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3 letters words from 'cru'

CRU 5CUR 5
RUC 5 

2 letters words from 'cru'

UR 2 

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Definitions and meaning of cru

cru

Etymology

Borrowed from French cru. Doublet of crude.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /kɹuː/
  • Homophones: crew, crewe, Crewe

Noun

cru (plural crus)

  1. A vineyard or group of vineyards in France, especially one having a high reputation.
    • 2009, Ed McCarthy, ‎Mary Ewing-Mulligan, ‎Maryann Egan, Wine All-in-One For Dummies (page 218)
      Each cru has an official quality rating on a scale of 100: Grand cru vineyards all rate 100, and premier cru vineyards rank from 90 to 99 points.

Related terms

  • grand cru
  • premier cru

Anagrams

  • RUC, cur, ruc

Catalan

Etymology

From a variant of Old Occitan [Term?] (compare Occitan crus), from Latin crūdus (compare French cru, Spanish crudo).

Pronunciation

  • (Balearic, Central, Valencian) IPA(key): /ˈkɾu/
  • Rhymes: -u

Adjective

cru (feminine crua, masculine plural crus, feminine plural crues)

  1. raw

Derived terms

  • cruesa

Further reading

  • “cru” in Diccionari de la llengua catalana, segona edició, Institut d’Estudis Catalans.

Dutch

Etymology

From French.

Pronunciation

Adjective

cru (not comparable)

  1. crude, coarse

Declension


French

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /kʁy/
  • Homophones: crû, crue

Etymology 1

From Middle French crud, from Old French cru, creu, from Latin crūdus.

Adjective

cru (feminine singular crue, masculine plural crus, feminine plural crues)

  1. raw (uncooked, unprocessed)
Derived terms
  • écru

Related terms

  • crudité

Etymology 2

See the etymology of the main entry.

Verb

cru m (feminine singular crue, masculine plural crus, feminine plural crues)

  1. past participle of croire

Etymology 3

Nominal use of crû, past participle of croître.

Noun

cru m (plural crus)

  1. vineyard; vintage

Further reading

  • “cru” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).

Galician

Etymology

13th century. From Old Galician and Old Portuguese cruu, from Latin crūdus, probably ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *krewh₂- (raw meat, fresh blood).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈkɾu/

Adjective

cru m (feminine singular crúa, masculine plural crus, feminine plural crúas)

  1. raw; unprocessed
    • 1295, A. López Ferreiro (ed.), Galicia Histórica. Colección diplomática. Santiago: Tipografía Galaica, page 152:
      acharedes en casa na mia ucha cinquoeenta uaras de lenço que seen ordidas et cinquo maranas de fiado cruu et tres de cozido
      you'll find in my home inside my chest fifty yards of weaved cloth and five skeins of raw thread and three boiled
  2. (dated) cruel
    • 1348, R. Lorenzo (ed.), La traducción gallega de la Crónica General y de la Crónica de Castilla. Ourense: I.E.O.P.F., page 316:
      Et, ãdando ambos muy fortes et muy cruus en sua batalla, ferindose muy sen piadade
      And, being both very strong and cruel in their battle, they hurt one another mercilessly

Derived terms

  • cruel
  • crueza

References

  • “cruu” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • “cruu” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • “cru” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • “cru” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • “cru” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

Italian

Etymology

Borrowed from French cru. Doublet of crudo.

Pronunciation

  • Rhymes: -u

Noun

cru m (invariable)

  1. cru (vineyard known for its quality without official rankings)

Old French

Alternative forms

  • creu

Etymology

From Latin crudus.

Adjective

cru m (oblique and nominative feminine singular crue)

  1. raw (uncooked)

Descendants

  • Middle French: crud
    • French: cru

Portuguese

Etymology

From Old Portuguese cruu, from Latin crūdus, probably ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *krewh₂- (raw meat, fresh blood).

Pronunciation

  • (Portugal, Brazil) IPA(key): /ˈkɾu/
  • Hyphenation: cru
  • Rhymes: -u

Adjective

cru (feminine singular crua, masculine plural crus, feminine plural cruas, comparable)

  1. raw (uncooked, unprocessed)

Derived terms

  • crueza

Source: wiktionary.org
  • (French) a vineyard.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)