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Which's your favourite word in Spanish? Cuál es tu palabra favorita en Español?

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Hello,i don't have favourite word because Spanish is my mother tongue,

3 years ago

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I don't know many Spanish words, but so far "sonrisa" and "mariposa" have been my absolute favorites :) I love the way that "sonrisa" is similar to "sunrise", and a smile feels like rays of sunshine because it indicates happiness :) And "mariposa" ... well, it just sounds so nice to my ears. :)

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/TheDanielle

I thought the exact same thing about "sonrisa"...! Great mind think alike ;)

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/PolyglotCiro
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oooooh

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/ztatlock

"Madrugada" is definitely my favorite so far.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/redjellybean8

I like "pingüino" because its cute, "pupitres" because it's fun to say, and "refrigerador" because of the "how the heck am I going to say that" effect.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/dj63010

Instead of refrigeradora you could say la nevera, that's pretty common here in Mexico. If you break refrigeradora in to it's components it's pretty easy. Rey-free-hair-ah-door-ah. It took me a long time to get that down lol.

A couple of my favorites are desafortunadamente, because it just bounces off the tongue and estacionamiento, pretty much for the same reason.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/blackhowl

Circunloquio, ronroneo, fulgor, entropía, invierno, susurro, etéreo, naufragio, colapso, asfixia, vorágine, crepitar, vértigo, pánico, visceral, vehemencia, brújula, pálido, escalofrío, gemido, melancolía, Atlántico, delinquir, frenesí, hemorragia, valiente, arte...

There're so many words I just love.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Lrtward
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ronronrear, susurro, y escalofrío son palabras favoritas para mí también.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/blackhowl

Son muy bonitas.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/BobPage1

yo

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Resonance2001

Champú

3 years ago

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Es primera vez que veo escrito "Shampoo" como "Champú", jajajajaja (Im a spanish native speaker). Qué curioso.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Resonance2001

Sí, y el español es mi idioma preferido

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/nino_dominicano

quizás "pupitre". el nombre de mi perro es Max, pero se llamo Pupitre

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/PolyglotCiro
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jaja

3 years ago

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Ahh, me encanta esta palabra, Grenas (A little squiggly line on top of the N) It sounds so fun to say, and also so funny, in it's meaning. It basically means hairs or hair. It's a "slangish" way to say it, but I just love the sound of it. People don't usually say it to sound nice, but rather, in a mad tone. :D

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Smalde
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Greñas means something between "entangled hair" and "mop hair"

  1. f. Cabellera revuelta y mal compuesta. U. m. en pl.

http://lema.rae.es/drae/?val=gre%C3%B1as

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/AlanMinjares
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Tangled hair / Mop hair :D

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Smalde
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Yes, tangled. Damn quantum mechanics and its quantum entanglement that made me confuse the terms.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/cjmata4
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"Siempre" is my favorite. Just because it's prominent in a lot of songs I listen to and I think it's a beautiful word with a lot of meaning in the Spanish language.

3 years ago

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Gataco!

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/AlexKurt

Naranja (Orange) Because it's fun to say

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/David598296

If you like saying naranja, hopefully you'll get a kick out of anaranjada (the colour orange)!

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Talca
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An amusing one I like: los dedos de la pie = toes or, literally, "finger feet." One of my favs is: algarroba = the word for carob, one of my favorite flavors. Any word in which I can roll some rs is a good word. (I saw a carob tree growing in northern Chile.)

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Candy1973

Penguino or penguin in english.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Tamuna10
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El Rey es mi palabra favorita :)

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Ali-Hoca

mi favorita palabra es: "palabras" :-)

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/superdaisy

Imperfect -ar verbs are usually fun to say, especially hablar: hablaba, hablabas, hablabamos, blababababababa. Okay, so it was my favorite in high school and apparently I'm still sixteen.

My Spanish teacher taught us a new usage for "desayunarse" that basically translates to "discovered": "La país se desayunó una nueva revolución." It just sounds so poetic.

I have favorite words in English! You can still have favorite words in your native language! One of my favorites is cacophony because it's almost an onomatopoeia, but in an appealing way.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/HelenCarlsson
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True! The blablablamos endings are hilarious :).

