Translation of letter in Spanish:


carta, n.

Pronunciation: /ˈlɛdər//ˈlɛtə/


  • 1

    (written message)
    carta feminine
    his letters have just been published su epistolario acaba de publicarse
    • letter of introduction carta de recomendación
    • letter of advice carta de aviso
    • letter of credit carta de crédito
    • letter of intent carta de intenciones
    • before noun letter rack portacartas
    • I'm not much of a letter writer no soy muy buen corresponsal
    • letter writing is quite an art escribir cartas es todo un arte
  • 2

    • 2.1(of alphabet)

      letra feminine
      a two-/eight-letter word una palabra de dos/ocho letras
      • she's the only one in the family with letters after her name es la única de la familia que tiene título académico u honorífico cuya abreviatura suele usarse tras el nombre
      • the letter of the law la letra de la ley
      • to the letter al pie de la letra
      • Yes, there are some children who are severely dyslexic - who have trouble with basic sounds and alphabet letters.
      • You know that the last letter of the English alphabet is always pronounced ‘Zed’.
      • The region indicated by lowercase letters represents the P-element sequence.
      • However, by using special lighting techniques it was seen that some of the characters looked like letters of the Russian alphabet.
      • Lowercase letters indicate the flanking region, and capital letters indicate the microsatellite region.
      • If three letters together represent a single sound, they constitute a trigraph, such as tch in catch and sch in schmaltz.
      • The numbers represent the letters of the alphabet, which in turn are connected to a key word and then to informatics and finally to knowledge development.
      • I typed the second letter of the alphabet.
      • Three of its vowels are each represented by a letter of the alphabet.
      • After all, the first letter of the alphabet you are now reading had its genesis as a symbolic representation of an ox.
      • There was the alphabet up on the wall, and the teacher explained to us five-year-olds straight off, how the letters represented sounds.
      • For the present we are concentrating on ciphers where the basic symbols are the letters of the English alphabet.
      • The flags are held, arms extended, in various positions representing each of the letters of the alphabet or numbers.
      • It probably had something to do with beta being the second letter in the Greek alphabet.
      • Mrs Sulley taught me the letters of the alphabet and the sounds they represented.
      • Our names would have been around the first four letters of the alphabet.
      • I had to relearn how to position my mouth and tongue to form the sounds of each letter of the alphabet.
      • Children and teachers were sitting looking at books together, but they were not being taught the alphabet and the sounds different letters represent.
      • A group of eight bits makes up a byte, which can represent many types of information, such as a letter of the alphabet or decimal character.
      • The reason that their explanations didn't quite work is that they made the mistake of referring to letters rather than to sounds.

    • 2.2(literature)

      a man of letters un literato
      • a woman of letters una literata
      • Canadian art, literature, and letters have traditionally mythologized the North.

transitive verb

  • 1

    (invitation/card) grabar
    (card/invitation) estampar

    con letras

  • 2

    (designate by letter)
    the rows are lettered A through G las filas van por letras de la A a la G