द्व

TranslingualEdit

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LigatureEdit

द्व (dva)

  1. Irregular ligature of and

SanskritEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-Iranian, from Proto-Indo-European *dwóh₁. Cognates include Avestan 𐬛𐬬𐬀 (dva), Ancient Greek δύο (duo), Latin duo, and Old English twā (English two), Serbo-Croatian, Slovene, Czech, Slovak dva, Russian два (dva) (dva) .

NumeralEdit

द्व (dvá)

  1. two, both

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Sir Monier Monier-Williams, A Sanskrit-English dictionary etymologically and philologically arranged with special reference to cognate Indo-European languages, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1898, page 0503
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