Definitions

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  • n. A basic or original form; protoform.

Etymologies

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From ur- (“original”) +‎ form.

Examples

  • If there's a lineage to his work, Pivar says it's rooted in Goethe, who observed that all life has a certain look to it - therefore it must be based on a form he called the "urform" - although Goethe never found the urform.

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