Spanish Relation with the Kapampangan
Language and Culture

by Alejandro S. Camiling, CPA with Teresita Z. Camiling, BSE, MA


More Spanish/Kapampangan Words

Spanish/Kapampangan   -     English

C, c (se) - The third letter of the Spanish alphabet

caballero - gentleman, nobleman, knight
caballo - horse
cabaret - cabaret, nightclub
cabecera - heading, capital of a province
cabeza - head, chief, leader
cabo - corporal
caca - feces, filth, dirt
cacerola - caserole, saucepan
cadena - chain
cadete - cadet
cafй - coffee
cafetera - coffee pot
cafeteria - cafeteria, coffee shop
caja - case, chest, safe
cajero - cashier
cajon - box, box, case
caldera - boiler
calendario - calendar
calesa - chaise
calidad - quality 
calma - composure
calzada - paved highway
calle- street
callo - corn, callus
cama - bed, couch
camada - layer
camara - chamber
camaron - shrimp
cambio - change, gear shift, transmission
camino - road, highway
camisa - shirt, chemise
camiseta - undershirt, T-shirt
camisola - raffled shirt
camison - long shirt, nightgown, nightshirt
campamento - encampment, camp
campanario - bellfry, bell tower
campanero - bell ringer
campanilla - small bell, hand bell
campana - campaign
campeon - champion
camposanto - cemetery
canal - channel, natural underground waterway
cancer - cancer
candela - candela
candelero - candlestick
candidato - candidate
cantidad - quantity
cantina - canteen
canto - edge, end
cantor - singer
capa - cape, cloak
capataz - foreman, superintendent, overseer
capilla - chapel
capital - capital 
capitalismo - capitalism, captialist 
capitan - captain
capitana - flagship
capitolio - capitol
caqui - khaki
cara - face, front, faзade
caramba - darn it!
carambola - by chance 
caramelo - caramel, candy
caratula - title page
caravana - caravan
carbon - carbon, filament 
carbonato - carbonate
carburo - carbide
carcel - jail
cardenal - cardinal
cardinal - principal, fundamental
cardiologia - cardiology
carga - load, freight
cargadero - loading station or platform
cargado - loaded
cargador - loader, stevedore, porter
cargamento - cargo 
cargo - weight, burden, charge, job
cari - curry
caricatura - caricature, cartoon
caricaturista - caricaturist, cartoonist
caricia - caress 
caridad - charity 
carino - affection
carisma - charisma
carminitivo - carminative 
carnal - carnal, sensual, fleshy
carnaval - carnival
carne - meat, flesh
carniceria - meat store
carnicerio - butcher 
carnivoro - carnivorous
carpa - carp
carpeta - table cover
carpinteria - carpentry 
carpintero - carpenter
carrera - race
carreta - narrow cart, wagon
carretada - cartload
carretero - wagoner, carter
caratilla - wheelbarrow
carreton - cart
carril - cartway
carro - car, railway car, street car, wagon
carroceria - carriage shop
carromato - a long, narrow covered cart with two wheels
carroza - carriage of state, funeral car, parade float
carruaje - carriage, coach, vehicle
carta - letter, playing card
cartel - poster, placard
cartera - portfolio
cartero - postman
cartilago - cartilage
cartilla - primer, passbook
cartografia - cartography
carton - carton, cardboard
cartonero - cardboard vendor
cartulina - fine, stiff pasteboard or cardboard
casa - house, dwelling, home
casado - married
casamiento - marriage, wedding
casera - landlady
casero - landlord, caretaker
caseta - small house, cottage
casete - cassette
casino - casino, club
caso - case, event
castana - chestnut
castaneta - castanet, snapping of the fingers
castano - chestnut tree, wood or color
castellano - Castilian, Spanish 
castidad - chastity, virginity
castigo - punishment, chastisement
castillo - castle
castrado - castrated
casual - casual, fortuitous
catalogo - catalogue
catarata - cataract
catastrofe - catastrophe 
catecismo - catechism
catedral - cathedral
categoria - category, rank, class
cateter - catheter
catolicismo - Catholicism
catolico - Catholic
catorse - fourteen, fourteenth (in dates)
catre - field cot
caucion - warning, foresight
causa - cause, lawsuit
cavado - hollowed
caviar - caviar
cedula - certificate, permit, identification paper
celda - cell
celebracion - celebration
celebrante - celebrant
celebridad - celebrity, fame
celofana - cellophane
celoso - zealous, jealous, suspicious
cementerio - cemetery, graveyard
cemento - cement
cena - supper, evening meal
cenefa - border, edging, trim
censo - census
centavo - hundreth
centanada - by hundreds
centenario - centennial
centisimo - centisimal
centigrado - centigrade
centimo - hundreth
central - central; main office; headquarters
centrifugo - centrifugal
centro - center; middle
centuria - century
centurio - centurium
centurion - centurion
cepillo - brush
cepo - branch
ceremonia - ceremony
ceremonial - ceremonial
cereza - cherry
cerrado - closed
certificacion - certification
certificado - certified; registered
cerveceria - brewery
cerveza - beer
cesante - dismissed employee
cesta - basket
cielo - sky; heaven 
ciencia - science
cientifico - scientific
ciento - hundred
cigarillo - cigarette
cimiento - foundation; basis
cinematografia - cinematography
cintura - waist
cinturon - safety belt
circulacion - circulation
circulo - circle; club
circunferecia - circumference
ciudad - city
civil - civil 
clara - white (of a egg)
claridad - clarity
clarinete - clarinet
claro - clear; transparent
clase - class; category
clasico - classic; classical
clemencia - clemency
cliente - client
clima - climate
clinico - clinical; clinician
cobra - cobra
cocina - kitchen
coche - coach; carriage
cochero - coach man; cab driver
codigo - code
coleccion - collection
colecta - collect; money collected
colector - collector
colegio - college
colera - cholera
colesterol - cholesterol
colgante - hanging; suspension bridge
colision - collision; clash
colonia - colony
color - color
colosal - colossal
columna - column
columnista - columnist
comadre - name used by child's mother and godmother
comadrona - midwife
comando - command
comatoso - comatose
combinacion - combination
combustion - combustion
comedia - comedy
comediante - comedian
comedor - dining room
comentador - commentator
comentarista - commentator
comento - comment
comercial - commercial
comerciante - merchant; trader
cometa - comet
comico - comic; comical
comida - food; eating; dinner
comisaria - commissary
comisario - commissioner
comision - commission
comisionado - commissioned
comite - committee
compacto - compact
compadre - name used by child's father and godfather
compartamiento - compartment
complacencia - complacency
complementario - complementary
complemento - complement 
completo - complete 
complexion - complexion; nature
composicion - composition
compromiso - compromise; commitment; appointment
comunicacion - communication
comunicado - communique
comunidad - community
comunismo - communism 
consejal - councilman; alderman
consejo - city council
concepcion - conception
concepto - concept; idea; opinion
concesion - concession; grant
concesionario - concessionaire; grantee
conciencia - conscience 
concierto - concert
concilio - council
conclusion - conclusion; inference
concordia - concord; harmony
concreto - concrete; real
conde - count
condicion - condition; quality
condicional - conditional
condolencia - condolence
conductor - conductor
conectivo - connective
conejo - rabbit
conexion - connection
confeccion - confection
conferencia - conference
confesion - confession
confesionario - confessional
confesor - confessor
confeti - confetti
confianza - confidence
confidencia - confidence
confidente - confidant
conforme - conformable; compliant
conformidad - conformity
conformista - conformist
confort - comfort
confortable - comfortable; conforming
confrontacion - confrontation
congregacion - congregation
congresista - member of Congress
congreso - congress; assembly
conquista - conquest
consejo - council
consenso - consensus
consentido - pampered; spoiled
consitimiento - consent
conserva - conserve
conservacion - conservation
conservador - conservative
conservatorio - conservatory
considerable - considerable
consorte - consort
constancia - constancy; certainty
constante - constant; firm
constipado - constipated
constitucion - constitution
construccion - construction
constructivo - constructive
consuelo - consolation; relief
consul - consul
consulado - consulate
consulta - consult
consultacion - consultation
consumado - consumate
contador - counter; meter
contencion - contention
contento - glad; pleased
continencia - continence
continuacion - continuation
continuidad - continuity
contra - against
contrabando - contraband
contradiccion - contradiction
contrario - contrary
contrata - contract
contratista - contractor
control - control
convencion - convention
convento - convent
conveniencia - convenience
controversia - controversy
conveniencia - convenience
conveniente - convenient
convento - convent
conviccion - conviction
convoy - convoy
copa - goblet; cop
copo - coup; sweep
copra - copra
coral - coral
corazon - heart; affection
corbata - bow tie
cordero - lamp
cordon - cordon
coreografia - chorography
cornea - cornea
corneta - cornet
coro - chorus
corona - crown
coronel - colonel
corporacion - corporation
correa - strap; belt
correccion - correction
correo - mail
correspondencia - correspondence
corriente - current
corte - court; yard
cortesia - courtesy
cortina - curtain
corto - short
costumbre - custom
cota - coat of arm
coto - limit
credito - credit
credo - creed
crema - cream
cremacion - cremation
creyon - crayon
criminal - criminal
criminalista - criminalist
criminologia - criminology
cristal - crystal; glass
cristianismo - Christianity
cristiano - Christian
Cristo - Christ
critica - criticism
cruz - cross
cruzada - crusade
cuaderno - notebook
cuadra - quarter
cuadrado - square
cuadro - frame
cualidad - quality
cuarenta - forty
cuaresma - Lent
cuarta - one fourth
cuartel - barracks
cuatro - four
cuatrocientos - four hundred
cuba - cask; vat; tippler
cuchara - spoon
cucharon - ladle
cuchilla - cleaver
cuchillo - knife
cuello - neck; collar
cuenta - count; bill; account
cuentista - storyteller
cuento - story
cuerda - cord
cueva - cave
culinario - culinary 
culpa - guilt; fault
culto - worship
cultura - culture
cumpleanos - birthday
curioso - curious
curso - course
curva - curve; bend
custodia - custody
custodio - custodian
cutis - skin; complexion

