See also: collé and Colle

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Vulgar Latin colla, from Ancient Greek κόλλα (kólla, glue). Compare Italian colla, Spanish and Spanish cola.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

colle f (plural colles)

  1. glue

Derived termsEdit

VerbEdit

colle

  1. first-person singular present indicative of coller
  2. third-person singular present indicative of coller
  3. first-person singular present subjunctive of coller
  4. third-person singular present subjunctive of coller
  5. second-person singular imperative of coller

Further readingEdit


ItalianEdit

Pronunciation 1Edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈkɔl.le/, [ˈkɔl̺l̺e]
  • Hyphenation: còl‧le

Etymology 1Edit

From Latin collem, accusative of collis (hill), from Proto-Italic *kolnis, from Proto-Indo-European *kl̥Hnís, derived from the root *kelH- (to be tall; hill). Cognate with English hill.

NounEdit

colle m (plural colli)

  1. (geomorphology) hill
  2. pass (through hills)
Related termsEdit
ReferencesEdit
  • colle1 in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana
  • colle2 in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

NounEdit

colle f

  1. plural of colla

Pronunciation 2Edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈkol.le/, [ˈkol̺l̺e]
  • Hyphenation: cól‧le

EtymologyEdit

Contraction of con +‎ le.

ContractionEdit

colle

  1. contraction of con le; with the
Usage notesEdit
  • While in use in the spoken language, its use is somewhat old-fashioned in the written language.

ReferencesEdit

  • colle in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

LatinEdit

NounEdit

colle

  1. ablative singular of collis

Old FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Ancient Greek χολή (kholḗ).

NounEdit

colle f (oblique plural colles, nominative singular colle, nominative plural colles)

  1. bile (bodily fluid)