colar etymology

Portuguese word colar comes from Latin confer, Latin -tione

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Detailed word origin of colar

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
confer Latin (lat)
-tione Latin (lat)
collatio Latin (lat) Collecting (bringing together). Collection (of taxes). Comparison, collation (of facts). Union, combination.
colação Portuguese (por)
colar Portuguese (por) (transitive) to invest (to ceremonially install someone in some office). (usually as colar grau) to receive one’s university diploma, especially in a ceremonial manner.