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"Calligraphy" is a noun which is often translated as "la caligrafía", and "penmanship" is a noun which is also often translated as "la caligrafía". Learn more about the difference between "calligraphy" and "penmanship" below.
calligraphy
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. la caligrafía
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The poem was written in beautiful Chinese calligraphy.El poema estaba escrito en una hermosa caligrafía china.
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penmanship
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (handwriting)
a. la caligrafía
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Can you read what I wrote? Please excuse my terrible penmanship.¿Puedes leer lo que escribí? Disculpa mi pésima caligrafía.
2. (art)
a. la caligrafía
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The monk's beautiful manuscripts stood out for their immaculate penmanship.Los manuscritos hermosos del monje se destacaron por su caligrafía impecable.
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