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fan
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fan(
fahn
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (device to blow air)
a. el ventilador
(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).
(electric)
I prefer a good fan over air conditioning in the summer.Prefiero un buen ventilador al aire acondicionado en el verano.
b. el abanico
(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).
(ceiling or handheld)
The woman in the portrait is holding a beautiful lace fan.La mujer del retrato sujeta un abanico de encaje precioso.
2. (enthusiastic admirer)
a. el fan
(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 fan
(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).
Laura is a fan of French restaurants.Laura es una fan de los restaurantes franceses.
b. el aficionado
(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 aficionada
(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).
She is a classical music fan.Es una aficionada de la música clásica.
c. el admirador
(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 admiradora
(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).
I know she is a closet fan of that ridiculous singer.Sé que es una admiradora secreta de ese cantante rídiculo.
d. el fanático
(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 fanática
(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).
He would die for a picture with her. He's a huge fan of that actress.Se moriría por una foto con ella. Es un súper fanático de esa actriz.
e. el hincha
(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 hincha
(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).
(sports)
He is a fan of the Argentina soccer team.Es hincha del equipo de fútbol de Argentina.
f. el forofo
(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 forofa
(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).
(sports)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
He is a boxing fan.Es un forofo del boxeo.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
3. (to blow air on)
a. abanicar
I had to fan myself at the cemetery; it was so hot.Tuve que abanicarme en el cementerio, hacía tanto calor.
b. aventar
We fanned the cakes with a newspaper.Aventamos los pasteles con un periódico.
c. avivar
If you don't fan those embers you won't get a flame.Si no avives esas brasas, no tendrás llamas.
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fan
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (enthusiast; of music, art, sport)
a. el fanático(a)
(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 fanático(a)
(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).
2. (of artist, singer)
a. el admirador(ora) m,f, fan
(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 admirador(ora) m,f, fan
(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).
I'm not a fan of electric cookersno soy partidario de las cocinas or
football fanhincha de fútbol
fan clubclub de fans
fan mailcartas de fans or de admiradores
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fan [fæn]
noun
abanico (m); (Agr) aventador (m); (machine) ventilador (m)
electric fan ventilador (m) eléctrico
when the shit hits the fan cuando se arme la gorda (informal)
transitive verb
[+face, person] abanicar; (mechanically) ventilar; (Agr) aventar; [+flames] atizar; avivar; avivar; excitar
to fan o.s. abanicarse; darse aire
modifier
fan belt (n) (in motor) correa (f) del ventilador
fan heater (n) (Britain) calentador (m) de aire; estufa (f) eléctrica (de aire caliente)
fan vaulting (n) (Archit) bóveda (f) de abanico
fan [fæn]
noun
(gen) aficionadoaaficionada (m) (f);a aficionada (Dep) hincha (m); forofoaforofa (m) (f);a forofa (Esp) adictoaadicta (m) (f);a adicta (LAm) [of pop star etc] fan (m); admiradoraadmiradora (m) (f);a admiradora
the fans la afición; I am not one of his fans no soy de sus admiradores; yo no soy de los que lo admiran
modifier
fan base (n)
fan club (n) club (m) de admiradores; (Mús) club (m) de fans
fan mail (n) correspondencia (f) de los admiradores
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Usage note
The plural of “fan” is “fans.”
el fan, la fan(
fahn
)
This means that the noun can be masculine or feminine, depending on the gender of person it refers to (e.g. el doctor, la doctora).
1. (enthusiastic admirer)
a. fan
Los fans enloquecieron cuando la banda apareció en el escenario.The fans went crazy when the band appeared on stage.
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fan
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. fan
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fan
fans (plural) fan
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Phrases with "fans"
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the fans went crazy
los fans se volvieron locos
the happy fans
los fanáticos felices
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