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Noun

Singular
saber

Plural
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  1. Alternative spelling of sabre.

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Catalan

Verb

saber (first person singular present indicative , past participle sabut)

  1. to know (a fact)

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Galician

Etymology

From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:gl:Template:lang:la derivations]] sapĕre, present active infinitive of sapiō.

Verb

saber (first-person sg present sei, first-person sg preterite souben, past participle sabido)
  1. to know (a fact)
  2. to know how to do (something)
  3. first-person singular personal infinitive of saber.
  4. third-person singular personal infinitive of saber.

Usage notes

Like Portuguese and Spanish, Galician has two different verbs that are usually translated to English as “to know”. The verb saber relates to factual knowledge and skills. In contrast, the verb coñecer relates to familiarity with people or places.

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Portuguese

Verb

saber

  1. to know (a fact)
  2. to know how to do something

Conjugation

Noun

sa.ber

  1. knowledge.

Spanish

Etymology

[[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:es:Template:lang:la derivations]] sapĕre, present active infinitive of sapiō.

Verb

saber (first-person singular present , first-person singular preterite supe, past participle sabido)

  1. to know (a fact)
    que volverá – I know it'll come back
  2. to know how to do something
    Sabe hablar español – He knows how to speak Spanish
  3. to taste
    Sabe a pollo – It tastes like chicken

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Noun

saber m.

  1. knowledge

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