English to Spanish Maths Vocabulary

August 11, 2015 Madeleine K

An extensive list of translations for teaching/learning/discussing maths in Spanish including verbs and question prompts

This list is organised alphabetically in English. There are three parts: Maths Vocab, Maths Verbs, Maths Questions

Verbs are given in the infinitive. Here's a quick refersher for how to conjugate regular Spanish verbs:

1. AR Verbs

To conjugate an -ar verb, remove the infinitive ending (-ar) to leave the stem, and add the appropriate ending depending on the subject. There are more -AR verbs than -ER or -IR verbs.

AR Verb Endings

singular  plural 
yo -o nosotros -amos
-as vosotros -áis
usted, él, ella -a ustedes, ellos, ellas -an


Example Conjugation: Hablar -> Habl-

singular   plural  
yo hablo I speak nosotros hablamos We speak
hablas You (familiar) speak vosotros habláis You (familiar) speak
usted, él, ella habla You (formal) speak, He/She speaks ustedes, ellos, ellas hablan You (formal) speak, They speak


2. ER Verbs

To conjugate an -er verb, remove the infinitive ending (-er) to leave the stem, and add the appropriate ending depending on the subject.

ER Verb Endings

singular  plural 
yo -o nosotros -emos
-es vosotros -éis
usted, él, ella -e ustedes, ellos, ellas -en


Example Conjugation: Comer -> Com-


singular   plural  
yo como I eat nosotros comemos We eat
comes You (familiar) eat vosotros coméis You (familiar) eat
usted, él, ella come You (formal) eat, He/She eats ustedes, ellos, ellas comen You (formal) eat, They eat


3. IR Verbs

To conjugate an -ir verb, remove the infinitive ending (-ir) to leave the stem, and add the appropriate ending depending on the subject.

IR Verb Endings

singular  plural 
yo -o nosotros -imos
-es vosotros -ís
usted, él, ella -e ustedes, ellos, ellas

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