Over 60 Spanish Words That Start with “Ll” (with Audio)
You’ve been saying “llama” wrong this whole time!
Depending on where in the Spanish-speaking world you are, the animal’s name is pronounced as either “yama” or “jama.” This is called “yeísmo”!
When you stick two l’s together in Spanish, you get the digraph ll. This used to be considered a separate letter but since 2010, it’s been officially removed from the Spanish alphabet.
Spanish has plenty of words that use “ll,” but there aren’t that many words that start with the letter combination. I’ve put them together into categories for you below!
- Spanish Nouns That Start with Ll
- Spanish Verbs That Start with Ll
- Spanish Adjectives That Start with Ll
- Spanish Adverbs That Start with Ll
- Spanish Ll-Words Quiz: Test Yourself!
- And One More Thing…
Spanish Nouns That Start with Ll
Do you want to learn more about nouns in Spanish? This post will help you out!
Spanish Verbs That Start with Ll
|To get injured
|To blaze/to ignite
|To plain/to level
|To whine/cry loudly
|To crank/to wobble
|Llegar a ser
|To lift/to raise
|To take away
|To rain gently
Check out some more common Spanish verbs below:
Spanish Adjectives That Start with Ll
|Rainy, rainy weather
There are tons more Spanish adjectives to learn, and you can find some of the more common ones at this post:
Spanish Adverbs That Start with Ll
To see an introduction to adverbs in Spanish, you can read this post:
Spanish Ll-Words Quiz: Test Yourself!
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