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"Escritura" is a noun which is often translated as "writing", and "volumen" is a noun which is often translated as "volume". Learn more about the difference between "escritura" and "volumen" below.
escritura(
ehs
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kree
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too
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rah
)
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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volumen(
boh
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loo
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mehn
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (space taken)
a. volume
Recomiendo que el volumen de agua que echas a la masa iguale a el de harina.I recommend that the volume of water you add to the dough be equal to that of the flour.
b. size
Una mesa de este volumen no se puede transportar en coche.A table of this size can't be carried in a car.
2. (of sound)
a. volume
El médico me dijo que escuchar música a todo volumen es malo para el oído.The doctor told me that listening to music at full volume is harmful to your hearing.
3. (quantity)
a. volume
La empresa gana más porque el volumen de proyectos aumentó un 50%.The company is earning more because the volume of projects rose by 50%.
b. turnover
El volumen de negocio se redujo radicalmente, así que la compañía tuvo que cerrar.The turnover was dramatically reduced, so the company had to close.
4. (tome)
a. volume
El primer volumen de la trilogía es gratis, pero los otros dos serán de pago.The first volume of the trilogy is free, but we will have to pay for the other two.
5. (hollow)
a. body
El peluquero me recomendó cortar el pelo a capas para darle más volumen.The hairdresser advised me to get a layered cut to give more body to my hair.
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