धूर

MarathiEdit

EtymologyEdit

Inherited from Old Marathi 𑘠𑘳𑘪𑘰𑘨 (dhuvāra, chimney), from Maharastri Prakrit 𑀥𑀽𑀫 (dhūma) + Middle Indo-Aryan -𑀭- (-ra-), from Sanskrit धूम (dhūmá, smoke)[1] (compare Old Marathi 𑘠𑘳𑘽 (dhuṃ), Sanskrit धूमल (dhūmala)). Compare Konkani धुवोर (dhuvor), Hindustani دُھون٘وَر‎ / धूँवर (dhū̃var), Sinhalese දුඹුලු (duᵐbulu), දුඹුල් (duᵐbul).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /d̪ʱuɾ/, [d̪ʱuːɾ]

NounEdit

धूर (dhūrm

  1. smoke

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Turner, Ralph Lilley (1969–1985), “*dhūmara”, in A Comparative Dictionary of the Indo-Aryan Languages, London: Oxford University Press, page 392

Further readingEdit

  • Berntsen, Maxine, “धूर”, in A Basic Marathi-English Dictionary, New Delhi: American Institute of Indian Studies, 1982-1983, page 74.
  • Molesworth, James Thomas (1857), “धूर”, in A dictionary, Marathi and English, Bombay: Printed for government at the Bombay Education Society's Press, page 443
  • Date, Yasavanta Ramakrshna (1932-1950), “धूर”, in Maharashtra Sabdakosa (in Marathi), Pune: Maharashtra Kosamandala, page 1760.