5-Letter Spanish Words That Start With I (Top 12)

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Whenever we start something new, we get all excited! It’s the same feeling when we start learning a new language, so don’t set it aside and start doing it now. We can start by learning the top 12 five-letter Spanish words that start with the letter I. We also provided their definitions and sample sentences in English and Spanish.

5-Letter Spanish Words That Start With I (in Alphabetical Order)



  • (Noun) Icono is the Spanish translation for an icon. An icon is a symbol used for many things like signs and brands for businesses. An icon can also be someone that is influential.
  • Example: Ella era el ícono de esta ciudad, pero hizo algo mal y ahora no es nadie.
  • English: She was the icon of this city, but she did something wrong and now she’s a nobody.



  • (Noun) An idol is called an idolo in Spanish. An idol is someone we look up to and follow.
  • Example: ¡Mi ídolo viene a mi ciudad natal para conocer y saludar!
  • English: My idol is coming to my hometown for a meet and greet!



  • (Noun) Igneous is translated to igneo in Spanish. Igneous rocks are solidified magma or lava.
  • Example: Encontré esta roca ígnea junto al río.
  • English: I found this igneous rock by the river.



  • (Noun) The word “idea” is both a Spanish and English word. An idea is a plan in mind.
  • Example: Esta idea es una de las mejores que hemos tenido hasta ahora.
  • English: This idea is one of the best ones we’ve had so far.



  • (Verb) Idear is the Spanish word for “devise” or devising a plan.
  • Example: Vamos a idear el plan perfecto para sorprender a mamá en su cumpleaños.
  • English: Let’s devise the perfect plan to surprise mom on her birthday.



  • (Adjective) The word equal can be translated to igual in Spanish.
  • Example: Mi esposa es mi igual y nunca la trataré menos.
  • English: My wife is my equal and I won’t ever treat her less.



  • (Adjective) The Spanish word “ileso” is translated to “unscathed” or “unhurt” in English.
  • Example: Estoy tan aliviado de que estés ileso incluso después de ese terrible accidente.
  • English: I’m so relieved that you are unscathed even after that terrible accident.



  • (Adjective) Odd or uneven can be translated to impar in Spanish.
  • Example: No me gusta si las cosas que tengo están en un número impar. Por eso compro las cosas de a dos o de a cuatro.
  • English: I don’t like it if my things are in an odd number. That’s why I buy things in two’s or four’s.



  • (Adjective) Inane is a Spanish word for pointless.
  • Example: Lo que estamos haciendo no inane. Vámonos a casa.
  • English: What we’re doing is pointless. Let’s just go home.



  • (Noun) An incha is a soccer fan. It also stands for a hooligan.
  • Example: Mi hermano es un incha conocido, pero cambió cuando conoció a su esposa.
  • English: My brother is a known incha, but he changed when he met his wife.



  • (Noun) The word “Indio” is the Spanish translation for an Indian.
  • Example: Conocí a un indio una vez, y él me enseñó sobre su cultura.
  • English: I met an Indian once, and he taught me about their culture.



  • (Noun) The groin is called an ingle in Spanish.
  • Example: Tengo una erupción en la ingle y necesito ver al médico.
  • English: I have a rash on my groin and I need to see the doctor.

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