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From what I know Uri means 'my light' rather than just 'light'. 'Ur' being the old Hebrew word for light (nowadays pronounced 'Or', also 'Nur' in Arabic). The 'i' at the end (thus 'Uri'), suggests belonging - hence 'my light'. Another example: 'Daniel', 'el' meaning god in Hebrew, 'dan' meaning judge (or 'to judge'), 'i' meaning me, or mine. Hence Daniel meaning God is my judge. [noted -ed]
― Anonymous User  6/13/2005
Pronounced oo-ree.
Miss Claire  7/30/2006
I've heard it pronounced YOUR-ee.
― Anonymous User  1/12/2007
A character from the book Milkweed is named Uri.
sailormars  7/14/2009
Uri Geller an Israeli-British performer most famous for his "psychic abilities" of spoon bending.
― Anonymous User  7/30/2009
Yuri (YOUR-ee) is different from Uri (OOR-ee).
talrosie  4/17/2010
In Katekyo Hitman Reborn!, Gokudera's cat is called Uri.
Steredice  12/20/2011

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