粉丝

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Chinese[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]


Etymology 1[edit]

From  ("noodles") +  ("strands").

Noun[edit]

粉丝

  1. Cellophane noodles, Chinese vermicelli, bean threads, bean thread noodles, crystal noodles, glass noodles (transparent noodle made from starch)

Synonym[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

粉丝

  1. (slang) fan (e.g. of music, movies, celebrities)
    • 粉丝 [Beijing Mandarin, MSC, simp.]
      Wǒ shì tā de fěnsī. [Pinyin]
      I'm a fan of his.

References[edit]

  • 2008, Shujuan Li, Popular Chinese Expressions (流行汉语), edition 2nd (in English/Mandarin), Beijing: Sinolingua, ISBN 978-7-80200-388-0: