Quick answer
"Camper" is a noun which is often translated as "el/la campista", and "caravan" is a noun which is often translated as "la caravana". Learn more about the difference between "camper" and "caravan" below.
camper(
kahm
-
puhr
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (person who camps)
a. el campista
(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).
, la campista
(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 campers gathered around the fire at night to roast marshmallows and sing songs.Los campistas se reunieron alrededor de la fogata en la noche para asar malvaviscos y cantar canciones.
b. el acampante
(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).
, la acampante
(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).
(River Plate)
El camping del parque nacional brinda servicios básicos para los acampantes.The campground in the national park provides basic services for campers.
2. (transport)
a. el cámper
(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).
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
I spent a year touring Europe in a camper with my family.Estuve un año recorriendo Europa en un cámper con mi familia.
b. la autocaravana
(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).
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
Luis and his family spent the summer in a camper in Galicia.Luis y su familia pasaron el verano en una autocaravana en Galicia.
c. la casa rodante
(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).
Maria sold everything she had and bought a camper to drive around the country.María vendió todo lo que tenía y compró una casa rodante para recorrer el país.
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caravan(
kah
-
ruh
-
vahn
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (procession)
a. la caravana
(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 president's limousine caravan arrived at the stadium.La caravana de limusinas del presidente llegó al estadio.
2. (mobile home) (United Kingdom)
a. la caravana
(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).
My wife and I had to live in a caravan until we could afford a proper flat.Mi esposa y yo tuvimos que vivir en una caravana hasta que nos alcanzó para un apartamento.
b. la casa rodante
(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).
Things are a bit tight in the caravan, but it'll be cheaper than staying in hotels all the time.Está un poco estrecho dentro de la casa rodante, pero será más barato que alojarnos en hoteles todo el tiempo.
c. el remolque
(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).
The wheels of the caravan had fallen off, so it was just dragging behind the van.Las ruedas del remolque se habían salido así que iba a la rastra detrás de la camioneta.
d. el tráiler
(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).
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
My mates and I spent a summer traveling around in a caravan.Mis amigos y yo pasamos un verano viajando en un tráiler.
3. (vehicle)
a. el carromato
(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).
A few gypsy caravans were camped outside of the city.Unos cuantos carromatos de gitanos estaban estacionados fuera de la ciudad.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
4. (to travel in a caravan) (United Kingdom)
a. viajar en caravana
Whilst we were caravanning, we met all kinds of colourful characters.Mientras viajábamos en caravana, conocimos a todo tipo de personajes extravagantes.
b. ir de vacaciones en caravana
Would you like to go caravanning this summer? We could visit castles and such.¿Te gustaría ir de vacaciones en caravana este verano? Podríamos visitar castillos y lugares similares.
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