द्वार

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HindiEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Sanskrit द्वार ‎(dvā́ra), from Proto-Indo-Iranian, from Proto-Indo-European *dʰworom ‎(enclosure, courtyard, i.e. something enclosed by the door), from *dʰwor-, compare *dʰwer-.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

द्वार ‎(dvārm ‎(Urdu spelling دوار)

  1. door
    वह एक गुप्त द्वार से निकल गया।
    He escaped from a secret door.
  2. gate, opening; any means of entrance
    यह दर्रा भारत का द्वार है।
    This pass is a gateway to India.
  3. way, means
    धन कमाने का एक ही द्वार है।
    There is only one way to earn money.

DeclensionEdit

Declension of द्वार
singular plural
direct द्वार ‎(dvār) द्वार ‎(dvār)
oblique द्वार ‎(dvār) द्वारों ‎(dvārõ)
vocative द्वार ‎(dvār) द्वारो ‎(dvāro)

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NounEdit

द्वार n

  1. door, entrance, gate

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SanskritEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-Iranian (compare Avestan dvarǝm, Old Persian 𐎯𐎺𐎼𐎹𐎠 ‎(duvar-, door, gate)), from Proto-Indo-European *dʰworom ‎(enclosure, courtyard, i.e. something enclosed by the door), accusative of *dʰwor-. Cognate with Old Church Slavonic дворъ ‎(dvorŭ, court, courtyard), Latin forum ‎(forum, market-place) and Lithuanian dvãras ‎(estate). This Proto-Indo-European neuter is a derivation of the basic feminine root noun *dʰwer-, *dʰwor- ‎(door, gate) that also gave Sanskrit द्वार् ‎(dvā́r).

NounEdit

द्वार ‎(dvā́ran

  1. door, gate, passage, entrance (ŚBr., ĀśvGṛ., Mn., MBh. etc.)
  2. opening, aperture (especially of the human body compare नवद्वार ‎(náva-dvāra), Up., Suśr. etc.)
  3. a way, means, medium (MBh., Kāv., Pañc. etc; the māheśvaras hold that there are 6 dvāras or means of obtaining religious ecstasy - Sarvad.)
    द्वारेण ‎(dvāreṇa) — by means of, with regard or according to
  4. name of a Gandharva (R.)

DeclensionEdit

Neuter a-stem declension of द्वार
Nom. sg. द्वारम् ‎(dvāram)
Gen. sg. द्वारस्य ‎(dvārasya)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative द्वारम् ‎(dvāram) द्वारे ‎(dvāre) द्वाराणि ‎(dvārāṇi)
Vocative द्वार ‎(dvāra) द्वारे ‎(dvāre) द्वाराणि ‎(dvārāṇi)
Accusative द्वारम् ‎(dvāram) द्वारे ‎(dvāre) द्वाराणि ‎(dvārāṇi)
Instrumental द्वारेण ‎(dvāreṇa) द्वाराभ्याम् ‎(dvārābhyām) द्वारैः ‎(dvāraiḥ)
Dative द्वारा ‎(dvārā) द्वाराभ्याम् ‎(dvārābhyām) द्वारेभ्यः ‎(dvārebhyaḥ)
Ablative द्वारात् ‎(dvārāt) द्वाराभ्याम् ‎(dvārābhyām) द्वारेभ्यः ‎(dvārebhyaḥ)
Genitive द्वारस्य ‎(dvārasya) द्वारयोः ‎(dvārayoḥ) द्वाराणाम् ‎(dvārāṇām)
Locative द्वारे ‎(dvāre) द्वारयोः ‎(dvārayoḥ) द्वारेषु ‎(dvāreṣu)

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 0504
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