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LigatureEdit

द्व (dva)

  1. Irregular ligature of and

SanskritEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

  • (Vedic) IPA(key): /d̪ʋɐ/
  • (Classical) IPA(key): /d̪ʋɐ/
  • NumeralEdit

    cardinal number
    2 Previous: एक (eka)
    Next: त्रि (tri)

    द्व (dvá)

    1. two, both

    DescendantsEdit

    ReferencesEdit

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