https://www.duolingo.com/liamog

Can someone explain to me why this word image is marked as incorrect?

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The picture shows envelopes so I assumed carta to be the correct answer. I thought letra was a symbol of the alphabet or lyrics..

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4 years ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/Preste
Preste
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This is sooooo wrong. Your answer (carta) is THE only correct one. (I am a native speaker of Spanish).

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/heqamaat
heqamaat
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I reported that one not too long ago, i would suggest you do the same

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/DuoDaisuki
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It's totally wrong. The envelope is "el sobre" and the letter is "la carta". In French, the letter is "la lettre", like azureskye mentioned, but this is not the case in Spanish. Edit: In addition to what Julian_L. wrote, you can also say "letra" to refer to an installment contract. For example, "pagar la letra del carro (o coche)," means "to pay the car contract." But I don't think this is what the picture is showing.

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/bchan
bchan
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Thanks for the reports guys - this should now be fixed!

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/a.lei
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I got this bug too just now.

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/queendeeny

I got punked on that one too.

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Terrapod
Terrapod
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It looks like it should be 'carta' to me...

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Julian_L.

I think that «Letra» can to be used like a synonym of "written message", but it's obsolete. «Letra» is what you said:

  • Symbol of the alphabet
  • Lyrics
4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/eggplantbren

I keep reporting that one too.

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/JoHawke

I just saw this one again today. I think it's tagged this way because "la letra" is a new term taught in this lesson. Still...

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Naylor1993
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I just got that too, so annoying!

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Preste
Preste
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By the way, why is it that in your profile image you have a sign writen in Catalan and not in Spanish. Nothing wrong with that -I love Catalan. Just curious.

4 years ago
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