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ArabicEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From the root د و ر(d-w-r).

VerbEdit

دَوَّرَ (dawwara) II, non-past يُدَوِّرُ‎‎ (yudawwiru)

  1. (transitive) to turn in a circle, to spin, to whirl, to revolve, to rotate
  2. (transitive) to turn into a circle, to make round
  3. (Can we verify(+) this sense?) to look for something, to search (to look around for something)
ConjugationEdit

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

دَوْر (dawrm (plural أَدْوَار(ʾadwār))

  1. verbal noun of دَارَ(dāra) (form I)
  2. role
  3. turn
  4. rotation
  5. circle, cycle
  6. vicissitude
  7. age, period, epoch
  8. roundabout way
  9. fit of fever
  10. floor, story
  11. the world
DeclensionEdit
DescendantsEdit
  • Persian: دور(dour)
  • Spanish: ador
ReferencesEdit

Etymology 3Edit

NounEdit

دُور (dūrf pl

  1. plural of دَار(dār)

Egyptian ArabicEdit

NounEdit

دور (dawrm, pl أدوار‎ ('adwaar)

  1. floor (storey)

PersianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Iranian *duHráh (far), from Proto-Indo-Iranian *duHrás (far), from Proto-Indo-European *duh₂-ró-s (long, far), from *dweh₂-. Cognate with Kurdish دوور(dûr, far, distant), Pashto لرې(lëre, distant), Sanskrit दूर (dūra, distant, remote), Avestan 𐬛𐬏𐬭𐬁𐬝(dūrāt̰, from afar), Ancient Greek δηρός (dērós, long), Latin dūrus, Old Armenian երկար (erkar, long, extended).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

Dari Persian دور
Iranian Persian
Tajik дур (dur)

دور (dur)

  1. far
  2. distant

AdverbEdit

دور (dur)

  1. away

Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Arabic دَوْر(dawr).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

Dari Persian دور
Iranian Persian
Tajik давр (davr)

دور (dowr) (plural ادوار(advâr))

  1. turn
  2. cycle
  3. circumference
  4. period, era, time, age
  5. revolution
Related termsEdit

Southeast PashayiEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Sanskrit द्वार (dvāra).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

دوّر (dūr)

  1. door

Etymology 2Edit

From Sanskrit धौरेय (dhaureya, foremost).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

دور (dōr)

  1. (anatomy) face

Further readingEdit


UrduEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From the Old Indo-Aryan root dūra-.

AdjectiveEdit

دور (dūr) (Hindi spelling दूर)

  1. distant, remote

AdverbEdit

دور (dūr)  Hindi spelling: दूर (dūr)

  1. far, far off

Etymology 2Edit

From Arabic دور dawr

NounEdit

دور (daurm (Hindi spelling दौर)

  1. period, era, age
  2. stage, round, period

ReferencesEdit