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Ura grece cauda et ura eodem modo urina sed uron et urisis utrumque, urina ureo urino mingo uriticos urinalis.


ureo B | vero ACD


Ura is the Greek word for Latin cauda {"tail"}, and ura in Greek also means urina {"urine"} in Latin; furthermore Greek uron and urisis also mean urina {"urine"}, Greek ureo means Latin urino or mingo {both meaning "I urinate"}, and Greek uriticos means urinalis {"relating to urine, urinary"}.


The two words Simon writes as ura are homographs only in the all capital letters majuscule script, where both words are written as ΟΥΡΑ, but in the later polytonic minuscule script they are different: oὐρά /ourá/ means "tail" and οὖρα /oûra/ is the plural of οὖρον /oûron/ "urine", a word often used in the plural in Latin and Greek.

Simon now continues to offer a series of derivatives; οὖρον /oûron/ and οὔρησις /oúrēsis/ both meaning in Latin "urine, a making water". oὐρέω /ouréō/ is Latin urino "I urinate"; and oὐρητικός /ourētikós/ is equated with urinalis "relating to urine, urinary".

Simon's forms urisis and uriticos show the itacist pronunciation of the time.

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