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colher

colher

Portuguese

Pronunciation

  • (Portugal) IPA(key): /ku.ˈʎɛɾ/
  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /ku.ˈʎɛʁ/, /ko.ˈʎɛʁ/
  • Hyphenation: co‧lher

Noun

colher f (plural colheres)

  1. spoon (eating utensil)
Related terms
Descendants
  • Kabuverdianu: kudjer

Etymology 2

From Latin colligere, present active infinitive of colligō (collect, gather).

Pronunciation

  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /koˈʎe(ʁ)/, /kuˈʎe(ʁ)/
  • (Portugal) IPA(key): /kuˈʎeɾ/

Verb

colher (first-person singular present indicative colho, past participle colhido)

  1. to harvest, get, reap, gather
Conjugation