Quick answer
"Faggot" is a noun which is often translated as "el maricón", and "nigger" is a noun which is often translated as "término usado para referirse a una persona de piel oscura". Learn more about the difference between "faggot" and "nigger" 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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nigger
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
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