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"Gay" is an adjective which is often translated as "homosexual", and "bisexual" is an adjective which is often translated as "bisexual". Learn more about the difference between "gay" and "bisexual" below.
gay(
gey
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (related to sexual preference)
a. homosexual
Alan's family were very supportive when he told them he was gay.La familia de Alan fue muy comprensiva cuando les dijo que era homosexual.
b. gay
I'm going to a gay bar tonight with my neighbor.Voy a ir a un bar gay con mi vecino esta noche.
2.
A word or phrase that is seldom used in contemporary language and is recognized as being from another decade, (e.g. cat, groovy).
(old-fashioned)
(happy)
a. alegre
"We went to such a gay party last night," said the woman in the movie from the 1920s."Fuimos a una fiesta muy alegre anoche", dijo la mujer en la película de los años veinte.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
3. (homosexual person; sometimes offensive)
a. el homosexual
(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 were lots of gays in the parade.Había muchos homosexuales en el desfile.
b. el gay
(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)
Look at that gay over there. - Grandma, you can't say that!Mira a ese gay. - Abuela, ¡no puedes decir eso!
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bisexual(
bay
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sehk
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shu
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uhl
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (attracted to both sexes)
a. bisexual
We offer equal treatment to all of our gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender employees.Ofrecemos igualdad de trato a todos nuestros empleados gais, lesbianas, bisexuales y transgénero.
b. ambidiestro
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Regionalism used in Central America: Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama
(Central America)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
The bisexual community hailed the coming into effect of the law that allows same-sex marriage.La comunidad ambidiestra celebró con júbilo la entrada en vigor de la ley que permite el matrimonio entre personas del mismo sexo.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (person attracted to both sexes)
a. el bisexual
(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 bisexual
(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).
Some bisexuals have complained of discrimination within the gay community.Algunos bisexuales se han quejado de discriminación dentro de la comunidad gay.
b. el ambidiestro
(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 ambidiestra
(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 commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Regionalism used in Central America: Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama
(Central America)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
Everyone thinks he's gay because he left his wife for a man, but, in fact, he's a bisexual.Todos creen que es gay porque dejó a su mujer por un hombre, pero, en realidad, es ambidiestro.
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