Definition of parle in US English:

parle

verb

  • no object To speak; to talk. Now archaic and English regional.

Origin

Late Middle English; earliest use found in William Langland (c1325–c1390), poet. From Anglo-Norman and Middle French parler to speak, talk, to speak of or about from post-classical Latin parabolare to speak, talk, to confer from parabola. Compare Old Occitan, Occitan parlar, Catalan parlar, Spanish parlar, Italian parlare.

Pronunciation

parle

/pɑːl/