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ur
(occurring only as it is represented by the U-rune); adv. Formerly ( = ur) wæs geára (cf. iú (geó) ... geára) geógoðhádes glǽm; nú synt geárdagas forð gewitene, lífwynne geliden, Elen. Kmbl. 2530; El. 1266. v. or.
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úr
es; m. A kind of ox, a bison; urus: also the name of the U-rune Úr ( ) byþ ánmód and oferhyrned, feohteþ mid hornum mǽre mórstapa, Runic pm. Kmbl. 339, 7; Rún. 2. (The rune is written without representing a word, Exon. Th. 284, 32; Jul. 706.) [Goth. úraz name of the U-rune: Icel. úrr a kind of ox; úr the name of the U-rune: O. H. Ger. úr-ohso: Ger. auer-ochse.]
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