colmo

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Italian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From colmare.

Adjective[edit]

colmo m (feminine colma, masculine plural colmi, feminine plural colme) (di)

  1. full (of)

Etymology 2[edit]

From Latin culmen. Possibly influenced by cumulus or culmus phonetically. Compare Spanish colmo.

Noun[edit]

colmo m (plural colmi)

  1. summit, top, acme
  2. height
  3. limit
  4. ridge

Verb[edit]

colmo

  1. first-person singular present indicative of colmare

Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

colmo m (plural colmos)

  1. (uncountable) cane (slender flexible stem of plants such as bamboo)
  2. (countable, botany) reed (hollow stem)
  3. thatch (straw for covering roofs or stacks)

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Verb[edit]

colmo

  1. first-person singular (eu) present indicative of colmar
    Eu colmo o telhado.
    I thatch the roof.

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin cumulus, according to the Real Academia Española [1].

Adjective[edit]

colmo m, f (plural colmos)

  1. summit, top
  2. height

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Noun[edit]

colmo m (plural colmos)

  1. the extreme of a situation
    Esto es el colmo. ¡Me largo! - This is too much. I'm gone!
    Ya has llegado al colmo con tu actitud. - You've already crossed the line with your attitude.
    para colmo (de males) - to cap/top it all
    Y para colmo de males, no nos han pagado en dos meses tampoco. - And to make it worse, they haven't paid us for two months either.

Verb[edit]

colmo

  1. First-person singular (yo) present indicative form of colmar.

References[edit]

  1. ^ colmo