Quick answer
"Olympics" is a proper noun which is often translated as "los Juegos Olímpicos", and "tournament" is a noun which is often translated as "el torneo". Learn more about the difference between "Olympics" and "tournament" below.
Olympics(
uh
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lihm
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pihks
)
A proper noun refers to the name of a person, place, or thing.
proper noun
1. (sports)
a. los Juegos Olímpicos
(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 got tickets to some of the events at the summer Olympics.Conseguimos boletos para algunos de los eventos de los Juegos Olímpicos de verano.
b. las Olimpiadas
(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 modern Olympics began in Athens in 1896.Las Olimpiadas modernas empezaron en Atenas en 1896.
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tournament(
tuhr
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nuh
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muhnt
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (competition)
a. el torneo
(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).
Are you going to the golf tournament in Napa this weekend?¿Vas al torneo de golf en Napa este fin de semana?
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