collega

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See also: col·lega

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin collēga.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌkɔˈleː.ɣaː/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: col‧le‧ga
  • Rhymes: -eːɣaː

Noun[edit]

collega m or f (plural collega's or collegae, diminutive collegaatje n)

  1. colleague

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Italian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin collēga.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

collega m or f (masculine plural colleghi, feminine plural colleghe)

  1. colleague

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

collega

  1. third-person singular present of collegare
  2. second-person singular imperative of collegare

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Further reading[edit]

  • collega in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

Latin[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From con- +‎ lēgō (appoint).

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Noun[edit]

collēga m (genitive collēgae); first declension

  1. a partner (in office), colleague
  2. (by extension) associate, companion, fellow, colleague

Declension[edit]

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative collēga collēgae
Genitive collēgae collēgārum
Dative collēgae collēgīs
Accusative collēgam collēgās
Ablative collēgā collēgīs
Vocative collēga collēgae

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Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

collega m, f (plural collegas)

  1. Obsolete spelling of colega