See also: crûs

EnglishEdit

 
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Etymology 1Edit

Borrowed from Latin crūs.

NounEdit

crus (plural crura)

  1. The shin (tibia and fibula)
  2. A leglike part; shank

TranslationsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

crus

  1. plural of cru

AnagramsEdit


CatalanEdit

AdjectiveEdit

crus

  1. masculine plural of cru

FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)

AdjectiveEdit

crus (m-p)

  1. masculine plural of cru

VerbEdit

crus m pl

  1. masculine plural of the past participle of croire

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

Unclear. Possibly from Proto-Indo-European *ḱruH- based on Old Armenian սրունք (srunkʿ, leg, shank).[1] However, other etymologies have been proposed for the Armenian word, such as a loan from Iranian *sraun-[2] (cf. Avestan 𐬯𐬭𐬀𐬊𐬥𐬌(sraoni)) among others.[3] Albanian kërci may also be a cognate.[4]

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

crūs n (genitive crūris); third declension

  1. leg

DeclensionEdit

Third-declension noun (neuter, imparisyllabic non-i-stem).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative crūs crūra
Genitive crūris crūrum
Dative crūrī crūribus
Accusative crūs crūra
Ablative crūre crūribus
Vocative crūs crūra

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ De Vaan, Michiel (2008), “crūs”, in Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 7), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 147
  2. ^ Robert S. P. Beekes, “Historical Phonology of Classical Armenian”, in Armeniaca: Comparative Notes. With an Appendix on the Historical Phonology of Classical Armenian by Robert S.P. Beekes, ed. Frederik Kortlandt (Ann Arbor: Caravan, 2003): 175, 196.
  3. ^ Martirosyan, Hrach (2010), “srun-k‘”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 8), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 586
  4. ^ Demiraj, Bardhyl (1997) Albanische Etymologien: Untersuchungen zum albanischen Erbwortschatz [Albanian Etymologies: Investigations into the Albanian Inherited Lexicon] (Leiden Studies in Indo-European; 7)‎[1] (in German), Amsterdam, Atlanta: Rodopi, page 224

Further readingEdit

  • crus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • crus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • crus in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition with additions by D. P. Carpenterius, Adelungius and others, edited by Léopold Favre, 1883–1887)
  • crus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • crus in William Smith, editor (1848) A Dictionary of Greek Biography and Mythology, London: John Murray

NormanEdit

VerbEdit

crus

  1. first-person singular preterite of craithe

PortugueseEdit

AdjectiveEdit

crus

  1. masculine plural of cru