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"Pasaje" is a noun which is often translated as "voyage", and "mar" is a noun which is often translated as "sea". Learn more about the difference between "pasaje" and "mar" below.
pasaje(
pah
-
sah
-
heh
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (trip)
a. voyage
¿Quién se va a encargar de nuestro pasaje a Roma?Who is going to take care of our voyage to Rome?
b. passage
Reservamos pasaje en un barco muy moderno.We booked a passage on a very modern ship.
c. crossing
A word or phrase that is seldom used in contemporary language and is recognized as being from another decade, (e.g. cat, groovy).
(old-fashioned)
El pasaje de África a Virginia fue largo y angustioso.The crossing from Africa to Virginia was long and harrowing.
2. (pass)
a. ticket
Saqué un pasaje de ida y vuelta.I bought a round-trip ticket.
3. (price)
a. fare
¿Cuánto sale el pasaje a Miami?How much is the fare to Miami?
4. (street or alley)
a. passageway
Guanajuato es una ciudad antigua con muchos pasajes.Guanajuato is an old city with many passageways.
b. passage
Mis abuelos vivían en una casa enorme y llena de pasajes.My grandparents lived in a huge house that was full of passages.
c. arcade
Luke tiene un local en un pasaje muy exclusivo.Luke's got a shop in a very exclusive arcade.
5. (excerpt)
a. passage
Para comenzar la ceremonia, leeré un pasaje de la Biblia.To begin the ceremony, I will read a passage from the Bible.
6. (riders)
a. passengers
El piloto notificó al pasaje de la turbulencia inminente.The pilot notified the passengers of the impending turbulence.
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el mar, la mar(
mahr
)
This means that the noun can be masculine or feminine, depending on the gender of person it refers to (e.g. el doctor, la doctora).
1. (body of water)
a. sea
El agua del mar Caribe es de un color turquesa vivo.The water of the Caribbean Sea is a bright turquoise color.
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
2.
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
(abundance)
a. world
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
Siempre ha habido un mar de diferencia entre nosotros.There's always been a world of difference between us.
b. wave
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
Cuando entré en la cocina, me abofeteó un mar de olores deliciosos.When I went into the kitchen, I was hit by a wave of delicious smells.
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