Quick answer
"Crafts" is a plural noun which is often translated as "la artesanía", and "shenanigans" is a plural noun which is often translated as "los chanchullos". Learn more about the difference between "crafts" and "shenanigans" below.
crafts(
krahfs
)
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
1. (handicraft)
a. la artesanía
(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).
At the fair you can buy crafts and leather goods.En la feria puedes comprar artesanía y productos de marroquinería.
craft
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (trade)
a. el oficio
(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).
My grandfather taught me the traditional craft of woodworking.Mi abuelo me enseñó el oficio tradicional de carpintería.
b. el arte
(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).
It took me five years to perfect my craft as an artist.Perfeccionar mi arte me llevó cinco años como artista.
3. (transport)
a. la embarcación
(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 craft was severely damaged sunk to the ocean floor.La embarcación estaba gravemente dañada y hundió al fondo del mar.
b. la nave
(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).
Our fighters were ordered to shoot down four unidentified crafts.Ordenaron que nuestros cazas derribaran cuatro naves que no se identificaron.
4. (cunning)
a. la maña
(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).
He solved the riddle through craft and patience.Resolvió el acertijo con maña y paciencia.
b. la astucia
(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 little boy used his craft to outwit the school bullies.El niño utilizó su astucia para burlar a los abusadores de la escuela.
c. la destreza
(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).
He traveled the world thanks to his talent and craft.Viajó por el mundo gracias a su talento y su destreza.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
5. (to create)
a. confeccionar
The figurine was crafted in the 18th century.La estatuilla se confeccionó en el siglo XVIII.
b. elaborar
The young director crafted the thriller beautifully.El joven director elaboró el thriller magníficamente.
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shenanigans
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
1.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(dishonest behavior)
a. los chanchullos
(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)
The voters are tired of politicians' shenanigans.Los votantes están hartos de los chanchullos de los políticos.
b. los tejemanejes
(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)
She blew the whistle on the shenanigans that were going on between the major supermarket chains.Sacó a la luz los tejemanejes que urdían entre sí las grandes cadenas de supermercados.
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(mischievous behavior)
a. las travesuras
(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).
Don't get up to any shenanigans while I'm away!¡No hagan travesuras mientras yo no esté!
b. las diabluras
(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).
Do you remember the shenanigans we used to get up to at school?¿Te acuerdas de las diabluras que hacíamos en el colegio?
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