FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French courre, corre (modified under the influence of -ir verbs), from Latin currere, present active infinitive of currō (I run), from Proto-Indo-European *ḱers- (to run).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ku.ʁiʁ/
  • (file)

VerbEdit

courir

  1. to run
  2. (Louisiana) to go
    Courez chercher mon livre!Go get my book!

ConjugationEdit

This verb is conjugated like other regular -ir verbs, except that in the conditional and future tenses an extra ‘r’ is added to the end of the stem and the past participle ends in -u. All verb ending in -courir are conjugated this way.

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