Quick answer
"Fellow" is a noun which is often translated as "el tipo", and "chap" is a transitive verb which is often translated as "agrietar". Learn more about the difference between "fellow" and "chap" below.
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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.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(person)
a. el tipo
(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).
He is a great guest at parties, because everyone thinks he is a rather agreeable fellow.Es un buen invitado para las fiestas, porque a todo el mundo le resulta un tipo muy agradable.
b. el hombre
(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).
There's a fellow at the door who claims to be your friend.Hay un hombre en la puerta que asegura que es tu amigo.
c. el tío
(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).
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
You should be able to recognize him. He's a dapper fellow with long hair that goes down to his shoulders.Debes poder reconocerlo. Es un tío pulcro con pelo largo que le cae hasta los hombros.
d. el sujeto
(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).
I met an interesting fellow at the conference yesterday, and we exchanged phone numbers.Conocí a un sujeto interesante en la conferencia de ayer e intercambiamos los números de teléfono.
2. (colleague)
a. el compañero
(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).
, la compañera
(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 groom and the best man have been fellows since childhood.El novio y su padrino son compañeros desde que eran niños.
3. (member of an academy or society)
a. el miembro
(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).
, la miembro
(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).
My brother was just named as an honorary fellow at the new research institute.Mi hermano acaba de ser nombrado miembro honorífico del nuevo instituto de investigaciones.
4. (in some universities)
a. el miembro de la junta
(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).
, la miembro de la junta
(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 changes that the university's fellows made to the charter provoked student protests.Los cambios que los miembros de la junta de la universidad hicieron a los estatutos provocaron manifestaciones estudiantiles.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
5. (peer)
a. compañero
Because he was the best in the class, Juan offered to tutor his fellow students.Como era el mejor de la clase, Juan le ofreció su ayuda a sus compañeros de clase.
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chap
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to cause to become chapped)
a. agrietar
This awful dry weather always chaps my lips.Este horrendo tiempo seco siempre me agrieta mucho los labios.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
2. (to become chapped)
a. agrietarse
Grise brought some lip balm in case her lips chapped while they were on the mountain.Grise llevó bálsamo para labios por si se le agrietaban los labios mientras estaban en la montaña.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
3. (chapped place)
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).
This lipstick looks nice, but it gives me chaps on my lips.Este pintalabios se ve bien, pero me hace grietas en los labios.
4.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(guy) (United Kingdom)
a. el tipo
(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)
There was a young chap trying to hitch a ride on the side of the road, so we decided to pick him up.Había un tipo joven que haciendo autoestop en el arcén de la carretera, así que decidimos llevarlo.
b. el tío
(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)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
Your friend was an awfully nice chap.Tu amigo era un tío muy majo.
chaps
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
5. (clothing)
a. las chaparreras
(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).
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
A cowboy wearing chaps and a revolver on his belt walked through the doors of the saloon.Un vaquero que llevaba chaparreras y un revólver en el cinturón cruzó las puertas de la cantina.
b. los zahones
(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).
Yolanda put on her cowboy hat, her chaps and her boots, and mounted her horse.Yolanda se puso el sombrero de vaquero, los zahones y las botas, y montó en su caballo.
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