chillar

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From a medieval Spanish form chirlar, from a reconstructed form *chislar, from a reconstructed Late Latin *tsisclare, which is an alteration of Latin fistulare (to play the flute), which is derived from Latin fistula (flute).

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Verb[edit]

chillar (first-person singular present chillo, first-person singular preterite chillé, past participle chillado)

  1. to shriek, to screech
  2. to creak
  3. to sizzle, to hiss

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