crus

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English[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowing from Latin crūs.

Noun[edit]

crus (plural crura)

  1. The lower leg.
  2. A leglike part; shank.

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

crus

  1. plural form of cru

Anagrams[edit]


French[edit]

Adjective[edit]

crus

  1. masculine plural form of cru

Verb[edit]

crus m pl

  1. masculine plural past participle of croire

Jèrriais[edit]

Verb[edit]

crus

  1. first-person singular preterite of craithe

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Unclear. Maybe related to Old Armenian սրունք (srunkʿ, leg, shank).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

crūs n (genitive crūris); third declension

  1. a leg

Inflection[edit]

Third declension neuter.

Number Singular Plural
nominative crūs crūra
genitive crūris crūrum
dative crūrī crūribus
accusative crūs crūra
ablative crūre crūribus
vocative crūs crūra

References[edit]

  • crus in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879
  • Michiel de Vaan (2008), Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages, Leiden, Boston: Brill Academic Publishers

Portuguese[edit]

Adjective[edit]

crus m pl

  1. plural form of cru