letters
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letters
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
1.
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.
letter
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (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.
3. (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.).
4. (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.
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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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unscramble the letters to make words
ordena las letras para formar palabras
we write letters to our friends in Spain
escribimos cartas a nuestros amigos en España
they receive many letters from Mexico
reciben muchas cartas de México
she used to receive a lot of letters from Spain
antes recibía muchas cartas de España
write letters
escribir cartas
write the missing letters
escribir las letras que faltan
unscramble the letters to complete the sentences
ordena las letras para completar las oraciones
you write a lot of letters
escribes muchas cartas
unscramble the letters and write the words
ordena las letras y escribe las palabras que formas
unscramble the letters
ordena las letras
put the letters in the correct order to make words
pon las letras en el orden correcto para formar palabras
unscramble the letters and label the pictures
ordena las letras y etiqueta los dibujos
Your username can only contain letters and numbers.
Su nombre de usuario solo puede contener letras y números.
unscramble the letters to spell a word
ordena las letras para formar una palabra
put these letters in order to make words
ordena estas letras para formar palabras
I read your letters
leí las cartas
How many letters are in the alphabet?
¿Cuántas letras hay en el alfabeto?
listen and write the missing letters
escuchar y escribir las letras que faltan
the password must contain lowercase letters
la contraseña tiene que contener letras minúsculas
choose the letters to spell the words
elige las letras correctas para formar las palabras
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