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"Faggot" is a noun which is often translated as "el maricón", and "dyke" is a noun which is often translated as "el dique". Learn more about the difference between "faggot" and "dyke" 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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dyke
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (flood barrier)
a. el dique
(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 1953, the floods were strong enough to burst the dike.En 1953, las inundaciones fueron tan fuertes que rompieron el dique.
2. (watercourse)
a. la acequia
(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 body of the murdered woman had lain undiscovered in a dike for two decades.Pasaron dos décadas antes de que se descubriera en la acequia el cadáver de la mujer asesinada.
3. (causeway)
a. la calzada
(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 paddy fields are separated by a network of dykes.Los arrozales están separados por una red de calzadas.
4. (embankment)
a. el terraplén
(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 dyke, originally built as a defense against the English, is now part of a long-distance trail.El terraplén, originalmente construido como defensa contra los ingleses, ahora forma parte de un sendero de larga distancia.
5.
A word or phrase that is gravely offensive and taboo in all contexts (e.g. nigger, cunt).
(extremely offensive)
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
(lesbian)
a. la tortillera
(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 gravely offensive and taboo in all contexts (e.g. nigger, cunt).
(extremely offensive)
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
All the guys in the office say Lesley must be a dyke because she hates men.Todos los chicos en la oficina dicen que Lesley tiene que ser una tortillera porque odia a los hombres.
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