दूसरा

See also: दूसरी

HindiEdit

Hindi numbers (edit)
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    Cardinal: दो (do)
    Ordinal: दूसरा (dūsrā), दूजा (dūjā)
    Adverbial: दोबारा (dobārā), दुबारा (dubārā)
    Multiplier: दोगुना (dogunā), दुगना (dugnā), दोहरा (dohrā)
    Collective: दोनों (donõ)
    Fractional: आधा (ādhā)

EtymologyEdit

Inherited from Sanskrit *द्विःसर (dviḥsara, two-stringed), from द्विः (dviḥ, two) +‎ सर (sara, string, cord) but with the first element following Sauraseni Prakrit 𑀤𑀼𑀯𑁂 (duve, two).[1]

PronunciationEdit

  • (Delhi Hindi) IPA(key): /d̪uːs.ɾɑː/, [d̪uːs̪.ɾäː]
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AdjectiveEdit

दूसरा (dūsrā) (Urdu spelling دوسرا‎)

  1. other, another

DeclensionEdit

NumeralEdit

दूसरा (dūsrā) (Urdu spelling دوسرا‎)

  1. second

DeclensionEdit

NounEdit

दूसरा (dūsrām (Urdu spelling دوسرا‎)

  1. copy, duplicate
  2. alternate, replacement
  3. (cricket) doosra

DeclensionEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • English: doosra (cricket)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Turner, Ralph Lilley, “*dviḥsara(6676)”, in A Comparative Dictionary of the Indo-Aryan Languages, London: Oxford University Press, 1969–1985