coll

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See also: Coll, coll., coll', and Coll.

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French coler, acoler ‎(accoll, throw arms round neck of); ultimately Latin ad + collum ‎(neck).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

coll ‎(third-person singular simple present colls, present participle colling, simple past and past participle colled)

  1. To hug or embrace.
    • 1995, Anthony Burgess, Byrne:
      They kissed and colled in parks and fields and, better, a / Warm bed, her own.

Translations[edit]


Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Provençal, from Latin collum.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

coll m ‎(plural colls)

  1. neck
  2. throat
  3. collar (part of a garment)
  4. neckline
  5. (card games) suit

Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish coll, from Proto-Celtic *koslos ‎(hazel) (compare Welsh cyll).

Noun[edit]

coll m ‎(genitive singular coill)

  1. hazel (wood of a hazelnut tree)

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Old Irish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

coll

From Proto-Celtic *koslos ‎(hazel) (compare Welsh cyll).

Noun[edit]

coll m

  1. hazel (tree)
Descendants[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *koldom ‎(destruction).

Noun[edit]

coll n

  1. destruction, injury, violation
Descendants[edit]
  • Scottish Gaelic: coll

Mutation[edit]

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
coll choll coll
pronounced with /ɡ(ʲ)-/
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Irish coll ‎(hazel), from Proto-Celtic *koslo- ‎(hazel) (compare Welsh cyll).

Noun[edit]

coll m

  1. hazel (tree):

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Irish coll ‎(destruction), from Proto-Celtic *koldo- ‎(destruction).

Noun[edit]

coll m

  1. destruction