coleg etymology

Romanian word coleg comes from Latin legere, Latin con-, and later French collègue (Colleague.)

Detailed word origin of coleg

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
legere Latin (lat)
con- Latin (lat) Used in compounds to indicate a being or bringing together of several objects. Used in compounds to indicate the completeness, perfecting of any act, and thus gives intensity to the signification of the simple word.
collega Latin (lat) (by extension) associate, companion, fellow, colleague. A partner (in office), colleague.
collègue French (fra) Colleague.
coleg Romanian (ron) Colleague (a fellow participant in work or school).

Words with the same origin as coleg

Descendants of legere
colecție culege culegere culegător lectică legumă reculege
Descendants of con-
acoperi ascuns comanda compara complet comporta comun concurs conduce condus conexiune confuz confuzie consiliu conta continuu convinge costa costum culca cumpăra cunoscut cuplu cuvânt