Spanish vocabulary: Hand Tools

In this article, we prepared a list of hand tools with pictures, transcription and audio pronunciation to improve your Spanish vocabulary. See, listen and learn the names of hand tools in Spanish.

Anvil

Anvil

Spelling:

Yunque

Transcription (IPA):

ˈɟʝũŋ.ke

Pronunciation:

‘yoong-keh

Audio pronunciation:

Translation:

Anvil

 

Axe

Axe

Spelling:

Hacha

Transcription (IPA):

ˈa.ʧa

Pronunciation:

‘ah-chah

Audio pronunciation:

Translation:

Axe

 

Brace

Brace

Spelling:

Berbiquí

Transcription (IPA):

bɛɾ.βi.ˈki

Pronunciation:

behr-bee-‘kee

Audio pronunciation:

Translation:

Brace

 

C-clamp

C-clamp

Spelling:

Sargento

Transcription (IPA):

saɾ.ˈxɛ̃n̪.to

Pronunciation:

sahr-‘hehn-toh)

Audio pronunciation:

Translation:

C-clamp

 

Caulking gun

Caulking gun

Spelling:

Pistola de silicona

Transcription (IPA):

pis.ˈto.la ðe si.li.ˈko.na

Pronunciation:

pees-‘toh-lah deh see-lee-‘koh-nah

Audio pronunciation:

Translation:

Caulking gun

 

Chisel (Stone)

Chisel (Stone)

Spelling:

Cincel

Transcription (IPA):

sĩn.ˈsɛl

Pronunciation:

seen-‘sehl

Audio pronunciation:

Translation:

Chisel (Stone)

 

Measuring tape

Measuring tape

Spelling:

Cinta métrica

Transcription (IPA):

ˈsĩn̪.ta ˈmɛ.tɾi.ka

Pronunciation:

‘seen-tah ‘meh-tree-kah

Audio pronunciation:

Translation:

Measuring tape

 

Chisel (Wood)

Chisel (Wood)

Spelling:

Escoplo / Formón

Transcription (IPA):

ɛs.ˈkop̚.lo

Pronunciation:

ehs-‘kohp-loh

Audio pronunciation:

Translation:

Chisel (Wood)

 

Cold chisel

Cold chisel

Spelling:

Cortafrío

Transcription (IPA):

koɾ.ta.ˈfɾi.o

Pronunciation:

kohr-tah-‘free-oh

Audio pronunciation:

Translation:

Cold chisel

 

Coping saw

Coping saw

Spelling:

Segueta

Transcription (IPA):

se.ˈɣɛ.ta

Pronunciation:

seh-‘geh-tah

Audio pronunciation:

Translation:

Coping saw

 

Crowbar

Crowbar

Spelling:

Pata de cabra / Alzaprima

Transcription (IPA):

ˈpa.ta ðe ˈka.βɾa

Pronunciation:

‘pah-tah deh ‘kah-brah

Audio pronunciation:

Translation:

Crowbar

 

Pincers

Pincers

Spelling:

Tenazas

Transcription (IPA):

te.ˈna.sas

Pronunciation:

teh-‘nah-sahs

Audio pronunciation:

Translation:

Pincers

 

Diagonal cutting pliers

Diagonal cutting pliers

Spelling:

Cortaalambres

Transcription (IPA):

koɾ.ta.a.ˈlãm.bɾes

Pronunciation:

kohr-tah-ah-‘lahm-brehs

Audio pronunciation:

Translation:

Diagonal cutting pliers

 

Pliers

Pliers

Spelling:

Alicates / Pinzas

Transcription (IPA):

a.li.ˈka.tes

Pronunciation:

ah-lee-‘kah-tehs

Audio pronunciation:

Translation:

Pliers

 

Die

Die

Spelling:

Terraja

Transcription (IPA):

tɛ.ˈra.xa

Pronunciation:

teh-‘rah-hah

Audio pronunciation:

Translation:

Die

 

Duct tape

Duct tape

Spelling:

Cinta adhesiva

Transcription (IPA):

ˈsĩn̪.ta a.ðe.ˈsi.βa

Pronunciation:

‘seen-tah ah-deh-‘see-vah

Audio pronunciation:

Translation:

Duct tape

 

Electrical tester

Electrical tester

Spelling:

Buscapolo

Transcription (IPA):

bus.ka.ˈpo.lo

Pronunciation:

boos-kah-‘poh-loh

Audio pronunciation:

Translation:

Electrical tester

 

File

File

Spelling:

Lima

Transcription (IPA):

ˈli.ma

Pronunciation:

‘li-mah

Audio pronunciation:

Translation:

File

 

Hacksaw

Hacksaw

Spelling:

Sierra para metales

Transcription (IPA):

ˈsjɛ.ra ˈpa.ɾa mɛ.ˈta.les

Pronunciation:

‘syeh-rrah ‘pah-rah meh-‘tah-lehs

Audio pronunciation:

Translation:

Hacksaw

 

Hammer

Hammer

Spelling:

Martillo

Transcription (IPA):

maɾ.ˈti.ʝo

Pronunciation:

mahr-‘tee-yoh

Audio pronunciation:

Translation:

Hammer

 

Hand drill

Hand drill

Spelling:

Taladro / Taladradora de mano

Transcription (IPA):

ta.ˈla.ðɾo

Pronunciation:

tah-‘lah-droh

Audio pronunciation:

Translation:

Hand drill

 

Handsaw

Handsaw

Spelling:

Sierra de mano

Transcription (IPA):

ˈsjɛ.ra ðe ˈma.no

Pronunciation:

‘syeh-rrah deh ‘mah-noh

Audio pronunciation:

Translation:

Handsaw

 

Level

Level

Spelling:

Nivelador

Transcription (IPA):

ni.βe.la.ˈðoɾ

Pronunciation:

nee-veh-lah-‘dohr

Audio pronunciation:

Translation:

Level

 

Locking pliers

Locking pliers

Spelling:

Pinzas de presión / Hombresolo

Transcription (IPA):

ˈpĩn.sas̬ ðe pɾe.ˈsjõn

Pronunciation:

‘peen-sahs deh preh-‘syohn

Audio pronunciation:

Translation:

Locking pliers

 

Mallet

Mallet

Spelling:

Mazo

Transcription (IPA):

ˈma.so

Pronunciation:

‘mah-soh

Audio pronunciation:

Translation:

Mallet

 

Punch

Punch

Spelling:

Granete / Punto de marcar

Transcription (IPA):

ɡɾa.ˈnɛ.te

Pronunciation:

grah-‘neh-teh

Audio pronunciation:

Translation:

Punch

 

Masking tape

Masking tape

Spelling:

Cinta protectora

Transcription (IPA):

ˈsĩn̪.ta pɾo.tek̚.ˈto.ɾa

Pronunciation:

‘seen-tah proh-tehk-‘tohr-ah

Audio pronunciation:

Translation:

Masking tape

 

Putty knife

Putty knife

Spelling:

Espátula

Transcription (IPA):

ɛs.ˈpa.tu.la

Pronunciation:

ehs-‘pah-too-lah

Audio pronunciation:

Translation:

Putty knife

 

Micrometer

Micrometer

Spelling:

Micrómetro

Transcription (IPA):

mi.ˈkɾo.mɛ.tɾo

Pronunciation:

mee-‘kroh-meh-troh

Audio pronunciation:

Translation:

Micrometer

 

Monkey wrench

Monkey wrench

Spelling:

Llave inglesa

Transcription (IPA):

ˈɟʝa.βe ĩ̯ŋ.ˈɡle.sa

Pronunciation:

‘yah-beh eeng-‘gleh-sah

Audio pronunciation:

Translation:

Monkey wrench

 

Needle nose pliers

Needle nose pliers

Spelling:

Pinzas de punta / Alicate puntiagudo

Transcription (IPA):

ˈpĩn.sas̬ ðe ˈpũn̪.ta

Pronunciation:

‘peen-sahs deh ‘poon-tah

Audio pronunciation:

Translation:

Needle nose pliers

 

Paintbrush

Paintbrush

Spelling:

Pincel

Transcription (IPA):

pĩn.ˈsɛl

Pronunciation:

peen-‘sehl

Audio pronunciation:

Translation:

Paintbrush

 

Pickax

Pickax

Spelling:

Pico

Transcription (IPA):

ˈpi.ko

Pronunciation:

‘pee-koh

Audio pronunciation:

Translation:

Pickax

 

Pipe wrench

Pipe wrench

Spelling:

Llave grifa / Llave de tubo

Transcription (IPA):

ˈɟʝa.βe ˈɣɾi.fa

Pronunciation:

‘yah-beh ‘gree-fah

Audio pronunciation:

Translation:

Pipe wrench

 

Rasp

Rasp

Spelling:

Escofina

Transcription (IPA):

ɛs.ko.ˈfi.na

Pronunciation:

ehs-koh-‘fee-nah

Audio pronunciation:

Translation:

Rasp

 

Round-nose pliers

Round-nose pliers

Spelling:

Alicates de punta redonda

Transcription (IPA):

a.li.ˈka.tes̬ ðe ˈpũn̪.ta re.ˈðõn̪.da

Pronunciation:

ah-lee-‘kah-tehs deh ‘poon-tah rreh-‘dohn-dah

Audio pronunciation:

Translation:

Round-nose pliers

 

Ruler

Ruler

Spelling:

Regla

Transcription (IPA):

ˈre.ɣla

Pronunciation:

‘rreh-glah

Audio pronunciation:

Translation:

Ruler

 

Sandpaper

Sandpaper

Spelling:

Papel de lija

Transcription (IPA):

pa.ˈpɛl̪ de ˈli.xa

Pronunciation:

pah-‘pehl deh ‘lee-hah

Audio pronunciation:

Translation:

Sandpaper

 

Scissors

Scissors

Spelling:

Tijeras

Transcription (IPA):

ti.ˈxɛ.ɾas

Pronunciation:

tee-‘heh-rahs

Audio pronunciation:

Translation:

Scissors

 

Scraper

Scraper

Spelling:

