Translation of plectrum in Spanish:
noun plural -trums or -tra
- púa (feminine)
plectro (masculine) [formal]
uñeta (feminine) (Southern Cone)
uña (feminine) (Mexico) (Venezuela)Example sentences
- If you refer to your collection of tortoiseshell guitar picks as plectra, the rest of your rock group are going to make merciless fun of you.
- The arched-top guitar came to the fore as the regular plectrum guitar for jazz, giving chords of a penetrating, rather metallic quality.
- With a jerk, I smashed the plectrum hard down my guitar, sending an ear splitting screech of metal throughout the building.
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