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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/MykeDeWolf

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!

March 4, 2018

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/SaraGalesa

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.

March 4, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/jzsuzsi

You can write a carta, then carta is a letter...


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/angelyaca

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".


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Lrtward

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.

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