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"Fun" is a noun which is often translated as "la diversión", and "entertaining" is an adjective which is often translated as "entretenido". Learn more about the difference between "fun" and "entertaining" below.
fun(
fuhn
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (amusement)
a. la diversión
(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 summer weather means the fun has just begun!¡El tiempo veraniego significa que la diversión acaba de empezar!
2. (source of amusement)
a. divertido (adjective)
Mardi Gras in New Orleans is so much fun!¡El Martes de Carnaval en Nueva Orleans es tan divertido!
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
3. (enjoyable)
a. divertido
We had such a fun evening with Mark and Jessie last night.Pasamos una noche much divertida con Mark y Jessie anoche.
b. entretenido
It's a fun game! You should try it.¡Es un juego muy entretenido! Deberías probarlo.
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entertaining(
ehn
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uhr
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tey
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nihng
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (amusing and enjoyable)
a. entretenido
The variety show was quite entertaining.El espectáculo de variedades estuvo muy entretenido.
b. divertido
The mariachis told endless jokes. They were very entertaining.Los mariachis contaron chistes sin parar. Fueron muy divertidos.
c. ameno
The band at Laura's birthday party was very entertaining.La banda en la fiesta de cumpleaños de Laura fue muy amena.
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