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"Gallop" is a noun which is often translated as "el galope", and "hop" is an intransitive verb which is often translated as "saltar". Learn more about the difference between "gallop" and "hop" below.
gallop(
gah
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luhp
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (pace)
a. el galope
(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 white mare Ann was riding was going at full gallop.La yegua blanca que montaba Ann iba a galope tendido.
When we came out of the wood, Beauty moved easily from a trot to a gallop.Cuando salimos del bosque, Beauty pasó fácilmente del trote al galope.
b.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Seeing the hounds, Timothy whipped his horse into a gallop.Al ver a los perros, Timothy fustigó a su caballo para hacerlo galopar.
Suddenly the horse broke into a gallop.De repente el caballo se echó a galopar.
2. (ride)
a. el paseo a caballo
(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).
Do you fancy going for a gallop?¿Te apetece dar un paseo a caballo?
b.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
My sister and I used to go out for a gallop every morning.Mi hermana y yo salíamos a galopar todas las mañanas.
Where did you go for your gallop?¿Adónde fuiste a galopar?
3. (run by a horse)
a. la galopada
(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 a long gallop, we came to the river.Tras una larga galopada, llegamos al río.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
4. (to run)
a. galopar
We watched the horses galloping along the beach in the early morning mist.Observamos cómo los caballos galopaban por la playa en medio de la neblina de la madrugada.
b.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
The horse came galloping across the field when it saw my dad.Al ver a mi papá, el caballo cruzó el campo a galope hasta donde estábamos.
We galloped up the hill and stopped in front of the church.Subimos la colina al galope y nos detuvimos delante de la iglesia.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
5. (to cause to run)
a. hacer galopar
I want to gallop my pony if we have time.Quiero hacer galopar a mi poni si tenemos tiempo.
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hop(
hap
)
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
1. (to jump)
a. saltar
Look at the rabbit hopping along the trail.Mira el conejo saltando por el sendero.
The frog hopped across the lilypads.La rana iba saltando por las hojas de nenúfar.
b. brincar
The baby seal hopped and landed on the dock.La cría de foca brincó y cayó en el muelle.
c. saltar a la pata coja
The children are hopping around the patio.Los niños están saltando a la pata coja por el patio.
d. dar saltitos
The grasshopper is hopping through the grass.El saltamontes está dando saltitos por la hierba.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (leap)
a. el salto
(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).
You're just a hop and a skip away.Estás a un salto y un paso de tu destino.
b. el brinco
(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).
"Two hops and a step to the left," instructed the square dance caller."Dos brincos y un paso a la izquierda", gritó el instructor de la contradanza.
3. (aviation)
a. el vuelo corto
(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 just a short 30 minute hop from Los Angeles to Las Vegas.Es un vuelo corto de apenas 30 minutos de Los Ángeles a Las Vegas.
4.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(dance)
a. el baile
(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 the United States
(United States)
We had a swell time at the hop on Friday.Nos la pasamos muy bien en el baile el viernes.
hops
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
5. (botany)
a. el lúpulo
(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 new beer is a blend of two hops.Nuestra cerveza nueva es una mezcla de dos tipos de lúpulo.
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