culo

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See also: čulo, -culo, and чуло

Acholi[edit]

Verb[edit]

culo

  1. dilute

Aragonese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin cūlus.

Noun[edit]

culo m (plural culos)

  1. ass

References[edit]

Chavacano[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish culo.

Noun[edit]

culo

  1. buttocks

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin cūlus (anus), from Proto-Indo-European *kuH-l-, zero-grade without s-mobile form of *(s)kewH- (to cover).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈku.lo/
  • Rhymes: -ulo
  • Hyphenation: cù‧lo

Noun[edit]

culo m (plural culi, diminutive culétto or culìno, augmentative culóne, pejorative culàccio)

  1. (vulgar, slang) ass, bottom, buttocks, butt, anus
    Synonyms: deretano, sedere, fondoschiena, didietro, chiappe, posteriore, natiche, (slang used in Ferrara city) pear or pevar, (slang used in Emilia Region) bofez or boffice or bogio
  2. (vulgar, slang) luck
  3. (vulgar, slang, derogatory) male homosexual
  4. (vulgar, slang) the bottom of an object

Derived terms[edit]

Anagrams[edit]

Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

cūlō

  1. dative/ablative singular of cūlus

References[edit]

  • culo in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette
  • culo in Ramminger, Johann (accessed 16 July 2016) Neulateinische Wortliste: Ein Wörterbuch des Lateinischen von Petrarca bis 1700[1], pre-publication website, 2005-2016

Old Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin cūlus (arse), from Proto-Indo-European *kuH-l-, zero-grade without s-mobile form of *(s)kewH- (to cover). Cognate with Old Galician-Portuguese cuu.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

culo m

  1. arse
    • ca. 1284-1295, anonymous, Fuero de Cuenca :
      Qual quier que fuere fallado en pecado sodomitico, quemenlo; & qual quier que a otro dixere "yo te fodi por el culo", si pudiere ser prouado aquel pecado que es verdad, quemenlos amos; si non, quemen a aquel que tal pecado dixo.
      Whoever is found in the sin of sodomy, burn them. And if whoever says to another, "I fucked you in the arse", and it can be proved the sin is true, burn them both; otherwise, burn the one who mentioned such a sin.

Descendants[edit]

  • Ladino: kulo
  • Spanish: culo

Spanish[edit]

Sense 1

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Old Spanish culo, from Latin cūlus (arse), from Proto-Indo-European *kuH-l-, zero-grade without s-mobile form of *(s)kewH- (to cover).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkulo/ [ˈku.lo]
  • Audio (Colombia):(file)
  • Rhymes: -ulo
  • Syllabification: cu‧lo

Noun[edit]

culo m (plural culos)

  1. (vulgar in Latin America, slang, anatomy) ass, arse, booty, rear, behind, butt, buttocks
    Synonyms: trasero, nalgas
    Me caí, dándome un gran golpe en el culo.
    I fell down, hitting my arse hard.
  2. (vulgar, slang, anatomy) anus
    Synonym: ano
    No me quiero meter ningún supositorio por el culo.
    I don't want to put any suppository in my ass.
  3. (vulgar) meaty area around the anus (in various animal species)
  4. (vulgar, usually in the singular) bottom or end part of certain objects (e.g. glasses, bottles, cucumbers)
    el culo de la botellathe bottom of the bottle
  5. (vulgar, usually in the singular) liquid remains at the bottom of a container
    Synonyms: culín, culito
    Bébete el culo del jugo para ya reciclar la botella.
    Drink what's left of the juice, to recycle the bottle now.
  6. (vulgar, colloquial, El Salvador) partner
    Synonym: pareja
    Me salió un culo en la fiesta.
    I got a partner during the party.

Usage notes[edit]

  • This term is not as vulgar in Spain as in Latin America.

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