From Old Spanish escoger, equivalent to es- + coger, or possibly from a Vulgar Latin *excolligere, from Latin ex- + colligere (“to gather”). Compare Portuguese escolher, Asturian escoyer, Galician escoller, Extremaduran escogel, Catalan escollir.
- (transitive) to choose, select, pick
- Rule: g becomes a j before a or o.
- 1 Mostly obsolete form, now mainly used in legal jargon.
These forms are generated automatically and may not actually be used. Pronoun usage varies by region.
- descoger (rare)