Ch, ch (tse) - The fourth letter of the Spanish alphabet

chaleco - vest
chalet - chalet
chambra - a woman's jacket
champu - shampoo
chapa - metal plate
chasis - chassis
chauvinismo - chauvinism
cheque - check; bank draft
chile - chili; red pepper
china - porcelain; chinaware
chinela - slipper
chino - Chinese
chiquito - small; tiny; little boy
chisme - gossip
chiste - joke
chocolate - chocolate
choque - collision
chorizo - sausage
chupon - sucker


D, d (de) 5th letter of the Spanish alphabet

dalia - dahlia
dama - checkers
dano - damage 
debate - debate; discussion
debito - debit
decada - decade 
decalogo - decalogue
decano - dean
decena - a quantity of ten
decision - decision
decoracion - decoration
decoro - decorum
dedal - thimble
deductivo - deductive
defecto - defect
defensa - defense
deficit - deficit
definido - definite
deforme - deformed
delantera - front; forefront
delegacion - delegation
delfin - dolphin
delgado - delicate
delicadeza - refinement; delicacy
delicado - delicate
delicia - delight
delirio - delirium 
demanda - demand; lawsuit
democracia - democracy
demografia - demography 
demonio - demon
dentista - dentist
denuncia - denunciation
departamento - department
dependencia - dependency
dependiente - dependent
depositaria - depository
deposito - deposit
derecha - right
derecho - straight; direct
dermatologia - dermatology
desastre - disaster
descarga - discharge; unloading
descargo - exoneration; acquittal
descarte - discard; evasion
desgracia - disgrace; mishap
desierto - desert; wilderness
despacho - dispatch
destino - destiny; assignment; post
detector - detector
detencion - detention
determinado - determined
detrimento - detriment
devocion - devotion
devoto - devout
diabetico - diabetic
diabetes - diabetes
diablo - devil
diagnosis - diagnosis
diagonal - diagonal
diagrama - diagram
dialogo - dialogue
diamante - diamond
diametro - diameter
diario - journal; daily newspaper
diarrea - diarrhea
dibujo - design; pattern
diccion - diction
diccionario - dictionary
diciembre - December
dictador - dictator
diferncia - difference
diferencial - differential
dignatario - dignitary
dignidad - dignity
dilema - dilemma
deligencia - diligence
diluvio - deluge
dimension - dimension
dimitir - to resign
dinamita - dynamite
dinamo - dynamo
dinero - money
diocesis - diocese
dios - God
diosa - goddess
diploma - diploma
diplomatico - diplomatic
direccion - direction
directiva - directive; board of directors
directivo - directive; directing
directo - direct; straight
director - director
directorio - directorate; directory
disciplina - discipline
disciplinado - discipline
disciplinario - disciplinary
discipulo - disciple
discrecion - discretion
discrepancia - discrepancy
discreto - discreet
discurso - discourse; speech
discusion - discussion
disenteria - dysentery
dispensario - dispensary
disposicion - disposition
distancia - distance
distrito - district
diversion - diversion; amusement
dividendo - dividend
divinidad - divinity 
division - division
divorcio - divorce
doblado - two-faced
doble - double 
doce - twelve
docena - dozen
doctor - doctor
doctrina - doctrina
documento - document
dogma - dogma
dominante - dominant
domingo - Sunday
dominacano - Dominican
domino - domino
doncella - maiden; maidenhood
dormitorio - dormitory
dos - two
doscientos - two hundred
dosis - dosage
draga - dredge
dragon - dragon 
drama - drama
drastico - drastic
duda - doubt
dudoso - doubtful
duelo - duel
duende - elf
dueto - duo; duet
dulce - sweet
duque - duke

