uros

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finno-Ugric *ura, from Proto-Uralic *urV, *ura ("man, male"). Cognate with Hungarian úr ("Mr, lord; man, husband, prince"), hence Hungarian orszag ("land, realm, state", perhaps from either Turkic or Iranian), and Sami årēs ("little man, male").

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈuros]
  • Hyphenation: u‧ros

Noun[edit]

uros

  1. male, especially of mammalian species
  2. adult man
  3. hero
  4. (dated, poetic) man (adult male person, especially a strong and brave one)

Declension[edit]

The alternative declension type "vieras" is only used for the sense “man”.

Synonyms[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

*urV, Sergei Starostin, Vladimir Dybo, Oleg Mudrak (2003), Etymological Dictionary of the Altaic Languages, Leiden: Brill Academic Publishers


Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

ūrōs

  1. accusative plural of ūrus