द्वार्

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Sanskrit[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-Iranian, from Proto-Indo-European *dʰwer-. Cognates include Latin foris, Ancient Greek θύρα (thúra) and Old English duru and dor (English door).

Noun[edit]

द्वार् (dvār)

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

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary, page 504