curry

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Title page of 1390 Forme of Cury

1747 (as currey, first published recipe for the dish in English[1][2]), from Tamil கறி (kaṟi), influenced by existing Middle English cury (cooking),[2] from French cuire (to cook) (from which also cuisine), from Vulgar Latin cocere, from Latin coquere, present active infinitive of coquō.

Earlier cury found in 1390 cookbook Forme of Cury (Forms of Cooking) by court chefs of Richard II of England.

Noun[edit]

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curry (plural curries)

  1. One of a family of dishes originating from South Asian cuisine, flavoured by a spiced sauce.
  2. A spiced sauce or relish, especially one flavoured with curry powder.
  3. Curry powder
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Verb[edit]

curry (third-person singular simple present curries, present participle currying, simple past and past participle curried)

  1. (transitive) To cook or season with curry powder.
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle English currayen, from Old French correer 'to prepare', presumably from Vulgar Latin conredare, from com- (a form of con- 'together') + some Germanic base verb

Verb[edit]

curry (third-person singular simple present curries, present participle currying, simple past and past participle curried)

  1. (transitive) To groom (a horse); to dress or rub down a horse with a curry comb.
  2. (transitive) To dress (leather) after it is tanned by beating, rubbing, scraping and colouring.
  3. (transitive) To beat, thrash; to drub.
  4. (transitive) To try to win or gain (favour) by flattering.
Usage notes[edit]

The sense "To win or gain favour" is most frequently used in the phrases "to curry favour (with)" and "to curry [someone's] favour",

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Etymology 3[edit]

From Haskell Curry, a computer scientist

Verb[edit]

curry (third-person singular simple present curries, present participle currying, simple past and past participle curried)

  1. (transitive, computing) To perform currying upon.

Etymology 4[edit]

Possibly derived from currier, a common 16-18th century form of courier, as if to ride post, to post. Possibly influenced by scurry.

Verb[edit]

curry (third-person singular simple present curries, present participle currying, simple past and past participle curried)

  1. (intransitive, obsolete) To scurry; to ride or run hastily.
  2. (transitive, obsolete) To cover (a distance); (of a projectile) to traverse (its range).
    • 1608, George Chapman, The Conspiracie, and Tragedie of Charles Duke of Byron 2.245
      I am not hee that can ... by midnight leape my horse, curry seauen miles.
    • 1662, Thomas Salusbury, Galileo's Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief World Systems (Dialogue Two)
      All these shots shall curry or finish their ranges in times equal to each other.
  3. (transitive, obsolete) To hurry.
    • 1676, Andrew Marvell, Mr. Smirke 34
      A sermon is soon curryed over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hannah Glasse, Glasse’s Art of Cookery, 1747
  2. 2.0 2.1 The Origins of ‘Curry’ (Is it really English?)

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English curry.

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Noun[edit]

curry m (plural curry's, diminutive currietje n)

  1. The spicy condiment curry powder
  2. A curry dish
  3. curry ketchup

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Finnish[edit]

Noun[edit]

curry

  1. south Asian spice mix, curry powder, curry paste
  2. a dish made using this spice mixture, curry (dish)

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

English curry

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

curry m (plural currys)

  1. A curry

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Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

curry m (invariable)

  1. curry; curry powder

Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

curry m (uncountable)

  1. curry powder (mixture of spices used in Asian cooking)
  2. curry (dish made with curry powder)

Romanian[edit]

curry

Noun[edit]

curry

  1. curry powder (mixture of spices)


This Romanian entry was created from the translations listed at curry powder. It may be less reliable than other entries, and may be missing parts of speech or additional senses. Please also see curry in the Romanian Wiktionary. This notice will be removed when the entry is checked. (more information) February 2010


Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

curry m (uncountable)

  1. curry

Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

curry c (uncountable)

  1. A curry
  2. curry powder

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