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consultar (Verb) "to consult"
15th cent. Borrowed from Latin consultare 'id.,' from consulere "to advise" and frequentive suffix -tare (see note under faltar). From Proto-Italic *kom-sel-e/o- 'id.' From *kom- "within" (see co-) and *sel-e/o- "to take." From Proto-Indo-European *slh1-e/o- 'id.'
Indo-European
Romance
French consulter, Italian consultare
Celtic
Old Irish selb "possession," Welsh helw 'id.'
Germanic
Gothic saljan "to sacrifice," Old Norse selja 'id.,' Old High German sellan "to sell," Old Saxon gi-sellian 'id.,' Old English sellan 'id.' (English to sell)
Hellenic
Ancient Greek ἑλεῖν (eleîn) "to take"