Quick answer
"Chat" is an intransitive verb which is often translated as "charlar", and "meeting" is a noun which is often translated as "la reunión". Learn more about the difference between "chat" and "meeting" below.
chat(
chaht
)
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
1. (to converse)
a. charlar
We were just chatting about you when you walked in.Justo estábamos charlando de ti cuando entraste.
b. conversar
I went to a café after school yesterday to chat with some friends.Fui a un café ayer para conversar con unos amigos.
c. platicar
I think you need to chat with your son about his behavior.Creo que debes platicar con tu hijo sobre su comportamiento.
2. (computing)
a. chatear
She's always on her computer chatting with someone instead of talking with the people around her.Siempre está chateando en la computadora en lugar de hablar con la gente de su alrededor.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
3. (light conversation)
a. la charla
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I enjoyed our chat over lunch today.Disfruté la charla que tuvimos durante el almuerzo hoy.
b. la conversación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
We had a pleasant chat over dinner with the family on Christmas.Tuvimos una conversación placentera durante la cena con la familia en Navidad.
c. la plática
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Regionalism used in Central America: Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama
(Central America)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
I had an interesting chat in the cab from the airport.Tuve una plática interesante en el taxi desde el aeropuerto.
4. (computing)
a. el chat
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The customer service representative told me she would save our chat for future reference.La representante de atención al cliente me dijo que grabaría nuestro chat para referencia futura.
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meeting(
mi
-
dihng
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (assembly)
a. la reunión
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
We are holding a very important meeting this afternoon.Vamos a celebrar una reunión muy importante esta tarde.
b. la junta
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The meeting to discuss the new bike lanes was canceled.La junta para discutir los nuevos carriles bici fue cancelada.
2. (encounter)
a. el encuentro
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I knew we wouldn't get along from our first meeting.Supe que no nos llevaríamos desde nuestro primer encuentro.
b. la cita
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(prearranged)
I scheduled a meeting with my financial advisor to discuss my assets.Acordé una cita con mi asesor financiero para hablar sobre mis activos.
3. (junction)
a. la confluencia
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The leaders met at the meeting of their two lands.Los líderes se encontraron en la confluencia de sus dos tierras.
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