Ur

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English[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

Ultimately from Sumerian 𒋀𒀕𒆠.

Proper noun[edit]

Ur

  1. An ancient city in Mesopotamia.

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Etymology 2[edit]

From German Urkontinent (original continent), taking the morpheme ur- (original).

Proper noun[edit]

Ur

  1. (geology) A hypothetical early supercontinent which may have existed on Earth during the Archaean eon.

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German[edit]

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Noun[edit]

Ur m (genitive Urs or Ures, plural Ure)

  1. aurochs

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German Low German[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Saxon ōra, from the voiced Verner alternant of Proto-Germanic *ausô, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ows-.

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

Ur n (plural Uren)

  1. Mecklenburgisch and Western Pomeranian form of Or (ear)

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *ūraz.

Noun[edit]

Ur n (plural Urs)

  1. aurochs