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EtymologyEdit

From Old French parler(to talk; to speak), from Vulgar Latin *paraulāre(to speak), from Late Latin parabolāre, from Latin parabola(comparison), from Ancient Greek παραβολή(parabolḗ, comparison; parable).

VerbEdit

parlaïr

  1. (Guernsey) to speak
    • 2006, Marie de Garis, ‘La Julie et la Princesse’, P'tites Lures Guernésiaises, Cromwell Press 2006, p. 32:
      Aen jour, le Bailiff voulait l'y parlaïr.
      One day, the Bailiff wanted to speak to her.