Translation of letra in English:
nombre femenino/feminine noun
- 1 1.1 [Imprenta/Printing] [Lingüística/Linguistics] letter aprender/saber las primeras letras to learn/know how to read and write la letra con sangre entra spare the rod, spoil the child 1.2 (caligrafía) writing, handwriting escríbelo con buena letra write it neatly tienes una letra muy clara your writing o/or handwriting is very clear no entiendo tu letra I can't read your writing o/or handwriting despacito y buena letra slowly and carefully 1.3(letras femenino plural)(carta breve) solo cuatro or unas letras para decirte que … just a note o/or just a few lines to let you know that …
- 2 (sentido) la letra de la ley the letter of the law ateniéndonos a la letra, el texto dice que … if we read it absolutely literally, the text appears to say that …
- 4 [Finanzas] tb letra de cambio bill of exchange, draft aceptar/girar una letra to accept/present a bill of exchange o/or a draft devolver/protestar una letra to dishonor/protest a bill of exchange o/or a draft me quedan tres letras por pagar ≈ I still have three installments to pay o/or three payments to make
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