Spanish Adverbs

The common rule for adverbs in Spanish is that they end in –mente. Here are some examples:

Spanish Adverbs


Spanish Adverbs
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Facilmente
Easily
DuramenteHard
RapidamenteQuickly
FrecuentementeFrequently
SuavamenteSmoothly
TranquilamenteCalmly
LentamenteSlowly
AiradamenteAngrily
FelizmenteHappily
MalBadly
BienWell

Note: adverbs in English commonly end in –ly, except for a few irregulars like “well” and “hard”. Also notice that “badly” in Spanish does not have a –mente ending. It is irregular.

Adverbs typically go after the verb in Spanish.

Examples:

Ella maneja rapidamente. (She drives quickly.)

Lo completé facilmente. (I completed it easily.)

La comida sabe mal. (The food tastes badly.)

Ella canta sauvamente. (She sings smoothly.)

Suena el cellular frecuentemente. (The phone rings often.)

Él habla airadamente a su hijo. (He talks angrily to his son.)

Todo va bien. (Everything is going well.)

Por favor, habla lentamente. (Please, speak slowly.)

Spanish Adverbs Quiz

Instructions: Match the words.

1.) Easily

2.) Hard

3.) Quickly

4.) Frequently

5.) Smoothly

6.) Calmly

7.) Slowly

8.) Angrily

9.) Happily

10.) Badly

11.) Well

a.) tranquilmente
b.) airadamente
c.) lentamente
d.) facilmente
e.) mal
f.) felizmente
g.) frecuentemente
h.) rapidamente
i.) duramente
j.) bien
k.) suavamente



I hope the content of this page was useful to you, and that you learned some Spanish Adverbs, consonants and vowels. Try to memorize them to be able to use them in your daily conversation. Make sure to check our Learn Spanish page, which contains several lessons that might help you in your learning process.