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Portuguese

Chemical Element: Ag (atomical number 47)

Pronunciation

/ˈpɾatɐ/

Noun

prata f.

  1. silver (element).
  2. silver (coins).
  3. silver (cutlery).
  4. silver (items made from silver).

Related terms

Adjective

prata f.

  1. feminine of prato.

Sardinian

Etymology

Compare Spanish plata

Noun

prata

  1. silver

Swedish

Pronunciation

Etymology

From Middle Low German praten, cf. English prate.

Verb

Conjugations of prata
Infinitive prata
Present tense pratar
Past tense pratade
Supine pratat
Imperative prata
Present participle pratande, pratandes
Past participle pratad

prata

  1. talk, speak (informally)
    Har du pratat med din bror om den där bilen han skulle sälja? = Have you spoken to your brother about that car he intended to sell?

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Usage notes

Språka is quite rare and is used about close or intimate talk. Prata is the most common, and is mainly used of informal talking. Tala is a more formal word in its own right, and mainly used about formal speeches, lecturing etc., but also in some expressions. In imperative it is also an encouragment to speak up.

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