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"Bud" is a noun which is often translated as "el capullo", and "fellow" is a noun which is often translated as "el tipo". Learn more about the difference between "bud" and "fellow" below.
bud(
buhd
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (botany)
a. el capullo
(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).
(of flower)
Clipping a rose hedge regularly will prevent buds from developing.Podar un seto de rosas con regularidad impedirá que se desarrollen los capullos.
The bud opened to reveal perfect, pink petals.El capullo abrió, dejando ver unos pétalos rosas perfectos.
b. el brote
(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 cherry trees were just coming into bud.Los cerezos recién estaban empezando a echar brotes.
c. la yema
(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 buds on the horse chestnut tree had burst into leaf.Las yemas del castaño de Indias habían echado hojas.
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(form of address)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. el amigo
(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)
Whoa there, bud. Where do you think you're going?Oiga, amigo, ¿adónde cree que va?
b. el hermano
(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)
Come on, bud. I know you can do this.Vamos, hermano, yo sé que puedes hacerlo.
c. el compadre
(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)
Can you help me with this? - Sure, bud. I'll be right with you.¿Me puedes ayudar con esto? - Claro, compadre, ya voy.
d. el macho
(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)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
Listen, bud. Let me give you a piece of advice.Oye, macho, deja que te dé un consejo.
e. el colega
(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 very informal word or phrase used by a particular group or community as a substitute for standard language (e.g. joint, john).
(slang)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
Hey, bud. What are you doing tonight?Hola, colega. ¿Qué haces esta noche?
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(close acquaintance)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. el amigo
(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).
, la amiga
(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).
Tom and I have been buds since elementary school.Tom y yo hemos sido amigos desde la primaria.
b. el cuate
(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).
, la cuata
(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)
Regionalism used in Central America: Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama
(Central America)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
Do you know Sam? - Of course! He's a bud of mine from work.¿Conoces a Sam? - ¡Claro! Es un cuate del trabajo.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
4. (to produce buds)
a. brotar
These vines bud early, making them vulnerable to spring frosts.Estas vides brotan temprano, lo que las expone al peligro de las heladas primaverales.
b. echar brotes
The trees were budding and newborn lambs were frolicking in the fields.Los árboles echaban brotes y los corderitos recién nacidos brincaban en los prados.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
5. (to graft)
a. injertar
I budded a bush variety onto a stem of the stock rose plant.Injerté una variedad arbustiva en un tallo de rosa estándar.
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fellow(
feh
-
lo
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(person)
a. el tipo
(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).
He is a great guest at parties, because everyone thinks he is a rather agreeable fellow.Es un buen invitado para las fiestas, porque a todo el mundo le resulta un tipo muy agradable.
b. el hombre
(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).
There's a fellow at the door who claims to be your friend.Hay un hombre en la puerta que asegura que es tu amigo.
c. el tío
(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).
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
You should be able to recognize him. He's a dapper fellow with long hair that goes down to his shoulders.Debes poder reconocerlo. Es un tío pulcro con pelo largo que le cae hasta los hombros.
d. el sujeto
(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 met an interesting fellow at the conference yesterday, and we exchanged phone numbers.Conocí a un sujeto interesante en la conferencia de ayer e intercambiamos los números de teléfono.
2. (colleague)
a. el compañero
(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).
, la compañera
(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 groom and the best man have been fellows since childhood.El novio y su padrino son compañeros desde que eran niños.
3. (member of an academy or society)
a. el miembro
(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).
, la miembro
(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).
My brother was just named as an honorary fellow at the new research institute.Mi hermano acaba de ser nombrado miembro honorífico del nuevo instituto de investigaciones.
4. (in some universities)
a. el miembro de la junta
(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).
, la miembro de la junta
(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 changes that the university's fellows made to the charter provoked student protests.Los cambios que los miembros de la junta de la universidad hicieron a los estatutos provocaron manifestaciones estudiantiles.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
5. (peer)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Because he was the best in the class, Juan offered to tutor his fellow students.Como era el mejor de la clase, Juan le ofreció su ayuda a sus compañeros de clase.
I'll have to discuss the issue with my fellow countrymen.Tendré que discutir el asunto con mis compatriotas.
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