Quick answer
"Journey" is a noun which is often translated as "el viaje", and "excursion" is a noun which is often translated as "la excursión". Learn more about the difference between "journey" and "excursion" below.
journey(
juhr
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ni
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (trip)
a. el viaje
(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 are going on the journey of a lifetime through Europe this summer.Este verano vamos a hacer el viaje de nuestra vida por Europa.
2. (period of traveling)
a. el recorrido
(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 train stops many times along the journey.El tren hace muchas paradas durante el recorrido.
b. 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).
I'll eat my sandwich on the journey.Me comeré el bocadillo por el camino.
3. (process of personal change and development)
a. el viaje
(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).
Life is a journey into the unknown.La vida es un viaje hacia lo desconocido.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
4. (to travel)
a. viajar
Thousands of people journey to Bethlehem every year despite the regional instability.Miles de personas viajan a Belén cada año a pesar de la inestabilidad que existe en la región.
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excursion(
ehk
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skuhr
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zhihn
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (outing)
a. la excursión
(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).
We took an excursion around to the south side of the lake. Hicimos una excursión alrededor de la parte sur del lago.
2. (digression)
a. la digresión
(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).
Please keep the excursions into your religious beliefs to yourself. Por favor quédate las digresiones sobre tus creencias religiosas.
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