The 12 Zodiac Signs in Spanish with Audio and Useful Phrases

Learning about the zodiac signs in Spanish will undoubtedly help you learn more Spanish words, and will enable you to have meaningful conversations with your Spanish friends.

La astrología (astrology) is all about discerning information about human affairs and worldly events, by studying the movements and positions of cuerpos celestiales (celestial bodies). The zodiac is divided into 12 constelaciones (constellations), each constellation has a sign to represent it. These signs and constellations relate to the months of the year. So if you’re looking to get into deep conversations about astrology and the zodiac in Spanish, it might be a good idea to learn about months in Spanish.

If you’re learning Spanish, and want to find out more about your zodiac sign, and what it says about you, or even the people around you, stay tuned!

The Zodiac Signs in Spanish

While reading your horóscopo (horoscope), you may have come across the words “water sign” or “earth sign.” That’s because there are four elements in astrology: Air, Fire, Earth and Water. The 12 signs are divided into these four elements, three signs are ruled by one element.

Each sign is assigned to an element, and there are also some adjectives used to describe the personalities of individuals belonging to each sign. For a better understanding of astrology and the zodiac in Spanish, go read up on some adjectives in Spanish. Below we’ll give you more information about each sign under their respective elements, and the adjectives/characteristics assigned to each sign.

Air Signs (Signo de Aire)

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Gemini

Spanish Translation: Geminis (heh-mee-nees)

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Dates: 21 May – 20 June

It is the third sign of the zodiac, symbolized by the twins. As an air sign Geminis are very social and love communication. They are compatible with other air signs and fire signs, but it’s best to stay away from earth and water signs if you’re a Gemini, Libra or Aquarius. Below are three characteristics of Geminis:

English Characteristics Spanish Characteristics
Curious Curioso
Affectionate Cariñoso
Indecisive Indeciso

Libra

Spanish Translation: Libra (lee-brah)

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Dates: 23 September – 22 October

Libra is the seventh sign of the zodiac. It is also and air sign meaning that people born under Libra are extroverted and friendly. Libra is represented by the scales, or the Greek Goddess Astraea. Libras are also compatible with other air signs, and fire signs. Below are characteristics describing the personality of people born under Libra:

English Characteristics Spanish Characteristics
Cooperative Cooperativo
Vain Vanidoso
Diplomatic Diplomático

Aquarius

Spanish Translation: Acuario (ah-kwah-ryoh)

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Dates: 20 January – 18 February

Aquarius is the eleventh astrological sign of the zodiac. Although Aquarius is represented by the water bearer, it is an air sign, and just like Gemini and Libra, people born under Aquarius are friendly and extroverted. They are also compatible with fellow air signs and fire signs. Below is a table with characteristics, describing people born under Aquarius:

English Characteristics Spanish Characteristics
Clever Inteligente
Temperamental Temperamental
Visionary Visionario

 

Fire Signs (Signo de Fuego)

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Aries

Spanish Translation: Aries (ah-ree-ehs)

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Dates: 21 March – 19 April

Aries is the first sign of the zodiac, represented by the ram. Aries is a fire sign, people born under this sign are passionate and dynamic. They are compatible with other fire signs like, Leo and Sagittarius, as well as with air signs. As with air signs, it’s best to stay away from earth and water signs. Below is a table with three characteristics used to describe people born under Aries:

English Characteristics Spanish Characteristics
Brave Valiente
Energetic Energético
Passionate Apasionado

Leo

Spanish Translation: Léo (leh-oh)

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Dates: 23 July – 22 August

Leo is the fifth astrological sign of the zodiac, represented by the lion. Leo is also a fire sign, meaning that people born under this signs are often passionate and adventurous. Leos are compatible with other fire signs, and air signs. Below is a table with characteristics to describe the personalities of Leos:

English Characteristics Spanish Characteristics
Generous Generoso
Creative Creativo
Arrogant Arrogante

Sagittarius

Spanish Translation: Sagitario (sah-hee-tah-ryoh)

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Dates: 22 November – 21 December

Sagittarius is the ninth sign of the zodiac, represented by the image of the archer, related to the centaur. Sagittarius is also a fire sign, meaning that people born under this sign are usually passionate and dynamic. People born under Sagittarius are compatible with other fire signs, and air signs. Below is a table with three characteristics, describing people under the Sagittarius sign:

English Characteristics Spanish Characteristics
Generous Generoso
Adventurous Aventurero
Independent Independiente

 

Earth Signs (Signo de Tierra)

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Taurus

Spanish Translation: Tauro (tau-roh)

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Dates: 20 April – 20 May

Taurus is the second sign of the zodiac. It is an earth sign, meaning that people under this sign are grounded and loyal. Taurus is represented by the bull. Taureans are compatible with other earth signs and water signs. It’s best to stay away from air and fire signs if you’re an earth or water sign. Below is a table with characteristics describing Taureans:

English Characteristics Spanish Characteristics
Reliable De confianza
Responsible Responsable
Stubborn Obstinado

Virgo

Spanish Translation: Virgo (beer-goh)

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Dates: 23 August – 22 September

Virgo is the sixth sign of the zodiac, represented by the figure of a woman, some say it’s represented by the Greek Goddess Athena, or Aphrodite. Virgo is also an earth sign, meaning people born under this sign are also loyal and down-to-earth. Virgos are compatible with other earth signs, and water signs. Below is a table with three characteristics used to describe the personality of Virgos:

