Quick answer
"Journey" is a noun which is often translated as "el viaje", and "travel" is an intransitive verb which is often translated as "viajar". Learn more about the difference between "journey" and "travel" 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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travel(
trahv
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uhl
)
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
1. (to take a trip)
a. viajar
This summer I want to travel a lot with my friends.Este verano quiero viajar mucho con mis amigos.
2. (to move)
a. ir
He was traveling at more than 100 miles per hour.Iba a más de 100 millas por hora.
b. propagarse (sound)
Sound doesn't travel in space.El sonido no se propaga en el espacio.
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to move quickly)
a. ir a toda pastilla
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Formula 1 drivers travel!¡Los pilotos de Fórmula 1 van a toda pastilla!
4. (to react to traveling)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Fresh products do not travel well.A los productos frescos no les sienta bien el transporte.
Insect restaurants don't travel well in Europe.Los restaurantes de insectos no tienen buena acogida en Europa.
5. (business)
a. ser viajante de
My mother travels in cosmetics.Mi madre es viajante de cosméticos.
6. (basketball)
a. dar pasos
When the center traveled, the referee didn't call a foul on him.Cuando el pívot dio pasos, el árbitro no le marcó falta.
b. hacer pasos
The referee whistled because a player had traveled.El árbitro pitó porque un jugador había hecho pasos.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
7. (to journey to)
a. recorrer
They have traveled the world, and have met wonderful people.Han recorrido el mundo y han conocido a gente estupenda.
b. viajar por
We are traveling the length and breadth of the island.Vamos a viajar por el largo y el ancho de la isla.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
8. (act of traveling)
a. los viajes
(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).
Low-cost travel is a good option for students.Los viajes de bajo costo son una buena opción para los estudiantes.
9. (mechanics)
a. el desplazamiento
(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 can lock the travel of the lever with this switch.Puedes bloquear el desplazamiento de la palanca con este interruptor.
travels
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
10. (lengthy journey)
a. los viajes
(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 grandfather would tell us stories about his travels around the world.Mi abuelo nos contaba cuentos de sus viajes alrededor del mundo.
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