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

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 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]


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]