οὖρον

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *h₂worsom, from *h₂wers- (to rain, drip).[1] Cf. *weh₁r- (water, liquid, milk). Compare Latin ūrīna.

Noun[edit]

οὖρον (oûronn (genitive οὔρου); second declension

  1. urine
    Synonym: ὄμειχμα (ómeikhma)
Inflection[edit]
Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Greek: ούρο (oúro), ούρα (oúra)

Etymology 2[edit]

Cf. Sanskrit वरस् (váras, expanse, space, range, breadth, room), अउरव (aurava, space, width, dimension, extension).

Noun[edit]

οὖρον (oûronn (genitive οὔρου); second declension

  1. range, space
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

Noun[edit]

οὖρον (oûron)

  1. accusative singular of οὖρος (oûros)

Further reading[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Watkins, Calvert (2000). The American Heritage Dictionary of Indo-European Roots. 2nd edition, page 100, s.v. wē-r-. →ISBN.