Palaver

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German[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • Palaber (nonstandard; reflecting the informal pronunciation)

Etymology[edit]

From English palaver. Associated with native labern (to chatter, babble), whence the informal alternative pronunciation.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /paˈlaːvɐ/ (standard)
  • IPA(key): /paˈlaːbɐ/ (informal variant)
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Noun[edit]

Palaver n (genitive Palavers, no plural)

  1. palaver; idle talk

Declension[edit]