parle

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See also: parlé

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Old French parler (to speak), from Vulgar Latin *paraulō.

Noun[edit]

parle (plural parles)

  1. Parley.
  2. (obsolete) A nasty encounter.

Quotations[edit]

  • "So frowned he once, when in an angry parle
  • He smote the angry Polacks on the ice – Horatio, in "Hamlet" by William Shakespeare, act 1 scene 1, l 61–62.

Verb[edit]

parle (third-person singular simple present parles, present participle parling, simple past and past participle parled)

  1. To talk; to converse; to parley.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Shakespeare to this entry?)
    • Milton
      Finding himself too weak, began to parle.

Anagrams[edit]


French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

parle

  1. first-person singular present indicative of parler
  2. third-person singular present indicative of parler
  3. first-person singular present subjunctive of parler
  4. first-person singular present subjunctive of parler
  5. second-person singular imperative of parler

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Spanish[edit]

Verb[edit]

parle

  1. Formal second-person singular (usted) imperative form of parlar.
  2. First-person singular (yo) present subjunctive form of parlar.
  3. Formal second-person singular (usted) present subjunctive form of parlar.
  4. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present subjunctive form of parlar.