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Definitions and meaning of col

col

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /kɒl/

Etymology 1

Borrowed from French col, from Latin collum (neck). Doublet of collum.

Noun

col (plural cols)

  1. (geography) A dip on a mountain ridge between two peaks.
    Coordinate terms: bealach, mountain pass, pass, saddle, hause
  2. (meteorology) A pressure region between two anticyclones and two low-pressure regions.
    Synonym: saddle point
Derived terms
  • North Col

Translations

Further reading

  • col on Wikipedia.Wikipedia
  • col (meteorology) on Wikipedia.Wikipedia
  • mountain pass on Wikipedia.Wikipedia

Etymology 2

Abbreviation

Noun

col (plural cols)

  1. Clipping of column.

Anagrams

  • 'loc, CLO, Clo, LOC, LoC, OCL, OLC, loc, loc.

Asturian

Etymology

From a contraction of the preposition con (with) + masculine singular article el (the).

Contraction

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

  1. with the

Catalan

Etymology

From Latin caulis, caulem (stalk, stem), from Ancient Greek καυλός (kaulós, stem of a plant).

Pronunciation

  • (Balearic, Central, Valencian) IPA(key): /ˈkɔl/

Noun

col f (plural cols)

  1. cabbage

Derived terms

  • colrave
  • col de Brussel·les

Further reading

  • “col” in Diccionari de la llengua catalana, segona edició, Institut d’Estudis Catalans.
  • “col” in Gran Diccionari de la Llengua Catalana, Grup Enciclopèdia Catalana.
  • “col” in Diccionari normatiu valencià, Acadèmia Valenciana de la Llengua.
  • “col” in Diccionari català-valencià-balear, Antoni Maria Alcover and Francesc de Borja Moll, 1962.

Dalmatian

Etymology

From Vulgar Latin *cu illu < Latin eccum illum. Compare Italian quello, Romanian acel, Old French cil, Spanish aquel.

Pronoun

col

  1. that

Dutch

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /kɔl/
  • Hyphenation: col
  • Rhymes: -ɔl

Etymology 1

Borrowed from French col (collar), from Latin collum (neck).

Noun

col m (plural cols, diminutive colletje n)

  1. (informal, chiefly Belgium) (clothing) collar
    Synonym: kraag
Derived terms
  • coltrui

Noun

col m (plural collen, diminutive colletje n)

  1. (informal, Belgium) (sports) mountain pass
    Synonym: bergpas

Etymology 2

Borrowed from French colle

Noun

col f (uncountable)

  1. (informal, Belgium) glue
Synonyms
  • lijm
Related terms
  • collage

French

Etymology

From Old French col, from Latin collum (neck). Doublet of cou.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /kɔl/
  • Homophones: colle, collent, colles, cols

Noun

col m (plural cols)

  1. (clothing) collar
  2. (geography) col (dip on a mountain ridge)
  3. (anatomy, dated) neck
    Synonym: cou
  4. neck (of objects, vases etc.)

Derived terms

  • col Danton
  • col de l'utérus
  • col Mao
  • col roulé

Related terms

  • cou
  • collier

Descendants

  • Hausa: kwal

Further reading

  • “col” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).

Galician

Alternative forms

  • coia, couva

Etymology

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese col (13th century, Cantigas de Santa Maria), from an older unattested *coule, from Latin caulis. Cognate with Portuguese couve and Spanish col.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈkɔl/

Noun

col f (plural coles)

  1. collard; wild mustard, wild cabbage; kale; Brassica oleracea var. acephala
    Synonyms: coella, verza

Derived terms

  • coella
  • coíña
  • coíñeiro

Related terms

  • coliflor

References

  • “col” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • “coles” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • “couues” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • “col” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • “col” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • “col” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

Hungarian

Etymology

Borrowed from German Zoll.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ˈt͡sol]
  • Hyphenation: col
  • Rhymes: -ol

Noun

col (plural colok)

  1. inch

Declension

Derived terms

  • colos

References


Irish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [kɔl̪ˠ]

Etymology 1

From Old Irish col, from Proto-Celtic *kulom.

