jota


jota
f.
1 letter j.
2 Aragonese folk dance.
3 Aragonese folk music.
4 jack, knave.
5 jot, little bit.
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jota
nombre femenino
1 name of the letter j
2 (cantidad mínima) jot, scrap
3 (naipe) jack
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FRASEOLOGÍA
ni jota familiar not a thing
no se ve ni jota you can't see a thing
no entendí ni jota de lo que me dijo I didn't understand a word he said
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jota
nombre femenino
1 popular Spanish dance and music
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I
SF
1) name of the letter J
2)

ni jota —

no entendió ni jota — he didn't understand a word of it

no saber ni jota — to have no idea

3) (Mús) Spanish dance and tune, esp Aragonese
4) (Naipes) knave, jack
II
SF And, Cono Sur (Orn) vulture
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femenino
a) (letra) name of the letter j

no entender/ver/saber ni jota — (fam)

no entiendo/no veo ni jota — I don't understand/I can't see a thing

no sabe ni jota — he doesn't have a clue (colloq)

b) (Mús) jota (Aragonese folk song/dance)
c) (en naipes) jack
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= iota.
Ex. Modern log houses live in harmony with the environment without giving up an iota of comfort.
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femenino
a) (letra) name of the letter j

no entender/ver/saber ni jota — (fam)

no entiendo/no veo ni jota — I don't understand/I can't see a thing

no sabe ni jota — he doesn't have a clue (colloq)

b) (Mús) jota (Aragonese folk song/dance)
c) (en naipes) jack
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= iota.

Ex: Modern log houses live in harmony with the environment without giving up an iota of comfort.

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jota
feminine
jota (↑ jota a1)
1 name of the letter J:
no saber/entender/ver ni jota (fam): no entiendo/no veo ni jota I don't understand/I can't see a thing
no sabe ni jota de música he doesn't have a clue about music (colloq), he doesn't know the first thing about music (colloq)
2 (Mús) jota (Aragonese folk song/dance)
3 (en naipes) jack, knave
CULTURAL NOTE
jota
In Spain, a song or dance typical of several Spanish regions. The music is played on string and percussion instruments. The genre is characterized by its liveliness and merriness.
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jota sustantivo femenino
a) (letra) name of the letter j;

ni jota (fam): no entiendo/no veo ni jota I don't understand/I can't see a thing;

no sabe ni jota he doesn't have a clue (colloq)
b) (Mús) jota (Aragonese folk song/dance)

c) (en naipes) jack

jota sustantivo femenino
1 name of the letter "j"
2 folk music and dance from various regions in Spain
3 (de una baraja) jack
♦ Locuciones: ni jota, (nada) no sabía ni jota del tema, he didn't know the first thing about the subject
'jota' also found in these entries:
Spanish:
entender
English:
jack
- jot
- knave
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jota nf
1. [letra] = name of the letter “j”;
Comp
Fam
sin faltar una jota without missing a thing, in minute detail
2. [baile] = lively folk song and dance, originally from Aragon;
Comp
RP Fam
bailar una jota to jump for joy
3. [en cartas] jack
4. Comp
Fam
no entender ni jota (de) [no comprender] not to understand a word (of);
no saber ni jota de algo not to know the first thing about sth;
no ver ni jota [por mala vista] to be as blind as a bat;
[por oscuridad] not to be able to see a thing
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jota
f letter ‘j’;
no saber ni jota fam not have a clue fam ;
no ver ni jota fam not see a thing fam
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jota nf
1) : jot, bit
no entiendo ni jota: I don't understand a word of it
no se ve ni jota: you can't see a thing
2) : jack (in playing cards)
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jota n (naipe) jack
ni jota not a thing / not a word
no veo ni jota I can't see a thing
no entiende ni jota de inglés she doesn't understand a word of English

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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