hablar

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Spanish fablar, from Latin fābulārī (cf. 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).

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

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.

ConjugationEdit

Related termsEdit

  • hablanchín
  • hablante
  • hablilla
  • hablista
  • hablistán

See alsoEdit

Last modified on 11 January 2014, at 22:23