Quick answer
"Countries" is a form of "country", a noun which is often translated as "el país". "People" is a plural noun consistent which is often translated as "gente". Learn more about the difference between "countries" and "people" below.
country(
kuhn
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tri
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (geographic area)
a. el país
(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).
She has visited more than 20 countries in the past year.Ella ha visitado más de 20 países en el último año.
2. (rural area)
a. el campo
(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).
They bought a beautiful house in the country.Compraron una casa preciosa en el campo.
3. (citizens of a state)
a. el pueblo
(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 country demonstrated its frustration with the government in the latest elections.El pueblo dio a conocer su frustración con el gobierno en las últimas elecciones.
4. (homeland)
a. la patria
(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).
James Bond is willing to die for queen and country.James Bond está dispuesto a morir por la reina y por la patria.
5. (region)
a. la tierra
(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).
You're in Gator country now, so take off your Seminoles cap.Estás ahora en tierra de los Gators, así que quítate tu gorra de los Seminoles.
b. la región
(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).
California's wine country is beautiful.La región de vino de California es bella.
6. (music)
a. el country
(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).
Country is okay, but I prefer rock.El country está bien, pero prefiero el rock.
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people(
pi
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puhl
)
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
1. (group of persons)
a. la gente
(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).
There were so many people at the concert I couldn't see the stage.Hubo tanta gente en el concierto que no pude ver el escenario.
b. las personas
(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).
Dehydration is an issue for elderly people.La deshidratación es un problema para las personas mayores.
2. (inhabitant)
a. los habitantes
(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).
, las habitantes
(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).
This could have destroyed all the people on Earth.Esto podría haber destruido a todos los habitantes de la Tierra.
3. (citizens)
a. el pueblo
(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).
Are the people of Europe finally waking up?¿Por fin está despertando el pueblo europeo?
b. la ciudadanía
(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 people of this town demand that something be done to lower the crime rate.La ciudadanía de este pueblo exige que se haga algo para bajar el índice de criminalidad.
4. (relatives)
a. la familia
(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 wanted her to come and meet his people.Él quiso que fuera a conocer a su gente.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
5. (to populate)
a. poblar
The maritime explorers peopled the island.Los exploradores marítimos poblaron la isla.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
6. (race)
a. el pueblo
(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).
They are a creative and hardworking people.Es un pueblo creativo y trabajador.
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