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"Letter" is a noun which is often translated as "la carta", and "color" is a noun which is often translated as "el color". Learn more about the difference between "letter" and "color" below.
letter(
leh
-
duhr
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (written note)
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).
I love receiving handwritten letters via snail mail.Me encanta recibir cartas escritas a mano por correo normal.
2. (written sign)
a. la letra
(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 just need five letters to complete the crossword.Me faltan solo cinco letras para completar el crucigrama.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
3. (to print with letters)
a. estampar con letras
The cover of the book was lettered in ancient script.La portada del libro estaba estampada con letras antiguas.
letters
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
4.
A word or phrase restricted in usage to literature or established writing (e.g. sex, once upon a time).
(literary)
(erudition)
a. las letras
(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 restricted in usage to literature or established writing (e.g. sex, once upon a time).
(literary)
The scholar was a man of letters.El erudito era un hombre de letras.
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color(
kuh
-
luhr
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (hue)
a. el color
(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).
Her favorite color is teal.Su color preferido es el verde azulado.
The artist used all the colors of the rainbow in her painting.La artista utilizó todos los colores del arco iris en su pintura.
2. (skin color)
a. el color
(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).
They don't discriminate based on the color or sexual preference of applicants.No discriminan basado en el color o preferencias sexuales de los aplicantes.
3. (crayon)
a. el crayón
(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 you bring your colors and draw me a doggy?¿Por qué no traes tus crayones y me dibujas un perrito?
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
4. (having color)
a. a color
My grandparents still remember the days before color TVs.Mis abuelos todavía se acuerdan de los días antes de las televisiones a color.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
5. (to apply color)
a. colorear
The children colored pictures for their parents.Los niños colorearon imágenes para sus padres.
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