urus

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See also: uruş

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin ūrus

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

urus (plural uri or uruses)

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

Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Malay urus.

Verb[edit]

urus (used in the form mengurus)

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

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 ūri); second declension

  1. An aurochs

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative ūrus ūrī
genitive ūrī ūrōrum
dative ūrō ūrīs
accusative ūrum ūrōs
ablative ūrō ūrīs
vocative ūre ūrī

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Malay[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

urus (used in the form mengurus)

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

Descendants[edit]