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callar

callar

Catalan

Verb

callar (first-person singular present callo, past participle callat)

  1. (intransitive) to be silent, to be quiet
  2. (intransitive) to hush, to stop talking, to become silent
  3. (transitive) to hush, to make silent
  4. (transitive) to say nothing about, to not mention

Conjugation


Spanish

Etymology

From Vulgar Latin *callō, from Latin chalō, from Ancient Greek χαλάω (khaláō).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /kaˈʎaɾ/, /kaˈʝaɾ/
  • (Argentina) IPA(key): /kaˈʒaɾ/

Verb

callar (first-person singular present callo, first-person singular preterite callé, past participle callado)

  1. to calm
  2. to be silent, to shut up
    ¿Por qué no te callas?
    Why don’t you shut up?
  3. to keep silent
  4. to hush, to become silent
  5. to hush, to make silent
  6. to not mention

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