Hindi translation of 'talk'
talk /tɔːk टॉक्/
Word forms: talks, talking, talked
1. intransitive verb, variable noun
When you talk, you say things to someone. Talk is the things you say.
बात करना/बातचीत nf, बात , nf
They were talking about American food.
A teacher reprimanded a girl for talking in class.
We had a long talk about her father.
2. intransitive verb, countable noun
If you talk, or if you give a talk on or about something, you make an informal speech about it.
बात करना, वार्ता प्रस्तुत करना/वार्ता, बातचीत nf, , nf
He intends to talk to young people about the dangers of AIDS.
3. intransitive verb, plural noun
When different sides in a dispute or negotiation talk, or when they have talks, they have formal discussions.
वार्ता करना/वार्ता nf
The two sides still aren't prepared to talk to each other.
4. intransitive verb
If someone talks when they are being held by police or soldiers, they reveal important or secret information, usually unwillingly.
5. transitive verb
If you talk politics or sport, for example, you discuss it.
की चर्चा करना
...middle-aged men talking business.
If someone talks something down, they reduce its value or importance by saying bad things about it.
I will not accept anybody talking down my country.
If you talk someone into doing something, you persuade them to do it.
राज़ी कर लेना
talk out of
If you talk someone out of doing something, you persuade them not to do it.
रोकने या नहीं करने के लिए समझा लेना
If you talk something over, you discuss it thoroughly and honestly.
विस्तृत चर्चा करना
He always talked things over with his friends.
If someone talks up a particular thing, they increase its value, success, or importance by saying exaggerated things about it.
There are some differences in the way the verbs talk and speak are used. Talk is more likely to be used when you are referring to a conversation or discussion. I talked about it with my family at dinner. Sometimes we'd talk all night. Talk can also be used to emphasize the activity of saying things, rather than the words that are spoken. She thought I talked too much. When you speak, however, you could, for example, be addressing someone or making a speech.
The area is talked up as a cool and fabulous place to live.
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Example Sentences Including 'talk'
It had been weird to hear the embassy guy talk about him in the present tense.THE EXECUTION (2002)
I ran across the road: Hey, I want to talk to you, I shouted.THE EXECUTION (2002)
He could not talk about the future till he found out what had happened in the past.YESTERDAY'S SHADOW (2002)
Trends of 'talk'
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'talk' in Other Languages
- Arabic: كَلَام
- Brazilian Portuguese: palestra
- Chinese: 交谈
- Croatian: razgovor
- Czech: hovor
- Danish: snak
- Dutch: praatje
- European Spanish: conversación
- Finnish: puhe
- French: discussion
- German: Gespräch
- Greek: λόγια
- Italian: conversazione
- Japanese: 話
- Korean: 강연
- Norwegian: snakk
- Polish: rozmowa
- Portuguese: palestra
- Romanian: conversație conversații
- Russian: разговор
- Spanish: conversación
- Swedish: pratstund
- Thai: การแสดงปาฐกถา
- Turkish: konuşma
- Ukrainian: розмова
- Vietnamese: bài nói chuyện
- Arabic: يَتَكَلَّمُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: falar
- Chinese: 交谈
- Croatian: razgovarati
- Czech: mluvit
- Danish: tale
- Dutch: praten
- European Spanish: hablar
- Finnish: puhua
- French: parler
- German: sprechen
- Greek: μιλάω
- Italian: parlare
- Japanese: 話す
- Korean: 말하다
- Norwegian: snakke
- Polish: rozmawiać
- Portuguese: falar
- Romanian: a vorbi
- Russian: разговаривать
- Spanish: conversar
- Swedish: prata
- Thai: พูดคุย
- Turkish: konuşmak
- Ukrainian: говорити
- Vietnamese: nói chuyện
Translation of talk from the Collins English to Hindi Dictionary