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12:10 Aug 15, 2006
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Printing & Publishing / typefaces
Spanish term or phrase: cartelas
the definition I have of the word is: a stroke which joins the stem with its serif? I've looked through typeface glossaries and can't find anything similar.
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Timothy Barton
M. Ángeles López Rodríguez



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More context would be required to be sure this is the right concept. See link below to find out if cartouche is applicable in your case.

    Reference: http://www.broward.org/library/bienes/lii14012.htm
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can be an error, and be carteles???

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Presumably too late for your text (if not, you get very long deadlines), but my answer will be useful for the glossary. This appears to be called a "bracket" in English. This definition matches yours:


Also, search for "cartela" in here, and you'll see it's another name for the "apófige", which is given as "bracket" in English.

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