Can You Translate These Common Spanish Terms?

Spanish is the second most widely spoken language in the world, after Chinese. An estimated 414 million people speak Spanish; almost 100 million more than English speakers! Can you identify some of the most common Spanish words and terms? Take our quiz to find out!
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What does "buenos días" mean?
good morning
good night
good afternoon
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What does "¿Qué tal?" mean?
how are you?
what's up?
how's it going?
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What does "Muy bien" mean?
as always
thank you
very well
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What does "mal" mean?
bad
good
okay
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What does "Lo siento" mean?
all right
I love you
I'm sorry
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What does "¡Buena suerte!" mean?
Have a nice day!
Good luck!
See you soon!
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What does "Día de los Muertos" mean?
Day of the Dead
God of the Dead
Land of the Dead
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What does "¡Salud!" mean?
Okay!
Well Done!
Cheers!
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What does "Con permiso" mean?
no worries
excuse me
my apologies
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What does "¡Feliz Navidad!" mean?
Merry Christmas
Happy Birthday
Merry Easter
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What does "¿Cómo se llama?" mean?
What is your name?
How are you?
What do you do?
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What does "nada" mean?
always
for sure
nothing
Result
Spanish is certainly not your first language. Or possible even your second. You could use some brushing up in this area, but ultimately you can get by with your use of the English language, speaking to over 300 million people. That's not too bad!

C+, Terrible Translator

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You're quite talented at the art of translating Spanish to English. You missed some of the tougher ones, but we'd still be willing to bet you've taken a Spanish class or two in your life. Or you just learned a lot from Hispanic acquaintances!

B+, Talented Translator

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Right!
Buen trabajo! That means "good job" in Spanish! But you probably knew that already since you're a top notch translator. We have to assume you're at least mildly multilingual, because you even got the tough ones on this quiz!

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1
What does "buenos días" mean?
good morning
good night
good afternoon
2
What does "¿Qué tal?" mean?
how are you?
what's up?
how's it going?
3
What does "Muy bien" mean?
as always
thank you
very well
4
What does "mal" mean?
bad
good
okay
5
What does "Lo siento" mean?
all right
I love you
I'm sorry
6
What does "¡Buena suerte!" mean?
Have a nice day!
Good luck!
See you soon!
7
What does "Día de los Muertos" mean?
Day of the Dead
God of the Dead
Land of the Dead
8
What does "¡Salud!" mean?
Okay!
Well Done!
Cheers!
9
What does "Con permiso" mean?
no worries
excuse me
my apologies
10
What does "¡Feliz Navidad!" mean?
Merry Christmas
Happy Birthday
Merry Easter
11
What does "¿Cómo se llama?" mean?
What is your name?
How are you?
What do you do?
12
What does "nada" mean?
always
for sure
nothing