High Frequency Words in Spanish

The top 50 words in Spanish

These are the essential words that you need to know if you are learning Spanish seriously.

This is the the definitive list of the High Frequency Words in Spanish – the top 50

And…..

…. no ifs, no buts!

These words form the bedrock of your Spanish language learning journey.

They are the foundations.

Some are small little fiddly words – but these are the key to making good progress.

Know them, and know them well!

…..and you will jump start your Spanish.

And, here they are, in descending order numbers 1 to 10 of the High Frequency Words in Spanish – the top 50.

Click on the links for a full discussion of each of these key words.

El – the most frequent word in Spanish (#1)

 

De – the second most frequent word in Spanish (#2)

 

Que – the third most frequent word in Spanish (#3)

 

Y – the fourth most frequent word in Spanish (#4)

 

A – the fifth most frequent word in Spanish (#5)

 

En – the sixth most frequent word in Spanish (#6)

 

Un – the seventh most common word in Spanish (#7)

 

Ser – the eighth most common word in Spanish (#8)

 

Se – the ninth most frequent word in Spanish (#9)

 

No – the tenth most common word in Spanish (#10)

 

And, here they are in descending order, numbers 11 to 19 of the High Frequency Words in Spanish – the top 50.

 



 

Haber – the eleventh most common word in Spanish (#11)

 

Por – the twelfth most common word in Spanish (#12)

 

Con – the thirteenth most common word in Spanish (#13)

 

Su – the fourteenth most common word in Spanish (#14)

 

Para – the fifteenth most common word in Spanish (#15)

 

Como – the sixteenth most common word in Spanish (#16)

 

Estar – the seventeenth most common word in Spanish (#17)

 

Tener – the eighteenth most common word in Spanish (#18)

 

Le – the nineteenth most common word in Spanish (#19)

 



 

And, here they are in descending order, numbers 21 to 30 of the High Frequency Words in Spanish – the top 50.

 

Todo – the twenty first most common word in Spanish(#21)

 

Pero – the twenty second most common word in Spanish(#22)

 

Mas – the twenty third most common word in Spanish(#23)

 

Hacer – the twenty fourth most common word in Spanish(#24)

 

O – the twenty fifth most common word in Spanish(#25)

 

Poder – the twenty sixth most common word in Spanish(#26)

 

Decir – the twenty seventh most common word in Spanish(#27)

 

Este – the twenty eighth most common word in Spanish(#28)

 

Ir the twenty ninth most common word in Spanish(#29)

 

Otro – The thirtieth most common word in Spanish(#30)

 



 

And, here they are in descending order, numbers 31 to 40 of the High Frequency Words in Spanish – the top 50.

 

Ese – The thirty first most common word in Spanish(#31)

 

La – The thirty second most common word in Spanish (#32)

 

Si – The thirty third most common word in Spanish (#33)

 

Me – The thirty fourth most common word in Spanish (#34)

 

Ya – The thirty fifth most common word in Spanish (#35)

 

VER – The thirty sixth most common word in Spanish (#36)

 

Porque – The thirty seventh most common word in Spanish (#37)

 

Dar – The thirty eighth most common word in Spanish (#38)

 

Cuando – The thirty ninth most common word in Spanish (#39)

 

El / Él – The fortieth most common word in Spanish (#40)

 



 

And, here they are in descending order, numbers 41 to 50 of the High Frequency Words in Spanish – the top 50.

 

Muy – The forty first most common word in Spanish (#41)

 

Sin – The forty second most common word in Spanish (#42)

 

Vez – The forty third most common word in Spanish (#43)

 

Mucho – The forty fourth most common word in Spanish (#44)

 

Saber – The forty fifth most common word in Spanish (#45)

 

Qué – The forty sixth most common word in Spanish (#46)

 

Sobre – The forty seventh most common word in Spanish (#47)

 

Mi – The forty eighth most common word in Spanish (#48)

 

Alguno – The forty ninth most common word in Spanish (#49)

 

Mismo – The fiftieth most common word in Spanish (#50)

 

 

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