curro

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *ḱers- (to run). Cognate to carrus.

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Verb[edit]

present active currō, present infinitive currere, perfect active cucurrī, supine cursum

  1. (intransitive) I run.
    • 20 BCE – 14 BCE, Horace, Epistles 1.11.27
      Caelum, non animum mutant, qui trans mare currunt
      They change the sky, not their souls, those who run across the sea.
  2. (intransitive) I hurry, hasten, speed.
  3. (intransitive) I move, travel, proceed.
  4. (transitive, of a race, journey, with accusative) I run.
  5. (transitive, with accusative) I travel through, traverse, run.

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Spanish[edit]

Adjective[edit]

curro m (feminine curra, masculine plural curros, feminine plural curras)

  1. (colloquial) handsome, good looking

Noun[edit]

curro m (plural curros)

  1. (colloquial, Spain) work
    Voy al curroI’m going to work.
  2. (Cuba, Mexico) Andalusian immigrant living in America

Verb[edit]

curro

  1. First-person singular (yo) present indicative form of currar.