See also: Kurz

Czech

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Etymology

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From the past participle of Latin curro.

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): [ˈkurs]
  • Audio:(file)

Noun

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kurz m inan (related adjective kurzovní)

  1. course (period of learning)
  2. course (direction of movement of a vessel)
  3. rate (in exchange rate)

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Further reading

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  • kurz in Akademický slovník cizích slov, 1995, at prirucka.ujc.cas.cz

German

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Etymology

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From Middle High German kurz, from Old High German kurz, from Proto-West Germanic *kurt, from Latin curtus. Compare also native Old High German *skurz, scurz and Middle High German schurz. Cognate with English curt, Swedish kort.

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Adjective

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kurz (strong nominative masculine singular kurzer, comparative kürzer, superlative am kürzesten)

  1. short, brief
  2. concise

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Adverb

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kurz

  1. briefly, in short

Derived terms

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Further reading

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  • kurz” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache
  • kurz” in Uni Leipzig: Wortschatz-Lexikon
  • kurz” in Duden online

Old High German

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Etymology

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From Proto-West Germanic *kurt, a very late borrowing from Latin curtus, therefore forms with and without shift of -t-. Compare a similar situation in German Pforte.

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Adjective

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kurz

  1. short

Derived terms

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Descendants

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  • Middle High German: kurz, korz, kurt

Polish

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Etymology

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Deverbal from kurzyć. Compare Czech kouř.

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Noun

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kurz m inan

  1. dust

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Verb

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kurz

  1. second-person singular imperative of kurzyć

Further reading

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  • kurz in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • kurz in Polish dictionaries at PWN