Quick answer
"Card" is a noun which is often translated as "la tarjeta", and "cash" is a noun which is often translated as "el dinero en efectivo". Learn more about the difference between "card" and "cash" below.
card(
kard
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (greeting)
a. la tarjeta
(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).
My cousin's birthday is next week; I should send her a card.El cumpleaños de mi prima es la próxima semana; debería enviarle una tarjeta.
2. (games)
a. la carta
(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).
Do you have a deck of cards we can use for poker?¿Tienes una baraja de cartas que podamos usar para póker?
b. el naipe
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Why don't we play cards to pass the time?¿Por qué no jugamos a los naipes para pasar el tiempo?
3. (identification method)
a. el carnet
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
You need to show a proper identification card to enter the building.Se necesita mostrar un carnet de identidad adecuado para entrar en el edificio.
b. el carné
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
You have to have a press card to be able to meet the players after the game.Tienes que tener un carné de prensa para poder ver a los jugadores después del partido.
4. (payment method)
a. la tarjeta
(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).
I'm afraid your card was declined. Do you have another?Me temo que su tarjeta fue rechazada. ¿Tiene otra?
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
5. (to demand identification)
a. verificar la identidad de
I was flattered when they carded me at the bar.Me sentí halagada cuando me verificaron la identidad en el bar.
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cash(
kahsh
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (money)
a. el dinero en efectivo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Can I pay for this computer with cash?¿Puedo pagar esta computadora con dinero en efectivo?
b. el efectivo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
By the way, they only take cash at the restaurant.Por cierto, solo aceptan efectivo en el restaurante.
c. el dinero
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I want to buy some candy but I haven't got any cash left.Quiero comprarme caramelos pero no tengo dinero.
d. la plata
(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).
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
I wanted to buy you lunch today, but I haven't got any cash.Hoy quería invitarte a comer, pero no tengo plata.
e. la lana
(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).
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
Hey, can you lend me some cash?Oye, ¿me puedes prestar lana?
f. la pasta
(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).
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
It's not a good idea to walk around here with so much cash.No es buena idea andar por aquí con tanta pasta.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
2. (to obtain cash)
a. cobrar
If you want to cash this check, you have to go to your nearest bank.Si quieres cobrar este cheque, tienes que ir a tu banco más cercano.
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