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Etymology edit

Borrowed from Latin -cola, from the verbal root of colō (to till, cultivate, inhabit).

Pronunciation edit

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-cola m or f (adjective-forming suffix, masculine and feminine plural -coles)

  1. cultivating, breeding
  2. inhabiting

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-cola m or f by sense (noun-forming suffix, plural -coles)

  1. cultivator, breeder
  2. inhabitant (forming nouns and adjectives)

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Further reading edit

Latin edit

Etymology edit

colō +‎ -a (agent noun)

Pronunciation edit

Suffix edit

-cola m (genitive -colae); first declension

  1. inhabitor (one who inhabits)
    rūpēs + -colarūpicola
  2. tiller, cultivator (one who tills or cultivates)
    ager + -colaagricola
  3. worshipper, honourer (one who worships or honours)
    Jūnō + -colaJūnōnicola

Declension edit

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative -cola -colae
Genitive -colae -colārum
Dative -colae -colīs
Accusative -colam -colās
Ablative -colā -colīs
Vocative -cola -colae

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Descendants edit

  • Spanish: -cola

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Spanish edit

Etymology edit

From Latin -cola, from the verbal root of colō (to till, cultivate, inhabit).

Suffix edit

-cola m or f by sense (noun-forming suffix, plural -colas)
-cola m or f (adjective-forming suffix, masculine and feminine plural -colas)

  1. cultivator, breeder; forms nouns and adjectives
  2. inhabitant; forms nouns and adjectives

Derived terms edit

Further reading edit