cur

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English curre (compare Middle Dutch corre (house dog)), shortened from Middle English curdogge or kurdogge, a compound whose second element is clearly dogge (dog). The first element is probably from Old Norse kurra (to growl, grumble) and related to Middle Low German korren (to growl).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cur (plural curs)

  1. (archaic) A mongrel or inferior dog.
  2. (archaic) A detestable person.

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Aromanian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin culus. Compare Daco-Romanian cur.

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Noun[edit]

cur

  1. (slang, referring to the anus) ass

Etymology 2[edit]

From Latin currō. Compare Daco-Romanian cure, cur (modern curge, curg).

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Verb[edit]

cur

  1. I run.
  2. I flow.

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Etymology 3[edit]

From Latin cūrō. Compare archaic/regional Daco-Romanian cura, cur.

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Verb[edit]

cur (past participle curatã)

  1. I clean.
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Dalmatian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin cārus.

Adjective[edit]

cur m (feminine cuora)

  1. dear, beloved

Etymology 2[edit]

From Latin cor. Compare Italian cuore, French coeur, Old Portuguese cor, Old Spanish cuer.

Noun[edit]

cur

  1. heart

Irish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cur m (genitive as substantive cuir, genitive as verbal noun curtha)

  1. sowing
  2. Verbal noun of cuir.

Declension[edit]

As substantive
As verbal noun

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
cur chur gcur
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Latin[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From cui + rei meaning "thing". Was quōr, quur in Old Latin.

Adverb[edit]

cūr

  1. why, for what reason, wherefore, to what purpose, from what motive
    Cur in terra iaces?
    Why are you lying on the ground?
    Duae causae sunt, cur tu frequentior in isto officio esse debeas quam nos?
    Non fuit causa, cur?
    Causa non esset, cur?
    Causa nulla est, cur?
    Nihil est causae, cur?
    Quae causa est, cur?
    Quid est causae, cur?
    Negare et adferre rationem cur negarent?

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Lojban[edit]

Rafsi[edit]

cur

  1. rafsi of curnu.

Manx[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish cuirid, from older fo·ceird, do·cuirethar.

Verb[edit]

cur

  1. put
    Cur y muc shen magh hoshiaght. ― Put that pig out first.
  2. give

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Manx mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
cur chur gur
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Megleno-Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin culus

Noun[edit]

cur

  1. (slang, referring to the anus) asshole

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin culus. Compare Italian culo, French cul.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cur n (plural cururi)

  1. (slang, vulgar, referring to the anus) asshole
    O să-mi bag pula în curul tău.

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Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Noun[edit]

cur m (genitive cuir, no plural)

  1. Verbal noun of cuir.

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