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"Faggot" is a noun which is often translated as "el maricón", and "chink" is a noun which is often translated as "la grieta". Learn more about the difference between "faggot" and "chink" below.
faggot
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 gravely offensive and taboo in all contexts (e.g. nigger, cunt).
(extremely offensive)
(homosexual man)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. el maricón
(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 gravely offensive and taboo in all contexts (e.g. nigger, cunt).
(extremely offensive)
She called a classmate a faggot and was expelled from school.Le dijo maricón a su compañero y lo expulsaron de la escuela.
b. el marica
(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 gravely offensive and taboo in all contexts (e.g. nigger, cunt).
(extremely offensive)
Dan called Mark a faggot when he saw him holding hands with Adam.Dan le dijo marica a Mark cuando lo vio agarrado de la mano de Adam.
c. el puto
(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 gravely offensive and taboo in all contexts (e.g. nigger, cunt).
(extremely offensive)
I wish Mexican fans would stop yelling "Faggot!" at rival goalkeepers.Ojalá los aficionados mexicanos dejaran de gritarles "¡Puto!" a los porteros rivales.
d. el mariquita
(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 gravely offensive and taboo in all contexts (e.g. nigger, cunt).
(extremely offensive)
Nicolas thinks only faggots wear pink.Nicolás piensa que solo los mariquitas se visten de rosa.
e. el joto
(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 gravely offensive and taboo in all contexts (e.g. nigger, cunt).
(extremely offensive)
Regionalism used in Honduras
(Honduras)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
They called him a faggot because he was wearing a dress.Le llamaron joto porque llevaba un vestido.
f. el sarasa
(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 gravely offensive and taboo in all contexts (e.g. nigger, cunt).
(extremely offensive)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
Why don't you just admit it? Everybody knows you're a faggot.¿Por qué no lo admites? Todo el mundo sabe que eres sarasa.
2. (bundle of sticks)
a. el haz de leña
(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 parishioners gathered round the bonfire, each of them carrying a faggot to feed it.Los feligreses se reunieron alrededor de la hoguera, cada uno de ellos cargado con un haz de leña para alimentarla.
3. (culinary) (United Kingdom)
a. la albóndiga
(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).
Faggots are a traditional food made of pork offal.Las albóndigas son un plato tradicional hecho de asaduras porcinas.
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chink
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (crack)
a. la grieta
(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).
(in fence, wall)
The chink is at the bottom of wall, hidden by the couch.La grieta está al pie de la pared, oculta por el sofá.
b. la abertura
(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).
(in fence, wall)
The weeds are growing though the chink in the fence.Las hierbas malas están creciendo a través de la abertura en la valla.
c. el resquicio
(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).
(in door)
The light filtered in through a chink in the door.La luz entró por el resquicio en la puerta.
d. la rendija
(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).
All the chinks in the wall were repaired before we moved in.Todas las rendijas en la pared fueron reparadas antes de mudarnos.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
3. (to cause to make a ringing sound)
a. hacer tintinear
The dinner guests chinked their glasses in a toast to the hostess.Los invitados a la cena hicieron tintinear sus copas en un brindis por la anfitriona.
b. hacer sonar
The breeze chinked the wind chimes hanging from the tree.El viento hacía sonar las campanillas de viento que colgaban del árbol.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
4. (to make a ringing sound)
a. tintinear
The bottles behind the bar were chinking, and soon started falling from the shelves. It was an earthquake!Las botellas que había en las estanterías detrás de la barra tintineaban, y pronto empezaron a caer de los estantes. ¡Era un terremoto!
b. sonar
I started running and the coins in my pocket started chinking.Empecé a correr y las monedas que tenía en el bolsillo empezaron a sonar.
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