Uri, Urī, Ūrī, Uṟi, Ūri: 14 definitions


Uri means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India, Marathi, Jainism, Prakrit, biology, Tamil. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

India history and geography

Source: Shodhganga: Temple management in the Āgamas (history)

Uri (उरि) equals 2 Uḻakku and represents a unit of measurement used in Medieval Temple Inscriptions.—Remuneration had several components. One main component was daily allowance of paddy or rice. This was measured out in various measures [viz., 1 Uri equals 2 Uḻakku].

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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as mythology, zoology, royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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Biology (plants and animals)

Source: Wisdom Library: Local Names of Plants and Drugs

Uri in the Assamese language is the name of a plant identified with Lablab purpureus (L.) Sweet from the Fabaceae (Pea) family having the following synonyms: Dolichos lablab, Dolichos purpureus. For the possible medicinal usage of uri, you can check this page for potential sources and references, although be aware that any some or none of the side-effects may not be mentioned here, wether they be harmful or beneficial to health.

Uri in the Malayalam language is the name of a plant identified with Phyllanthus lawii from the Phyllanthaceae (Amla) family.

Source: Google Books: CRC World Dictionary (Regional names)

1) Uri in India is the name of a plant defined with Avicennia officinalis in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Avicennia germinans (L.) Stearn (among others).

2) Uri is also identified with Caesalpinia decapetala It has the synonym Mezoneuron benguetense (Elmer) Elmer (etc.).

3) Uri is also identified with Coriandrum sativum It has the synonym Coriandrum testiculatum M. Bieb. (etc.).

4) Uri is also identified with Oryza rufipogon It has the synonym Oryza sativa var. sundensis Körn. (etc.).

5) Uri is also identified with Oryza sativa It has the synonym Oryza elongata Steud. (etc.).

6) Uri in Philippines is also identified with Amaranthus spinosus It has the synonym Galliaria spinosa (L.) Nieuwl. (etc.).

Example references for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity (see latin names for full list):

· Bulletin de la Société d’Histoire Naturelle d’Autun (1893)
· Novae Plantarum Species (1821)
· Hortus Malabaricus
· Aspects of Plant Sciences (1989)
· Economic Botany (1975)
· Flora Cochinchinensis (1790)

If you are looking for specific details regarding Uri, for example diet and recipes, extract dosage, health benefits, side effects, pregnancy safety, chemical composition, have a look at these references.

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This sections includes definitions from the five kingdoms of living things: Animals, Plants, Fungi, Protists and Monera. It will include both the official binomial nomenclature (scientific names usually in Latin) as well as regional spellings and variants.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

urī (उरी).—f (Poetry. uraṇēṃ) Remainder, residue, remnant. v ura, yē. Ex. tumhī jāvēṃ yēthuni lavakarī || nā tarīṃ tumacī na urē urī || daśamukhāci na urē urī || Also sakumāra sumanakaḷi kēvari || capalā paḍatāṃ na urē urī || urasī yēṇēṃ See uvārīsa yēṇēṃ.

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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Urī (उरी).—A particle of assent; see उररी (urarī).

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Ūrī (ऊरी).—= उररी (urarī) q. v.; तदूरीकृत्य कृतिभिर्वाचस्पत्यं प्रतप्यते (tadūrīkṛtya kṛtibhirvācaspatyaṃ pratapyate) Śiśupālavadha 2.3.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Urī (उरी).—ind. A particle, implying, (especially in composition.) 1. Promise, assent. 2. Expansion; also urarī and ūrī.

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Ūrī (ऊरी).—ind. A particle of, 1. Assent. 2. Of expansion: see urī.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Urī (उरी).—[urī-], see kṛ.

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Ūrī (ऊरी).—see kṛ.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Urī (उरी):—1. urī ind. (probably connected with uras See urarī, [column]2) a particle implying assent or admission or promise.

