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"Boat" is a noun which is often translated as "el barco", and "craft" is a noun which is often translated as "el oficio". Learn more about the difference between "boat" and "craft" below.
boat(
bot
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (nautical)
a. el barco
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Since we live on the coast, we're thinking about buying a boat.Como tenemos una casa en la costa, estamos pensando en comprarnos un barco.
b. el bote
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(small)
They rowed the boat toward shore, praying they would survive.Remaron el bote hacia la orilla, rezando por su supervivencia.
c. la barca
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(small)
They go out in boats and hunt for alligators in the swamps.Salen en barcas para cazar caimanes en los pantanos.
d. el buque
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(large)
It's very dangerous to work on Alaskan fishing boats.Es muy peligroso trabajar en los buques pesqueros de Alaska.
e. el navío
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(large and with sails)
Christopher Columbus sailed to the New World with three boats.Cristóbal Colón navegó al Nuevo Mundo con tres navíos.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
2. (to travel in a boat)
a. ir en bote
Boating and swimming are my favorite summer activities.Ir en bote y nadar son mis actividades favoritas del verano.
b. montar en bote
When the weather was nice and the sea was calm, we'd go boating in the bay.Cuando hacía buen tiempo y el mar estaba en calma, montábamos en bote por la bahía.
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craft(
krahft
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (trade)
a. el oficio
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
My grandfather taught me the traditional craft of woodworking.Mi abuelo me enseñó el oficio tradicional de carpintería.
b. el arte
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
It took me five years to perfect my craft as an artist.Perfeccionar mi arte me llevó cinco años como artista.
2. (transport)
a. la embarcación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The craft was severely damaged sunk to the ocean floor.La embarcación estaba gravemente dañada y hundió al fondo del mar.
b. la nave
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Our fighters were ordered to shoot down four unidentified crafts.Ordenaron que nuestros cazas derribaran cuatro naves que no se identificaron.
3. (cunning)
a. la maña
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
He solved the riddle through craft and patience.Resolvió el acertijo con maña y paciencia.
b. la astucia
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The little boy used his craft to outwit the school bullies.El niño utilizó su astucia para burlar a los abusadores de la escuela.
c. la destreza
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
He traveled the world thanks to his talent and craft.Viajó por el mundo gracias a su talento y su destreza.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
4. (to create)
a. confeccionar
The figurine was crafted in the 18th century.La estatuilla se confeccionó en el siglo XVIII.
b. elaborar
The young director crafted the thriller beautifully.El joven director elaboró el thriller magníficamente.
crafts
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
5. (handicraft)
a. la artesanía
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
At the fair you can buy crafts and leather goods.En la feria puedes comprar artesanía y productos de marroquinería.
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