curriculum

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Latin curriculum (course), derived from currō (run, move quickly).

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Noun[edit]

curriculum (plural curricula or curriculums)

  1. The set of courses, coursework, and their content, offered at a school or university.
  2. (obsolete) A racecourse; a place for running.

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin curriculum.

Noun[edit]

curriculum m

  1. curriculum
  2. curriculum vitae, CV; resume: summary of education and employment experience

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From currō (run, move quickly).

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Noun[edit]

curriculum n (genitive curriculī); second declension

  1. a race
  2. a race course
  3. a racing chariot

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative curriculum curricula
genitive curriculī curriculōrum
dative curriculō curriculīs
accusative curriculum curricula
ablative curriculō curriculīs
vocative curriculum curricula

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References[edit]

  • curriculum in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “curriculum”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • curriculum” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to finish one's career: vitae cursum or curriculum conficere
  • curriculum in Ramminger, Johann (accessed 16 July 2016) Neulateinische Wortliste: Ein Wörterbuch des Lateinischen von Petrarca bis 1700[2], pre-publication website, 2005-2016