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EtymologyEdit

From Old Spanish chiflar, from a Vulgar Latin sīfilāre, as a variant of Latin sībilāre, present active infinitive of sībilō. This form is found more often in Latin America today than in Spain. Doublet of silbar.

VerbEdit

chiflar (first-person singular present chiflo, first-person singular preterite chiflé, past participle chiflado)

  1. (intransitive) To whistle.
  2. (transitive) To whistle at.

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