hablar

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Spanish fablar, from Vulgar Latin *fāb(u)lāre (compare Portuguese falar, Galician falar), from Latin fābulari, present infinitive of fābulor (chat, converse) (compare literary Italian favellare), from for (I speak, say), from Proto-Italic *fāōr, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰeh₂- (to speak). Doublet of the borrowing fabular.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /aˈblaɾ/, [aˈβlaɾ]

Verb[edit]

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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