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

Basque[edit]

Noun[edit]

ur

  1. water

Usage notes[edit]

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

Derived terms[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • José Ignacio Hualde, ‎Jon Ortiz de Urbina, A Grammar of Basque (2003, ISBN 3110895285

Noun[edit]

ur

  1. hazelnut

Usage notes[edit]

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

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]

Noun[edit]

ur n (singular definite uret, plural indefinite ure)

  1. clock
  2. watch

Inflection[edit]

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]

  • "ur" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • 1 or” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.

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. (cardinal) one

Kott[edit]

Noun[edit]

ur

  1. rain

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[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]

References[edit]


Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *ūraz. This root survives in the modern English aurochs, hence its meaning.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ūr m

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

Declension[edit]


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]

  • (Surmiran) our

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[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Preposition[edit]

ur

  1. out of, (out) from

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]

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