Quick answer
"Wagon" is a noun which is often translated as "el carro", and "truck" is a noun which is often translated as "el camión". Learn more about the difference between "wagon" and "truck" below.
wagon(
wah
-
gihn
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (transport)
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).
(animal-drawn)
We put all our belongings into a wagon and set out on the Oregon Trail.Pusimos todas nuestras pertenencias en un carro y emprendimos la marcha por la ruta de Oregón.
b. la camioneta
(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).
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(family vehicle)
We should take the wagon so that we have more space.Deberíamos ir con la camioneta para tener más espacio.
c. el camión
(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).
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(for transporting goods) (United Kingdom)
I hope all of these boxes will fit in the wagon.Espero que todas estas cajas quepan en el camión.
2. (railroad) (United Kingdom)
a. el vagón
(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).
(for freight)
This type of wagon is used to transport packed goods.Este tipo de vagón se emplea para transportar mercancías empaquetadas.
3.
A word or phrase that is seldom used in contemporary language and is recognized as being from another decade, (e.g. cat, groovy).
(old-fashioned)
(for drinks)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. el carrito
(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).
Their guests sat down in the parlor, and the maid brought in the wagon laden with refreshments.Los invitados se sentaron en el salón, y la criada trajo el carrito repleto de refrescos.
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truck(
truhk
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (vehicle)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. el camión
(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 saw lots of trucks on the highway.Vimos muchos camiones en la carretera.
2. (produce)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. los productos de la huerta
(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).
Farmers bring truck into the market every Saturday.Los granjeros traen productos de la huerta al mercado todos los sábados.
3. (rail wagon) (United Kingdom)
a. el vagón
(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 need to uncouple the train's trucks.Necesitamos desacoplar los vagones del tren.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
4. (transport)
a. transportar en camión
The equipment was trucked 2,000 miles to Alaska.Los equipos fueron transportados 2,000 millas en camión a Alaska.
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