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How is it that ur, a Gaelic word for fire, is so like ura the Basque word for water, and Ure the name of an English stream?
The traditional dance (known as the ura) is a rapid-fire hip-shaking set to an explosion of synchronized drums, and the cross-island trek on Rarotonga with blond-dreadlocked Pa is a high-energy lesson in local flora and fauna.
Donna Heiderstadt: The Joys of Wandering Off the Beaten Path Donna Heiderstadt 2010
Noriyori from the battle now pending, and to that end they selected for arena Dan-no-ura, that is to say, the littoral of Nagato province immediately east of the Shimonoseki Strait.
A History of the Japanese People From the Earliest Times to the End of the Meiji Era Dairoku Kikuchi 1886
From Urago we proceeded to Hishi-ura, which is in Nakanoshima, and the scenery grew always more wonderful as we steamed between the islands.
Glimpses of Unfamiliar Japan Second Series Lafcadio Hearn 1877
• Facing right, it represents strength and intelligence, and is called the ura
His masterpiece followed, the nearly three-hour "Marketa Lazarov á ," inspired by a 1931 experimental novel by Vladislav Van č ura.
Reality Czech Kristin M. Jones 2011
L. L.NG: It's crazy to think about the fact that right now there is a nuclear standoff going on and L.ura and Euna are in the middle of it.
L. L.NG: It is crazy to think the fact that, right now, there's a-- a-- a nuclear standoff going on, and L.ura and Euna are in the middle of it.
L. L.NG: L.ura, you're my best friend in the world.
April 8, 2008 at 3:04 pm my father once told me about two women named ima fish and ura fish. shelley says:
whichbe commented on the word ura
Babylonian spirit of disease. A legend related that this demon once made up his mind to destroy all mankind. His counsellor, Ishun, however, prevailed upon him to change his mind, and he said, "Whoever will laud my name I will bless with plenty. No one will oppose the person who proclaims the glory of my valour. The worshipper who chants the hymn of praise to me will not be afflicted by disease, and he will find favour in the eyes of the King and his nobles." (From Heart's Devils)
June 8, 2008
yarb commented on the word ura
Ishun sounds like a sensible chap.
June 9, 2008