What language is most spoken in Panama?

The official language used in Panama is Spanish.

With less than 2 years to go until World Youth Day in Panama, now is the prime time to start brushing up on your Spanish language skills.

Here are some basic phrases and words to get you started:

English

Spanish

Pronunciation

Good morning. Buenos días. booEHN-os DEE-as
Good afternoon. Buenas tardes. booEHN-as TAR-dehs
Good evening. (greeting) Buenas noches. booEHN-as NO-chehs
Hello, my name is … . Hola, me llamo … . OH-la meh YA-mo …
What is your name? ¿Cómo se llama usted? KOH-moh seh YA-mah oos-TEHD
How are you? ¿Cómo está usted? KOH-moh ehs-TA oos-TEHD
I am fine. Estoy bien. ehs-TOY bee-EHN
Nice to meet you. Mucho gusto. MOO-choh GOOS-toh
Goodbye. Adiós. ah-dee-OHS
See you later. Hasta luego. AHS-ta looEH-go
Where is the bathroom? ¿Dónde está el baño? DOHN-deh ehs-TA el BAH-neeo
Excuse me. Con permiso. OR Perdóname kohn pehr-MEE-soh OR pehr-DOH-nah-meh
Please. Por favor. pohr fah-VOR
Thank you. Gracías. gra-SEE-ahs
You’re welcome (it was nothing). De nada. deh NA-da
I’m sorry. Lo siento. low see-EHN-to
Bless you. Salud. sah-LOOD
How much does it cost? ¿Cuánto cuesta? kooAN-to KWEHS-ta
What time is it? ¿Qué hora es? keh OR-ah ehs
Yes. Sí. see
No. No. no
I do not understand. Yo no comprendo. yoh no kom-PREN-doh
Who? ¿Quièn? kee-EHN
Why? ¿Por què? pohr keh