See also: létra and Letras

Basque edit

Etymology edit

Borrowed from Spanish letra and French lettre.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /letra/ [le.t̪ra]
  • Rhymes: -etra
  • Hyphenation: le‧tra

Noun edit

letra inan

  1. letter of the alphabet
    Synonym: izki
  2. handwriting
    Synonym: idazkera
  3. (Northern) letter (written message)
    Synonyms: gutun, eskutitz
  4. (banking) Short for kanbio-letra (bill of exchange).

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Further reading edit

  • "letra" in Euskaltzaindiaren Hiztegia [Dictionary of the Basque Academy], euskaltzaindia.eus
  • letra” in Orotariko Euskal Hiztegia [General Basque Dictionary], euskaltzaindia.eus

Chavacano edit

Etymology edit

From Spanish letra (letter of the alphabet), from Latin littera.

Noun edit

letra

  1. letter of the alphabet

Classical Nahuatl edit

Etymology edit

From Spanish letra, from Latin littera.

Noun edit

letra

  1. A letter of the alphabet.

References edit

  • Sahagún, Bernardino de (1961) Arthur J. O. Anderson, Charles E. Dibble, transl., Florentine Codex: Book 10 - The People, Salt Lake City: University of Utah Press, page 182

Galician edit

Etymology edit

From Old Galician-Portuguese letra, letera, from Latin littera (letter), from Etruscan [Term?], from Ancient Greek διφθέρα (diphthéra, tablet).

Noun edit

letra f (plural letras)

  1. letter of the alphabet

Further reading edit

Occitan edit

Etymology edit

From Latin littera.

Pronunciation edit

  • (file)

Noun edit

letra f (plural letras)

  1. letter (a symbol in an alphabet)

Portuguese edit

Alternative forms edit

Etymology edit

From Old Galician-Portuguese letra, letera, from Latin littera (letter), from Etruscan [Term?], from Ancient Greek διφθέρα (diphthéra, tablet).

Pronunciation edit

  • Hyphenation: le‧tra

Noun edit

letra f (plural letras)

  1. letter (letter of the alphabet)
  2. calligraphy (style of handwriting of a person), handwriting
    Synonyms: caligrafia, escrita
  3. (informal) font
    Synonym: fonte
  4. (music) lyrics (words of a song)
  5. (soccer) a kind of kick, in which the player kicks with the leg opposite to the ball

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Romansch edit

Etymology edit

From Latin littera (letter), from Etruscan [Term?], from Ancient Greek διφθέρα (diphthéra, tablet).

Noun edit

letra f (plural letras)

  1. (Sutsilvan) letter (of the alphabet)

Synonyms edit

  • (Rumantsch Grischun, Sursilvan, Sutsilvan, Surmiran) bustab
  • (Puter, Vallader) custab

Spanish edit

Etymology edit

Inherited from Latin littera (letter), from Etruscan [Term?], from Ancient Greek διφθέρα (diphthéra, tablet).

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈletɾa/ [ˈle.t̪ɾa]
  • Audio (Colombia):(file)
  • Rhymes: -etɾa
  • Syllabification: le‧tra

Noun edit

letra f (plural letras)

  1. letter (symbol)
    Hypernym: carácter
  2. handwriting
  3. lyrics

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Descendants edit

  • Chavacano: letra
  • Classical Nahuatl: letra
  • Tagalog: letra

Further reading edit

Tagalog edit

Etymology edit

Borrowed from Spanish letra.

Pronunciation edit

  • Hyphenation: let‧ra
  • IPA(key): /ˈletɾa/, [ˈlɛt.ɾɐ]

Noun edit

letra (Baybayin spelling ᜎᜒᜆ᜔ᜇ)

  1. letter (of the alphabet)
    Synonym: titik
  2. penmanship; style of handwriting
    Synonym: sulat-kamay
  3. letter type
    Synonym: tipo
  4. lyrics (of a song)
    Synonym: titik
  5. style by which letters were made by hands
    Synonyms: pagkakaletra, pagkakapagletra
  6. literature
    Synonyms: panitikan, literatura

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