fellow
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fellow(
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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.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
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.
I'll have to discuss the issue with my fellow countrymen.Tendré que discutir el asunto con mis compatriotas.
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fellow
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (comrade)
a. el compañero(a) m,f, camarada
(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 compañero(a) m,f, camarada
(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).
fellow citizenconciudadano(a) m,f
fellow countryman/countrywomancompatriota mf
fellow feeling(sentimiento de) solidaridad f
fellow passenger/student/workercompañero(a) de viaje/de estudios/de trabajo
2. (fig)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
fellow travelersimpatizante mf
3. (at university)
a. el profesor(ora)
(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 profesor(ora)
(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).
4. (of academy, 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).
5. (colloquial)
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).
(man)
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).
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
c. el flaco
(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).
(River Plate)
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fellow [ˈfeləʊ]
noun
1 (chap) hombre (m); tipo (informal) (m); tío (informal) (m)
can't a fellow get any peace! ¡es mucho pedir que le dejen a uno en paz!
my dear fellow! ¡hombre!
well, this journalist fellow bueno, el tal periodista
those journalist fellows los periodistas esos
nice fellow buen chico (m); buena persona (f)
he's an odd fellow es un tipo raro
old fellow viejo (m)
look here, old fellow mira, amigo
poor fellow! ¡pobrecito!
young fellow chico (m)
I say, young fellow oiga, joven
2 (comrade) compañero (m)
3 [of association, society etc] socioasocia (m) (f);a socia
4 (Britain) (Univ) etc miembro de la junta de gobierno de un colegio universitario
5 (other half) pareja (f); (equal) igual (m)
it has no fellow no tiene par
modifier
fellow being (n)
fellow creature See culture box in entry fellow.
fellow citizen (n) conciudadanoaconciudadana (m) (f);a conciudadana
fellow countryman/-woman (n) compatriota (m)
"my fellow countrymen, ..." (in speech) —queridos compatriotas, ...
fellow creature (n) prójimo (m)
fellow feeling (n) compañerismo (m)
fellow member (n) consocioaconsocia (m) (f);a consocia
fellow men (n) prójimos (m); semejantes (m)
fellow passenger (n) compañeroacompañera (m) (f) de viaje;a compañera
fellow student (n) compañeroacompañera (m) (f) de clase or curso;a compañera
fellow sufferer (n) persona que tiene la misma enfermedad que algn; compañeroacompañera (m) (f) en la desgracia;a compañera
fellow traveller fellow traveler (US) (n)
fellow passenger See culture box in entry fellow.
(Pol) (with communists) simpatizante (m)
fellow worker (n) compañeroacompañera (m) (f) de trabajo;a compañera colega (m)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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Phrases with "fellow"
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fellow students
condiscípulos
fellow being
el semejante
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