Type Settlement
Scripts 𒌷𒀕(Akkadian Cuneiform)

Meaning & History

From Sumerian 𒌷 (uru) meaning "city". This was the name of a city-state of ancient Sumer (later Akkad and Babylonia). It was inhabited until the time of the Islamic conquest of the area.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesErech(Biblical) Erekh(Biblical Hebrew)


Entry updated December 7, 2022