E, e (e) 6th letter of the Spanish alphabet

eclesiastico - ecclesiastical; priest
eclipse - eclipse
ecologia - ecology 
economia - economy
economico - economical
ecuador - equator
ecumenico - ecumenical
eczema - eczema 
edad - of age
eden - Eden; paradise
edicion - edition
edificio - edifice; building
editor - editor
educacion - education; training
efectivo - effective
efecto - effective
eficiente - efficient
egoismo - egoism
egotismo - egotism
eje - axle; axis
ejercicio - exercise
elastico - elastic
eleccion - election
elector - elector
electricidad - electricity
electricista - electrician
electron - electron
elefante - elephant 
elegante - elegant
elemento - element
elixir - elixir
embajada - embassy
embargo - embargo; seizure
embudo - funnel 
embutido - salami; sausage
emergencia - emergency
emigracion - emigration 
eminencia - eminence
eminente - eminent
emisario - emissary
empacho - bellyful
empanada - meat pie
empaque - packing
empate - tie; tie score
emperador - emperor
emperatriz - empress
empezar - to begin; commence
empleado - employee
empleo - employment
emporio - emporium
empresario - entrepreneur; impresario
emulsion - emulsion 
encanto - enchantment
encargado - person in charge
encargo - charge; trust
enciclopedia - encyclopedia
encomienda - estate granted by Spanish kings
encuentro - encounter
encuesta - inquest; survey
enchilada - enchilada
energia - energy
enero - January
enfasis - emphasis
enfermedad - sickness; illness
enfermo - sick; ill
enfisema - emphysema
engano - fraud; deceit
ensalada - salad; medley
ensayo - practice
ensenada - inlet; cove
ensueno - dream; fantasy
entendido - well-informed
entero - entire; whole
entierro - burial; grave; tomb
entrada - entrance
entrega - delivery; conveyance
entresuelo - mezzanine
epilepsia - epilepsy
epilogo - epilogue; recapitulation 
episcopal - Episcopal
epistola - epistle 
ermita - hermitage
erotico - erotic
escabeche - pickled food of any kind
escaler - to climb
escalera - stairs; ladder
escalon - step (of a stair)
escandalo - scandal
escandaloso - scandalous
escaparate - glass cabinet
escena - scene
escolar - scholastic
escribiente - clerk
escuadra - squad; fleet
escuela - school
espada - sword
espatula - spatula
especial - special
especialidad - specialty
especialista - specialist
esperanza - hope
espia - spy
espiritu - spirit
esponja - sponge
esposa - wife; spouse
esposo - husband; spouse
estable - stable
estacion - station
estado - state; condition
estafa - swindle; fraud
estancia - stanza
estante - book case
estatua - statue
estela - trail; wake
estereo - stereo
estero - inlet; creek
estigma - stigma
estilo - style; class
estima - esteem; respect
estimacion - appraisal; regard
estrella - star
estudiante - student
estudio - studio
estudioso - studious
estupido - stupid
etica - ethics
etiqueta - etiquette
etnico - ethnic
evangelico - evangelical
evangelio - gospel
evidencia - evidence
evolucion - evolution
exacto - exact
exaltado - excitable
excelencia - excellence
excelente - excellent
excursion - excursion; tour
exotico - exotic
expectacion - expectation
experiencia - experience
explotacion - exploitation
exterior - exterior
extra - extra; outside of
extremado - extreme
extremista - extremist


F, f ('e-fe) 7th letter of the Spanish alphabet 

fabrica - factory 
factoria - trading post
faja - girdle
falda - skirt
falsificar - falsification
falso - false
familia - family
familiar - familiar
fanatico - fanatic
fandango - fandango
fantasia - fantasy
fantastico - fantastic
farmacia - pharmacy
farol - lantern
farola - lighthouse
fatalidad - fate; destiny
fatalismo - fatalism
fauna - fauna
fausto - pomp; splendor
favor - favor
favorable - favorable
favorito - favorite
fe - faith
febrero - February
fecha - date
federal - federal
felicidad - happiness; congratulations
felon - felon; criminal
feminiedad - femiity 
feminismo - feminism
feria - fair
festejo - celebration
festival - festival
festivo - festive
fianza - bail
fiasco - fiasco
ficha - chip; token
fidelidad - fidelity
fiduciario - fiduciary
fiesta - festival
figura - figure; shape
fijo - fixed
fila - row; line
filamento - filament
filibustero - freebooter
filologia - philology
filosofia - philosophy
final - final; end
financiero - financier
finanzas - finances
fineza - fineness
finito - finite
fino - fine
firma - signature
firme - firm
fiscal - fiscal
fisica - physics
fisiologia - physiology 
flan - custard
flor - flower
flora - flora
floral - floral
florero - flower base
florista - florist
flotilla - flotilla
fluido - fluid
fluvial - fluvial
fobia - phobia
fogon - hearth; stove
fogonero - fireman
folio - folio
folleto - pamphlet
fonda - modest restaurant
fondo - fund
fonografo - phonograph
forma - form
formacion - formation
formal - formal
formalidad - formality
formula - formula
formulario - blank form
fortuna - fortune; chance
fraccion - fraction
friale - friar
frances - French; Frenchman
franela - flannel
franquesa - frankness
freno - brake
fresca - fresh air; cool
fresco - freshness; impudent; cool
friccion - friction
fritada - fritter
frito - fry
frontera - frontier
fruta - fruit
fuego - fire; light
fuente - fountain
fuera - out; without
fuerte - strong
fuerza - strength
fulano - so and so
funda - pillow slip
fundar - to found
fundicion - foundry; casting
fundidor - foundryman
funeraria - funeral parlor
funenario - funeral


G, g (xe) 8th letter of the Spanish alphabet

gabardina - gabardine
gabinete - cabinet
gala - gala; finery
galactico - galactic
galan - elegant; handsome
galante - gallant; attentive; courtly
galaxia - galaxy
galeon - galleon
galeria - gallery
gallardo - gallant 
galon - gallon
galleta - cracker; biscuit
gallina - hen; chicken
garaje - garage
garantia - guarantee
garbanzo - chick pea
gardenia - gardenia
garrapata - tick 
garrote - cudgel
garza - heron
gas - gas
gasa - gauze
gasolina - gasoline
gasolinera - gas station
gasometro - gas meter
gasto - expenditure
gastritis - gastritis
gema - gem
geneleogia - genealogy 
generacion - generation
general - general
generoso - generous
genuino - genuine
geofisica - geophysics 
geografia - geography
geologia - geology 
geometria - geometry
geranio - geranium
gerontologia - gerontology
ghetto - ghetto
gigante - giant
gigolo - gigolo
ginebra - gin
ginecologia - gynecology
gingivitis - gingivitis
gitano - Gypsy
glaucoma - glaucoma
globo - globe; balloon
gloria - glory
glorieta - small city park; traffic circle
glosario - glossary
gobernador - governor
gobernadora - lady governor
gobierno - government
golondrina - swallow
golpe - blow; bump
goma - gum; rubber
gondola - gondola
gonorrea - gonorrhea
gordo - far; stout
gorila - gorilla
gorro - cap
gracia - grace
grada - step
grado - degree; grade 
graduacion - graduation
graduado - graduated; graded
grafico - graphic
gramatica - grammatical
granada - grenade
granado - pomegranate
grande - great; large
grasa - grease
gratis - free
gratuito - free of charge; gratuitous
grave - grave 
grifo - faucet
gringo - foreigner esp. of USA
grupo - group
guano - guano
guardia - guard
guayaba - guava
guerra - war
guerrilla - guerrilla
guia - guide
guillotina - guillotine
guisado - stew
guisante - pea
guitarra - guitar


