- 1.1 [Botánica/Botany] fungus 1.2 (América Latina/Latin America) [Cocina/Cookery] mushroom aburrirse como un hongo [familiar/colloquial] to be/get bored stiff [familiar/colloquial] como hongos, filiales de la empresa están apareciendo or brotando como hongos por toda Europa branches of the company are springing up all over Europe solo como un hongo [familiar/colloquial] as lonely as a cloud [literario o humorístico/literary or humorous] 1.3 [Medicina/Medicine] fungus (en los pies) tengo hongos I have athlete's foot 1.4 tb sombrero de hongo derby (inglés norteamericano/American English) bowler hat (inglés británico/British English)
Here is a selection of useful words and phrases you will need in real-life situations while you're visiting Spain and other Spanish-speaking countries...
Most first names in Spanish-speaking countries are those of saints. A person's santo, (also known as onomástico in Latin America and onomástica in Spain) is the saint's day of the saint that they are named for. Children were once usually named for the saint whose day they were born on, but this is less common now.