ur

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English[edit]

Interjection[edit]

ur

  1. Expressing hesitation or inarticulacy; er, um.

Pronoun[edit]

ur

  1. (informal, Internet, text messaging) Your.

Contraction[edit]

ur

  1. (informal, Internet, text messaging) You're, you are.

Anagrams[edit]


Albanian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *h₁ews- (to burn). Compare Latin ūrō.

Noun[edit]

ur ?

  1. ember

Synonyms[edit]


Assan[edit]

Noun[edit]

ur

  1. rain

Azerbaijani[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Common Turkic *ur. Cognate with Turkish ur, etc.

Noun[edit]

ur (definite accusative uru, plural urlar)

  1. (pathology, oncology) neoplasm, tumour
    Synonym: şiş

Declension[edit]


Basque[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Noun[edit]

ur ?

  1. water
Usage notes[edit]

This is one of a few words with an underlying final flap /uɾ/, so with the article it has the form ura /uɾa/, contrasting with ur /ur/ meaning hazelnut.

Declension[edit]
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Noun[edit]

ur ?

  1. hazelnut
Usage notes[edit]

With the article this one has the more regular form urra, contrasting with ur meaning water.

Declension[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • José Ignacio Hualde, ‎Jon Ortiz de Urbina, A Grammar of Basque (2003, →ISBN

Further reading[edit]

  • ur in Euskaltzaindiaren Hiztegia, euskaltzaindia.eus

Breton[edit]

Article[edit]

ur

  1. a/an

See also[edit]


Chrau[edit]

Noun[edit]

ur

  1. woman
  2. wife

References[edit]

  • David D. Thomas, Chrau grammar (1971)

Danish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Low German ūr, ūr (watch, clock), which was borrowed, via Middle Dutch ūre, from Old French houre (hour), Latin hōra (hour) and ultimately Ancient Greek ὥρα (hṓra, season, hour). The German word German watch was also borrowed from Low German.

Noun[edit]

ur n (singular definite uret, plural indefinite ure)

  1. clock
  2. watch
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from Norwegian Nynorsk ur, urd, from Old Norse urð, from Proto-Germanic *wurþiz.

Noun[edit]

ur c (singular definite uren, plural indefinite urer)

  1. scree
Inflection[edit]

Elfdalian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cognate with Swedish hur.

Adverb[edit]

ur

  1. how

Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Danish ur, from German Uhr, from Latin hōra, from Ancient Greek ὥρα (hṓra, time, season, year), from Proto-Indo-European *yeh₁- (year, season).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ur n (genitive singular urs, plural ur)

  1. watch, timepiece

Declension[edit]

Declension of ur
n3 singular plural
indefinite definite indefinite definite
nominative ur urið ur urini
accusative ur urið ur urini
dative uri urinum urum urunum
genitive urs ursins ura uranna

Hyponyms[edit]


Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish or (limit, boundary, extreme; border, hem) (compare Welsh or (limit, border)).

Noun[edit]

ur m (genitive singular ura, nominative plural ura)

  1. (literary) border, edge

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Eclipsis with h-prothesis with t-prothesis
ur n-ur hur not applicable
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]


Istro-Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin ūnus (compare Daco-Romanian un), from Old Latin oinos, from Proto-Italic *oinos, from Proto-Indo-European *óynos (one, single).

Numeral[edit]

ur

  1. one

Kott[edit]

Noun[edit]

ur

  1. rain

Middle English[edit]

Determiner[edit]

ur

  1. Alternative form of oure

References[edit]


Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Low German ur or ure, compare with German Uhr

Noun[edit]

ur n (definite singular uret, indefinite plural ur, definite plural ura or urene)

  1. a clock or watch

Synonyms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]


Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Low German ur or ure, compare with German Uhr.

Noun[edit]

ur n (definite singular uret, indefinite plural ur, definite plural ura)

  1. a clock or watch

Synonyms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse urð (from Proto-Germanic *wurþiz).

Noun[edit]

ur f (definite singular ura, indefinite plural urer, definite plural urene)

  1. a terrain of large, fallen rocks

Alternative forms[edit]

References[edit]


Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *ūraz. This root survives in the modern English aurochs (though that word is a loan from German), hence its meaning.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ūr m

  1. aurochs
  2. the Runic character (/uː/ or /u/)

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Middle English: oure (rare)
    • English: owre (obsolete)

Old Saxon[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *ūruz.

Noun[edit]

ūr m

  1. bison, aurochs
  2. the Runic character (/uː/ or /u/)

Declension[edit]



Romansch[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin ōra.

Noun[edit]

ur m (plural urs)

  1. (Rumantsch Grischun, Sursilvan, Sutsilvan, Puter, Vallader) edge, margins

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish for.

Pronoun[edit]

ur

  1. your (possessive, formal and/or plural)
    Ciamar a tha ur sgòrnan, a sheanair?How is your throat, grandfather?
    Bhruidhinn mi ri ur màthraichean.I spoke to your mothers.

Usage notes[edit]

  • If the following noun begins with a vowel it is prefixed with n-:
    Tha ur n-àm a' ruith goirid.Your time is running short.

Synonyms[edit]


Swedish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse ór, úr, from Proto-Germanic *uz.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ʉːr/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ʉːr

Preposition[edit]

ur

  1. out of, (out) from

Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from German Uhr.

Noun[edit]

ur n

  1. a watch, usually mechanical
Declension[edit]
Declension of ur 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative ur uret ur uren
Genitive urs urets urs urens
Synonyms[edit]
Derived terms[edit]

Turkish[edit]

Noun[edit]

ur (definite accusative uru, plural urlar)

  1. tumour

Declension[edit]

Inflection
Nominative ur
Definite accusative uru
Singular Plural
Nominative ur urlar
Definite accusative uru urları
Dative ura urlara
Locative urda urlarda
Ablative urdan urlardan
Genitive urun urların

Synonyms[edit]


Yug[edit]

Noun[edit]

ur

  1. water

References[edit]

  • Heinrich Werner, Zu den jenissejischen Etymologien mit der Lautsprechung *ʎ- : d’- : l- im Anlaut, Studia Etymologica Cracoviensia 10, 2010