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I was watching a Mexican video once, and I heard it.

A co-worker of mine claims to know it's meaning, translating it to "dent", but I'm not quite sure, and I can't find any reference online.

The original context was:

Me dejaste la mano toda churida, peor de lo que estaba.

I can't quite post the original video since it's been removed from Youtube, but I remember the person who said it had his hand hurt and was being examined, but it seemed as if the doctor left it worse.

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It means to wrinkle. The word applies mainly to skin (fruit skin, human skin, etcetera).. it could also be applied to clothing if you think of it as.. fabric skin

Land can also be churido, but land can also be referred to as the earth's skin.

Various synonyms:

  • Withered
  • Dilapidated
  • Aged (visually and physically)
  • Deflated
  • Sunken in
  • Dented (as you already mentioned)

Me dejaste la mano toda churida, peor de lo que estaba.


You left my hand completely wrinkled, worse than it was already.

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Just out of curiosity, what's the source of the information? –  ArthurChamz Apr 22 at 16:48
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I googled for the word churido and the preview for this page appeared. bit.ly/1icN6nv. Also, under the first result I saw envejecido and made an immediate relegation and assumption. –  dockeryz Apr 22 at 16:56
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If "churros" is the word for a certain pastry, does it refer to a "wrinkled" pastry? Or are the two words, churro and churir unrelated? –  Tom Au Apr 23 at 15:06
    
You know, I had the exact same thoughts when looking this up. A churro does have a wrinkled (or ridged) texture and I suppose that texture is what I am referring to. Ridged texture. Unfortunately, I cannot find anything else on the word churir.. –  dockeryz Apr 23 at 15:13

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