Quick answer
"Field" is a noun which is often translated as "el campo", and "land" is a noun which is often translated as "la tierra". Learn more about the difference between "field" and "land" below.
field(
fild
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (land)
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).
In the distance you could see the golden, waving fields of wheat.En la distancia se veían los campos de trigo dorados y ondulantes.
b. el prado
(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 children ran through the field.Los niños corrían por el prado.
2. (sports)
a. la cancha
(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 Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
The players are already on the field.Los jugadores ya están en la cancha.
b. 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).
It's a small village but it boasts two soccer fields.Es un pueblo pequeño pero cuenta con dos campos de fútbol.
3. (area of work or study)
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).
She is an expert in the field of enteroviruses.Es una experta en el campo de los enterovirus.
b. la esfera
(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).
His field of activity comprises dynamics, acoustics, and ultrasound.Su esfera de trabajo comprende dinámica, acústica y ultrasonidos.
4. (in actual use)
a. el terreno
(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 rope has been tested in the field by dozens of climbers.Esta cuerda ha sido probada sobre el terreno por docenas de alpinistas.
5. (military)
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).
To die on the field of battle was the ambition of every warrior.Morir en el campo de batalla era la aspiración de todo guerrero.
6. (computing)
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).
Check that you have put data in all of the fields.Comprueba si has introducido los datos en todos los campos.
7. (physics and optics)
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).
The camera's wide-angle lens gives you a larger field of view.La lente gran angular de la cámara te ofrece un campo de visión más amplio.
8. (deposit)
a. el yacimiento
(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).
Carlos works in an oil field to the north of San Antonio.Carlos trabaja en un yacimiento de petróleo al norte de San Antonio.
9. (heraldry)
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).
Our family coat of arms shows a fleur-de-lis on a field of azure blue.En el escudo de armas de nuestra familia aparece una flor de lis sobre un campo azul celeste.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
10. (to select)
a. alinear (sports)
The new high school will be fielding a baseball team.La nueva escuela de secundaria va a alinear un equipo de béisbol.
b. presentar (politics)
Each party must field its candidates by June first.Todos los partidos tienen que presentar a sus candidatos antes del primero de junio.
11. (to stop)
a. fildear
Knowing how to field is essential if your team is to have any hope of winning.Saber fildear es esencial si un equipo quiere tener esperanzas de ganar.
12. (to deal with)
a. sortear
The mayor fielded the reporters' questions about the explosion.El alcalde sorteó las preguntas de los reporteros sobre la explosión.
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land(
lahnd
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (geography)
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).
After two months at sea, we sighted land.Después de dos meses en alta mar, vimos tierra.
2. (soil)
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).
This land is good for growing corn.Esta tierra es buena para sembrar maíz.
3. (property)
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).
I want to build a house on my land.Quiero construir una casa en mi tierra.
4. (country)
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).
Poland is the land of my ancestors.Polonia es la tierra de mis ancestros.
b. 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).
My father never returned to the land where he was born.Mi padre nunca regresó al país donde nació.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
5. (aviation)
a. aterrizar
My plane landed early.Mi avión aterrizó temprano.
6. (nautical)
a. atracar
The Vikings may have been the first Europeans to land in North America.Los vikingos puede que hayan sido los primeros europeos en atracar en Norteamérica.
7. (to fall)
a. caer
I tripped and landed on my hands.Tropecé y caí sobre mis manos.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
8. (transportation)
a. desembarcar (passengers)
The safest plan was to land the passengers and wait for the storm to pass.El plan más seguro era desembarcar a los pasajeros y esperar a que pasara la tormenta.
b. descargar (cargo)
The plane arrived and landed the luggage first.El avión llegó y descargó primero el equipaje.
9. (aviation)
a. hacer aterrizar
An experienced pilot knows how to land a plane smoothly.Un piloto con experiencia sabe cómo hacer aterrizar un avión suavemente.
10. (to catch)
a. capturar (fish)
I landed a 12-pound salmon yesterday.Ayer capturé un gran salmón de 12 libras.
b. conseguir (job, contract)
We're celebrating because we landed the big account.Estamos celebrando porque conseguimos la cuenta grande.
11. (to end up in)
a. quedar
The thief's daring only served to land him in jail.El atrevimiento del ladrón solo hizo que quedara preso.
12. (to strike)
a. asestar
Charlie landed a punch on the other man's nose.Charlie le asestó un golpe en la nariz al otro hombre.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
13. (relative to the land)
a. terrestre
We're researching the land animals that live in this area.Estamos investigando los animales terrestres que habitan en esta zona.
b. de tierra
The Antartic is a huge land mass.La Antártida es una inmensa masa de tierra.
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