palabra

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish palabra (word)

Noun[edit]

palabra (plural palabras)

  1. (The addition of quotations indicative of this usage is being sought): (poetic, rare) word; idle talk
"Comparisons are odorous: palabras, neighbor Verges." - Much ado about nothing, William Shakespeare

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References[edit]

  • OED 2nd edition 1989

Asturian[edit]

Noun[edit]

palabra f (plural palabres)

  1. Alternative form of pallabra

Chavacano[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish palabra, from Old Spanish parabla, from Latin parabola, from Ancient Greek παραβολή (parabolḗ, comparison; parable). Doublet of parábola.

Noun[edit]

palabra

  1. word (unit of speech or writing)

French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

palabra

  1. third-person singular past historic of palabrer

Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin parabola, from Ancient Greek παραβολή (parabolḗ, comparison; parable).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

palabra f (plural palabras)

  1. word

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Hyperthetic form of Old Spanish parabla, from Latin parabola, from Ancient Greek παραβολή (parabolḗ, comparison; parable). Doublet of parábola.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

palabra f (plural palabras)

  1. word

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