Friday, April 12, 2013

Funny, Fun, Entertaining

"Fun" is something enjoyable, and "funny" is something that makes people laugh.  Games and sports are "fun" but not normally "funny".

"Fun" es algo que es como "agradable", y "funny" es algo que hace personas reir.  Juegos y deportes son "fun" pero no normalemente "funny".

Airbag is a funny movie. It made me laugh a lot. (Divertido solo se puede traducir por funny si nos hace reír)
The circus is very fun for children. Studying English is fun!
I like playing hide and seek. It's great fun. Me gusta jugar al escondite. Es muy divertido
The concert at the Palau de la Música was very entertaining. The French movie Amour was very depressing but it was entertaining. Schindler’s List was entertaining.

funny adj
gracioso adj

chistoso adj

Let me tell you a funny story.

Te voy a contar una anécdota graciosa.
funny adj
(strange, odd)
raro adj

It's funny that we bumped into them on holiday.

Es raro que nos tropezáramos con ellos en las vacaciones.
funny adj
(person: funny) persona
divertido adj

chistoso adj

He is so funny. We were laughing the whole time.

Nos reímos sin parar, él es muy divertido.

fun adj
divertido adj

entretenido adj

We played a fun game.

Jugamos un juego divertido.

entertaining adj
entretenido adj

divertido adj