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"Written" is an adjective which is often translated as "escrito", and "writing" is a noun which is often translated as "la escritura". Learn more about the difference between "written" and "writing" below.
written(
rih
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duhn
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (expressed in writing)
a. escrito
We should keep a written record of the decisions made in every meeting. Deberíamos mantener un récord escrito de las decisiones tomadas en cada reunión.
b. por escrito
My brother got a written warning from the principal. Mi hermano recibió un aviso por escrito del director.
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writing(
ray
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dihng
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (act of writing)
a. la escritura
(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).
Writing is a great outlet for creativity.La escritura es un buen escape para la creatividad.
2. (written work)
a. la literatura
(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).
Shakespeare's writing was influenced by his son's death.La muerte del hijo de Shakespeare influyó en su literatura.
3. (handwriting)
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).
Only the pharmacist can read that doctor's writing.Solo la farmacéutica puede leer la letra de ese doctor.
4. (style)
a. la redacción
(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).
Her writing is impeccable. You can tell she's well-read.Su redacción es impecable. Se nota que es muy culta.
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