                A-CONTINUED
   Anaconda-anaconda           Association-asociación
   Animal-animal               Astronomer-astrónomo
   announce (to)-anunciar      Atmosphere-atmósfera
   appear (to)-aparecer        Attention-atención
   Appetite-apetito            August-agosto
   Area-área                   Autograph-autógrafo
   Arithmetic-aritmética       Automobile-automóvil
   Artist-artista
        B

  Banana-banana
    Banjo-banjo
  Bicycle-bicicleta
 Biography-biografía
    Blouse-blusa
  Brilliant-brillante
                             C
   Cabin-cabina                celebrate (to)-celebrar
   Cable-cable                 Cement-cemento
   Cafeteria-cafetería         Center-centro
   Camera-cámara               Ceramic-cerámica
   Camouflage-camuflaje        Cereal-cereal
   Canyon-cañón                Ceremony-ceremonia
   Captain-capitán             Chimney-chimenea
   Capture (to)-capturar       Chimpanzee-chimpancé
   Catastrophe-catástrofe      Cholera-cólera
   Cause-causa
                C-CONTINUED
   Circle-círculo                Company-compañía
   Circular-circular             Concert-concierto
   Class-clase                   Confetti-confeti
   Coast-costa                   Confusing-confuso
   Colony-colonia                Confusion-confusión
   Color-color                   Constellation-constelación
   Committee-comité              Construction-construcción
   Common-común                  Contagious-contagioso(a)
   Complete-completo(a)          Continent-continente
   Completely-completamente      continue (to)-continuar
 C-CONTINUED

    Contract-contrato
 Contribution-contribución
      Coyote-coyote
   Crocodile-cocodrilo
    Curious-curioso(a)
                              D
   December-diciembre                 determine (to)-determinar
   decide (to)-decidir                Diamond-diamante
   Decoration-decoración, adorno      Dictator-dictador
   Delicate-delicado(a)               Different-diferente
   depend (to)-depender               Direction-dirección
   deport (to)-deportar               Directions-direcciones
   describe (to)-describir            Directly-directamente
   Desert-desierto                    Director-director
   destroy (to)-destruir              disappear (to)-desaparecer
   detain (to)-detener
                 D-CONTINUED
   Disaster-desastre
   Discrimination-discriminación      distribute (to)-distribuir
   discuss (to)-discutir              Dollar-dólar
   Disgrace-desgracia                 Double-doble
   Distance-distancia                 Dragon-dragón
                                       Dynamite-dinamita
                               E
   Electric-eléctrico(a)
   Elephant-elefante
   Enormous-enorme
                                  examine (to)-examinar
   Energy-energía
                                  Exclaim-exclamar
   Enter (to)-entrar
                                  Explosion-explosión
   Escape (to)-escapar
                                  Exotic-exótico(a)
   Especially-especialmente
                                  Extra-extra
                                  Extraordinary-extraordinario(a)
                              F
   Family-familia
   Famous-famoso(a)
   fascinate (to)-fascinar      Flexible-flexible
   Favorite-favorito(a)         Flower-flor
   Ferocious-feroz              Fortunately-afortunadamente
   Finally-finalmente           Fruit-fruta
   Firm-firme                   Funeral-funeral
                                 Furious-furioso(a)
         G
     Galaxy-galaxia
     Gallon-galón
     Garden-jardín
       Gas-gas
      Giraffe-jirafa
       Golf-golf
   Glorious-glorioso(a)
     Gorilla-gorila
     Group-grupo
      Guide-guía
             H
     Helicopter-helicóptero
   Hippopotamus-hipopótamo
         History-historia
          Honor-honor
        Hospital-hospital
           Hotel-hotel
           Hour-hora
      Human-humano(a)
                                    I
   Idea-idea                              Impression-impresión
   Identification-identificación          Incredible-increíble
   imagine (to)-imaginar                  Incurable-incurable
   Immediately-inmediatamente             Independence-independencia
   Immigrants-inmigrantes                 Information-información
   Importance-importancia                 Insects-insectos
   Important-importante                   Inseparable-inseparable
   Impressed-impresionando(a)             insist (to)-insistir
                 I-CONTINUED
   Inspection-inspección
   Intelligence-inteligencia
                                  invent (to)-inventar
   Interesting-interesante
                                  investigate (to)-investigar
   Interrupt (to)-interrumpir
                                  Invitation-invitación
   Introduce (to)-Introducir
                                  invite (to)-invitar
   Introduction-introducción
                                  Island-isla
                     J&K


   There are no cognates in the Spanish or
    English languages for the letters J and K.
          L
    Leader-líder
    Lemon-limón
     Lens-lente
  Leopard-leopardo
   Lesson-lección
 Lessons-lecciones
     Line-línea
     Lion-león
      List-lista
 locate (to)-localizar
                                M
   Machine-máquina                Marionettes-marionetas or
   Magic-magia                                          títeres

   Magician-mago                  Medal-medalla
   Magnificent-magnífico(a)       Memory-memoria
   Manner-manera                  Metal-metal
   Map-mapa                       Microscope-microscopio
   March-marzo                    Million-millón
   march (to)-marchar or          Miniature-miniatura
                      caminar      Minute-minuto
 M-CONTINUED

   Minutes-minutos
   Moment-momento
 Monument-monumento
     Much-mucho
    Music-música
         N

   Natural-natural
 Necessity-necesidad
    Nectar-néctar
 Nervous-nervioso(a)
    Notice-noticia
             O
    Obedience-obediencia
        Object-objeto
   Observatory-observatorio
      Occasion-ocasión
        Ocean-océano
       October-octubre
         Office-oficina
     Operation-operación
      Ordinary-ordinario
                           P
   Palace-palacio            Perfume-perfume
   Panic-pánico              Permanent-permanente
   Paper-papel               Photo-foto
   Park-parque               Photograph-fotografía
   Part-parte                Photographer-fotógrafo
   Patience-paciencia        Piano-piano
   Penguin-pingüino          Pioneer-pionero
   Perfect-perfecto (a)      Pirate-pirata
               P-CONTINUED
   Planet-planeta
   Planetarium-planetario
   Plans-planes
   Plants-plantas              practice (to)-practicar
   Plates-platos               prepare (to)-preparar
   Police-policía              present (to)-presentar
   Practice-práctica           Problem-problema
                                Professional-profesion
                      Q


   There are no cognates for the letter Q.
            R
        Radio-radio
       Ranch-rancho
      Really-realmente
   Restaurant-restaurante
      retire (to)-retirar
      Reunion-reunión
        Rich-rico(a)
         Rock-roca
        Route-ruta
                             S
   Secret-secreto
   September-septiembre        Statistics-estadística
   Series-serie                Stomach-estómago
   Sofa-sofá                   study (to)-estudiar
   Special-especial            Surprise-sorpresa
   Splendid-espléndido(a)
                            T
   Telephone-teléfono         Tourist-turista
   Telescope-telescopio       Traffic-tráfico
   Television-televisión      trap (to)-atrapar
   Terrible-terrible          Triple-triple
   Tomato-tomate              Trumpet-trompeta
   Totally-totalmente         Tube-tubo
       U



Uniform-uniforme
             V

 Vegetables-vegetales
   Version-versión
         (to)-visitar
    visit
  Volleyball-voleibol
    vote (to)-votar
              W, X, Y, AND Z

   There are no cognates for the letters of W,
    X, Y, and Z because these letters are
    often combined with other letters.
       Example—z-words are used mainly
       under the letter C
         THANKS---GRACIAS

   Thanks to the following website we are
    able to give you this list of cognates—

    http://www.colorincolorado.org/cognates.p
    df

								
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