hablar

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Spanish fablar, from Latin fābulārī (compare Galician falar, Portuguese falar), present infinitive of deponent fābulor (I chat, converse), from fābula (talk, conversation), from for (I speak, say), from Proto-Indo-European *bʰeh₂- (to speak).

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hablar (first-person singular present hablo, first-person singular preterite hablé, past participle hablado)

  1. (intransitive) to talk; to speak; to communicate using words
    Hablamos del proyecto. ― We talk about the project.
    ¿Ya hablaste con él? ― Have you already spoken with him?
  2. (transitive) to speak (a language)
    Hablo inglés. ― I speak English.

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