द्वार्

SanskritEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-Aryan *d(ʰ)wā́r, from Proto-Indo-Iranian *dʰwā́r, from Proto-Indo-European *dʰwṓr. Cognate with Latin foris, Ancient Greek θύρα (thúra), Old English duru, dor (whence English door).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

द्वार् (dvā́r)

  1. gate, door, entrance or issue
  2. (figuratively) expedient, means, opportunity

Related termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary, page 504