粉絲

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Chinese[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

noodles; pasta silk; thread; trace
trad. (粉絲)
simp. (粉丝)

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Noun[edit]

粉絲

  1. cellophane noodles; Chinese vermicelli (transparent noodle made from starch)
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Etymology 2[edit]

noodles; pasta silk; thread; trace
trad. (粉絲)
simp. (粉丝)
alt. forms fan屎 (fen1 si2)
fans (fen1 si2)

Humorous phono-semantic matching of English fans.

Pronunciation[edit]


Note: fèn-sṳ - imitating Mandarin.

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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Etymology 3[edit]

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

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Adjective[edit]

粉絲

  1. (Min Dong, chiefly of fabric) in small, thin pieces