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recto
American English: /ˈrɛktoʊ/
British English: /ˈrɛktəʊ/

Translation of recto in Spanish:

noun plural rectos

  • página (feminine) de la derecha
    Example sentences
    • However, it was very much the habit to place the blank sheet as the recto (looking at the opening of a book, the right leaf), with the miniature on the verso (looking at the open book, the left leaf).
    • Take for example the important sheet from Edinburgh that shows a Drowning of Leander on the recto and The Battle of the Amazons on the verso.
    • This is parallel translation with the Anglo-Saxon on the verso and the translation on the recto.

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