House vocabulary in Spanish

Like everyone, you probably spend a lot of your time at home – but do you know how to talk about the house in Spanish? If you want to expand your Spanish vocabulary, keep reading to learn how to say all of the things that you can find in your house!   1 – The […]

Like everyone, you probably spend a lot of your time at home – but do you know how to talk about the house in Spanish? If you want to expand your Spanish vocabulary, keep reading to learn how to say all of the things that you can find in your house!

 

1 – The living room – el salón

The typical Spanish family spends a lot of time in this room, whether it is to enjoy moments together, watch television, relax or read a book …

El sofá – sofa
La televisión – television
El sillón – armchair
La chimenea – chimney
Los cojines – cushions
La ventana – the window
Las cortinas – curtains
La mesita – coffee table
La mesa comedor – dining-room table
La alfombra – the carpet
La lámpara – lamp
El cuadro – painting

 

 

2 – The kitchen – la cocina :

Here in the kitchen, Spanish Mums and Dads cook for all the family, and if the kitchen is big enough, they will enjoy a meal in there as well! Do you like cooking?

 

La mesa – the table
La nevera – the fridge
El microondas – the microwave
El congelador – the freezer
El lavaplatos / lavavajillas – the dishwasher
La lavadora – the washing machine
La tostadora – the toaster
El fregadero – the sink
La basura – the bin
Los fogones – gas rings (stove)
Las vitrocerámicas – electric hob
El horno – the oven

 

 

3 – The study – el despacho :

In the study, you might find the computer, and space to work. Do you have a study in your house? What do you do in your study?

 

La mesa de despacho – desk
La lámpara de despacho – desk lamp
La papelera – wastepaper bin
La silla – the chair
Los libros – books
La biblioteca – the book-case
Las carpetas – folders
Los altavoces – speakers
El ordenador – computer
El portátil – laptop

 

4 – The bedroom – el dormitorio :

We spend half our life asleep and so we spend most of our time in the bedroom: sleeping, relaxing, studying… What do you like to do in your room?

 

La cama – the bed
La lámpara de mesa – bedside lamp
La mesita de noche – bedside table
La alfombra – the carpet
El armario – the wardrobe
El despertador – alarm clock
La almohada – pillow
La estantería – shelves
El perchero – coat-stand

 

 

5 – The bathroom – el cuarto de baño :

Take a shower, get ready in the morning, or simply relax in the bath, all in the bathroom…

 

El espejo – mirror
La bañera – bath
La ducha – the shower
El lavabo – washbasin/sink
El retrete – the toilet
El bidé – bidet
El papel higiénico – toilet paper
La toalla de baño – bath towel
El jabón – the soap
La esponja – sponge
El cepillo de dientes – toothbrush
La pasta de dientes – toothpaste
El peine – comb
La colonia – cologne

Now you know everything that you need to know to be able to talk about your house in Spanish! Feeling homely after reading this? Want to learn more Spanish? Why not combine the two and learn how to cook a typical Spanish dish using our fun Spanish imperative recipe for tortilla?

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