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Etymology

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Borrowed from Classical Persian دروازه (darwāza). Doublet of دَر (dar) and دْوَار (dvār).

Pronunciation

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  • (Standard Urdu) IPA(key): /d̪əɾ.ʋɑː.zɑ(ː)/
  • (Overseas) IPA(key): /d̪ɪɾ.ʋɑː.zɑ(ː)/
  • Audio (Pakistan):(file)
  • Hyphenation: دَر‧وا‧زَہ

Noun

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دَرْوَازَہ (darvāzam (Hindi spelling दरवाज़ा)

  1. door
  2. (loosely) gate
  3. (loosely) porch; entrance
  4. (figuratively) path, way

Declension

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Declension of دروازہ
singular plural
direct دَرْوَازہ (darvāzah) دَرْوَازے (darvāze)
oblique دَرْوَازے (darvāze) دَرْوَازوں (darvāzõ)
vocative دَرْوَازے (darvāze) دَرْوَازو (darvāzo)

Descendants

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  • Gulf Arabic: دِرْوَازَة (dirwāza)

Further reading

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  • دروازہ”, in اُردُو لُغَت (urdū luġat) (in Urdu), Ministry of Education: Government of Pakistan, 2017.
  • دروازہ”, in ریخْتَہ لُغَت (rexta luġat) - Rekhta Dictionary [Urdu dictionary with meanings in Hindi & English], Noida, India: Rekhta Foundation, 2024.