cola

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See also: Cola, COLA, -cola, and colà

English[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From a Niger-Congo language, compare Temne kola, Mandinka kola. The beverage "Coca-Cola" was what made the term widely known.

Alternative forms[edit]

  • (the plant or nut): kola

Noun[edit]

cola (plural colas)

  1. The kola plant, genus Cola, famous for its nut, or one of these nuts.
  2. A beverage or a drink made with kola nut flavoring, caramel and carbonated water.
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Etymology 2[edit]

See colon

Noun[edit]

cola

  1. (obsolete) plural form of colon

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Asturian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From a contraction of the preposition con (with) + feminine singular article la (the).

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Contraction[edit]

cola f (masculine col, neuter colo, masculine plural colos, feminine plural coles)

  1. with the

Catalan[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Vulgar Latin colla, from Ancient Greek κόλλα (kolla, glue). Compare French colle, Spanish and Portuguese cola, Italian colla.

Noun[edit]

cola f (plural coles)

  1. glue

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

cola f (plural coles)

  1. cola

Etymology 3[edit]

Verb[edit]

cola

  1. Third-person singular present indicative form of colar.
  2. Second-person singular imperative form of colar.

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English, from the drink Coca Cola.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cola m (plural cola's, diminutive colaatje n)

  1. cola (drink)
  2. kola (nut)

Fijian[edit]

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Verb[edit]

cola

  1. carry (on the shoulders)

Italian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

cola

  1. third-person singular present tense of colare
  2. second-person singular imperative of colare

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Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

cōlā

  1. first-person singular present active imperative of cōlō

Portuguese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Vulgar Latin colla, from Ancient Greek κόλλα (kolla, glue). Compare Spanish cola, French colle, Italian colla.

Noun[edit]

cola f (plural colas)

  1. glue (sticky adhesive substance)

Etymology 2[edit]

From Vulgar Latin coda, from Latin cauda.

Noun[edit]

cola f (plural colas)

  1. tail
Related terms[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

From Sudanese kola.

Noun[edit]

cola f (plural colas)

  1. (botany) kola (tree or fruit):
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Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Vulgar Latin coda, from Latin cauda. Cognate to French queue and Italian coda.

Noun[edit]

cola f (plural colas)

  1. tail
  2. line (US); queue (UK)
  3. (slightly obscene) ass, the buttocks
  4. (Chile, LGBT, sometimes pejorative) gayboy, homo
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Vulgar Latin colla, from Ancient Greek κόλλα (kólla). Cognate to Portuguese cola, Italian colla, French colle.

Noun[edit]

cola f (plural colas)

  1. glue
Synonyms[edit]
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

From a Niger-Congo language

Noun[edit]

cola f (plural colas)

  1. cola (drink)
  2. kola (nut)