Body parts in Spanish
This page is divided into 3 scraps. In the first paragraph you could learn the body parts. Next are the head and face parts. Adjectives to describe a person follow adjoining.
Body parts in Spanish list
The nouns are given with the definite articles, because in Spanish it is important to know the gender of a noun.
Parts of the face in Spanish
Describing people in Spanish
When describing a man, the adjectives end in -o. For a description of a woman, they should end in -a. As you can see the adjective "joven" makes an exception, because it doesn´t vary in gender.
|alto / alta||tall|
|bajo / baja||short|
|delgado / delgada||slim|
|gordo / gorda||fat|
|viejo / vieja||old|
|pelo largo||long hair|
|pelo corto||short hair|
|pelo liso||straight hair|
|pelo rizado||curly hair|
|pelo oscuro||dark hair|
|pelo claro||light hair|
|lleva gafas||wears glasses|
|lleva barba||has a beard|
Regarding description of a person we use the verbs "ser" (to be), "tener" (to have) or "llevar" (to wear, to have).
- Jose y Lola tienen pelos oscuros y lisos. Jose and Lola have dark and straight hair.
- Son jóvenes y delgados. They are young and slim.
- Llevan gafas. They wear glasses.
- Jose lleva barba y bigote. Jose has a beard and a moustache.
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