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"Journey" is a noun which is often translated as "el viaje", and "holiday" is a noun which is often translated as "el día de fiesta". Learn more about the difference between "journey" and "holiday" below.
journey(
juhr
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ni
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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. (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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holiday(
ha
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luh
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dey
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (day of observance or celebration)
a. el día de fiesta
(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).
Valentine's Day is my favorite holiday.El día de San Valentín es mi día de fiesta preferido.
b. el día feriado
(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 Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
Some countries have up to 20 holidays a year.Algunos países tienen hasta 20 días feriados al año.
c. la fiesta
(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 Day of the Dead is a very important holiday in Mexico.El Día de los Muertos es una fiesta muy importante en México.
d. el día festivo
(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).
Monday is a holiday so we don't have to work.El lunes es un día festivo así que no tenemos que trabajar.
e. el feriado
(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 Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
Is today a holiday? - Buddy, today's Sunday.¿Hoy es feriado? - Amigo, hoy es domingo.
2. (vacation) (United Kingdom)
a. las vacaciones
(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).
What did you do during your summer holidays?¿Qué hiciste durante tus vacaciones de verano?
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
3. (to vacation) (United Kingdom)
a. vacacionar
This year we're holidaying in Morocco.Este año vamos a vacacionar en Marruecos.
holidays
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
4. (period between Christmas and New Year)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. las fiestas
(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).
Are you going anywhere for the holidays?¿Se van a algún lado para las fiestas?
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