colo etymology

Portuguese word colo comes from Proto-Indo-European *kʷekʷléh₂, and later Latin collaris (Collared. Neck (attributive).)

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Detailed word origin of colo

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*kʷekʷléh₂ Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
collum Latin (lat) (anatomy) neck, throat. (symbolically) servitude. Upper stem of a plant.
collaris Latin (lat) Collared. Neck (attributive).
collare Latin (lat) (Late Latin, Vulgar Latin) collar, neckband; chain for the neck.
colar Portuguese (por) (Brazil, slang) to approach, to get closer to (someone or somewhere). (Brazil, slang) to use a copy of content to help to complete a school or university test, often illegally. To affix, to attach, to tie together. To glue (to join with glue). To invest (to receive a priest's collar). To settle a bill (clothing) collar. Necklace, chain (transitive) to invest (to ceremonially install someone [...]
colo Portuguese (por) First-person singular (eu) present indicative of colar.