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ur- 1

pref.
Variant of uro-1.

ur- 2

pref.
Variant of uro-2.

ur- 3

pref.
Original; prototypical: ur-feminist; ur-language.

[From German ur-, original; see Ursprache.]

ur-

combining form
a variant of uro-1, uro-2

Ur-

combining form
original, primitive: Ursprache.
[German]

Ur

(ɜr, ʊər)

n.
an ancient Sumerian city on the Euphrates, in what is now S Iraq.

ur-1

,
var. of uro-1: uremia.

ur-3

,
(sometimes cap.)
a combining form meaning “earliest, original,” used in words denoting the primal stage of a historical or cultural entity or phenomenon: ur-civilization; urtext.
[< German ur-, Middle High German, Old High German]
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One way to elaborate (rather than answer) such questions would be to think a bit more about the prefix ur- and the Freudian adjectives heimlich and unheimlich.
One of the resident of Ratta Amraal has lodged a complaint with police that councilor Mohammad Hussain had a dispute over property matters with his sons , shakil- ur- Rehman, Saeed -ur- Rehman , and Mohammad Yaseen.