All The Spanish Words You Need That Start With C

by Laura C. Jones
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If you’ve watched La Casa de Papel, you probably wanted to cosplay as the professor at some point. Disguising as the professor without being able to speak Spanish is a crime that any fan of the show won’t tolerate. That’s why we’re here to help!

Typically, you start learning a language by memorizing its vocabulary. If you’re using a dictionary, you’ll see that it’s organizing the words alphabetically, and that’s kind of what we’re doing today.

Although we can’t list all the Spanish words in one article, we’ll list here the Spanish words that start with C.

Spanish Words That Start With C

If you search for Spanish words that start with the c letter, you’ll get overwhelmed by the amount of words in the dictionary or online.

But never fear!

We’ve done the research and gathered the important words you’ll need in your everyday conversations.

Spanish Words That Start With C Translation
Cabina Cabin
Camello Camel
Caloría Calorie
Camuflaje Camouflage
Capitán Captain
Carbono Carbon
Castillo Castle
Campeón Champion
Cine Cinema
Circuito Circuit
Clásico Classic
Crimen Crime
Cultura Culture
Completo Complete
Celebrar Celebrate
Caña Cane
Cámara Camera
Calendario Calendar
Canario Canary
Calmar Calm
Cancelar Cancel
Candidato Candidate
Cancer Cancer
Champú Shampoo
Caballo Horse
Calcular Calculate
Cordero Lamb
Camarones Shrimp
Cactus Cactus
Cebra Zebra
Cocinero Cook
Campaña Campaign
Cerdo Hog
Carro Car
Capaz Capable
Capacidad Capacidad
Cinturón Belt
Cárcel Jail
Camarera Waitress
Carne de res Beef
Corazón Heart
Cabeza Head
Carrera Career
Categoría Category
Cerebro Brain
Colores Colors
Cara Face
Cueva Cave
Centuria Century
Chico Boy
Chica Girl
Cuello Neck
Cuchara Spoon
Cuchillo Knife
Cafeína Caffeine
Cable Cable
Cemento Cement
Cereal Cereal
Cementerio Cemetery
Ceremonia Ceremony
Celda Cell
Conejo Rabbit
Cepillo Brush
Cadena Chain
Camisa Shirt
Cintura Waist
Correcto Correct
Canal Channel
Centímetro Centimeter
Concepto Concept
Copia Copy
Cielo Sky
Cupón Coupon
Canto Chant
Caos Chaos
Carácter Character
Competición Champion
Chorizo Sausage
Comedor Dining room
Cama Bed
Cuenta Bill
Cocina Kitchen
Cigarro Cigar
Cigarrillo Cigarette
Campeonato Championship
Chimenea Fireplace
Círculo Circle
Chocolate Chocolate
Corbata Tie
Caldero Cauldron
Chivo Goat
Codo Elbow
Caluroso Warm
Circunstancias Circumstances
Cariñoso Loving
Clase Class
Comida Food
Claridad Clarity
Civilizado Civilized
Ciudad City
Claro Clear
Café Coffee
Cliente Client
Ciencia Science
Con neblina Foggy
Cerámica Ceramics
Cañón Cannon
Cinta métrica Measuring tape
Caja de herramientas Toolbox
Circular Circular
Catálogo Catalog
Cabo Cape
Caso Case
Capturar Capture
Casualidad Chance/Accident
Cavidad Cavity
Celsio Celsius
Cobarde Coward
Con viento Windy
Cuerpo humano Body
Cobija Blanket
Cadera Hip
Calcetines Socks
Cacerola Casserole
Calcar Trace
Cierto Certain
Censo Census
Caballería Chivalry
Catedral Cathedral
Causa Cause (noun)
Coro Chorus
Cifra Cipher
Crónica Chronicle
Chimpancé Chimpanzee
Codorniz Quail
Caridad Charity
Cuerda Rope
Carta Letter
Castigo Punishment
Capilla Chapel
Carga Burden
Cloro Chlorine
Caótico Chaotic
Cólera Anger
Cronológico Chronological
Cargado Loaded
Casa House
Cita Citation
Chalet Chalet
Colapso Collapse
Colaborador Collaborator
Coherente Coherent
Clima Climate
Cuarto Room
Clínica Clinic
Coincidir Coincide
Colega Colleague
Colección Collection
Coincidencia Coincidence
Coche Coach
Costa Coast
Coleccionista Collector
Colegio College
Código Code
Combinación Combination
Comercio Commerce
Cabalga To ride
Cachito A bit
Cabrear Infuriate
Cajista Compositor
Calamar Squid
Camarero Waiter
Coronel Colonel
Comedia Comedy
Cebolla Onion
Comedor Canteen
Comercial Commercial
Cadete Cadet
Combinar Combine
Cacahuetes Peanuts
Calcificar Clacify
Cabeza dura Stubborn
Confortar To comfort
Cómico Funny
Común Common
Calcio Calcium
Coliflor Cauliflower
Condimentos Condiments
Comenzar Start
Combate Combat
Comentar Comment
Canasta Basket
Cena Dinner
Comisión Commission
Colonia Colony
Compañía Company
Capitalismo Capitalism
Capricornio Capricorn
Compás Compass
