Quick answer
"Fairy" is a noun which is often translated as "el hada", and "nymph" is a noun which is often translated as "la ninfa". Learn more about the difference between "fairy" and "nymph" below.
fairy(
feh
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (supernatural being)
a. el hada
(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).
When I was very young, I thought fireflies were fairies.Cuando era muy joven, pensé que las luciérnagas eran hadas.
2.
A word or phrase that is gravely offensive and taboo in all contexts (e.g. nigger, cunt).
(extremely offensive)
(homosexual man)
a. 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)
Josh was always called a fairy at school but he's now a talented designer.A Josh siempre lo llamaban marica en la escuela pero ahora es un diseñador con talento.
b. 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)
There's no way I'm going to that club. It's for fairies!Yo no pienso ir a ese club. ¡Es para maricones!
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nymph
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (mythology)
a. la ninfa
(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 ancient Greeks believed that wood nymphs lived in the trees.Los antiguos griegos creían que las ninfas de los bosques vivían en los árboles.
2. (animal)
a. la ninfa
(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).
Sally sometimes uses live nymphs when she goes fishing.Sally a veces usa ninfas vivas cuando va a pescar.
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