letter(
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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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letter
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (written message)
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).
letter of acknowledgmentcarta de acuse de recibo
2. (finance)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
letter of creditcarta de crédito
3. (finance)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
letter of exchangeletra de cambio
letter bombcarta bomba
letter boxbuzón m
letter openerabrecartas m inv
4. (of alphabet)
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).
the letter of the lawla interpretación literal de la ley
to obey to the letterobedecer al pie de la letra
man of lettershombre de letras
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letter [ˈletəʳ]
noun
1 [of alphabet] letra (f)
the letter G la letra G; small letter (letra (f)) minúscula (f); capital letter (letra (f)) mayúscula (f)
the letter of the law la ley escrita
to follow instructions to the letter cumplir las instrucciones al pie de la letra
2 (missive) carta (f)
letters of Galdós (as published) epistolario (m) de Galdós
letter of acknowledgement carta (f) de acuse de recibo
letter of advice carta (f) de aviso; notificación (f)
letter of application instancia (f); carta (f) de solicitud
letter of appointment carta (f) de confirmación de un puesto de trabajo
letter of attorney or proxy (carta (f) de) poder (m)
by letter por carta; por escrito
covering letter carta (f) adjunta
letters of credence cartas (f) credenciales
letter of credit carta (f) de crédito
documentary/irrevocable letter of credit carta (f) de crédito documentaria/irrevocable
letter of intent carta (f) de intenciones
letter of introduction carta (f) de presentación
letter of lien carta (f) de gravamen
letters patent título (m) de privilegio; patente (f) (de invención)
letter of protest carta (f) or escrito (m) de protesta
letter of recommendation/reference carta (f) de recomendación
3 letters (learning) letras (f)
man of letters hombre (m) de letras; literato (m)
transitive verb
estampar con letras
Small Heath WRP unfurled their banner, elaborately lettered white on red Fancy had signed her name at the bottom and Atticus had proudly lettered his in beside it
lettered in gold estampado con letras doradas; a hand-lettered sign un cartel escrito a mano; the boxes were lettered according to country las cajas estaban ordenadas por letras según los países
modifier
letter bomb (n) carta (f) bomba
letter card (n) (Britain) carta-tarjeta (f)
letter carrier (n) (US) carteroacartera (m) (f);a cartera
letter opener (n) abrecartas (m)
letter quality printer (n) impresora (f) calidad carta
letter writer (n) corresponsal (m)
I'm not much of a letter writer apenas escribo cartas
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