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From Latin gȳrus (circle), from Ancient Greek γῦρος (gûros). Doublet of gyro and gyre.

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gyrus (plural gyri or gyruses)

  1. (anatomy) A fold or ridge on the cerebral cortex of the brain.
    Synonym: (archaic) gyre

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LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek γῦρος (gûros).

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gȳrus m (genitive gȳrī); second declension

  1. circle
  2. a circular motion
  3. a circuit, course, ring
  4. (by extension) place where horses are trained

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Second-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative gȳrus gȳrī
Genitive gȳrī gȳrōrum
Dative gȳrō gȳrīs
Accusative gȳrum gȳrōs
Ablative gȳrō gȳrīs
Vocative gȳre gȳrī

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  • Aromanian: giur
  • English: gyre, gyrus
  • French: girolle
  • Friulian: gîr

ReferencesEdit

  • gyrus”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • gyrus”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • gyrus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette