This week’s Spanish word of the week is recordar.
Recordar is a verb that means to remember or to remind.
To hear how recordar is pronounced, you can click the icon below:
Recordar is interesting because it covers two related English meanings: to remember and to remind.
Es incapaz de recordar números de teléfono. He can never remember phone numbers.
Remember that the –or– changes to –uer– in some cases:
No recuerdo dónde lo puse. I can’t remember where I put it.
In the other meaning, to remind, it can be used when people resemble one another:
Me recuerdas mucho a tu padre. You remind me a lot of your father.
And it can be used to remind someone to do something, with que and the subjunctive:
Recuérdame que se lo diga a Daniel. Remind me to tell Daniel about it.
Come back next week to read about our next Spanish word of the week!