H, h ('a.tse) 9th letter of the Spanish alphabet

habilidad - ability; talent; skill
habito - habit
hacienda - estate; large ranch
halibut - halibut
harina - flour
helada - frost
helado - frozen
helicoptero - helicopter
helio - helium
heraldo - herald
heredero - heir
hermana - sister
hermanidad - brotherhood; fraternity
hermano - brother
hermoso - handsome
hernia - hernia
heroico - heroic
herpes - herpes
hidalgo - noble
hielo - ice
hierro - cast iron
hija - daughter
hijo - son
hipocrita - hypocrite
hipopotamo - hippopotamus
hispano - Hispanic; Spanish
historia - history
hombre - man
homilia - homily
honesto - honest
honor - honor
honorable - honorable
honorario - honorary
hora - on time
hormiga - ant
horno - oven
hostia - Host
hotel - hotel
huelga - labor strike
huevo - egg
humanidad - humanity


I, i (i) 10th letter of the Spanish alphabet

idea - idea
ideal - ideal
idealogia - idealogy
idioma - idiom
idiota - idiot
idolo - idol 
iglesia - church
ignorante - ignorant
ignoto - unknown
ilegal - illegal
ilegitimo - illegitimate
ilustrado - illustrated
imperativo - imperative
imperial - imperial
imperialismo - imperialism
imperdible - safety pin 
imperfecto - imperfect
imperio - empire 
implicacion - implication
importancia - importance
importante - important 
imposible - impossible
imposicion - imposition
impropio - improper
incentivo - incentive
incidente - incidental
incienso - incense
inclinado - inclined
incognito - unknown
inconveniencia - inconvenience
inconveniente - inconvenient
indecente - indecent
indefinido - indefinite
independencia - independence
independiente - independent
indicado - indicated
indicativo - indicative
indigestion - indigestion
indio - Indian
indirecta - innuendo; hint
indirecto - indirect
indiciplina - lack of discipline
indisciplinado - undisciplined
indispensable - indispensable
indolente - indolent
industria - industry
infamia - infamy
infeccion - infection
inferior - inferior
infierno - hell; inferno
infinito - infinite
inflamacion - inflammation
influencia - influence
influenza - influenza
informacion - information
informal - informal
informativo - informative
infrastractura - infrastructure
ingeniera - engineering
ingeniero - engineer
ingles - English
inmoral - immoral
inmortal - immortal
inocente - innocent
inodoro - toilet
insecto - insect
insignia - insignia
inspeccion - inspection 
instancia - instance
instante - instant
insuficiente - insufficient
insular - insular
insulina - insulin
insurreccion - insurrection
insurrecto - insurgent
integridad - integrity
intelectual - intellectual
inteligencia - intelligence
intemperante - intemperate
intencion - intention
intento - intent
interaccion - interaction
interes - interest
interasado - interested
interasante - interesting
interior - interior
intermedio - intermediate
intermision - intermission
internacional - international
internista - intern
interprete - interpreter 
intriga - intrigue
introduccion - introduction
inutil - useless
invalido - invalid
invencible - invincible
invencion - invention
inventario - inventory
invento - invention
inventor - inventor 
investigacion - investigation
investigador - investigator
invitacion - invitation
invitado - invited
isla - island
italiano - Italian

J, j ('xo.ta) 11th letter of the Spanish alphabet

jabon (xa'bon) - soap 
jabonera - soap dish 
jamon - ham
japones - Japanese
jarana - revel; carousal
jardin - garden
jaula - cage
jasmin - jasmine 
jefe - chief
Jesucristo - Jesus Christ
jinete - horseman 
joven - young
julio - July
junio - June
junta - junta; assembly
jurado - jury; juror
jurisdiccion - jurisdiction
jurisprudencia - jurisprudence
justicia - justice
justo - just; correct; exact
juzgado - court of justice


K, K (ka) the 12th letter of the Spanish alphabet

kaki - khaki
kapok - kapok 
kerosina - kerosene 
kilo - kilogram
kilogramo - kilogram
kilolitro - kiloliter
kilometraje - distance in kilometers
kilometrico - kilometric; lengthty
kilometro - kilometer
kimono - kimono
kindergarten - kindergarten
kiosko - kiosk 
kiwi - kiwi
koala - koala
kopek - kopeck
Kremlin - Kremlin

L, l (e'le) 13th letter of the Spanish alphabet

labrador - farmhand; peasant
ladera - slope; hillside
ladron - thief
laguna - lagoon
lampa - shovel
lampara - lamp
lana - woolly; fleecy
lancero - lancer
lanceta - lancet; surgical knife
lancha - launch; boat
lanolina - lanolin 
lanza - lance; spear
lapida - tombstone
lapiz - pencil
largo - long; generous
laringe - larynx
larva - larva
lata - tin; tin plate; tin can 
latigo - whip; lash
latin - Latin
laureado - laureate
laurel - laurel; honor; distinction
lauro - honor; glory
lava - lava
lavabo - washstand; lavatory
lavadero - washing place
lavadora - washing machine
lavativa - enema; syringe
lavatorio - washbowl
lazaro - beggar; leper
lazo - bow; loop
lealtad - loyalty
lector - reader; lecturer
lectura - reading
leche - milk
lechon - suckling pig
lechuga - lettuce
legacion - legation
legado - legate; legacy
legal - legal
legitimo - legitimate
legua - league
legumbre - legume; vegetable
lejano - distant; remote
lejia - lye
lengua - language; tongue
lenguaje - language; speech
lente - lens
leon - lion
leopardo - leopard
lesbiano - lesbian; homosexual woman
letal - lethal
letania - litany
letra - letter
letrina - latrine
ley - rule; legal standard
liberacion - liberation
liberal - liberal
libertad - liberty; freedom
libido - libido
libra - pound
librado - drawee
librador - deliverer
libranza - money order
libre - free; available
libreria - bookstore; bookcase
libreta - notebook
libro - book
licencia - license
licenciado - person licensed in a profession 
liceo - lyceum; high school
liga - league; alliance
ligamento - ligament
lija - sandpaper
lila - lilac
lima - lime
limbo - limbo
limon - lemon
limosna - alms
limpieza - cleaning; cleanliness
limpio - clean; neat
linea - line
linguista - linguistic
liquidacion - liquidation
liquido - liquid
lira - lira
lirico - lyric
lirio - lily
liso - simple; plain
lista - list; roll
listo - ready; prompt
liston - lath
leterario - literary
literatura - literature
litografia - lithography 
litro - litter
liturgia - liturgy
loco - insane; mad
locomocion - locomotion
logaritimo - logarithm
logia - lodge
logica - logic
longaniza - a kind of sausage 
loro - parrot
lote - lot; plot of land
loteria - lottery
lozano - vigorous; healthy
lucero - brightness
luego - soon
lugar - place
luminaria - luminary; light
luminoso - luminous
luna - moon
luneta - eyeglass; lens
luz - light


