See also: acola

Galician

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Etymology

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From Old Galician-Portuguese acola (13th century, Cantigas de Santa Maria), from Vulgar Latin *eccum illāc, from Latin eccum + illāc. Cognate with Portuguese acolá and Spanish acullá.

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /akoˈla/ [ɑ.koˈla]
  • Rhymes: -a
  • Hyphenation: a‧co‧lá

Adverb

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acolá

  1. over there
    • 20th century, traditional humorous song:
      acolá enriba, non sei onde,
      tópase non sei qué santo,
      que se gana non sei qué,
      por rezarlle non sei canto.
      over there, I don't know exactly where,
      there's a certain saint['s church]
      and you gain I don't know what
      when you pray I don't know which prayers
    Synonym: aló
  2. yonder; beyond
    Synonym: alén

References

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  • Ernesto González Seoane, María Álvarez de la Granja, Ana Isabel Boullón Agrelo (20062022) “acola”, in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval (in Galician), Santiago de Compostela: ILG
  • Xavier Varela Barreiro, Xavier Gómez Guinovart (20062018) “acola”, in Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval (in Galician), Santiago de Compostela: ILG
  • acolá” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006–2013.
  • acolá” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • acolá” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

Portuguese

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Etymology

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Inherited from Old Galician-Portuguese acola (13th century, Cantigas de Santa Maria), from Vulgar Latin *eccum illāc, from Latin eccum + illāc. Cognate with Galician acolá and Spanish acullá. cf. also Romanian acolo.

Pronunciation

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  • Rhymes: -a
  • Hyphenation: a‧co‧lá

Adverb

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acolá

  1. over there
    Synonym:
    Espere acolá.Wait over there
  2. yonder; beyond

Spanish

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Verb

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acolá

  1. second-person singular voseo imperative of acolar