Noun

col m (genitive singular coil, nominative plural colanna)

  1. prohibition
  2. sin, lust
  3. violation
  4. dislike
  5. incest
    Synonyms: ciorrú coil, corbadh
  6. relation, relationship
Declension
Derived terms

Etymology 2

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Noun

col m (genitive singular coil, nominative plural coil)

  1. (geography) col
Declension

Mutation

Further reading

  • "col" in Foclóir Gaeilge–Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • Entries containing “col” in English-Irish Dictionary, An Gúm, 1959, by Tomás de Bhaldraithe.
  • Entries containing “col” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.

Italian

Contraction

col

  1. contraction of con il; with the

Middle English

Alternative forms

  • coul, coyl
  • cal, kal (northern)

Etymology

From Old English cāl, variant of cawel.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /kɔːl/

Noun

col (plural coles)

  1. cabbage, kale, colewort

Descendants

  • English: cole, kale, kail
  • Scots: cale, caill, kail
  • Yola: kaayle
  • Irish: cál

References

  • “cōl, n.(1).”, in MED Online, Ann Arbor, Mich.: University of Michigan, 2007.

Middle French

Etymology

From Old French col, from Latin collum.

Noun

col m (plural cols)

  1. (anatomy) the neck

Descendants

  • French: cou, col

Old English

Etymology 1

From Proto-Germanic *kōluz, *kōlaz. Cognate with Old High German kuoli.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /koːl/

Adjective

cōl (comparative cōlra, superlative cōlost)

  1. cool (not hot or warm)
Declension
Descendants
  • Middle English: col, coul, cool
    • Scots: cule, cuill, kuil
    • English: cool

Etymology 2

From Proto-Germanic *kulą. Cognate with Old Frisian kole, Old High German kolo, Old Norse kol.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /kol/

Noun

col n (nominative plural colu)

  1. coal
Declension
Descendants
  • Middle English: cole
    • English: coal

Old French

Etymology

From Latin collum.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /kɔl/
  • Rhymes: -ɔl

Noun

col m (oblique plural cous or cox or cols, nominative singular cous or cox or cols, nominative plural col)

  1. (anatomy) neck

Related terms

  • coler

Descendants

  • Middle French: col
    • French: cou, col
  • Norman: co
  • Walloon:

Old Irish

Etymology

From Proto-Celtic *kulom.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈkol/

Noun

col n (genitive cuil)

  1. sin, violation

Inflection

Descendants

  • Irish: col
  • Scottish Gaelic: col (incest)

Mutation

Further reading

  • Gregory Toner, Maire Ní Mhaonaigh, Sharon Arbuthnot, Dagmar Wodtko, Maire-Luise Theuerkauf, editors (2019), “col”, in eDIL: Electronic Dictionary of the Irish Language

Scottish Gaelic

Etymology

From Old Irish col (sin).

Noun

col m (genitive singular cola, plural colan)

  1. incest

Serbo-Croatian

Etymology

Borrowed from German Zoll.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /t͡sôːl/

Noun

cȏl m (Cyrillic spelling цо̑л)

  1. inch

Declension

Related terms

  • ȉnč, pȁlac

Spanish

Etymology

From Latin caulis, caulem (stalk, stem), from Ancient Greek καυλός (kaulós, stem of a plant). Cognate with English cole and chou.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈkol/, [ˈkol]
  • Rhymes: -ol

Noun

col f (plural coles)

  1. cabbage
    Synonyms: berza, repollo

Derived terms

Descendants

  • Taos: kùli’ína

Related terms

  • brécol

Further reading

  • “col” in Diccionario de la lengua española, Vigésima tercera edición, Real Academia Española, 2014.

Tocharian B

Adjective

col

  1. wild

Vilamovian

Pronunciation

Noun

cōl m (plural cōln)

  1. inch (unit of measure)

Source: wiktionary.org
  • a pass in a mountain range.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)