kurti

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

kurti ‎(plural kurtis)

  1. Alternative form of kurta

Latvian[edit]

Participle[edit]

kurti

  1. nominative plural masculine form of kurts

Lithuanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European kʷr̥-[1]. Cognates include Latvian kur̃t ‎(to light, kindle)[1] and Sanskrit कृणोति ‎(kṛṇóti, to injure, do[1], make[1]). Compare Russian кури́ть ‎(kurítʹ, to smoke)[1], a Latin noun carbō m ‎(charcoal)[1] and an Old Icelandic noun hyrr m ‎(fire)[1].

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Verb[edit]

kùrti ‎(third-person present tense kùria, third-person past tense kū́rė) [2]

  1. (transitive) to kindle, light
    kurti ugnį[2] - to kindle a fire
    krosnį kurti[2] - to light the stove
  2. (transitive) to build
    namus, mokyklą kurti[2] - to build houses, a school
  3. (transitive) to establish, set up
    organizaciją, valstybę kurti[2] - to establish an organization, a state
  4. (transitive) to create, make
    eilėraščius, romanus kurti[2] - to create poems, novels
  5. (intransitive) to run
    Vaikai į mišką kūrė.[2]
    The children ran into the forest.

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References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 Derksen, Rick (2008) Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 4), Leiden, Boston: Brill, ISBN 978 90 04 15504 6, page 257. ISBN 978 90 04 15504 6
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 2.6 “kurti” in Juozas Balčikonis [et al.] (1954), Dabartinės lietuvių kalbos žodynas. Vilnius: Valstybinė politinės ir mokslinės literatūros leidykla.
  • kurti in Lietuvių kalbos etimologinio žodyno duomenų bazė

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Adjective[edit]

kurti ‎(shortened kurt)

  1. short