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Insect in Spanish 🇪🇸

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

Spanish Sentences with the Word “Insect”

Spanish sentence with “insecto” English translation for insecto S

En la tierra hay mas plantas que insectos.

In the earth there are more plants than insects.

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***** (bug), artrópodo (arthropod), bichito (little insect)

6 months ago


Derived from Latin “insectum” (insect)

6 months ago


Normal speech: een-SEK-toh
IPA: /inˈsekto/

8 months ago

insecto info.

Tips to remember:
– The word ‘insecto’ closely resembles the English word “insect,” both in spelling and pronunciation. Remember that adding an -o at the end of many English words can give you the Spanish equivalent.
– Visualize an insect while saying ‘insecto’ to create a mental association between the word and its meaning.

– ‘Insecto’ is a masculine noun in Spanish.
– It refers to a small arthropod animal with a chitinous exoskeleton, a three-part body (head, thorax, abdomen), three pairs of jointed legs, compound eyes, and one pair of antennae.

Other words that mean the same thing:
– ***** (colloquial term for a bug or insect in Spanish, can also mean ‘creature’ or ‘critter.’)

Alternate meanings/slang:
– Although not commonly used as slang, in some contexts ‘*****’ as a diminutive form (bichito) can be a term of endearment for something small and usually not harmful or even cute.

Examples of sentences:
– Los insectos son esenciales para el equilibrio ecológico.
(Translation: Insects are essential for ecological balance.)
– Este insecto tiene colores muy vivos.
(Translation: This insect has very bright colors.)
– Durante el verano, hay muchos insectos en el jardín.
(Translation: During summer, there are many insects in the garden.)

a few seconds ago

Memorization tip

This is one of the easier ones to memorize. All you have to do is add an “o” or remove it to switch the language.

8 months ago

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