Quick answer
"Journey" is a noun which is often translated as "el viaje", and "ride" is a transitive verb which is often translated as "montar". Learn more about the difference between "journey" and "ride" 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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ride(
rayd
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to travel by)
a. montar (animal, bike)
My father taught me to ride a horse when I was a child.Mi padre me enseñó a montar a caballo cuando era una niña.
b. ir en
I think it's dangerous to ride a motorcycle.Creo que es peligroso ir en motocicleta.
c. andar en
She always rides her bike to the gym.Siempre anda en bicicleta al gimnasio.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
2. (to travel)
a. ir
I was riding on the train when it filled with smoke.Iba en el tren cuando se llenó de humo.
3. (to travel on an animal)
a. montar
I can't go on the horseback ride, because I never learned how to ride.No puedo ir a la cabalgata porque nunca aprendí a montar.
b. cabalgar
Yesterday, we went riding in the hills.Ayer cabalgamos por los cerros.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
4. (journey)
a. el paseo
(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).
Should we go for a bike ride?¿Nos vamos a dar un paseo en bici?
b. la vuelta
(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).
Do you want to go for a ride in my new car?¿Quieren dar una vuelta en mi carro nuevo?
c. 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).
The ride to my parents' house is long.El viaje a la casa de mis padres es largo.
5. (fairground attraction)
a. la atracción
(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).
All of the rides at the fair cost a dollar.Todas las atracciones de la feria costaban un dólar.
b. el juego
(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)
What's your favorite ride in Disneyland?¿Cuál es tu juego preferido en Disneylandia?
6. (transport)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Can someone give me a ride to the hospital?¿Alguien me puede llevar al hospital?
Do you want me to give you a ride home?¿Quieres que te lleve a casa?
b. el aventón
(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).
(colloquial)
Regionalism used in Central America: Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama
(Central America)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
I gave her a ride home after the party.Le di un aventón a su casa después de la fiesta.
c. el pon
(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).
(colloquial)
Regionalism used in Puerto Rico
(Puerto Rico)
Can you give me a ride to the movies?¿Me das pon al cine?
7.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(motor vehicle)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. el carro
(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 brother just bought himself a sweet ride.Mi hermano se acaba de comprar tremendo carro.
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