Collega etymology


Latin word collega comes from Latin legere, Latin con-

Etymology of collega

Detailed word origin of collega

Dictionary entry Language Definition
legere Latin (lat)
con- Latin (lat) Used in compounds to indicate a being or bringing together of several objects. Used in compounds to indicate the completeness, perfecting of any act, and thus gives intensity to the signification of the simple word.
collega Latin (lat) (by extension) associate, companion, fellow, colleague. A partner (in office), colleague.

Words with the same origin as collega

Descendants of legere


Descendants of con-

comes commune communis consuetudo coram curia