2) 2. urī f. Name of a river, [Śiva-purāṇa]

3) Ūrī (ऊरी):—[from ūrarī] ind. = urī q.v., [Śiśupāla-vadha]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Urī (उरी):—ind. Particle implying assent.

2) Ūrī (ऊरी):—ind. A particle of assent.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Ūrī (ऊरी) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Ūrī.

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Uri in German

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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.

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Prakrit-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary

Ūrī (ऊरी) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Ūrī.

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Prakrit is an ancient language closely associated with both Pali and Sanskrit. Jain literature is often composed in this language or sub-dialects, such as the Agamas and their commentaries which are written in Ardhamagadhi and Maharashtri Prakrit. The earliest extant texts can be dated to as early as the 4th century BCE although core portions might be older.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Uri (ಉರಿ):—

1) [verb] (of fire, a furnace, etc.) to be in the state of activity characteristic of fire; to be in combustion.

2) [verb] to be on fire; to be consumed by flames; to undergo combustion.

3) [verb] (fig.) to be consumed with emotion, longing, rage, agony or envy.

4) [verb] to be or become very hot; to feel a sensation of heat; to be inflamed.

5) [verb] to give light by combustion or heat; to glow, shine, appear as if on fire.

6) [verb] to act in overbearing, arrogant manner.

7) [verb] to be irritated from the effects of pepper or chillies.

8) [verb] ಉರಿದುಬೀಳು [uridubilu] uridu bīḷu (fig.) to be in great rage; to be intensely angry; to burst out; to explode; 2.to have strong aversion to; ಉರಿದುಹೋಗು [uriduhogu] uriudu hōgu to be consumed completely by fire; 2.to be consumed with rage, agony or envy; ಉರಿದೇಳು [uridelu] uridēḷu to become very angry and react sharply; to retaliate angrily; ಉರಿದೇೞ್ [uridel] uridēł = ಉರಿದೇಳು [uridelu]; ಉರಿಯುವವನು [uriyuvavanu] uriyuvavanu he who is burning; the sun; ಉರಿಯುವ ಕೊಳ್ಳಿಯಲ್ಲಿ ತಲೆ ತುರಿಸಿಕೊ [uriyuva kolliyalli tale turisiko] uriyuva koḷḷiyalli tale turisiko (prov.) to solve a minor problem, invite a bigger one; ಉರಿಯುವ ಕೆಂಡವನ್ನು ಸೆರಗಿನಲ್ಲಿ ಕಟ್ಟಿಕೊ [uriyuva kemdavannu seraginalli kattiko] uriyuva keṇḍavannu seraginalli kaṭṭiko (prov.) to keep a dangerous person, plan or thing that would destroy or damage oneself; ಉರಿಯುವ ಮನೆಯಲ್ಲಿ ಹಿರಿದದ್ದೇ ಲಾಭ [uriyuva maneyalli hiridadde labha] uriyuva maneyalli hiridaddē lābha (prov.) to take all possible advantages in another’s distress; 'let us warm ourselves, while the neighbour’s house is on fire; ಉರಿಯುವುದಕ್ಕೆ ಉಪ್ಪು ಹಾಕು [uriyuvudakke uppu haku] uriyuvudakke uppu hāku to cause to increase another’s pain, agony or sufferings; to add insult to injury.

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Uri (ಉರಿ):—

1) [noun] flame a) the burning gas or vapour of a fire, seen as a flickering light of various colours; blaze; b) a tongue of light rising from a fire.

2) [noun] very great mental pain; mental torture; suffering; agony.

3) [noun] (dial.) a state of increased body temperature caused by infections or any disorderly condition in the body; fever.

4) [noun] ಉರಿಹತ್ತು [urihattu] uri hattu (fire) to catch or seize an object.

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Uri (ಉರಿ):—[noun] a kind of tree.

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Uri (ಉರಿ):—[noun] (dial.) the brown or red hymenopteran insects, Formica indica, of a widespread family (Formicidae) of generally wingless, that live in colonies with a complex division of labor by castes, including workers, males, and a queen; red ant.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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