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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French cru. Doublet of crude.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

cru (plural crus)

  1. A grade or class of wine.
    premier cru

AnagramsEdit


CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From a variant of Old Occitan [Term?] (compare Occitan crus), from Latin crūdus (compare French cru, Spanish crudo).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

cru (feminine crua, masculine plural crus, feminine plural crues)

  1. raw

Derived termsEdit

Further readingEdit


DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French.

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)

AdjectiveEdit

cru (not comparable)

  1. crude, coarse

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of cru
uninflected cru
inflected crue
comparative
positive
predicative/adverbial cru
indefinite m./f. sing. crue
n. sing. cru
plural crue
definite crue
partitive cru's

FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle French crud, from Old French cru, creu, from Latin crūdus.

AdjectiveEdit

cru (feminine singular crue, masculine plural crus, feminine plural crues)

  1. raw (uncooked, unprocessed)
Derived termsEdit

Related termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

VerbEdit

cru m (feminine singular crue, masculine plural crus, feminine plural crues)

  1. past participle of croire

Etymology 3Edit

Nominal use of crû, past participle of croître.

NounEdit

cru m (plural crus)

  1. vineyard; vintage

Further readingEdit


GalicianEdit

EtymologyEdit

13th century. From Old Galician and Old Portuguese cruu, from Latin crūdus, probably ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *krewh₂- (raw meat, fresh blood).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

cru m (feminine singular crúa, masculine plural crus, feminine plural crúas)

  1. raw; unprocessed
    • 1295, A. López Ferreiro (ed.), Galicia Histórica. Colección diplomática. Santiago: Tipografía Galaica, page 152:
      acharedes en casa na mia ucha cinquoeenta uaras de lenço que seen ordidas et cinquo maranas de fiado cruu et tres de cozido
      you'll find in my home inside my chest fifty yards of weaved cloth and five skeins of raw thread and three boiled
  2. (dated) cruel
    • 1348, R. Lorenzo (ed.), La traducción gallega de la Crónica General y de la Crónica de Castilla. Ourense: I.E.O.P.F., page 316:
      Et, ãdando ambos muy fortes et muy cruus en sua batalla, ferindose muy sen piadade
      And, being both very strong and cruel in their battle, they hurt one another mercilessly

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • cruu” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • cruu” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • cru” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • cru” in Santamarina, Antón (dir.), Ernesto González Seoane, María Álvarez de la Granja: Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega (v 4.0). Santiago: ILG.
  • cru” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French cru. Doublet of crudo.

PronunciationEdit

  • Rhymes: -u

NounEdit

cru m (invariable)

  1. cru

Old FrenchEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin crudus.

AdjectiveEdit

cru m (oblique and nominative feminine singular crue)

  1. raw (uncooked)

DescendantsEdit


PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese cruu, from Latin crūdus, probably ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *krewh₂- (raw meat, fresh blood).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

cru (feminine singular crua, masculine plural crus, feminine plural cruas, comparable)

  1. raw (uncooked, unprocessed)

Derived termsEdit