See also: curró

DalmatianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin currere, present active infinitive of currō.

VerbEdit

curro

  1. to run

GalicianEdit

 
Curro do Barbanza, a corral used for gathering and marking semi-wild horses once a year

EtymologyEdit

Attested in local Latin documents since the 10th century.[1] Perhaps from Latin curro (cart) or from Latin curriculum.[2] Cognate with Spanish corro.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

curro m (plural curros)

  1. corral, round enclosure for livestock
  2. enclosure, wall
    • 1473, M. Romaní Martínez & M. P. Rodríguez Suárez (eds.), Libro tumbo de pergamino. Un códice medieval del monasterio de Oseira. Santiago de Compostela: Tórculo, page 50:
      et outro marco esta no monte a su a mota da torre, et outro ao poonbar da torre, et outro esta na carreyra a sobre lo curro da torre
      and another boundary stone is in the hill, by the mottle of the tower, and another at the tower's dovecote, and another at the road over the tower's wall
  3. corner

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • curro” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • curro” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • curro” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • curro” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.
  1. ^ "curro" in Galleciae Monumenta Historica.
  2. ^ Corominas, Joan; Pascual, José A. (1991–1997) , “corral”, in Diccionario crítico etimológico castellano e hispánico, Madrid: Gredos

ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin currus (chariot), from Proto-Italic *korzos, from Proto-Indo-European *ḱr̥sós (vehicle), derived from *ḱers- (to run).
Cognate with English horse, and Welsh car (car).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈkur.ro/
  • Rhymes: -urro
  • Hyphenation: cùr‧ro

NounEdit

curro m (plural curri)

  1. (archaic, literally and figurative) carriage, chariot
    Synonyms: carro, cocchio
    • 1321, Dante Alighieri, La divina commedia: Inferno [The Divine Comedy: Hell] (paperback), 12th edition, Le Monnier, published 1994, Canto XVII, lines 58–63, page 254:
      E com’io riguardando tra lor vegno, ¶ in una borsa gialla vidi azzurro ¶ che d’un leone avea faccia e contegno. ¶ Poi, procedendo di mio sguardo il curro, ¶ vidine un’altra come sangue rossa, ¶ mostrando un’oca bianca più che burro.
      And as I gazing round me come among them, upon a yellow pouch I azure saw that had the face and posture of a lion. Proceeding then the current of my sight, another of them saw I, red as blood, display a goose more white than butter is.
  2. a cylinder or roller used to move heavy objects

Related termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • curro in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Italic *korzō, from Proto-Indo-European *ḱers- (to run).

Cognate with currus, carrus (via Gaulish), English horse.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

currō (present infinitive currere, perfect active cucurrī, supine cursum); third conjugation

  1. (intransitive) I run
    • 20 BCE – 14 BCE, Horace, Epistles 1.11.27:
      Caelum, nōn animum mūtant, quī trāns mare currunt.
      They change the sky, not their souls, those who run across the sea.
  2. (intransitive) I hurry, hasten, speed
  3. (intransitive) I move, travel, proceed
  4. (transitive, of a race, journey, with accusative) I run
  5. (transitive, with accusative) I travel through, traverse, run

ConjugationEdit

   Conjugation of currō (third conjugation)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present currō curris currit currimus curritis currunt
imperfect currēbam currēbās currēbat currēbāmus currēbātis currēbant
future curram currēs curret currēmus currētis current
perfect cucurrī cucurristī cucurrit cucurrimus cucurristis cucurrērunt, cucurrēre
pluperfect cucurreram cucurrerās cucurrerat cucurrerāmus cucurrerātis cucurrerant
future perfect cucurrerō cucurreris cucurrerit cucurrerimus cucurreritis cucurrerint
passive present curror curreris, currere curritur currimur curriminī curruntur
imperfect currēbar currēbāris, currēbāre currēbātur currēbāmur currēbāminī currēbantur
future currar currēris, currēre currētur currēmur currēminī currentur
perfect cursus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect cursus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect cursus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present curram currās currat currāmus currātis currant
imperfect currerem currerēs curreret currerēmus currerētis currerent
perfect cucurrerim cucurrerīs cucurrerit cucurrerīmus cucurrerītis cucurrerint
pluperfect cucurrissem cucurrissēs cucurrisset cucurrissēmus cucurrissētis cucurrissent
passive present currar currāris, currāre currātur currāmur currāminī currantur
imperfect currerer currerēris, currerēre currerētur currerēmur currerēminī currerentur
perfect cursus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect cursus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present curre currite
future curritō curritō curritōte curruntō
passive present currere curriminī
future curritor curritor curruntor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives currere cucurrisse cursūrum esse currī cursum esse cursum īrī
participles currēns cursūrus cursus currendus, currundus
verbal nouns gerund supine
genitive dative accusative ablative accusative ablative
currendī currendō currendum currendō cursum cursū

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • curro in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • curro in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • curro in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to run a foot-race: stadium currere (Off. 3. 10. 42)
    • (ambiguous) to run its course in the sky: cursum conficere in caelo
    • (ambiguous) to finish one's career: vitae cursum or curriculum conficere
    • (ambiguous) to set one's course for a place: cursum dirigere aliquo
    • (ambiguous) to hold on one's course: cursum tenere (opp. commutare and deferri)
    • (ambiguous) to finish one's voyage: cursum conficere (Att. 5. 12. 1)

SpanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Perhaps from Curro, nickname of Francisco.[1]

AdjectiveEdit

curro (feminine singular curra, masculine plural curros, feminine plural curras)

  1. (colloquial) handsome, good looking
    Synonym: majo

Etymology 2Edit

Back-formation from currar.

NounEdit

curro m (plural curros)

  1. (colloquial, Spain) work
    Synonym: trabajo
    Voy al curro.I’m going to work.
  2. (Cuba, Mexico) Andalusian immigrant living in America
  3. (vulgar, Argentina, Uruguay) fraud, rip-off, scam

Etymology 3Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

VerbEdit

curro

  1. First-person singular (yo) present indicative form of currar.

Further readingEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ curro” in Diccionario de la lengua española, Vigésima tercera edición, Real Academia Española, 2014.