currus

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *ḱers- (to run), the same root of currō.

Noun[edit]

currus m (genitive currūs); fourth declension

  1. chariot
  2. wagon, wain

Inflection[edit]

Fourth declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative currus currūs
genitive currūs curruum
dative curruī curribus
accusative currum currūs
ablative currū curribus
vocative currus currūs

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • currus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “currus”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • currus” 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 drive: curru vehi, in rheda (Mil. 21. 55)
  • currus in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • currus in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin