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粉絲

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

PronunciationEdit


Etymology 1Edit

From  ("noodles") +  ("strands").

NounEdit

粉絲

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

SynonymsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Humorous phono-semantic matching of English fans.

NounEdit

粉絲

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