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U

"You." A phonetic substitution, as in "Nobody Knew-U" and "Act Like U Want It" by Black Moon. In normal e-list conversation, for example, "...what u all r talkin about..." and "Anyway good 2 c u again, c u l8a."


UC?

"You See?" A phonetic substitution popular on the Internet. See also "U."


UCWIM?

"You See What I Mean?" A combination of the phonetic "UC?" and the abbreviatory "WIM," also seen in "YKWIM?" See "YKWIM" and "UC."


UFO

"Flying Saucer; Spacecraft; Unidentified Flying Object." Pronounced as separate latters. While the term is literally from "unidentified flying object," the term has come to denote alien spacecraft, particularly of the flying saucer variety.


Ufology

"The Study of Unidentified Flying Object Appearances; The Study of Alien Spacecraft." See "ufo" and "-ology."


Uncle Tom, Unca Tom

"Black man that wants to be White." From the story "Uncle Tom's Cabin."


Unda

"Under." From Black Verncular. For example "Contents Unda Pressure" by the Alkaholiks and "Unda Presha" by Big Daddy Kane. See also "undaground."


Undaground

"Underground." As in the underground music scene, or underground culture. This is from Black Vernacular. Note "The Undaground Emperor" lp. by Pop da Brown Hornet.


Until

"Up To the Time Of; Before." It is also used in the Scottish and British dialects as "unto; to." Until formed in Middle English from "unto," when "to" was replaced by "til." See "till."


Upta

"Up To." [DV] As seen online in "wat u bin upta?" and "watcha upta?"


Ur

"Your." [DV] Primarily seen in a Black Vernacular context, for example, "i respect ur thoughts..." See "u" and "urself."


Uremia

A variant of "urinemia."


Ureself

"Yourself." [DV] Primarily seen in a Black Vernacular context. See "u" and "ur."


Urethra

"The Canal for Urine to Pass from the Bladder." This word is unchanged from the same in Late Latin, which developed from the Greek "ourethra" of the same meaning, from "ouron" = "urine."


Uric

"Pertaining to Urine." See "urine" and "-ic."


Urimancy

"Divination By Observing or Tasting Urine." Also "uromancy." From the Greek roots "ouron" = "urine" and "manteia" = "mode of divination."


Urinal

1. "A Receptical For Urine." This has come down unchanged from Old French, which derived it from the Late Latin "urinale." See "urine."


Urinal

2. "Pertaining to Urine." From the Late Latin "urinalis." See "urine."


Urinant

"In Heraldry, When a Water Oriented Creature is Facing Downwards, With Its Tail Upward." From the Latin "urinari" = "to dive." See "urinate" 2.


Urinary

1. "Pertaining to Urine or Urination." See "urine."


Urinary

2. A variant of "urinal" 1.


Urinate

1. "To Pass Urine." From the Latin "urinare." See "urin."


Urinate

2. "To Dive." From the Latin "urinari" = "to dive."


Urinator

"A Diver." See "Urinate" 2.


Urine

"Pee." Urine comes, unchanged, from Old French, which derived the word from the Latin "urina" from the Greek "ouron" both meaning "urine."


Urinemia

"The Presence of Urine in the Blood." From the Greek roots "ouron" = "urine" and "aimo" = "blood." Also known as "hematuria" and "uremia."


Urinology

Variant of "urology."


Urinoscopy

Variant of "uroscopy."


Urinous

"Of, Resembling, or Containing Urine." See "urine."


URL

"Website Address." Abbreviation of "universal resource locator."


Urolagnia

"Sex Involving Urine." Constructed from the components "uro," from the Greek "ouron" = "urine" and "lagnia" from the Greek "lagneia" = "coition, intercourse."


Urolith

"Urinary Calculus, A Hard Mass of Mineral Salts in the Urinary Tract." From the Greek root "ouron" = "urine" and the suffix "-lith." See "-lith."


Urology

"The Study of Urine and the Urinary Tract." From the Greek root "ouron" = "urine" and the suffix "-ology." See "-ology." See also "uronology" and "urinology."


Uromancy

"Divination By Observing or Tasting Urine." Also "urimancy." From the Greek roots "ouron" = "urine" and "manteia" = "mode of divination."


Uronology

Yet another variant of "urology."


Urophilia

"Sexual Attraction to Urine." Constructed from the components "uro," from the Greek "ouron" = "urine" and "philia" from the Greek "philos" = "beloved or loving." See "urine."


Uroscopy

"The Scientific Examination of Urine." From the Latin "uroscopia," from the Greek roots "ouron" = "urine" and "skopeo" = "behold, contemplate, examine, inspect."


Utha

"Other." From Black Vernacular, as in Nelly's "Utha Side."


Util, Utils

"Utilities." Common in real estate ad terminology.


Uv

"Of." From Black Vernacular. Seen for example in "this neck uv da woods."





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