Quick answer
"Labyrinth" is a noun which is often translated as "el laberinto", and "maze" is a noun which is also often translated as "el laberinto". Learn more about the difference between "labyrinth" and "maze" below.
labyrinth
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (maze)
a. el laberinto
(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).
Theseus entered the labyrinth in search of the Minotaur.Teseo entró al laberinto en busca del Minotauro.
2.
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
(tangle)
a. el laberinto
(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 tried to read the report but I got lost in a labyrinth of statistical data.Traté de leer el informe pero me perdí en el laberinto de datos estadísticos.
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maze(
meyz
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (labyrinth)
a. el laberinto
(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 kids went into the garden maze, and it took them ages to get out.Los niños entraron en el laberinto del jardín y les llevó una eternidad salir.
2. (complicated mixture)
a. el laberinto
(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'm never going to get my student visa. The bureaucracy here is a real maze.Nunca me darán el visado de estudiante. La burocracia aquí es un verdadero laberinto.
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