callar

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Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin chalāre, from Ancient Greek χαλᾶν ‎(khalân).

Verb[edit]

callar ‎(first-person singular present callo, past participle callat)

  1. (intransitive) to be silent, to be quiet
  2. (intransitive) to hush, to stop talking, to become silent
  3. (transitive) to hush, to make silent
  4. (transitive) to say nothing about, to not mention

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *callō, from Latin chalō, from Ancient Greek χαλάω ‎(khaláō).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kaˈʎaɾ/, /kaˈʝaɾ/
  • (Argentina) IPA(key): /kaˈʒaɾ/

Verb[edit]

callar ‎(first-person singular present callo, first-person singular preterite callé, past participle callado)

  1. to calm
  2. to be silent, to shut up
    ¿Por qué no te callas?
    Why don’t you shut up?
  3. to keep silent
  4. to hush, to become silent
  5. to hush, to make silent
  6. to not mention

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