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"urano" is from "ouranos" (heaven or roof) spoken by people of Greece starting about 1000 B.C.


In this sense, it is a word added to another word to form a new word.

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grammar is modifier

"urano-" is a type of prefix


A prefix added to the start of a word. Indicates that "roof of mouth" or "sky" modifies the word. Created to expand meanings. Can be used with many words to form new words.

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urano- illustration And I can't help but wonder if people who have uranophobia, fear of heaven, steal things on purpose so they end up in hell.
urano- illustration These species, comprising some fifty species in the family Uranoscopidae, are widely distributed in both tropical and temperate waters.