Quick answer
"Carriage" is a noun which is often translated as "el carruaje", and "trolley" is a noun which is often translated as "el tranvía". Learn more about the difference between "carriage" and "trolley" below.
carriage(
kah
-
rihj
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (vehicle)
a. el carruaje
(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).
Cinderella had to return home before midnight or her carriage would turn back into a pumpkin.Cenicienta tenía que regresar a casa antes de la medianoche o su carruaje volvería a ser una calabaza.
b. el coche
(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 carriage driver nearly crashed when he lost control over his horses.El conductor del coche casi chocó cuando perdió control de sus caballos.
2. (railroad) (United Kingdom)
a. el vagón
(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 last two carriages of the train are for freight cargo.Los últimos dos vagones del tren son para transportar mercancías.
b. el coche
(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).
I'm sorry, but since this is the train's quiet carriage, could you please use headphones?Lo siento, pero este coche es silencioso, ¿podrías usar los cascos?
3. (baby buggy)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. el cochecito
(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).
At three years old, don't you think your son is too old to be taken around in a carriage?A los tres años, ¿no crees que tu hijo ya es mayor para ir en cochecito?
b. la carriola
(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 Mexico
(Mexico)
Our mother wouldn't let my younger sister push the carriage because she was worried that it would topple over.Nuestra madre no dejaba que mi hermana menor empujara la carriola porque le preocupaba que la volcara.
4. (part of a typewriter)
a. el carro
(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 the carriage on his typewriter wouldn't work, he decided that writing his essay by hand would be faster.Como el carro de su máquina de escribir no funcionaba, decidió que escribir su ensayo a mano sería lo más rápido.
5. (part of a gun)
a. la cureña
(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 carriage was built with fortified steel so that it could withstand the force of the cannon.La cureña se construyó de acero fortificado para que pudiera soportar la fuerza del cañón.
6. (commerce)
a. el transporte
(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).
Nowadays, with the expense of carriage so high, it is more sustainable to buy products locally.Hoy en día, con lo caro que está el transporte, es más sostenible comprar productos locales.
b. el porte
(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 it's carriage paid, you won't have to worry about the shipping costs.Como es a portes pagados, no vas a tener que preocuparte por los gastos de envío.
c. el flete
(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 shipping company was known for its great customer service and reliable carriage of goods.La compañía naviera era conocida por su excelente servicio de atención al cliente y por su fiable flete de mercancías.
Copyright © Curiosity Media Inc.
trolley(
tra
-
li
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (transport)
a. el tranvía
(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).
We rode around San Francisco on the iconic city trolley.Paseamos por San Francisco en el tranvía icónico de la ciudad.
2. (cart) (United Kingdom)
a. el carrito
(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).
(food, drinks)
The maid brought a trolley with some refreshments for their guests.La criada trajo un carrito con un refrigerio para los invitados.
b. el carro
(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).
(at airport, in supermarket)
She had biscuits, crisps, and a box of tea in her trolley.Tenía unas galletas, unas papas de bolsa y una cajita de té en su carro.
3. (mining)
a. la vagoneta
(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).
Indiana Jones went flying through the mine on the trolley.Indiana Jones fue volando por la mina en la vagoneta.
4. (medicine) (United Kingdom)
a. la camilla
(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 nurses brought the patient back to his room on the trolley.Los enfermeros lo trajeron de vuelta a su habitación en la camilla.
5. (mechanics)
a. el trole
(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 trolley isn't receiving sufficient current from the cable.El trole no está recibiendo suficiente corriente del cable.
Copyright © Curiosity Media Inc.
SpanishDict is the world's most popular Spanish-English dictionary, translation, and learning website.
© Curiosity Media Inc.  |  Ver en español
SOCIAL NETWORKS
APPS