𐎯𐎺𐎼𐎹𐎠

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Old PersianEdit

EtymologyEdit

PIE root
*dʰwer-

From Proto-Iranian *dwar- (compare Avestan dvarǝm), from Proto-Indo-Iranian *dwar- (compare Sanskrit द्वार् ‎(dvā́r)), from Proto-Indo-European *dʰwer- ‎(gate, door) (compare Latin foris, Ancient Greek θύρα ‎(thúra) and Old English duru and dor (English door)).

NounEdit

𐎯𐎺𐎼𐎹𐎠 ‎(duvarayān (locative singular, with postposition ā, stem duvara-)

  1. at (my) door
    • 5th century BCE, Behistun Inscription, column 2, lines 73-76:
      # adamšai[y] utā nāham utā gaušā utā hazānam frājanam utāšaiy [u]cašma avajam duvarayāmaiy basta adāriya haruvašim kāra avaina
      I cut off his nose, his ears, and his tongue, and I put out one eye, and he was kept in fetters at my palace entrance, and all the people beheld him.

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