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Periódicos vs. Diarios?

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Hola amigos, What is the difference between Periódicos and Diarios? Gracias

3 years ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/Rob2042

Periódicos come out regularly and diarios come out daily. A periódico can come out daily, weekly, monthly or whenever. Both mean newspapers.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/redjellybean8

dia - rios as in daily/dailies?

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/UnPerrito
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Sí, esa es la idea. Lo periódicos aparecen por "períodos". Ahora, a nadie le interesa esa diferencia y todos entenderán lo mismo.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/redjellybean8

Gracias. That makes it easier to remember as I was confusing newspapers with diaries.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/ahh_bueno
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Well, I know I'm writing this a year later, but I also want to say that the problem is that "diario" could also mean diary in Spanish.

So the fact is that you have to understand the context to know if someone is talking about a newspaper or a diary.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/winterlollipop

Periodicos are newspapers that come out after every specific period. Like once every week or something. A diario comes out everyday. Diario can also mean diary. A periodico can be a diario.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/malkin50

Are "revistas" also "periodicos?"

In English "magazines" are also "periodicals" but in Spanish, I don't know.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/winterlollipop

It can be that revistas are periodicos, if you mean it like something that is published at regular intervals. If you mean periodicos as in newspaper, then there is still some differences between newspaper and magazine.

3 years ago

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I don't understand the question?!

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/malkin50

I always make mistakes in Spanish, confusing the words for newspapers and magazines. Generally newspapers are published daily, unless they are something like the Weekly Reader. Magazines like People Magazine are weekly. Scholarly journals are usually monthly or quarterly.

In English, you can call all of them "periodicals" because they are released on a regular interval. I was just hoping for a single word in Spanish that would get the job done for all of them. It's not something that I have to differentiate distinctly, so if I'm using a general word, I'd be ok with that.

Thanks for the answers!

3 years ago

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I think that no one would say it. I understand your point and it makes sense, but if you say periódico I think that everyone will be thinking about a newspaper

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/YESSIKA2014

no para nada. no es lo mismo

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/YESSIKA2014

absolutamente ninguna diferencia, hay países donde se dice el periódico o los periódicos y en otros el diario o los diarios, eso es referente al texto impreso donde están las noticias escritas (ojo). Es solo una cuestión de país.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/CripticSilver

Here in Mexico, I've barely heard diario referring to the newspaper. It's mostly periódico here. Or at least where I live.

3 years ago

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