Compilar Compile
Compensar Compensate
Competición Competition
Competitivo Competitive
Comunidad Community
Cerveza Beer
Cafetería Cafe
Colador Strainer
Cuerno Horn
Complementar Complement
Compañero Companion
Confiar Confide
Confundir Confuse
Comandar Command
Chuletas Chops
Comparar Compare
Candil Oil lamp
Calzoncillos Underpants
Competir Compete
Complementario Complementary
Cortinero Curtain Rod
Componente Component
Computadora Computer
Composición Composition
Concentrar Concentrate
Complicaciones Complications
Complejo Complex
Compromiso Compromise
Complicado Complicated
Comprensión Understanding
Caliente Hot
Camino Road
Cola Tail
Comer Eat
Comprar Buy
Correr Run
Crecer Grow
Cumpleaños Birthday
Concierto Concert
Concepción Conception
Conferencia Conference
Concurrir Concur
Confeti Confetti
Concreto Concrete
Confiado Confident
Concesión Concession
Cono Cone
Condición Condition
Confidencial Confidential
Congreso Congress
Confirmar Confirm
Conflicto Conflict
Conectar Connect
Conquistar Conquer
Conexión Connection
Conjetura Conjecture
Confinar Confine
Conservación Conservation
Consciencia Conscience
Consentimiento Consent
Considerar Consider
Consistir Consist
Constelación Constellation
Constante Constant
Constitución Constitution
Consiguiente Consequent
Consideración Consideration
Consecutivo Consecutive
Cero Zero
Cosa Object
Caza Hunting
Cuando When
Conquista Conquest
Consolidar Consolidate
Contener Contain
Consultar Consult
Contento Happy
Contenido Content
Continente Continent
Contacto Contact
Contemporáneo Contemporary
Continuar Continue
Construir Construct
Consumir Consume
Contagioso Contagious
Contradictorio Contradictory
Contexto Context
Contracto Contract
Consulta Consultation
Controversia Controversy
Contrastar To contrast
Contribuir Contribute
Convencer To convince
Conversación Conversation
Controlar Control
Contrario Contrary
Convención Convention
Convergir To converge
Conveniencia Convenience
Conversar To talk
Convicción Belief
Cooperar Cooperate
Coordinar Coordinate
Costar Cost
Corresponder Correspond
Corazón Core
Corporativo Corporate
Corredor Corridor
Consejo Council
Copioso Abundant
Creador Creator
Conde Count
Crédito Credit
Coraje Courage
Cortesía Courtesy
Crema Cream
Curso Course
Criterios Criteria
Condesa Countess
Copla Couplet
Correo Mail
Corte Court
Comitiva Train
Criatura Creature
Cráneo Skull
Cortina Curtain
Cultivar Cultivate
Cura Cure
Cubo Cube
Crítico Critic
Cristal Crystal
Copa Cup
Cruz Cross
Culto Cult
Crudo Crude
Corriente Current (adj)
Corona Crown
Curiosidad Curiosity
Calibre Caliber
Caramelo Candy
Cápsula Capsule
Chamuscar Scorch
Cubeta Tray
Caldo Soup
Contaminación Pollution
Calidad Quality
Cita Appointment
Chabacano Vulgar
Ceniza Ash
Cansancio Fatigue
Calvo Bald
Cebada Barley
Chinche Bedbug
Comportamiento Behavior
Certificado Certificate
Ciego Blind
Célula Cell
Cuenco Bowl
Col Cabbage
Componer To compose
Camarada Comrade
Ciclar Cycle
Costumbre Habit
Cínico Cynical
Carpintero Carpenter
Cargar Carry
Cartílago Cartilage
Caucásico Caucasian
Cachete Cheek
Cereza Cherry
Cebollino Chive
Colesterol Cholesterol
Ciudadano Citizen
Catarro Cold
Conformidad Compliance
Concebir Conceive
Concusión Concussion
Contracciones Contractions
Cobre Copper
Cangrejo Crab
Calambre Cramp
Cuna Cradle
Cosecha Harvest / Crop
Comino Cumin
Cortar Cut
Cadáver Corpse
Caries Decay
Consultorio Office
Cera Wax
Ceja Eyebrow
Colmillo Fang
Curva Curve
Convulsión Convulsion
Colirio Eye drops
Cubre Cover
Centro Center
Cultivo Farming
Cuota Fee
Campo Field
Césped Grass
Custodio Guardian
Culpabilidad Guilt
Chicle Gum
Cabello Hair
Cachucha Cap
Calor Heat
Capucha Hood
Criada Maid
Cuidado To be careful
Contagiar To pass on
Conserje Janitor
Celos Jealousy
Caminar To move
Champiñón Mushroom

Honorable Mentions

If you look for apps or software-related words in Spanish, you’ll find Cookie, the famous text file that comes up whenever you visit a website. You’ll also find Calendario, an app that helps you organize your schedule.

Here’s a fun fact for all the native Spanish speakers learning English: the word “CD-ROM” in English is also “CD-ROM” in Spanish. You’re welcome!

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