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List of Oceans in Spanish and List of Seas in Spanish with example sentences

Introduction: MASTER WORD LIST: What are the list of Oceans in Spanish and the list of Seas in Spanish with English translation and example sentences

I’m sure in school, we would have learnt about the list of 5 massive oceans in the world or the seven big seas? The same is true in Spanish speaking countries as well. The only obvious difference is that children learn about the same List of Oceans in Spanish and the same list of Seas in Spanish.

You would have probably noticed it, everyone tends to use one name or the other from list of Oceans in Spanish or English English for that matter (or the list of Seas) once in a while in a conversation.

List of Oceans in Spanish and List of Seas in Spanish
List of Oceans in Spanish and List of Seas in Spanish

For example:

  1. Is India near the Indian ocean?
  2. This movie was shot in the pacific ocean.
  3. I had a bath in the Atlantic ocean.

Why is this list of Ocean in Spanish so important?

This list is important for basic A1 Spanish examination as well as the most basic conversations in Spanish. We speak about which country and continent we are from and sometimes have to thrown in the name of the oceans in Spanish to make the conversation more interesting. For this we need to know the “List of Oceans in Spanish” and the “list of Seas in Spanish”.

This is thus an essential vocabulary test in A1 and also in A2 and obviously in real life. The question (focused on A1 vocabulary) could be something along the lines of “Can you tell me which the deepest ocean in the world is?”.

The A1 vocabulary list of Oceans in Spanish is below. You can also find example sentences in Spanish with English translation for each Ocean.

TOPICS TO BE COVERED in OCEANS in SPANISH:

  1. How do you say the names of the different list of Oceans in Spanish
  2. How do you say the names of the different list of Seas in Spanish
  3. Adjectives related to Oceans in Spanish
  4. Grow your master vocabulary list related to Oceans in Spanish

 

SPANISH VOCABULARY MASTER WORD LIST: List of Oceans in Spanish: What is the translation for “The Ocean” in Spanish

The Mediterranian Seas in Spanish
The Mediterranian Seas in Spanish
  • How to say Ocean in Spanish?
  • The translation in Spanish language for Ocean is “El océano”.
ENGLISH SPANISH English Sentence Spanish Sentence
The ocean El océano The pacific ocean is the deepest ocean El océano pacífico es el océano más profundo.
The oceans Los océanos There are 5 oceans Hay 5 océanos.

 

SPANISH VOCABULARY MASTER WORD LIST: What is the translation for “Sea” in Spanish

  • How to say Sea in Spanish?
  • The translation in Spanish language for Sea is “El mar”
ENGLISH SPANISH English Sentence Spanish Sentence
The sea El mar The sea is green. El mar es verde.
The Seas Los mares There are 50 seas in the world. Hay 50 mares en el mundo.

 

SPANISH VOCABULARY MASTER WORD LIST: What is the translation for “Waterfall” in Spanish

Waterfall in Spanish
Waterfall in Spanish
  • How to say Waterfall in Spanish?
  • The translation in Spanish language for Waterfall is “La cascada”
ENGLISH SPANISH English Sentence Spanish Sentence
The waterfall La cascada The Niagara waterfall is beautiful. La cascada del Niágara es hermosa.
The waterfalls las cascadas Waterfalls are very dangerous. Las cascadas son muy peligrosas.

 

SPANISH VOCABULARY MASTER WORD LIST: What is the translation for “River” in Spanish

  • How to say River in Spanish?
  • The translation in Spanish language for River is “El río”.
ENGLISH SPANISH English Sentence Spanish Sentence
The River El río The river Nile is very long. El río Nilo es muy largo.
The Rivers Los ríos There are three rivers in Spain. Hay tres ríos en España.

 

SPANISH VOCABULARY MASTER WORD LIST: What is the translation for “Gulf” in Spanish

  • How to say Gulf in Spanish?
  • The translation in Spanish language for Gulf is “El Golfo”.
ENGLISH SPANISH English Sentence Spanish Sentence
The Gulf El Golfo The gulf of Mexico is very dangerous. El golfo de México es muy peligroso.
The Gulfs los golfos There are many gulfs in Europe. Hay muchos golfos en Europa.