Ll, ll (e.ye) (e.je) 14th letter of the Spanish alphabet

llaga - sore; ulcer
llano - plain
llave - key; wrench

M, m (e.me) 15th letter of the Spanish alphabet

machete - machete
machina - machine; crane; derrick
macho - masculine
madera - wood; lumber
madero - beam; timber
madrasta - stepmother
madre - mother
madrina - godmother; maid of honor
maestra - teacher
maestro - teacher; master
magnesia - magnesia
magnesio - magnesium
magnetisimo - magnetism
magneto - magnet
magnifico - magnificent
magno - great
magnolia - magnolia
maiz - corn
malaria - malaria
malayo - Malay
maldito - damned
maleta - suitcase
malicia - malice
malicioso - malicious 
maligno - malignant
malo - bad; evil
mama - mother
mambo - mambo
mamografia - mammography
mamola - chuck
mana - manna
mancilla - blemish; stain
mancha - spot; soiled
mandar - to command
mandarin - mandarin
mando - command; authority
mandolina - mandolin
manejo - handling; driving
manera - manner 
manga - sleeve
mani - peanut
mania - mania; whim; caprice
manifesto - manifesto
maniobra - maneuver
manivela - handle; crank
mano - hand
manta - mantle; blanket
manteca - lard
mantel - tablecloth
mantequilla - butter
manual - manual; handbook
manufactura - manufacture
manzana - apple
manzanilla - camomile
manana - morrow; future; morning
mapa - map
maquina - machine
maquinaria - machinery
maquinista - engineer; machinist
marco - mark
marcha - march
marfil - ivory
margarina - margarine
margarita - marguerite; daisy; pearl
marimba - marimba
marina - shore; coast 
marineria - seamanship
marinero - sailor
marino - sailor; seaman
mariposa - butterfly
mariquita - ladybug; sissy
marmol - marble
marmoleria - marblework
martes - Tuesday
martillo - hammer
martin - kingfisher
martinete - drop hammer
martini - martini
marzo - March
mas - more; most; longer
masa - populace; dough
masaje - massage
mascara - mask
masilla - putty
mason - Mason
matadero - slaughterhouse
matador - killer
matematicas - mathematics
materia - matter
material - material
materialismo - materialism
maternal - maternal
maternidad - maternity 
matine - matinee
maton - bully
matriarca - matriarch
matricula - enrollment
matrimonio - matrimony
matrona - matron; midwife
maximo - maximum
mayo - May
mayonesa - mayonnaise
mayor - greater; larger
mayordomo - steward; manservant
mayoria - majority
mayoridad - legal age; majority
mazo - mallet
mecanica - mechanics 
medalla - medal
media - mean; by halves
mediacion - mediation
mediana - median
mediania - mediocrity
mediano - medium; average
medianoche - midnight
medicina - medicine 
medico - physician
medida - measurement
medio - half; middle; medium
mejor - better
mejora - improvement 
mejoria - improvement
melado - honey-colored
melodia - melody
melon - melon
memorable - memorable
memorandum - memorandum
memoria - memory
memorial - memorial
meningitis - meningitis 
menor - smaller; minor
menos - less
mensaje - message
menta - mint
mentado - noted; famous
mente - mind
mentol - menthol
mentor - mentor
menu - menu
menudo - tripe and hominy stew
mercader - merchant
mercado - market
mercancia - merchandise
mercantil - mercantile
merced - mercy; grace
mercenario - mercenary
mercurio - mercury
merengue - meringue
merienda - snack
mes - month
mesa - table; desk
mestizo - mestizo
metabolismo - metabolism
metafora - metaphor
metal - metal
metalurgia - metallurgy
metamorfosis - metamorphosis
metano - methane
metanol - methanol
metaplasma - metaplasm
metodista - Methodist
metraje - length
metrica - metrics
metrico - metrical
metro - meter
metropoli - metropolis
mia - my; mine
microfono - microphone 
miembro - member
mil - thousand
milagro - miracle
milenio - millenium
milicia -militia
miligramo - milligram
militante - militant
militar - military
millon - million
millonario - millionaire
mimeografia - mimeograph
mimosa - mimosa
mina - mine
mineral - mineral
mineria - mining
minero - miner 
miniatura - minature
minimo - least
minesterial - minesterial
minesterio - ministry
ministro - minister
minoria - minority
minucia - detail
minuta - bill of fare; note
minuto - minute
mio - my; mine
miopia - myopia
mira - aim
mirada - glance
mirasol - sunflower
miriada - myriad
miron - bystander
mirra - myrrh
misa - mass
miserable - miserable
miseria - misery
misericordia - pity; merciful
mision - mission
misionario - delegate; envoy
misionero - missionary
mismo - same; self
misterio - mystery 
mistica - mystique
mistico - mystical
moca - mocha
mocasin - moccasin
moda - fashion
modelo - model
moderno - modernism
modista - dressmaker
modo - mode; manner
molar - molar 
molestia - molestation
molino - mill
momento - moment
monasterio - monastery
moneda - money; legal tender
mongol - Down's syndrome
monografia - monograph
monograma - monogram
monologo - monologue
monte - monte (card game)
monumento - monument
monzon - monsoon
morado - purple
moral - moral
moralidad - morality
morena - moraine; brunette
moreno - brown
morfina - morphine
morgue - morgue
moro - Moor
mortal - mortal
mortalidad - mortality
mosquete - musket
mosquito - mosquito
mostacho - mustache
motel - motel
motivo - motive
motor - motor
motorista - motorist
movilidad - mobility
muchacha - girl; maid
muchacho - boy
mucho - much
mueble - piece of furniture
muebleria - furniture dealer
muerte - death
multa - penalty
mundo - world
municipal - municipal
municipio - town hall; municipality
musa - Muse
musica - music
museo - museum
musico - musical; musician


N, n (e.ne) 16th letter of the Spanish alphabet

nacion - nation 
nacionalismo - nationalism
nacionalizacion - nationalization; naturalization
nada - nothing
naftalina - naphthalene
nana - nanny; nurse
naranja - orange
narcisismo - narcissism
narciso - narcissus; daffodil
narcotico - narcotic
nata - cream
natividad - nativity 
natural - natural
naturaleza - nature
naturalidad - naturalness; ease
naturalismo - naturalism; naturalistic
nausea - nausea
naval - naval
Navidad - Christmas; Nativity
Necesario - necessary
necesidad - necessity
necrologia - obituary
negativa - negative; denial
negativo - negativity
negociador - negotiator
negocio - business; transaction
negro - black
neon - neon
nepotismo - nepotism
nervioso - nervous
neto - net; clear
neumonia - pneumonia
neurologia - neurology
neutral - neutral
neutralidad - neutrality 
ni - neither 
nicotina - nicotine
nicho - niche
nido - nest
ninfa - nymph
ninfomania - nymphomania
nina - girl
nirvana - nirvana
nitrogeno - nitrogene
nivelado - level; even
no - no; not
noble - noble
nocturno - nocturnal
noche - night; evening
nomada - nomadic
nombre - name
nimenclatura - nomenclature
norma - norm; rule
normal - normal
normando - Norman
norte - north
nostalgia - nostalgia
nota - note
notacion - notation
notaria - notary public's office
notario - notary
noticia - news; information
novela - novel
novelista - novelist
novena - novena
noveno - ninth
noventa - ninety
novia - fiancee; sweetheart
noviembre - November
novio - fiance ; boyfriend
nueve - nine
nuevo - new
numeral - numeral
numero - number
nunca - never
nutricion - nutrition