Rascador

Transcription (IPA):

ras.ka.ˈðoɾ

Pronunciation:

rahs-kah-‘dohr

Audio pronunciation:

Translation:

Scraper

 

Screwdriver

Screwdriver

Spelling:

Destornillador

Transcription (IPA):

dɛs.toɾ.ni.ʝa.ˈðoɾ

Pronunciation:

dehs-tohr-nee-yah-‘dohr

Audio pronunciation:

Translation:

Screwdriver

 

Sledgehammer

Sledgehammer

Spelling:

Almádena

Transcription (IPA):

al.ˈma.ðe.na

Pronunciation:

ahl-‘mah-deh-nah

Audio pronunciation:

Translation:

Sledgehammer

 

Snap-off knife

Snap-off knife

Spelling:

Cúter

Transcription (IPA):

ˈku.tɛɾ

Pronunciation:

‘koo-tehr

Audio pronunciation:

Translation:

Snap-off knife

 

Snips

Snips

Spelling:

Tijeras para chapa

Transcription (IPA):

ti.ˈxɛ.ɾas ˈpa.ɾa ˈʧa.pa

Pronunciation:

tee-‘heh-rahs ‘pah-rah ‘chah-pah

Audio pronunciation:

Translation:

Snips

 

Soldering torch

Soldering torch

Spelling:

Soplete

Transcription (IPA):

sop̚.ˈlɛ.te

Pronunciation:

sohp-‘leh-teh

Audio pronunciation:

Translation:

Soldering torch

 

Staple gun

Staple gun

Spelling:

Grapadora

Transcription (IPA):

ɡɾa.pa.ˈðo.ɾa

Pronunciation:

grah-pah-‘doh-rah

Audio pronunciation:

Translation:

Staple gun

 

Stepladder

Stepladder

Spelling:

Escalera

Transcription (IPA):

ɛs.ka.ˈlɛ.ɾa

Pronunciation:

ehs-kah-‘leh-rah

Audio pronunciation:

Translation:

Stepladder

 

Taping knife

Taping knife

Spelling:

Rasqueta

Transcription (IPA):

ras.ˈkɛ.ta

Pronunciation:

rahs-‘keh-tah

Audio pronunciation:

Translation:

Taping knife

 

Tile cutter

Tile cutter

Spelling:

Cortador de cerámica

Transcription (IPA):

koɾ.ta.ˈðoɾ ðe sɛ.ˈɾa.mi.ka

Pronunciation:

kohr-tah-‘dohr deh seh-‘rah-mee-kah

Audio pronunciation:

Translation:

Tile cutter

 

Toolbox

Toolbox

Spelling:

Caja de herramientas

Transcription (IPA):

ˈka.xa ðɛ ɛ.ra.ˈmjɛ̃n̪.tas

Pronunciation:

‘kah-hah deh eh-rrah-‘myehn-tahs

Audio pronunciation:

Translation:

Toolbox

 

Trowel

Trowel

Spelling:

Paleta

Transcription (IPA):

pa.ˈlɛ.ta

Pronunciation:

pah-‘leh-tah

Audio pronunciation:

Translation:

Trowel

 

Try square

Try square

Spelling:

Escuadra

Transcription (IPA):

ɛs.ˈkwa.ðɾa

Pronunciation:

ehs-‘kwah-drah

Audio pronunciation:

Translation:

Try square

 

Utility knife

Utility knife

Spelling:

Cuchillo de hoja retráctil

Transcription (IPA):

ku.ˈʧi.ʝo ðe ˈo.xa rɛ.ˈtɾak̚.til

Pronunciation:

koo-‘chee-yoh deh ‘oh-hah reh-‘trahk-teel

Audio pronunciation:

Translation:

Utility knife

 

Vernier caliper

Vernier caliper

Spelling:

Calibrador / Calibre

Transcription (IPA):

ka.li.βɾa.ˈðoɾ

Pronunciation:

kah-lee-brah-‘dohr

Audio pronunciation:

Translation:

Vernier caliper

 

Vise

Vise

Spelling:

Tornillo de banco

Transcription (IPA):

toɾ.ˈni.ʝo ðe ˈβãŋ.ko

Pronunciation:

tohr-‘nee-yoh deh ‘bahng-koh

Audio pronunciation:

Translation:

Vise

 

Water pump pliers

Water pump pliers

Spelling:

Alicates de pico de loro / Pico de loro

Transcription (IPA):

a.li.ˈka.tes̬ ðe ˈpi.ko ðe ˈlo.ɾo

Pronunciation:

ah-lee-‘kah-tehs deh ‘pee-koh deh ‘loh-roh

Audio pronunciation:

Translation:

Water pump pliers

 

Wire brush

Wire brush

Spelling:

Cepillo metálico

Transcription (IPA):

se.ˈpi.ʝo mɛ.ˈta.li.ko

Pronunciation:

seh-‘pee-yoh meh-‘tah-lee-koh

Audio pronunciation:

Translation:

Wire brush

 

Wrench

Wrench

Spelling:

Llave

Transcription (IPA):

ˈɟʝa.βe

Pronunciation:

‘yah-beh

Audio pronunciation:

Translation:

Wrench

 

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