 

SPANISH VOCABULARY MASTER WORD LIST: What is the translation in Spanish Language for “Lake”

  • How to say Lake in Spanish?
  • The translation in Spanish language for Lake is “El lago”.
English Spanish English Sentence Spanish Sentence
The Lake El lago I have a house near the lake. Tengo una casa cerca del lago.
The Lakes Los lagos There are five lakes in Munich. Hay cinco lagos en Munich.

 

SPANISH VOCABULARY MASTER WORD LIST: What is the translation in Spanish Language for “Strait”

  • How to say Strait in Spanish?
  • The translation in Spanish language for Strait is “el estrecho”.
ENGLISH SPANISH English Sentence Spanish Sentence
The Strait el estrecho where is the bering strait? donde esta el estrecho de bering
The Straits los estrechos The straits are not famous. Los estrechos no son famosos.

 

SPANISH VOCABULARY MASTER WORD LIST: List of Oceans in Spanish with English translation and example sentences

In the table below, you can learn how to say the names of Oceans in Spanish and is the most fundamental usage in daily Spanish language and thus a part of the basic Spanish A1 vocabulary list. So let us learn about the names of the oceans.

Ocean in Spanish
Ocean in Spanish
ENGLISH SPANISH English Sentence Spanish Sentence
The ocean El océano The pacific ocean is the deepest ocean El océano pacífico es el océano más profundo.
The oceans Los océanos There are 5 oceans hay 5 oceanos
the Atlantic Ocean el océano Atlántico I saw the Atlantic Ocean vi el oceano atlantico
the Pacific Ocean el océano Pacífico Is the Pacific Ocean very big? ¿Es muy grande el Océano Pacífico?
the Indian Ocean el Océano Índico India is near the Indian Ocean. India está cerca del Océano Índico.
the Antarctic Ocean el océano antártico The Antarctic Ocean is very cold. El Océano Antártico es muy frío.
the Arctic Ocean el océano ártico Polar bears swim in the Arctic Ocean. Los osos polares nadan en el Océano Ártico.

 

SPANISH VOCABULARY MASTER WORD LIST: List of Seas in Spanish with English translation and example sentences

In the table below, you can learn how to say the names of the list of seas in Spanish with some examples. So let us learn about the names of the Seas in Spanish.

 SPANISH ENGLISH English Sentence Spanish Sentence
El mar The sea The sea is green. El mar es verde.
Los mares The Seas There are 50 seas in the world. Hay 50 mares en el mundo.
el mar adriático the Adriatic Sea The Adriatic Sea is in Europe. El mar Adriático está en Europa.
el mar Egeo the Aegean Sea The Aegean Sea is very old. El mar Egeo es muy antiguo.
el mar Caribe the Caribbean Sea The Caribbean Sea is very beautiful. El Mar Caribe es muy hermoso.
el mar Caspio the Caspian Sea The Caspian Sea is landlocked. El Mar Caspio no tiene salida al mar.
el mar del Norte the North Sea the North Sea is the coldest sea in the world. el Mar del Norte es el mar más frío del mundo.
el mar Negro the Black Sea The Black Sea has many storms. El Mar Negro tiene muchas tormentas.
el mar Jónico the Ionian Sea The Ionian Sea is 4000 meters deep. El mar Jónico tiene 4000 metros de profundidad.
el mar Mediterráneo the Mediterranean Sea The Mediterranean Sea is the most famous sea in the world El mar Mediterráneo es el mar más famoso del mundo.
el mar Rojo the Red Sea The Red Sea is very salty. El Mar Rojo es muy salado.
el mar Muerto the Dead Sea The Dead Sea is a lake El Mar Muerto es un lago.
el mar de barents the Barents Sea The Barents Sea is also called as the Murman sea El mar de Barents también se conoce como el mar de Murman.
el mar báltico the Baltic Sea Where is the Baltic Sea? ¿Dónde está el mar Báltico?
el mar de los sargazos the Sargasso Sea The Sargasso Sea is not a sea. El Mar de los Sargazos no es un mar.

