Corridor: From Latin: ‘To run’. Read more:

The word comes from the Latin ‘currere’ which meant to run.

This in itself was from the Proto-Indo-European (common ancestor of Indian and European language) ‘kers’; the Proto-Indo-Europeans had a much smaller vocabulary than modern languages, words were used to describe essential functions of human survival such as running.

‘Kers’ became ‘khouros’ in Greek and then ‘currere’ in Latin. It later became ‘corridore’ in Italian in the 16th century where it was used to denote ‘A place for running’.


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