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EtymologyEdit

From Late Latin caballus (horse), from Latin caballus (pack horse), of Gaulish origin.

NounEdit

chaval m (plural chavals)

  1. (Rumantsch Grischun) horse

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Caló chavó, from Romani ćhavo, possibly related to English chav.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /t͡ʃaˈbal/, [t͡ʃaˈβal]

NounEdit

chaval m (plural chavales)

  1. kid, boy (especially used in Spain)
  2. young man, lad, youngster
  3. (Spain, informal) buddy, guy

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