 

 

Some interesting facts about oceans

  • Note that there is only one great water body in the planet and it is (for practical purposes) divided into 5 different oceans.
  • Until the year 2000, there were only 4 classified oceans: the Atlantic Ocean, Pacific Ocean, Indian Ocean, and the Arctic Ocean.
  • On June 8, 2000, the community categorized the fifth ocean: the Southern Ocean or the Antarctic Ocean.

 

How do you say Pacific Ocean in Spanish? Pacific Ocean (El Océano Pacífico)

  • ORIGIN OF THE WORD: El Océano Pacífico or the Pacific Ocean in Spanish looked very “peaceful”. The Spanish word for peaceful is pacíficas. Hence it was called the Pacific ocean.
  • The Pacific Ocean is the largest ocean in the world.
  • It covers one-third of the Earth’s surface.
  • It separates Asia from the Americas.

 

How do you say Atlantic Ocean in Spanish?  Atlantic Ocean (El Océano Atlántico)

  • El Océano Atlántico or the the Atlantic Ocean in Spanish is the second largest ocean in Earth.
  • It covers one-fifth of the oceans of the world.
  • The Atlantic ocean can be split into the North Atlantic ocean and the South Atlantic ocean.
  • The North Atlantic Ocean separates North America from Europe.
  • The South Atlantic ocean separates South America from Africa.

 

How do you say Indian Ocean in Spanish?  Indian Ocean (El Océano Índico)

  • El Océano Índico or the Indian Ocean in Spanish was named after India (or the Indian subcontinent).
  • It is the third largest ocean in the world.
  • It covers one-fifth of the oceans of the world.

 

How do you say Arctic Ocean in Spanish? Arctic Ocean (El Océano Ártico)

  • El Océano Ártico or the Arctic Ocean in Spanish.
  • It is the ocean on the roof of the world and has the North Pole.

 

How do you say Antarctic Ocean in Spanish? Southern Ocean (El Océano del Sur)

  • El Océano del Sur or the Southern Ocean in Spanish is the newest ocean as it was classified only in the year 2000.
  • This is the ocean surrounding Antarctica and is the bottom of the world.

 

Adjectives in Spanish related to the Ocean and the Sea

When you are talking about the ocean in Spanish, you might have to say something to describe the ocean or explain what you know about the ocean. The best way is to expand your knowledge of adjectives in Spanish and use it to your advantage. You can use the below list of Spanish adjectives to describe what you know about the ocean. This is important to add to your vocabulary list of Oceans in Spanish and the list of Seas in Spanish.

The pacific ocean is very deep
The pacific ocean is very deep
English Spanish
deep profundo
salty salado
large grande
small pequeño
calm tranquilo
stormy tempestuoso
beautiful hermoso
cold frío
warm cálido
hot caliente
biodiverse biodiverso

 

Ocean in Spanish: Grow your Master Vocabulary List

Now that you know about some of the most common adjectives which you can use to describe the ocean in Spanish and the seas in Spanish, you can know choose to show off your vocabulary by branching out and explaining about all terms related to the Sea. This was show your absolute mastery of the List of Oceans in Spanish and the list of Seas in Spanish.

Master Vocabulary List of Ocean in Spanish
Master Vocabulary List of Ocean in Spanish
Spanish English
la isla Island
el continente continent
el fondo del océano ocean floor
el mar abierto open sea
la corriente marina  marine current
la ola del océano ocean wave
el agua salada salt water
la costa coast
el acantilado cliff
la marea tide
la placa continental continental shelf
la concha de mar seashell
la línea costera coastline
el maremoto tsunami
la boya buoy
el estuario estuary
la bahía bay

 

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