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Hello, everyone! I’m Rosa, today we’ll be doing the 10 Hardest Words to Pronounce in Spanish. so let's begin!
1. frigorífico "refrigerator"
Cuando el frigorífico se estropeó tuvimos que tirar mucha comida.
“When the refrigerator broke down we had to throw away a lot of food.”
2. correr "to run"
Me gustaría algún día correr una maratón.
“I would like to someday run a marathon.”
3. espantapájaros "scarecrow"
Me gusta cuando la gente viste a los espantapájaros como si fueran personas.
“I like it when people dress up scarecrows as if they were people.”
4. exquisito "delicious"
Fuimos a un restaurante muy caro y toda la comida era exquisita.
“We went to a fancy restaurant and all the food was very delicious.”
5. idiosincracia "idiosyncrasy"
The next word is idiosincracia, which means "idiosyncrasy”.
Una de sus idiosincracias es lavarse las manos cada hora.
“One of his idiosyncrasy is washing his hands every hour.”
6. perro "dog"
Cuando era pequeña tenía miedo de los perros.
“When I was a child I was scared of dogs.”
7. niño "child"
Cuando era niño se portaba muy mal con los otros niños.
"When he was a child he was very bad to the other children."
8. paraguas "umbrella"
The next word is paraguas, which means "umbrella”.
Siempre me olvido el paraguas en los sitios.
“I always forget my umbrella in places.”
9. pelo "hair"
The next word is pelo, which means "hair”.
Me corté el pelo hace poco.
“I cut my hair recently.”
10. pingüino "penguin"
The next word is pingüino, which means "penguin”.
Me gusta la forma de andar de los pingüinos.
“I like how penguins walk.”
So this is the end of today’s 10 Hardest Words to Pronounce in Spanish, I hope you learned something. Thank you very much for watching this video. Please don’t forget to subscribe, bye!


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Tuesday at 6:30 pm
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Which word do you like the most?

Sunday at 9:32 pm
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Hola Beta,

In this case, please add the word from our Spanish Dictionary:


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Sunday at 4:27 pm
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Hola Rohit,

Thank you for your comment.

"refrigerador", "nevera" are the most common.

Sigamos practicando!



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Saturday at 7:56 am
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"Frigorifico" is not on the vocabulary list above! I wanted to add it to my word bank.

Friday at 6:33 pm
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How many different types of words are used to say one word like "refrigerator" and how to identify the root word?

Monday at 6:57 am
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Hola William,

Thank you for your comments.

Yo no creo que sea algo difícil, todo depende la practica.

A good practice is to look yourself in a mirror and practice your pronunciation.

Sigamos practicando.



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Monday at 3:08 am
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Realmente a pronounciar la palabra "niño" sea muy dificil?

Monday at 11:51 am
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Hola metehan,

Thank you for your question.

There is! "cabello" is used for human hair and "pelo" for animal hair.

But many people confuse them and use "pelo".



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Thursday at 3:55 pm
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Is there any difference between cabello and pelo?

Tuesday at 11:51 am
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Hola Esteban,

:open_mouth: I'm very sorry.

Thank you again for noticing. :grin:

We'll fix it as soon as possible. Lo mas pronto posible.

Mil disculpas,


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Sunday at 6:47 am
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Example from the vocab section:

Español: Uso el paraguas cuando está lloviendo.

Inglés: "I use the umbrella when it is raining."

The audio for these is Otro/Otra and Other.