O, o (o) the 18th letter of the Spanish alphabet

obediente - obedient
obertura - overture
obispo - bishop
obituario - obituary
obligacion - obligation
obra - work
obrero - worker
obsceno - obscene
obsesion - obsession
obstaculo - obstacle
ocasion - occasion
oceanografia - oceanography
octagona - octagon
octano - octane
octubre - October
ocupacion - occupation
ocupante - occupant
ochenta - eighty
ocho - eight
odometro - odometer
ofensa - offense
ofensivo - offensive
ofertorio - offertory
oficial - official; officer
oficina - office
oficio - craft; trade; office
optalmologia - ophthalmology
oliva - olive
once - eleven
opera - opera
operacion - operation
opereta - operetta
opinion - opinion
opio - opium
oposicion - opposition
optica - optical shop
optimo - optimum
optometria - optometry
oracion - oration; prayer
oraculo - oracle
oratoria - oratory
orden - order
ordenanza - ordinance; bylaw
ordinario - ordinary
oregano - oregano
organismo - organism
organista - organist
organizador - organizer
organo - organ
orgasmo - orgasm
oriental - eastern; Oriental
oriente - east; Orient 
original - original
ornamento - ornament
oro - gold
orquesta - orchestra 
ortodoxo - orthodox
ortografia - orthography; spelling
ortopedia - orthopedics
osteopatia - osteopathy
ostracismo - ostracism 
ovario - ovary


P, p (pe) the 19th letter of the Spanish alphabet

paciente - patient
pacifico - pacific
pacifismo - pacifism
pacto - pact; covenant
padilla - small prying pan
padrastro - stepfather
padre - father; priest
padrino - godfather 
pagador - paymaster
pagano - pagan
pagina - page
pago - payment
pagoda - pagoda
pala - shovel
palabra - word
palacio - palace
palanca - lever; influence
palangana - washbowl
palenque - hitching post
paleta - palette
palma - palm leaf
palmera - palm tree
palmo - span of the hand 
palo - stick
paloma - pigeon
pan - bread; cake
panadero - baker
pancreas - pancreas
panfilo - sad sack
panico - panic
panorama - panorama
pantalon - trousers
pantera - panther
papa - Pope
papagayo - parrot
papaya - papaya
papel - paper
papeleo - paperwork
papeleta - card; ticket
paquete - packet
para - for
parada - stop; halt; parade
parafina - paraffin
paraiso - paradise
paralisis - paralysis
parasito - parasite
parasol - parasol
parcela - parcel of land
pareja - pair; partner
parejo - even; equal
parlamentario - parliamentary
parlamento - parliament
parrilla - grill
parroquia - parish
parroquiano - customer
parte - part
particion - partition
paricipacion - participation
participante - participant
participio - participle
particular - particular; private
partida - certificate (of birth; of marriage)
partido - party
pasa - raisin
pasada - passage
pasado - past
pasaje - fare
pasajero - passenger
pasamano - handrail
pasaporte - passport
pascua - Christmas
pascual - paschal
pase - pass; permit
paseo - walk; drive; ride
pasillo - corridor
pasion - passion
pasmado - stunned; amazed
pasta - paste; dough
pastel - pie; pastry
pasteleria - pastry shop
pastilla - pastille; lozenge
pastor - clergyman; shepherd
pata - leg or paw of an animal
patente - patent
paternidad - paternity
paterno - paternal
patetico - pathetic
patilla - sideburn
patio - patio; courtyard
pato - duck
patologia - pathology
patria - fatherland
patricio - patrician
patrimonio - patrimony
patriota - patriotic
patron - patron; sponsor
pavo - turkey
pavon - peacock 
payaso - clown
paz - peace
pedal - pedal; treadle
pedazo - piece
pedestal - pedestal
pedido - demand; request
pelicano - pelican
pelicula - film
peligro - danger
peluca - wig
penal - penal; prison
pendejo - fool; coward
penicilina - penicillin
peninsula - peninsula
penitencia - penitence
pentienciara - penitenciary
penitente - penitent
pension - pension
pensionado - pensioner
peon - laborer; peon
pepino - cucumber
pepita - pip; seed; nugget
pequeno - small
pera - pear
percepcion - perception
perdida - loss
perdido - mislaid
peregrino - extraordinary
perfecto - perfect
perfidia - perfidy
perforacion - perforation
perico - parakeet
perla - pearl
permiso - permission
pero - but; except
perpetua - everlasting
persona - person
personal - personal
personalidad - personality
personero - agent
pescado - edible fish taken from the water
pescador - fisherman
peseta - quarter
pesimismo - pessimism
peso - monetary unit of Spain, Philippines
peste - pest 
petaca - case; bag
peticion - petition
petunia - petunia
pianista - pianist
piano - piano
pico - pick
pichon - squab
pie - foot
piedad - piety
piloto - pilot
pillo - roguish; shrewd
pimienta - pepper
pimiento - pimento; red pepper
pino - pine
pinta - pint; spot; mark
pintado - colored
pintor - painter
pintura - paint
pina - pineapple
pinata - pot filled with goodies
pio - pious
pipa - smoking pipe
pipi - urine; to urinate
pirata - pirate
piso - floor; story
pison - rammer
pistacho - pistachio
pistola - pistol
piston - piston
pito - whistle
pizarra - blackboard 
placa - plaque
placenta - placenta
placido - placid
pluma - writing pen
pluralidad - plurality
poblacion - city; town
pobre - poor
pobreza - poverty
pocion - potion
poder - power
podio - podium
poema - poem
poesia - poetry
poeta - poet
policia - police
poligamo - polygamous
polilla - moth
polista - polo player
politica - politics
politico - politician
poliza - insurance policy
polo - polo
polvera - powder box; compact
polvo - powder
polvora - gunpowder
pomada - pomade
pomelo - grapefruit
poncho - poncho
ponderoso - ponderous
pontificado - pontificate
popular - popular
poquito - very little
porcelana - porcelain
pornografia - pornography
portamonedas - pocketbook
portaplumas - penholder
precaucion - precaution
precendencia - precedence
precio - price
precioso - precious
precicion - precision; necessity
preciso - precise; necessary
prediccion - prediction
prefacio - preface
prefecto - prefect
preferencia - preference
pregunta - question
prehistoria - prehistory
premio - reward; prize
prenda - pledge; security
preparacion - preparation
preposicion - preposition
presencia - presence
presentable - presentable
presentacion - presentation
presente - present
presidencia - presidency
presidente - president
presion - pressure 
preso - prisoner
prestigio - prestige
presto - quick; prompt
pretension - pretension
prevencion - prevention
primera - first gear
primero - first
primitivo - primitive
primo - prime; cousin
princesa - princess
principal - principal; main
principe - prince
principio - principle 
prioridad - priority
privada - privy
privado - private
privilegio - privilege
probacion - probation
probado - tried; proven
probidad - probity
problema - problem
procesion - procession
proceso - process
produccion - production
productivo - productive
producto - product
profanidad - profanity
profecia - prophecy
profesion - profession
profesor - professor; teacher
profeta - prophet
proficiente - proficient
profilaxis - prophylaxis
profundo - profound
prognosis - prognosis
programa - program
progresivo - progressive 
progreso - progress
prologo - prologue
promisorio - promissory 
promocion - promotion
promotor - promoter
pronto - quick
pronunciacion - pronunciation
propagacion - propagation
propaganda - propaganda
propano - propane
propiedad - property
propietario - landlord; owner
proposicion - proposition 
prorrata - in proportion
prosecucion - prosecution
prospecto - prospect
prospero - prosperous
proteccion - protection
protesta - protest; protestation
protestante - Protestant
protesto - protest 
proverbio - proverb
providencia - providence
providente - provident
provincia - province
provinciano - provincial
proyecto - project
prudencia - prudence
prudente - prudent
prueba - proof
publicano - publican
publicidad - publicity
publicista - publicist
publico - public
pueblo - small town; people
puente - bridge
puerta - door; gate
puerto - port 
puesto - post; station
pulga - flea
pulmon - lung
pulmonia - pneumonia 
pulpito - pulpit
pulsera - bracelet
pulso - pulse
punta - point; tip
puntaje - score; points
punteria - aim; marksmanship
puntero - pointer 
punto - point; dot
punal - dagger
pureza - purity
purgatorio - purgatory 
puro - pure; sheer
puta - whore


