falar

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Asturian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin fābulari, present infinitive of fābulor (chat, converse).

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falar (first-person singular indicative present falo, past participle faláu)

  1. to talk
  2. to speak

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin fabulārī, present infinitive of fābulor (chat, converse).

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falar (first-person singular present falo, first-person singular preterite falei, past participle falado)

  1. (intransitive) to speak, to talk
    Falemos.
    Let's talk.
  2. (transitive with con) to talk to (someone)
  3. (transitive with para) to speak to one particular audience or in one particular direction
    Non oes ou falo para as moscas?
    Aren't you hearing me or am I speaking to the flies?
  4. (transitive with de or sobre) to talk about
  5. (transitive) to speak (to be able to communicate in a language)
    Eu falo galego.
    I speak Galician.

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Ido[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Esperanto faliEnglish fallGerman fallen.

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falar (present falas, past falis, future falos, conditional falus, imperative falez)

  1. (intransitive) to fall (down), tumble

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Mirandese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin fābulārī.

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falar

  1. to speak

Portuguese[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese falar, from Latin fābulārī, present infinitive of fābulor (chat, converse).

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falar (first-person singular present indicative falo, past participle falado)

  1. (intransitive) to speak; to talk (to say words out loud)
    Para de falar.Stop talking.
    Fala!Talk!
    Fale!Talk!
  2. (by extension) to communicate by any means
    Falamo-nos por correio.We communicate by mail.
  3. (transitive) to say something
    Para de falar bobagens.Stop talking nonsense.
    Fala bobagens.Talk nonsense.
  4. (transitive with com) to talk to
    Estou falando com vocêI'm talking to you.
  5. (transitive with para) to tell (to convey by speech)
    Vou falar para você.I’m going to tell you.
  6. (transitive with de or sobre) to talk about
  7. (transitive with de) to speak ill of
  8. (transitive) to speak (to be able to communicate in a language)
    Em Portugal se fala português.
    In Portugal they speak Portuguese.

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For quotations of use of this term, see Citations:falar.

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Noun[edit]

falar m (plural falares)

  1. A cant, dialect or regional language.

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