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UR, Ur or ur may refer to:

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  • Úr (ᚒ), a letter of the Ogham alphabet
  • ur (digraph), a digraph in Central Alaskan Yup'ik for /ʁʷ/, and in Pinyin for the trilled vowel /ʙ̝/
  • Ur (root), a common root word in the Basque language
  • Ur (rune) (ᚢ), a letter of the runic alphabets
  • Ur-, a German prefix meaning "primeval" (seldom also "primitive") or even simply "original"; in a relative majority of cases it takes on the sense of "most ancient" (referring to sth. as a 'source' - the initial root, the starting point - of a development); Compare with Old English: or-deal, or-lay, or-iginal; in modern English often replaced by 'proto-'; Sometimes in combinations of two or more of these meanings
  • Underlying representation, in phonology
  • Urdu language (ISO 639 alpha-2 code "ur")
  • "you're" (you are) or ”your” in text messaging


Science, technology, and mathematics[edit]


  • Universal Rocket, a family of Russian rockets developed by Khrunichev
  • UrQuattro, prefix of the original Audi Quattro automobile, 1980–1991
  • Ursaab, prefix of the original Saab automobile, 1949

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