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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *ḱers- (to run), the same root of currō.

NounEdit

currus m (genitive currūs); fourth declension

  1. chariot
  2. wagon, wain

InflectionEdit

Fourth declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative currus currūs
genitive currūs curruum
dative curruī curribus
accusative currum currūs
ablative currū curribus
vocative currus currūs

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • currus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “currus”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • currus” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to drive: curru vehi, in rheda (Mil. 21. 55)
  • currus in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • currus in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin