curriculum

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

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 & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879.
  • curriculum” in Félix Gaffiot (1934), Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Paris: Hachette.
  • Meissner, Carl; Auden, Henry William (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