Quick answer
"Footpath" is a noun which is often translated as "el sendero", and "pathway" is a noun which is often translated as "el camino". Learn more about the difference between "footpath" and "pathway" below.
footpath
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (path)
a. el sendero
(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).
There's a footpath that leads from the house to the stream nearby.Hay un sendero que lleva de la casa hasta el arroyo cercano.
2. (sidewalk) (United Kingdom)
a. la acera
(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 policeman stepped off the footpath into the street.El policía se bajó de la acera a la calle.
b. la vereda
(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 South America: Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, and Venezuela
(South America)
Stay on the footpath until you're sure no cars are coming.Quédate en la vereda hasta que estés seguro de que no vienen autos.
c. la banqueta
(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)
The footpath is too narrow for the stroller.La banqueta es demasiado angosta para la carriola.
d. el andén
(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).
Regionalism used in Central America: Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama
(Central America)
Regionalism used in Colombia
(Colombia)
The couple walked slowly along the footpath.La pareja caminó despacio por el andén.
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pathway
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (path)
a. el camino
(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 found a pathway in the woods that made our hike easier.Encontramos un camino en el bosque que nos hizo más fácil la excursión.
b. el sendero
(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 coach promises to bring our team down the pathway to glory.Nuestro entrenador promete que llevará a nuestro equipo por el sendero de la gloria.
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