Quick answer
"Journey" is a noun which is often translated as "el viaje", and "trip" is a noun which is also often translated as "el viaje". Learn more about the difference between "journey" and "trip" 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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trip(
trihp
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (excursion)
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).
My family and I are going to take a trip to Colombia in August.Mi familia y yo vamos a hacer un viaje a Colombia en agosto.
b. 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).
Next week we're taking a trip to see the volcano.La próxima semana vamos a hacer una excursión a ver el volcán.
c. la salida
(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).
I'm just going to make a quick trip to the supermarket for milk.Voy a hacer una salida rápida al supermercado a buscar leche.
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
(drugged state)
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).
(figurative)
That pill gave him the craziest trip of his life.Esa pastilla le dio el viaje más loco de su vida.
3. (electronics)
a. el interruptor
(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 trip shuts down the gasoline flow once the tank is full.El interruptor detiene el flujo de la gasolina cuando el tanque esté lleno.
4. (act of tripping someone)
a. el zancadilla
(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 player brought an opponent down with a trip and the referee called a foul.El jugador le hizo una zancadilla a un contrario y el árbitro le señaló la falta.
5. (stumble)
a. el tropezón
(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).
Many accidents in the workplace are the result of trips and falls.Muchos accidentes laborales surgen de tropezones y caídas.
6.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(memorable experience)
a. la locura
(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 show we went to Saturday was a real trip.El concierto al que fuimos el sábado fue una verdadera locura.
7.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(obsession)
a. la obsesión
(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).
My mom is on this knitting trip right now; I have like 20 new scarves.A mi mamá le entró una obsesión por el tejido; tengo como 20 bufandas nuevas.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
8. (to stumble)
a. tropezar
Lila tripped while walking on the uneven sidewalk.Lila tropezó mientras caminaba por la acera irregular.
9. (to move easily and lightly)
a. moverse con paso ligero
Erica and Ricardo tripped along the dance floor.Erica y Ricardo se movían con paso ligero por la pista de baile.
10.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to be drugged)
a. estar colocado (colloquial)
Everyone in the club was tripping on some kind of drug.Todos en el club estaban colocados con algún tipo de droga.
b. flipar (colloquial)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
There was a group of teenagers tripping in a corner of the park.Había un grupo de adolescentes flipando en una esquina del parque.
c. estar ido (colloquial)
What's wrong with Josh? - I don't know; he's tripping.¿Qué le pasa a Josh? - No sé; está ido.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
11. (to cause to stumble)
a. ponerle la zancadilla a
He tripped his little sister when she entered the room.Le puso la zancadilla a su hermanita cuando entró en el cuarto.
b. hacerle la zancadilla a
With nothing to lose at that stage of the game, Nacho tripped his opponent.Sin nada que perder a esas alturas del juego, Nacho le hizo la zancadilla a su contrincante.
c. echarle la zancadilla a
Mom, James tripped me!¡Mamá, Jaime me echó la zancadilla!
d. meterle el pie a
Javi tripped me in the hallway.Javi me metió el pie cuando iba por el pasillo.
e. hacer tropezar
That bag on the floor will trip someone.Esa bolsa ahí en el suelo hará tropezar a alguien.
12. (to trigger)
a. activar
My dad accidentally tripped the switch when he was cleaning.Mi papá activó accidentalmente el interruptor cuando estaba limpiando.
b. hacer saltar
A fox tripped the sensor on the wildlife camera last night.Un zorro hizo saltar el sensor de la cámara de vida silvestre anoche.
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