Quick answer
"Way" is a noun which is often translated as "el camino", and "trail" is a noun which is often translated as "el sendero". Learn more about the difference between "way" and "trail" below.
way(
wey
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (route)
a. 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).
What is the quickest way to the airport?¿Cuál es el camino más rápido al aeropuerto?
b. la distancia
(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).
You still have a long way to get to the hotel.Todavía te queda mucha distancia por recorrer hasta el hotel.
c. la dirección
(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).
Which way? Right or left?¿En qué dirección? ¿Izquierda o derecha?
2. (manner)
a. la manera
(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 prefer doing things my way.Prefiero hacer las cosas a mi manera.
b. el modo
(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 do not see it that way.No lo vemos de ese modo.
c. la forma
(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).
It seems to you that there's only one way to do things.Te parece que solo hay una forma de hacer las cosas.
3. (personal direction)
a. 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).
She's making her way in the world.Está abriéndose camino en el mundo.
4. (aspect)
a. el sentido
(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 agree with you in a way.Estoy de acuerdo contigo en cierto sentido.
b. el aspecto
(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).
As hard as it is for me to admit this, the boss is right in some ways.Por mucho que me cueste admitirlo, el jefe tiene razón en algunos aspectos.
5. (gift)
a. el trato
(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 like her; she has a way with people.Me gusta, tiene un buen trato con la gente.
6. (state)
a. el estado
(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).
Your bike is in a bad way.Tu bici está en mal estado.
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
7. (very)
a. muy
Can you see my kite way up in the sky?¿Ves mi cometa muy alto en el cielo?
b. mucho
They were way off in their calculation of the cost.Se equivocaron mucho en el cálculo de los costes.
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trail(
treyl
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (path)
a. el sendero
(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 love to go running at sunrise on the trail in the woods.Me encanta salir a correr al amanecer en el sendero por el bosque.
b. la senda
(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).
Many pioneers traveled the Oregon Trail in the nineteenth century.Muchos pioneros viajaron por la Senda de Oregon en el siglo diecinueve.
c. 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).
She takes her horse out to the trail to run every day.Saca su caballo al camino a correr todos los días.
d. la pista
(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).
(for skiing)
Before we went skiing every morning, we studied a map with the trails.Todas las mañanas, antes de salir a esquiar, estudiábamos un mapa con las pistas.
2. (trace)
a. el rastro
(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 dogs followed the trail of the fox.Los perros siguieron el rastro del zorro.
b. la pista
(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).
Even though they have not caught the suspect, police say they are on his trail.Aunque no han alcanzado al sospechoso, la policía dice que está sobre su pista.
3. (wake)
a. la estela
(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 hurricane left a trail of destruction.El huracán dejo una estela de destrucción.
b. el reguero
(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).
World War II left a trail of crimes against humanity in its path.La Segunda Guerra Mundial dejó un reguero de crímenes contra la humanidad a su paso.
c. la cola
(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 comet's trail is so bright you can see it with the naked eye.La cola del cometa es tan brillante que se ve a simple vista.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
4. (to drag)
a. arrastrar
Fran trailed her blanket around everywhere when she was a baby.Fran arrastraba su cobija por todos lados cuando era bebé.
5. (to follow)
a. seguir la pista
The hunters trailed the deer.Los cazadores siguieron la pista del venado.
b. seguir el rastro
She allowed her eyes to trail the man for only a second.Permitió que sus ojos siguieran el rastro del hombre solo por un segundo.
6. (to lag behind)
a. ir a la zaga
The local team trails its rival in the national rankings.El equipo local va a la zaga de su rival en la clasificación nacional.
7. (to dirty)
a. dejar
Take your boots off; you're trailing mud all over the carpet!Quítate las botas; ¡estás dejando lodo por todo el tapete!
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
8. (to drag)
a. arrastrar
Zeke's bat trailed behind him as he trudged home after losing the game.El bate de Zeke arrastraba detrás de él mientras caminaba a casa después de perder el partido.
9. (to lag behind)
a. ir a la zaga
At half-time our team was still trailing.A medio tiempo nuestro equipo todavía iba a la zaga.
b. rezagarse
You guys are trailing again; hurry up!Se están rezagando de nuevo; ¡apúrense!
10. (to dangle)
a. colgar
Vines trail from balconies in New Orleans in the summer.Las parras cuelgan de los balcones en Nueva Orleans en el verano.
11. (to walk wearily)
a. patear
We trailed around my cousin's new plot of land all morning.Pateamos por el nuevo terreno de mi primo toda la mañana.
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