Quick answer
"Capital letter" is a noun which is often translated as "la letra mayúscula", and "uppercase" is an adjective which is often translated as "mayúscula". Learn more about the difference between "capital letter" and "uppercase" below.
capital letter(
kah
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pih
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duhl
 
leh
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duhr
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. la letra mayúscula
(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).
Kids, remember to put a capital letter at the beginning of your name.Chicos, acuérdense de poner una letra mayúscula al principio de su nombre.
b. la mayúscula
(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).
If you want to yell at somebody in a text message, write the whole message in capital letters.Si quieres gritar a alguien en un mensaje de texto, escribe todo el mensaje con mayúsculas.
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uppercase
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (capital)
a. mayúscula
When Ryan was in first grade, he learned that every sentence must begin with an uppercase letter.Cuando Ryan estaba en primer grado, aprendió que cada oración debe comenzar con letra mayúscula.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (capital letters)
a. las mayúsculas
(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).
When you write in uppercase, it looks like you're shouting.Cuando escribes con mayúsculas parece que estás gritando.
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