English Characteristics Spanish Characteristics
Hardworking Trabajador
Patient Paciente
Shy Tímido

 

Capricorn

Spanish Translation: Capricornio (kah-pree-kohr-nyoh)

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Dates: 22 December – 19 January

Capricorn is the tenth sign of the zodiac, represented by the goat, or the sea goat. It is also an earth sign, meaning people born under Capricorn are grounded, loyal and hardworking. Capricorns are compatible with other earth signs, and water signs. Here’s a table with characteristics describing Capricorns:

English Characteristics Spanish Characteristics
Responsible Responsable
Disciplined Disciplinado
Ambitious Ambicioso

 

Water Signs (Signo de Agua)

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Cancer

Spanish Translation: Cáncer (kan-ser)

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Dates: 21 June – 22 July

Cancer is the fourth sign of the zodiac, represented by the crab. Cancer is a water sign, people under this sign tend to be intuitive and emotional. Cancerians are compatible with other water signs, and earth signs. Below is a table describing the personality of Cancerians:

English Characteristics Spanish Characteristics
Loyal Leal
Emotional Sentimental
Protective Protector

 

Scorpio

Spanish Translation: Escorpio (ehs-kohr-pyoh)

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Dates: 23 October – 21 November

Scorpio is the eighth astrological sign of the zodiac, represented by the scorpion. Scorpio is a sign ruled by the element of water, as such people born under this sign are emotional, intuitive and sensitive. Scorpios are compatible with fellow water signs, and earth signs. Below is a table with some characteristics that describe Scorpios:

English Characteristics Spanish Characteristics
Brave Valiente
Passionate Apasionado
Distrusting Desconfiado

Pisces

Spanish Translation: Piscis (pee-sees)

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Dates: 19 February – 20 March

Pisces is the twelfth, and final sign of the zodiac, represented by the two fish. It is also a water sing, meaning people born under the Pisces sign are emotional and intuitive. Pisces is compatible with other water sings, and earth signs. Here’s a table describing the personality of people under the Pisces sign:

English Characteristics Spanish Characteristics
Artistic Artístico
Intuitive Intuitivo
Fearful Temeroso

 

🌟 Summary of All Zodiac Signs 🌟

English Zodiac Signs Spanish Zodiac Signs Dates
Gemini Geminis 21 May – 20 June
Libra Libra 23 September – 22 October
Aquarius Acuario 20 January – 18 February
Aries Aries 21 March – 19 April
Leo Léo 23 July – 22 August
Sagittarius Sagitario 22 November – 21 December
Taurus Tauro 20 April – 20 May
Virgo Virgo 23 August – 22 September
Capricorn Capricornio 22 December – 19 January
Cancer Cáncer 21 June – 22 July
Scorpio Escorpio 23 October – 21 November
Pisces Piscis 19 February – 20 March

 

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Useful Phrases: the Zodiac Signs

Let’s take a look at some conversational Spanish about astrology. Before you can have a truly meaningful discussion about astrology and the zodiac in Spanish though, you’ll definitely have to learn the months in Spanish as each sign correlates to certain months. Well let’s take a look at these fun conversation starters:

¿Qué signo eres?

What sign are you?

Used when asking about someone’s sign

Soy Aquario / Géminis …

I’m Aquarius/Gemini …

Used when answering what your sign is

Mi cumpleaños es en junio, así que soy géminis. ¿Qué signo eres tú?

My birthday is in June, so I’m Gemini. What sign are you?

Used when stating what sign you are, and asking what sign someone else is

Mi elemento es el fuego/tierra/agua/aire.

My element is fire/earth/water/air.

Used when stating what element your sign is ruled by

¿En qué mes naciste?

In what month were you born?

Used when asking what month someone was born in

¿Cuando es tu cumpleaños?

When is your birthday?

Used when asking when someone’s birthday is

¿Son compatibles nuestros signos?

Are our signs compatible?

Used to ask if your sign is compatible with someone else’s

¡Nuestros signos (no) son compatibles!

Our signs are (not) compatible

Used to state that your sign is/is not compatible with someone else’s

¿Dónde lees tu horóscopo?

Where do you read your horoscope?

Used when asking where someone reads their horoscope

¿Te han leído tus cartas del tarot?

Have you had your tarot cards read?

Used when asking if someone has had a tarot card reading

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Must Watch Astrology Videos

An Astrological Guide for Broken Hearts (Guía astrológica para corazones rotos)

Based on the novel written by Italian author, Silvia Zucca. Netflix’s An astrological guide for broken hearts tell the story or a heartbroken, single woman named, Alice. After meeting an astrology guru, she turns to the stars in hope of finding her perfect match. Although the show is in Italian, you can change the language settings to Spanish, and voilà you’ve got yourself a charming, romantic comedy show that will help you learn Spanish.

Learn Astrology Basics (Aprende básicos de Astrología)

This video is perfect for helping you grasp the basics of astrology, it explains the terminology and aspects of astrology you need to know to have meaningful conversations. The best thing about this video is, it’s in Spanish! You’re guaranteed to learn a few helpful astrological terms in Spanish

The Stars Have Spoken | Las Estrellas Han Hablado

If you’re passionate about both, Spanish and astrology now you know how to combine those two wonderful passions. Learn some basic vocabulary terms, and you’ll be set to share and discuss your interest in astrology, with native Spanish speakers.

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