Q, q (ku) 20th letter of the Spanish alphabet

querida - darling; dear; mistress
querido - dear; beloved; lover
queso - cheese
quince - fifteen 
quincena - biweekly; fortnightly
quinta - fifth
quorum - quorum


R, r ('e.rre; 'e.re) 21st letter of the Spanish alphabet

racion - ration
racional - rational
radiacion - radiation
radiactivo - radioactive
radical - radical
radio - radio
radiografia - radiography
radiograma - radiogram
radiologia - radiology
rampa - ramp
rancheria - small settlement
ranchero - rancher
rancho - ranch
rango - rank
rapido - quick; rapid
raqueta - racket
razon - reason 
razonable - reasonable 
reaccion - reaction
real - real; royal; kingly
realidad - reality
realismo - realism
realista - realist
rebelde - rebellious; rebel
rebelion - rebellion; revolt
receta - presciption
recibo - receipt
reclamacion - reclamation; demand
reclamo - complaint
recoleccion - harvest; collection
recoleto - secluded 
recomendacion - recommendation
recta - straight line
redentor - redeemer
redoblado - redoubled
redonda - surrounding 
redondo - round; full circle
referencia - reference
referendum - referendum 
reflector - reflector
reflexion - reflection
reforma - reform
reformacion - reformacion 
reformista - reformista
refresco - refreshment
refrigerador - refrigerator
regalado - exquisite; delicate; pleasant
regalo - present; gift
regata - regatta 
regente - regent
regidor - councilman
reglamento - regulation; rule 
regulacion - regulation
regular - regular
reino - reign; kingdom
reja - grille
relacion - relation
relevo - relief
religion - religion
religioso - religious 
reloj - clock; watch
relojeria - watchmaker's shop
relojero - watchmaker; clockmaker 
relleno - stuffed; satiated; full
remate - auction; end
remedio - remedy
renovacion - renovation
renta - rental
reparacion - reparation
repaso - review
repollo - cabbage
representante - representative
reprimenda - reprimand
republica - republic
requisa - tour of inspection
requisicion - requisition
requisito - requisite
reserva - reserve
reservacion - reservation
reservado - reserved; private
residencia - residence
resistencia - resistence
resolucion - resolution
respectivo - respective
respecto - respect
respetable - respectable 
respiracion - respiration; breathing
respirador - respiratory 
responsible - responsible
responsivo - responsive
restaurante - restaurant
resulta - result
resurreccion - resurrection
retazo - remnant
retina - retina
retirado - retired
retiro - retirement
reto - challenge
retoque - retouching
retraso - delay; slowness
retrato - portrait
retroactivo - retroactive
reuma - rheumatism
reunion - reunion
reverencia - reverence
revision - revision; inspection
revista - review
revolucion - revolution
revolver - revolver
revuelta - turn; return
rey - king
rico - rich; wealthy
rifa - raffle
rima - rhyme 
rio - river
rival - rival
rodeo - rodeo; corral
rojo - red
rollo - roll
romano - Roman
romantico - romantic 
romanza - romance
ronda - round; circuit; watch
rondalla - tale; carousing
rosa - rose
rosal - rosebush
rosario - rosary
rota - rout
rotacion - rotation
rotonda - rotunda
rotor - rotor
rubi - ruby
rubio - blond; fair
rueda - wheel
ruleta - roulette
rumba - rumba; spree
rupia - rupee
ruta - route

S, s ('e.se) 22nd letter of the Spanish alphabet

Sabado - Saturday
sable - saber
sabotaje - sabotage
saca - extraction
sacerdote - priesthood
saco - sack; bag
sacramento - sacrament
sacrificio - sacrifice
sacrilegio - sacrilegious
sacristan - sacritan; vestry
sadismo - sadism
sala - living room 
salado - salt; salty; graceful
salida - a going or coming out
salmon - salmon
salon - salon; parlor
salud - health
saludo - salute; greeting
salutacion - salutation
salvacion - salvation
salvador - savior
salvage - wild; savage
salvavidas - life preserver
salve - hail
sanatario - sanitarium 
sandalia - sandal
sangre - blood
sanidad - sanitation; public health
sanitario - sanitary
santa - saint
santisimo - most holy
santo - saint; holy
santuario - santuary; shrine 
sarcasmo - sarcasm
sardina - sardine
sargento - sergeant
sarmiento - shoot or branch of a grapevine
sastre - tailor
sastreria - tailor shop
saya - skirt
sazon - maturity 
sebo - fat
seccion - section
secretaria - secretariat
secretario - secretary
secreto - secret
secta - sect
secuencia - sequency 
secular - secular
sedan - sedan
sedentario - sedentary
segmento - segment
segregacion - segregation
seguida - at once
seguido - straight; at once
segunda - second
segundario - secondary
segundero - second hand
segundo - second
seguridad - security; safety
seis - six
seleccion - selection
selecto - select
semana - week 
semestre - semester
seminario - seminary
senado - senate
senda - path; trail
sensitivo - sensitive
sentencia - sentence
sentido - sense; consciousness
sentimental - sentimental
sentimiento - sentiment
sena - sign; mark
senal - signal
senor - mister; sir; lord; master; gentleman
senora - mistress; madam; lady
senorita - miss; young lady
senorito - young master; young gentleman
septeno - seventh
septico - septic
septiembre - September
septimo - seventh
sepultura - grave; burial
serenata - serenade
sereno - night watchman
sesenta - sixty
sesion - session
setenta - seventy
siempre - always; ever
sierra - mountain range
siesta - siesta
siete - seven
siglo - century
signatario - signatory
signatura - sign; mark; signature
significado - significant; important
silencio - silence
silvestre - wild; uncultivated
silla - chair
simbolo - symbol
simpatia - sympathy
simpatico - pleasant; congenial
simple - plain; simple 
simpleza - simpleness
simplicidad - simplicity
sincero - sincere
sinfonia - symphony
sinverguenza - shameless
sirena - siren
sismologia - seismology
sistema - system
sitio - place; site
situacion - situation
soberbia - arrogance
soberbio - arrogant
sobra - excess; remainder
sobrado - redundant; superfluous
sobre - envelope
sobriedad - sobriety
sobrina - niece
social - social
socialismo - socialism 
sociedad - society
socio - partner; associate
sociologia - sociology
socorro - help; aid
sodomia - sodomy
sofa - sofa
soga - rope
sol - sun; sunlight
solamente - only; merely
solapa - lapel
solar - lot; plot of ground
solario - solarium
soldado - soldier
soldador - welder
soledad - solitude; loneliness
solera - crossbeam
solicitud - request; appeal
solidario - united
solido - solid
solista - soloist
solitario - solitary
solo - alone; single
solteria - bachelorhood; spinsterhood
soltero - bachelor
solucion - solution
solvente - solvent
sombrero - hat
sonata - sonata
sopa - soup
soplado - conceited
soprano - soprano
sorbete - sherbet
sotana - cassock
soto - grove
suave - soft; gentle
subastar - to auction
suburbio - suburb
sueldo - salary
suelo - floor
suero - serum
suerte - luck; fate
sulfuro - sulfide
sultan - sultan
suma - sum; addition
superintendente - superintendent
superior - superior; higher
superlativo - superlative
supervisor - overseer; contoller
suplemento - supplement
supositorio - suppository
supremo - supreme
suscripcion - subscription
suspension - suspension
sustancia - substance
sustantivo - substantive
sutil - subtle; delicate 

