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How do you say be quiet or shut up in spanish? (Please translate)...

Not that I want to say this to any one I just couldn't think of the words in spanish
the only one I know is "Callate" (Kah-yah-teh) or Callate la boca (Kah-yah-teh La Bohka) that sounds pretty harsh I think it means Shut Up! but how would you say it nicely?
Thank you ladies

Gracias! :)

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Asked by Anonymous at 8:50 PM on Jan. 12, 2010 in Just for Fun

Answers (6)
  • "Silencio, porfavor"

    It just means "quiet please", not harsh at all.

    Answer by BaisMom at 8:55 PM on Jan. 12, 2010

  • That is how you say it I'm not sure of the spelling either but its Ki-et-te la Bo-ka if you want to be nice about it say por favor that means please

    Answer by jsimonds220 at 8:55 PM on Jan. 12, 2010

  • I like silencio, por favor =)

    But CALLATE, PUTO! is my husband's favorite. That's the dirty not-so-nice version =)

    Answer by caitxrawks at 9:00 PM on Jan. 12, 2010

  • LOL I say Callate la boca. I have a argentine accent so i dont say it like Mexicans do. And that is what i tell my kids in spanish.

    Answer by aeroslove at 9:53 PM on Jan. 12, 2010

  • Cierra la boca! muahaha

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:42 PM on Jan. 12, 2010

  • Yeah ummm...I use "callate". Usually if I am saying to be quiet, I'm usually not in a pleasant mood to begin with...and if I am yelling at you in Spanish...yeah...

    Answer by OneToughMami at 3:16 AM on Jan. 13, 2010

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