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"Write" is a transitive verb which is often translated as "escribir", and "type" is a noun which is often translated as "el tipo". Learn more about the difference between "write" and "type" below.
write(
rayt
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to put in writing)
a. escribir
I wrote a list of things that make me happy.He escrito una lista de las cosas que me hacen feliz.
2. (computing)
a. escribir
The memory cannot be written.No se puede escribir en la memoria.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
3. (to correspond)
a. escribir
My son is learning to read and write.Mi hijo está aprendiendo a leer y escribir.
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type(
tayp
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (classification)
a. el tipo
(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).
This is not the type of dress I'm looking for.Este no es el tipo de vestido que busco.
2. (individual)
a. el tipo
(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).
, la tipa
(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).
(colloquial)
Yes, I've met Frank. He's a funny type.Sí, conozco a Frank. Es un tipo muy raro.
3. (printed characters)
a. la tipo
(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).
All content will be written in 10-point Arial type.Todo el contenido se escribirá en tipo Arial de 10 puntos.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
4. (to typewrite)
a. escribir a máquina
I type all my notes up after a lecture.Después de una clase, escribo a máquina todos mis apuntes.
b. teclear
I spent all day at work typing a report.Me pasé todo el día en el trabajo tecleando un informe.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
5. (to typewrite)
a. escribir a máquina
The keyboard was so old, they heard her typing from the other room.El teclado era tan antiguo que la oyeron escribiendo a máquina desde la otra sala.
b. teclear
I never learned to type properly.Nunca aprendí a teclear bien.
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