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/A-VIV-A

I've always thought, as mundane as it may be, "Miércoles" was an incredibly beautiful word. Before I began to learn Spanish I simply knew it as the title of a song by El Trío De Omar Rodríguez-López. It had no meaning to me then, but I loved the sound/feel of it. The album "Ciencia De Los Inútiles" that the song is off of has been a great learning resource for me. It's slow/easy to understand and beautifully poetic. I recommend it to anyone who is open to Omar's style.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Isrianth
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I like this one: superextraordinarísimamente because may be the longest word in the Spanish language...

No tengo preferencia por ninguna palabra en particular, pero supongo no es superextraordinarísimamente raro...

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Ward79
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Wow, esa palabra si que es superextraordinarísimamente larga O_O

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Isrianth
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There are other words. In fact, superextraordinarísimamente is the longest word you can find in Spanish.

http://blog.esl-languages.com/blog/esl/superextraordinarisimamente/

I may learn some German words. ;)

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Ward79
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Try with Rinderkennzeichnungs- und Rindfleischetikettierungsüberwachungsaufgabenübertragungsgesetz, it was a law... ;)

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/DanielTowe2

Hmm, not sure about a favourite word, but my favourite phrase definitely has to be 'Él es un agente'. Just saying that sentence makes you sound like a Spanish native :P

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Ilmarien
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Ojalá y antojarse. Prefiero las palabras que no tienen traducciones faciles.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/JBW.
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Hotel. It's a Spanish word, right?

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Krishna_Prasad_

My favourite word, so far, would be "mujer"...

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/PolyglotCiro
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Allright

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Lrtward
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Lately I have been liking "fingir" which means to pretend or to feign. It's similar enough to "feign" that I don't find it hard to remember, but it's unusual enough that I like it.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Lrtward
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Another one: desdibujado, which means "blurred" or "faded". I love it because dibujar is to draw, and desdibujado is like something has been "undrawn". No longer crisp and clear and bright.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/myriad1973

I could think of a few, some of which I should not mention here, but "hermosa" comes to mind.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/ricejp

Yo practico cada dia

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/KelliCopeland

Me favorita palabra en espanol es amable, en ingles es commode. El sonido de ambos es muy pleasant. Ingles es mi lengua madre. I am sure you can tell.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/PolyglotCiro
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Ok

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Adina_atl

Mi favorita no es una palabra sino una frase: el "estado de reposo" de un volcán. Leo mucho sobre los volcanes de Costa Rica y el Volcán Arenal es en un estado de reposo. Parece tan tranquilo y soñoliento.

My favorite isn't a word but rather a phrase: the "state of repose" of a volcano. I read a lot about the volcanoes of Costa Rica and the Arenal Volcano is in a state of repose. It seems so calm and sleepy.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Ner_987

RASURADORA es mi palabra favorita.

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https://www.duolingo.com/Feraz.I

Primevera or Sonar

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https://www.duolingo.com/PolyglotCiro
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Everyone has a different favourite word in Spanish,Interesting

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/TheDanielle

Habla. Because it sound like the slang word for stupid in my native language. Always makes me laugh.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/fernfae

"Luna" and "ciudad". I really love words that end with "ción" or "sión" because they're easy to remember and fun to say.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/vcel10
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<h1>ENHORABUENA</h1>

Aprendí esta palabra desde Nike+

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/IreneMcDer

bicicleta and biblioteca .also sonrisa and computadora

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https://www.duolingo.com/tycox7
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Para mi, me gusta la palabra "almohada"

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/samrlevitt
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Las salchichas (the sausages) is a word both my mother and I like to say because it's funny.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/danarst

alrededor

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/erikwilberding

manzana apple

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/malkin50

You can have favorite words in your mother tongue/native language too. When I was five, the teacher assigned "sneeze" as one of our weekly spelling words. I liked that the "e"s looked like they were smiling and I thought it was funny to think about writing about a sneeze.

You can also have least favorite words, but we should save that for another thread!

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Ocarinaoftime88

Right now, one of my favorites is "pájaro" because it's fun to say.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/ejschlapp
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Supercalifragilisticoexpialidoso

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/m.tastic
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I love the word "corazón".

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/HelenCarlsson
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One of my favourite Spanish words is "resbaladizo". It's so different from slippery, which actually sounds very slippery, and I can't understand how you could have the time to warn someone. Cuidado, está res-ba-la-di-zo. Oops, too late.

I also like "peligroso" because it doesn't sound dangerous at all, but more like something you would say about a very cute puppy.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/kirula
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quizás

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Perro, o corazón a el momento.

3 years ago