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EtymologyEdit

From Spanish palabra (word)

NounEdit

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

Related termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • OED 2nd edition 1989

AsturianEdit

NounEdit

palabra f (plural palabres)

  1. Alternative form of pallabra

ChavacanoEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

NounEdit

palabra

  1. word (unit of speech or writing)

FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

palabra

  1. third-person singular past historic of palabrer

GalicianEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

palabra f (plural palabras)

  1. word

SynonymsEdit

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SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

palabra f (plural palabras)

  1. word

DescendantsEdit

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