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Please accept “card” as a translation for “carta”

This is a major pet peeve I have on this website, it rarely ever accepts card for carta. If “card” is incorrect, then please explain why? Thnx!

6 months ago

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Carta means a playing card, so it could be right, depending on context. But you couldn't pay by "carta" or write a "carta", for example.

6 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/jzsuzsi
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You can write a carta, then carta is a letter...

6 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Stiphler
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trajeta seems to be the equivalent for card on the site, while carta usually means letter.

6 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/LICA98
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it's tarjeta

6 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Stiphler
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Typo. Thanks

6 months ago

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You can translate "carta" as "card" when the meaning is playing card. A synonymous is "naipe". With the meaning of letter is always "carta". A credit card or bussines card is "tarjeta".

6 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Lrtward
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You've gotten good explanations about carta / tarjeta / naipe already. I'd just like to mention that when you find errors or omissions in the course, you should use the "report an error" button. The course contributors do not read every post in the discussion forum or even in the course's sentence forum. They do, however, read the reports that the button generates.

6 months ago