Body Parts in Spanish

An anatomy dummy

Knowing the words for parts of the human body in Spanish can be more useful than you imagine. Suppose you are traveling and you get sick. How do you tell your doctor that your throat hurts or that you have an upset stomach?

Or, even worse, what if you meet the woman of your dreams – who doesn’t speak English – and you have no idea how to tell her that has the prettiest eyes you have ever seen? Don’t let this happen to you!

Whatever your reason for wanting to learn the important parts of the body in Spanish, we have the perfect course for you! Learn Spanish with Lingvist, and then take this course focus so you can quickly get the Spanish vocabulary for body parts!

List of Body Parts in Spanish

Here is an example of what you will find in our “Body Parts in Spanish” course focus. Get a free trial to use Lingvist Unlimited and learn Spanish vocabulary faster than ever before!

Spanish English
piernas

He corrido tanto que ya me duelen las piernas.
legs

I've been running for so long that my legs already hurt.
cabeza

Tienes un poco de sangre en la cabeza.
head

You've got some blood on your head.
rodillas

Pensar en besarte hace que me tiemblen las rodillas.
knees

The thought of kissing you makes me go weak at the knees.
pecho

Se llevó ambas manos al pecho para demostrarme su sinceridad.
chest

He put both hands on his chest to prove his honesty.
nuca

Él tiene ojos en la nuca.
back of the neck

He has eyes at the back of his neck.
espalda

Me duele la espalda. – Eso es porque no te sientas derecha.
back

My back hurts. – That's because you're not sitting up straight.
oreja

Se apartó el pelo y dejó la oreja al descubierto.
ear

He swept his hair to the side to expose his ear.
manos

Tus manos están tan calientes.
hands

Your hands are so warm.
brazos

Cuando era pequeña mi padre siempre me llevaba en brazos a la cama.
arms

When I was a child, my father would always carry me to my bed in his arms.
cadera

Mi abuelo se resbaló en el baño y se rompió la cadera.
hip

My grandpa slipped in the bathroom and broke his hip.
cuello

Le duele el cuello porque está todo el día jugando con el móvil.
neck

His neck hurts because he spends all day playing with his mobile.
torso

Debes mantener el torso erguido para que no te duela la espalda.
torso

You must keep your torso straight so you don't hurt your back.
costillas

En el cuerpo humano hay doce pares de costillas.
ribs

There are twelve pairs of ribs in the human body.
tronco

El tronco (o torso) es una parte fundamental del cuerpo humano.
trunk

The trunk – or torso – is a fundamental part of the human body.
hombros

Siéntese recto y relaje los hombros antes de empezar a estirar.
shoulders

Sit straight and relax your shoulders before you start stretching.
mejillas

Sus mejillas estaban rojas.
cheeks

Her cheeks were red.
dedos

¡Ten cuidado de no quemarte los dedos, por favor!
fingers, toes

Please be careful not to burn your fingers!
cintura

Ponte la cuerda alrededor de la cintura.
waist

Tie the rope around your waist.
muslos

Mientras ejercitas los brazos, los músculos de los muslos y las pantorrillas también trabajan.
thigh

While you exercise your arms, your thigh and calf muscles are at work.
boca

Mario tiene la boca grande.
mouth

Mario has got a big mouth