Spanish Words Starting With X
Just like in English, there aren’t actually that many Spanish words starting with X. Many of these words have come from Catalan, Galician or Basque but are not used commonly throughout Spain. Other words that you’ll come across are incredibly similar to English words starting with X but may be scientific or only used by people within certain industries. Some of these words you won’t even have heard of in English. Regardless of what the word is, let’s get right into it and take a look at some Spanish words starting with X.
Spanish Nouns Starting With X
We’ve started with Spanish nouns, but to be honest we can’t see you using many of these in day to day life.
- Xantofila – Xantophyll – The plant pigment that causes the reds, yellows and browns we see in leaves during the Autumn
- Xenón – Xenon – The noble gas xenon
- Xenófilo – Xenophile – Person who loves culture, customs and people from other countries
- Xenofobia – Xenophobia – Irrational hatred or phobia towards stranger or people from other countries
- Xenofilia – Xenophile- Love of foreign culture or people
- Xerografiar – Xerograph
- Xifoideo – Xiphoid
- Xilofón – Xylophone
- Xilografía – Wood cutting
- Xylofagus – Xylophagous
- Xenotransplante – Xenotransplantation
- Xerófito – Xerophyte
- Xifoidea – Xiphoid
- Xilofonitsa – Xylophonist
Spanish Adjectives Starting With X
Just like with the Nouns beginning with X, the adjectives aren’t words that are commonly used and you probably won’t need them unless you’re using technical language.
- Xerófila – Xerophilous
- Xilófaga – Xolophagous
Spanish Verbs Starting With X
Finally, let’s take a look at the verbs. Again these aren’t common but you may have more of a chance to use them than you do with the adjectives and nouns.
- Xapurcar – to churn
- Xerocopiar – to xerocopy
So there you have our list of Spanish words starting with X. If you think we’ve missed off any important ones then please let us know in the comments below and we’ll add them to our collection. Spanish words starting with X may not be common, but if you can learn them and add them to your vocabulary list then your Spanish will definitely move up a notch in terms of your ability to use technical and specialised language.
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