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"Escrito" is an adjective which is often translated as "written", and "escritura" is a noun which is often translated as "writing". Learn more about the difference between "escrito" and "escritura" below.
escrito(
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (in writing)
a. written
Necesito algo escrito para documentar el acuerdo. I need something written to document the agreement.
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
2. (written document)
a. document
Le entregamos un escrito al juez para su consideración. We submitted a document to the judge for his consideration.
b. text
Para cerrar el trato, tienes que enviarme el escrito corregido. In order to close the deal, you have to send me the edited text.
3. (oeuvre)
a. work
Compró un libro de los escritos de García Lorca.He bought a book of the works of Garcia Lorca.
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escritura(
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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (technique)
a. writing
Siempre me ha gustado ver la escritura bonita y fluida de mi abuelo con plumilla.I always loved seeing my grandfather's beautiful, fluid writing with a fountain pen.
b. handwriting
Es difícil leer su mala escritura.It's hard to read his bad handwriting.
2. (system of signs)
a. script
El mago empezó a leer el tomo que estaba escrito en una escritura antigua.The wizard began to read from the tome, which was written in an ancient script.
b. writing
La escritura árabe se lee de derecha a izquierda.Arabic writing is read from right to left.
3. (legal)
a. deed
La escritura del inmueble prohíbe que se divida el terreno en partes.The deed of the property prohibits the land from being split into pieces.
4. (religious)
a. scripture
Los diez mandamientos forman parte de la Sagrada Escritura.The ten commandments are part of the Holy Scripture.
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