T, t (te) 23rd letter of the Spanish alphabet

tabaco - tobacco; cigar
taberna - tavern
tabernaculo - tavernacle
tabique - thinwall; partition
tabla - board; table
tablado - wooden platform
tablas - draw; tie
tableta - tablet
taburete - stool; taboret
tacon - heel of a shoe
tactica - tactic
taladro - drill
talento - talent
taller - workshop; factory
tamarindo - tamarind
tamborin - tambourine
tampon - tampon; stamp pad
tango - tango
tanque - tank; pool
tapete - table cover
tapioca - tapioca
taquilla - ticket office
tarifa - tariff
tarjeta - card; label
taro - taro
tarta - tart
tasador - appraiser
tata - dad
taxi - taxicab
taza - cup
teatro - theater
tecnica - technique
tecnologia - technology
telefono - telephone
telegrama - telegram
telemetro - telemetro; range finder
telescopio - telescope
television - television
telon - theater curtain
tema - theme
temperamento - temperament
temperancia - temperence
templado - moderate; tempered
templo - temple
temporal - temporal; transitory
tendero - storekeeper
tenedor - fork
tenis - tennis
teoria - theory
tercera - third
terminable - terminable
terminal - terminal
terminante - definite; final
termino - term; end
terminologia - terminology
termos - thermos bottle
terno - suit of clothes
terraza - terrace
terrible - terrible
territorio - territory
tesoro - treasure; treasury
testamento - testament
testigo - witness
testimonio - testimony
textura - texture
tia - aunt
tiempo - time
tienda - store; shop
tigre - tiger
tinajero - maker or seller of water jars
tinta - ink
tio - uncle
tiple - soprano singer
tipo - type; bearing
tirada - throw
tirador - slingshot
tirante - suspenders
tiro - throw; shot
tisis - tuberculosis
titulo - title
tiza - chalk
toalla - towel
tocador - dresser
tocayo - namesake
tocino - bacon; salt pork
todo - all
toga - toga
tonelada - ton
tono - tone; tune
tonto - foolish
topacio - topaz
tormenta - misfortune
tormento - torment
tornado - tornado
torneo - tournament
tornillo - screw; bolt
torno - lathe
toro - bull
torpe - stupid
torpedo - torpedo
torre - tower
tostado - toasted
total - total
tractor - tractor
trafico - traffic
traidor - traitor
traje - dress; gown
tranca - bolt; crossbar
transaccion - transaction
translacion - translation
transmision - transmission
transportacion - transportation
tranvia - streetcar; tramway
trato - treatment
trece - thirteen
trescientos - three hundred 
treinta - thirty
tren - train
tres - three
triangulo - triangle
tribu - tribe
trigo - wheat
trilogia - trilogy
trimestre - trimester
trio - tro
triple - triple
triplicado - triplicate
trofeo - trophy
trole - trolley
trombon - trombone
trompa - horn
trompeta - trumpet
trompo - spinning top 
trono - throne
tropa - troop
tropico - tropical
troza - log; timber
tuba - tuba
tuberculosis - tuberculosis
tuberia - tubing; plumbing
tubo - tube; pipe
tuerca - nut
tupe - toupee
turbina - turbine
turista - tourist
turron - nougat
tutor - tutor

U, u (u) 24th letter of the Spanish alphabet

ukulele - ukelele
ulcera - ulcera
ultimatum - ultimatum 
ultimo - ultimo
ultra - ultra; extreme
unico - unique
unidad - unity
unido - united
union - union 
unionismo - unionism 
unitario - unitary
universal - universal
universidad - university
urbanidad - urbanity
urbanismo - city planning
urbano - urban
urna - showcase 
urologia - urology
utilidad - utility
uva - grape

V, v (be) 25th letter of the Spanish alphabet

vacacion - vacation
vacancia - vacancy
vacante - vacant
vacio - empty
vacuna - vaccine
vagancia - vagrancy
vagon - railroad car 
vale - promissory note; voucher
vaquero - cowboy
vaselina - petroleum jelly
vaso - glass
veinte - twenty
velo - veil
velocidad - velocity
venda - bandage
vendetta - vendetta
venganza - vengeance
vengativo - vengeful
ventaja - advantage
ventana - window
ventanilla - small window
ventilador - ventilator; blower
ventura - luck; risk
veranda - veranda
verdad - truth
verde - green
verdugo - executioner 
verguenza - shame
version - version
verso - verse
vertical - vertical
vertigo - dizziness
vestido - dress; suit; clothing
veterano - veteran
veterinario - veterinary
via - way
viaje - journey; voyage
viajero - traveller; passenger
victima - victim
victoria - victory
vida - life
video - video
viejo - old
viernes - Friday
vigilia - vigil
villa - country house; villa
vino - wine
violeta - violet
violin - violin
virgen - virgin
virtud - virtue
virtuoso - virtuous
visita - visit; visitor
vispera - eve
vista - sight
visto - obvious
viuda - widow
viudo - widower
viva - cheer 
vivo - vivid; living
vizconde - viscount
vocabulario - vocabulary
vocal - vocal
voltaje - voltage
voluntario - voluntary 
voto - vote
vuelta - turn
vulgar - vulgar

Z, z ('se.ta) 28th letter of the Spanish alphabet

zacate - hay
zapiro - sapphire
zagala - girl; lass
zangano - loafer; good for nothing
zapateria - bootery
zapatero - shoe maker
zapato - shoe
zigzag - zigzag
zinia - zinnia
zona - zone
zoologia - zoology
zopo - crippled; deformed
zorro - fox 

About the authors:

Andro and Tess Z. Camiling are conscientious students and researchers of Kapampangan history, language and culture. They also wrote other articles including "Pampanga:History, Language and Culture", " Towns and Barangays of Pampanga", "The Province of Pampanga and Its People", "President Diosdado P. Macapagal - In Retrospect", " Malay Relation to Kapampangan Language and Culture and the history of the towns of Apalit, Lubao, Masantol, Mexico, Minalin, San Fernando and Santo Tomas. Andro is a native Pampangan based in Southern California where he is employed as an accounting/financial director in the Office of Financial Analysis at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles and practices his CPA profession as a management and tax consultant for small businesses. His wife and co-author of these aforementioned articles, the former Teresita Manalansan Zuniga of Lubao, Pampanga is a public school teacher in Pasadena, California. (http://www-rcf.usc.edu~camiling)