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From per- (through, along; during) +‎ currō (run; hurry; travel).



percurrō (present infinitive percurrere, perfect active percucurrī, supine percursum); third conjugation

  1. I run, hasten or pass through, traverse, pass or run over or along; stroke.
    Synonyms: mulceō, palpō
  2. I wind or bend around.
  3. (figuratively) I mention briefly or cursorily.
  4. (figuratively) I scan (briefly), look over; review.
  5. (figuratively) (of feelings) I run through, penetrate, agitate.


Note that the perfect active indicative can be written as percurrī rather than percucurrī

   Conjugation of percurro (third conjugation)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present percurrō percurris percurrit percurrimus percurritis percurrunt
imperfect percurrēbam percurrēbās percurrēbat percurrēbāmus percurrēbātis percurrēbant
future percurram percurrēs percurret percurrēmus percurrētis percurrent
perfect percucurrī percucurristī percucurrit percucurrimus percucurristis percucurrērunt, percucurrēre
pluperfect percucurreram percucurrerās percucurrerat percucurrerāmus percucurrerātis percucurrerant
future perfect percucurrerō percucurreris percucurrerit percucurrerimus percucurreritis percucurrerint
passive present percurror percurreris, percurrere percurritur percurrimur percurriminī percurruntur
imperfect percurrēbar percurrēbāris, percurrēbāre percurrēbātur percurrēbāmur percurrēbāminī percurrēbantur
future percurrar percurrēris, percurrēre percurrētur percurrēmur percurrēminī percurrentur
perfect percursus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect percursus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect percursus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present percurram percurrās percurrat percurrāmus percurrātis percurrant
imperfect percurrerem percurrerēs percurreret percurrerēmus percurrerētis percurrerent
perfect percucurrerim percucurrerīs percucurrerit percucurrerīmus percucurrerītis percucurrerint
pluperfect percucurrissem percucurrissēs percucurrisset percucurrissēmus percucurrissētis percucurrissent
passive present percurrar percurrāris, percurrāre percurrātur percurrāmur percurrāminī percurrantur
imperfect percurrerer percurrerēris, percurrerēre percurrerētur percurrerēmur percurrerēminī percurrerentur
perfect percursus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect percursus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present percurre percurrite
future percurritō percurritō percurritōte percurruntō
passive present percurrere percurriminī
future percurritor percurritor percurruntor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives percurrere percucurrisse percursūrus esse percurrī percursus esse percursum īrī
participles percurrēns percursūrus percursus percurrendus
verbal nouns gerund supine
nominative genitive dative/ablative accusative accusative ablative
percurrere percurrendī percurrendō percurrendum percursum percursū

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