Ure

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See also: ure, urë, üre, and -ure

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Middle English Yore, Jor, from Old English Earp, corrupted from Ear + ƿ (abbreviation for ƿæter (water)); first element from Brythonic Isurā with loss of intervocalic s, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *isərós (vigorous, quick), from *eis(ə, related to Sanskrit इषिरम् (iṣiram, fast, quick). Compare the Gaulish river Isara.

Proper noun[edit]

Ure

  1. A river in North Yorkshire, England, which flows through Wensleydale
  2. A surname​.

References[edit]

  • Smith, A.H. (1962). The Place-names of the West Riding of Yorkshire. 7. Cambridge University Press.

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German[edit]

Noun[edit]

Ure

  1. plural of Ur