kolonel

AfrikaansEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Dutch kolonel, from Middle French coronel, from Italian colonnello.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˌkʊə̯.lʊə̯ˈnɛl/

NounEdit

kolonel (plural kolonels)

  1. colonel

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

First attested 1548, from Middle French coronel, from Italian colonnello (the officer of a small company of soldiers (column) that marched at the head of a regiment), from compagna colonnella (little column company), from Latin columna (pillar), originally a collateral form of columen, contraction culmen (a pillar, top, crown, summit), o-grade form from a Proto-Indo-European *kʷel- (going around).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˌkoː.loːˈnɛl/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: ko‧lo‧nel
  • Rhymes: -ɛl

NounEdit

kolonel m (plural kolonels, diminutive kolonelletje n)

  1. colonel, the military rank
  2. (printing, dated) A size of type between insertio and petit, standardized as 7 point.

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Afrikaans: kolonel

EstonianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French colonel or English colonel.

NounEdit

kolonel (genitive koloneli, partitive koloneli)

  1. colonel

InflectionEdit

Derived termsEdit