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EtymologyEdit

From Arabic تَكَلَّم(takallam).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

tagarela m or f (plural tagarelas, comparable)

  1. blabbermouthed; talkative; excessively chatty
    • 2008, Cyro dos Anjos, Abdias, 6th edition, Editora Globo, page 76:
      Por que estou, hoje, tão agitado e tagarela?
      Why am I so agitated and talkative today?

InflectionEdit

NounEdit

tagarela m, f (plural tagarelas)

  1. chatterbox; blabbermouth (someone who talks or gossips excessively)
    Synonym: falador
    • 2016, Simone Fraga, Minha pequena grande mulher, 3rd edition, Qualis, page 218:
      Sua tagarela, fique quieta.
      Be quiet, you blabbermouth!

VerbEdit

tagarela

  1. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present indicative of tagarelar
  2. second-person singular (tu, sometimes used with você) affirmative imperative of tagarelar