crus

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See also: crûs

English[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed from Latin crūs.

Noun[edit]

crus (plural crura)

  1. The shin (tibia and fibula)
  2. A leglike part; shank

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

crus

  1. plural of cru

Anagrams[edit]


Catalan[edit]

Adjective[edit]

crus

  1. masculine plural of cru

French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Adjective[edit]

crus (m-p)

  1. masculine plural of cru

Verb[edit]

crus m pl

  1. masculine plural of the past participle of croire

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Unclear. Possibly from Proto-Indo-European *ḱruH- based on Old Armenian սրունք (srunkʿ, leg, shank).[1] However, other etymologies have been proposed for the Armenian word, such as a loan from Iranian *sraun-[2] (cf. Avestan 𐬯𐬭𐬀𐬊𐬥𐬌(sraoni)) among others.[3]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

crūs n (genitive crūris); third declension

  1. leg

Declension[edit]

Third-declension noun (neuter, imparisyllabic non-i-stem).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative crūs crūra
Genitive crūris crūrum
Dative crūrī crūribus
Accusative crūs crūra
Ablative crūre crūribus
Vocative crūs crūra

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ De Vaan, Michiel (2008), “crūs”, in Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 7), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 147
  2. ^ Robert S. P. Beekes, “Historical Phonology of Classical Armenian”, in Armeniaca: Comparative Notes. With an Appendix on the Historical Phonology of Classical Armenian by Robert S.P. Beekes, ed. Frederik Kortlandt (Ann Arbor: Caravan, 2003): 175, 196.
  3. ^ Martirosyan, Hrach (2010), “srun-k‘”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 8), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 586

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Norman[edit]

Verb[edit]

crus

  1. first-person singular preterite of craithe

Portuguese[edit]

Adjective[edit]

crus

  1. Masculine plural of adjective cru.