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"Escrito" is an adjective which is often translated as "written", and "hablado" is an adjective which is often translated as "spoken". Learn more about the difference between "escrito" and "hablado" below.
escrito(
ehs
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kree
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toh
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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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hablado(
ah
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blah
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doh
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (oral)
a. spoken
Me fue mejor en la parte escrita del examen que en la hablada.I did better in the written part of the exam than in the spoken one.
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
2. (manner of speaking) (Andes)
Regionalism used in Central America: Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama
(Central America)
Regionalism used in Cuba
(Cuba)
a. way of speaking
El hablado de esta comunidad es muy diferente al del pueblo cruzando la montaña.The way of speaking of this community is very different to the one across the mountain.
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