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Spanish Fun Facts For Beginners

So you’ve decide to learn Spanish and you’re now at the beginner level.

While you’re learning your verbs and grammar, also discover the lighter, more quirky side of Spanish by checking out some of our fun facts about the language.

Spanish Trivia Quiz for Beginners Fun Facts

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Spanish Trivia Quiz for Beginners
Feminine nouns mostly end in A, although "el Cometa" (the comet) is a masculine noun.
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Spanish Trivia Quiz for Beginners
Dog is "Perro" in Spanish. So a hot dog is "Perro Caliente!
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Spanish Trivia Quiz for Beginners
The little cap (or tilde) on top of the letter N in Spanish is not an accent. In fact, Ñ is a separate letter, only used in Spanish (español).
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Spanish Trivia Quiz for Beginners
Masculine nouns mostly end in O, although "la mano" (the hand) is feminine.
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Spanish Trivia Quiz for Beginners
Mandarin Chinese is the most widely spoken language on earth, with Spanish second and English third.
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Spanish Trivia Quiz for Beginners
Spanish derives from Latin, dating back to the Roman conquest of Iberia.
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Spanish Trivia Quiz for Beginners
Brazil is not a Spanish-speaking country. They speak Portuguese.
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Spanish Trivia Quiz for Beginners
Nueve means nine in Spanish.
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Spanish Trivia Quiz for Beginners
Although strange, the word mañana means both tomorrow and morning.
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Spanish Trivia Quiz for Beginners
Siesta means afternoon nap in Spanish. This was once a great custom all over Spain.

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