Quick answer
"Wizard" is a noun which is often translated as "el mago", and "magician" is a noun which is also often translated as "el mago". Learn more about the difference between "wizard" and "magician" below.
wizard(
wihz
-
uhrd
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (sorcerer)
a. el mago
(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 wizard summoned a three-headed wolf.El mago hizo aparecer un lobo de tres cabezas.
b. el hechicero
(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 maiden gave the knight a love potion that the wizard had created.La doncella le dio al caballero una poción de amor que había preparado el hechicero.
c. el brujo
(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 hero can't talk because a wizard cast a spell on him.El héroe no puede hablar porque un brujo le hizo un hechizo.
2. (expert)
a. el genio
(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 genia
(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).
Only a mathematical wizard could work out this equation.Solo un genio de las matemáticas podría solucionar esta ecuación.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(great) (United Kingdom)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
I just bought the beer for tonight's party. - That's wizard!Acabo de comprar la cerveza para la fiesta de esta noche. - ¡Fantástico!
Let's use the leftover meat to make tacos. - That's a wizard idea!Usemos la carne que sobró para hacer tacos - ¡Qué idea estupenda!
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magician(
muh
-
jih
-
shihn
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (sorcerer)
a. el mago
(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 maga
(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).
Lightning bolts came shooting from the tips of the magician's fingers.De la punta de los dedos del mago, salieron disparados rayos.
b. el hechicero
(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 hechicera
(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 magician turned her into a rabbit.El hechicero la convirtió en conejo.
2. (illusionist)
a. el prestidigitador
(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 prestidigitadora
(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 card fell out of the magician's pant leg.Un naipe cayó del pantalón del prestidigitador.
b. el mago
(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 maga
(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 magician performed some incredible tricks for us.La maga nos hizo algunos trucos impresionantes.
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