Translation of "a" - English-Spanish dictionary

a

indefinite article /ə(n)/

one

un, una
There is a boy in the garden.

any; every

un, una
An owl can see in the dark.

for each; per

por; al, a la
We earn $6 an hour.
(a is used before words beginning with a consonant eg a boy , or consonant sound eg a union ; an is used before words beginning with a vowel eg an owl , or vowel sound eg an honour.)
a before hotel, historian. an before heir, honest, honour, hour.

(Translation of “a” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)