Quick answer
"Convey" is a transitive verb which is often translated as "transportar", and "relay" is a noun which is often translated as "el turno". Learn more about the difference between "convey" and "relay" below.
convey(
kuhn
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1.
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(to transport)
a. transportar
How are you going to convey all this livestock to the other side of the river?¿Cómo van a transportar todo ese ganado hasta el otro lado del río?
Sam's in charge of finding a way to convey the products from one place to another.Sam está a cargo de encontrar la manera de transportar los productos de un lugar a otro.
b. llevar
The device conveys sound through bone and assists the hard of hearing.El dispositivo lleva el sonido a través del hueso y ayuda a personas con problemas de audición.
c. transmitir
They're developing a superconductor that will convey electrical current with almost no resistance.Están desarrollando un superconductor que transmitirá corriente eléctrica sin prácticamente resistencia.
d. conducir
The ferry conveys passengers from one side of the river to the other.El transbordador conduce a los pasajeros de un lado del río al otro.
2. (to communicate)
a. expresar
This passage conveys meaning on several different levels of understanding.Este pasaje expresa el significado en diversos niveles de comprensión.
b. comunicar
The next time you see your brother, please convey my gratitude.La próxima vez que veas a tu hermano, hazme el favor de comunicarle mi gratitud.
c. transmitir
Kevin is incapable of effectively conveying the group's opinion.Kevin es incapaz de transmitir eficazmente la opinión del grupo.
3. (legal)
a. traspasar
With the signing of this contract, the seller conveys the business to the buyer.Con la firma de este contrato, el vendedor traspasa el negocio al comprador.
b. transferir
The document established that the property was conveyed to him.El documento estableció que la propiedad le era transferida.
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relay
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (team)
a. el turno
(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).
(of people)
A team worked in relays to count the votes.Un equipo trabajó por turnos para contar los votos.
b. el relevo
(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).
(of people)
The farmer employed successive relays of casual workers at harvest time.En la época de la cosecha, el granjero empleaba relevos sucesivos de trabajadores temporales.
c. la posta
(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).
(of horses)
To speed up his journey, the cardinal arranged for relays of horses to be ready at various points along the way.Para hacer más rápido su viaje, el cardenal dispuso postas de caballos para que estuvieran listas cada cierta distancia a lo largo del camino.
2. (sport)
a. la carrera de relevos
(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 team won a gold medal in the 800 m relay.Nuestro equipo ganó una medalla de oro en la carrera de relevos de 800 m.
3. (radio and television)
a. el repetidor
(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).
With the new relay, we no longer have any problems with bad TV reception.Con el nuevo repetidor, ya no tenemos problemas de mala recepción en la tele.
4. (television)
a. la retransmisión
(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).
I watched a live relay of the funeral service.Vi una retransmisión en vivo del funeral.
5.
A word or phrase that is only used by experts, professionals, or academics in a particular field (e.g. exposition).
(technical)
(electricity)
a. el relé
(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).
This transformer uses a differential relay for protection of the circuit.Este transformador utiliza un relé diferencial para proteger el circuito.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
6. (to pass on)
a. transmitir
This part of the brain relays sensory information to the cortex.Esta parte del cerebro transmite información sensorial al córtex.
b. pasar
I relayed his message to the manager, who called him back immediately.Pasé su mensaje al gerente, que le devolvió la llamada enseguida.
7. (radio and television)
a. retransmitir
The ceremony will be relayed by satellite to viewers all over the world.El acto será retransmitido vía satélite a los telespectadores de todo el mundo.
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