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Dear in Spanish 🇪🇸

in English in Spanish S
dear querido
How to say “dear” in Spanish? “Querido”. Here you will learn how to pronounce “querido” correctly and in the comments below you will be able to get all sorts of advice on dear in Spanish like tips & tricks to remember it, questions, explanations and more.

Spanish Sentences with the Word “Dear”

Spanish sentence with “querido” English translation for querido S

Siempre hemos querido practicar deportes

We have always wanted to practice sports

Alejandra hubiera querido eso

Alejandra would have wanted that

Hubieran querido comer aquí

They would have wanted to eat here

No pienso que hubiéramos querido saber

I don’t think we would have wanted to know

Sé que hubieras querido pasar más tiempo conmigo.

I know you would have wanted to spend more time with me.

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amado (beloved), apreciado (appreciated), estimado (esteemed)

6 months ago


Derived from Latin “querēre” (to desire, to love)

6 months ago


Normal speech: keh-REE-doh
IPA: /keˈɾiðo/

8 months ago

querido info.

Tips to remember the word “querido”:
– Associate it with the word “dear” in English since both are used in greetings and to show affection.
– You can think of it phonetically as “care-he-dough” to help remember the spelling and pronunciation.
– Recall the song “Querida” by Juan Gabriel, a famous Latin American artist, if you are familiar with his music.

– “Querido” is a Spanish adjective used to describe someone who is loved or dear to you.
– It is often used to begin letters in a similar way to “Dear” in English, especially in formal correspondence or when addressing loved ones.

Other words that mean the same thing:
– Amado/a (loved)
– Estimado/a (esteemed, can also be used in formal letters)
– Preciado/a (precious)
– Adorado/a (adored)

Alternate meanings like slang:
– In some Latin American countries, “querido” can refer to a person’s lover or affair in a colloquial or informal context.

Examples of sentences that use it:
– Querida María, espero que estés bien. (Dear Maria, I hope you are well.)
– Mi querido amigo, te he echado de menos. (My dear friend, I have missed you.)
– Es una de mis profesoras más queridas. (She is one of my most beloved teachers.)
– No olvides que siempre serás mi querido. (Don’t forget that you will always be my dear.)

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