¿Sabías que...?: Ojalá proviene del árabe Insha'Allah, "si Dios quiere". ¿Qué otras palabras provienen del árabe?
palaver / jaleo
 
palaver   *   [pəˈlɑ:vər]
A. -noun
1. (=fuss)   jaleo (m),   desmadre (m) / desmadre masculine (f)
(=trouble)   molestias feminine plural,   trámites masculine plural engorrosos
(United States)
(=chatter)   palabrería (f)
·what a palaver!
·¡qué jaleo!
·why all the palaver!
·¡no es para tanto!
·that palaver about the car
·aquel jaleo que se armó con el coche
·can't we do it without a lot of palaver?
¿no podemos hacerlo sin meternos en tantos líos? *
2. (=conference)   conferencia (f),   parlamento (m)
B. -intransitive verb   parlamentar
 
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