clérigo

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Portuguese[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese clerigo, crerigo, from Late Latin clēricus, from Ancient Greek κληρικός (klērikós, (adj. in church jargon) of the clergy), from κλῆρος (klêros, the clergy, what is alloted, a lot, inheritance, originally a shard used in casting lots), from Proto-Indo-European *kald-, *klād- (timber, log), from Proto-Indo-European *kola-, *klā- (to beat, hew, break, destroy, kill).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

clérigo m (plural clérigos)

  1. cleric, clergyman

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin clericus, from Ancient Greek κληρικός (klērikós).

Noun[edit]

clérigo m (uncountable)

  1. clergyman