urus

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See also: uruş

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin ūrus. Perhaps a doublet of owre.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

urus (plural uri or uruses)

  1. The aurochs.
    • 1819, Walter Scott, Ivanhoe
      He also brought forth two large drinking cups, made out of the horn of the urus, and hooped with silver.

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Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Malay urus, from Classical Malay hurus, urus.

Verb[edit]

urus

  1. to manage (to direct or be in charge)
  2. to manage (to handle or control a situation or job)

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

According to Julius Caesar, of Celtic origin. Perhaps indirectly related to Proto-Germanic *ūraz.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ūrus m (genitive ūrī); second declension

  1. An aurochs

Declension[edit]

Second-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative ūrus ūrī
Genitive ūrī ūrōrum
Dative ūrō ūrīs
Accusative ūrum ūrōs
Ablative ūrō ūrīs
Vocative ūre ūrī

Descendants[edit]

  • Catalan: ur
  • English: urus
  • French: ure
  • Italian: uro
  • Portuguese: uro
  • Spanish: uro

References[edit]

  • urus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • urus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • urus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette

Malay[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

urus (Jawi spelling اوروس‎)

  1. to manage (to direct or be in charge)
  2. to manage (to handle or control a situation or job)

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