Halloween

Spooky Spanish Vocabulary

Spanish Halloween vocabulary
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Halloween is not a traditional Spanish or Latin American holiday, but learning the Spanish translations for Halloween vocabulary can be fun, especially for younger students. Happy Halloween!

"Trick or treat!" might be said as

  • Dulce o travesura
  • Dulce o truco
  • Treta o trato
  • Truco o trato
Trick or treat bagHalloweenjalogüin (transliteration)
la víspera del día de Todos los Santos
 
Octoberoctubre 
October 31el trenta y uno de octubre 
fall, autumnotoño 
All Saints’ Dayel Día de Todos los Santos 
 November 1stel primero noviembre 
 Day of the Deadel Día de MuertosBlack cat
   
 costumeun disfraz
 batun murciélago
 black catun gato negro
 devilel diablo 
 ghostun fantasma 
 goblinun duende 
SkeletonGrim ReaperLa Muerte
La Parca
La Huesuda
La Pelona
 
maskuna máscara 
monsterun monstruo 
mummyuna momia 
 scarecrowun espantapájaros 
 skeletonun esqueleto 
 spideruna arañaWitch's hat
 vampireun vampiro
 werewolfun hombre-lobo
 witchuna bruja
 witch’s hatun sombero de bruja
 zombieun zombi 
    
Jack o'lanternHalloween DecorationsDecoraciones de Halloween
broomuna escoba 
candleuna vela 
cemeteryun cementerio 
 full moonuna luna llena 
 haunted houseuna casa embrujadaSpider web
 horror movieuna película de miedo / terror
 jack-o’-lanternuna calabaza de Halloween
una lámpara de calabaza
 leafuna hoja
 pumpkinuna calabaza 
 skullun cráneo 
 spider webuna telaraña 
Battombstoneuna lápida, una piedra sepulcral 
   
Halloween VerbsVerbos para Halloween
to ask forpedir 
 to be afraid (of)tener miedo (de) 
 to carve a pumpkintallar una calabaza
 to dress up as ___disfrazar como ___Ghost
 to givedar
 to hauntrondar
 to knock on the doortocar a la puerta
Witchto play a trick (on someone)gastar una broma (a alguien) 
to ring the doorbelltocar el timbre 
to scareasustar 
to yellgritar 

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