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Etymology 1Edit

Ultimately from Sumerian 𒋀𒀕𒆠.

Proper nounEdit

Ur

  1. An ancient city in Mesopotamia.

Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From German Urkontinent (original continent), taking the morpheme ur- (original).

Proper nounEdit

Ur

  1. (geology) A hypothetical early supercontinent which may have existed on Earth during the Archaean eon.

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GermanEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

Ur m (genitive Urs or Ures, plural Ure)

  1. aurochs

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German Low GermanEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Saxon ōra, from the voiced Verner alternant of Proto-Germanic *ausô, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ows-.

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NounEdit

Ur n (plural Uren)

  1. Mecklenburgisch and Western Pomeranian form of Or (ear)

Etymology 2Edit

From Proto-Germanic *ūraz.

NounEdit

Ur n (plural Urs)

  1. aurochs