粉絲

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Chinese[edit]

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dust; powder silk; thread; trace
trad. (粉絲)
simp. (粉丝)

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Etymology 1[edit]

From (fěn, “noodles”) + (, “strands”)

Noun[edit]

粉絲

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

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Etymology 2[edit]

Humorous phono-semantic matching of English fans.

Noun[edit]

粉絲

  1. (informal) fan (e.g. of music, movies, celebrities)
    粉絲 / 粉丝  ―  Wǒ shì tā de fěnsī.  ―  I'm a fan of his.

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