dua

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See also: dứa, dừa, and đũa

English[edit]

Noun[edit]

dua (plural duas)

  1. (Islam) An Islamic invocation

Albanian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Albanian duo, from either:

Verb[edit]

dua (first-person singular past tense desha, participle dashur)

  1. I want
  2. I love
Conjugation[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

  • dua - I love you

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Vladimir Orel, Albanian Etymological Dictionary, s.v. "dua ~ due" (Leiden: Brill, 1998), 77-8.
  2. ^ Bardhyl Demiraj, Albanische Etymologien (Amsterdam: Rodopoi, 1997), 149.

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Albanian *dēma, from Proto-Indo-European *deh1-mn, from the root *dh1 'band'. Cognate to Ancient Greek -δημα (-dēma, band) and Sanskrit दमान् (dā́man-, band).

Noun[edit]

dua m

  1. sheaf

Banjarese[edit]

Banjarese cardinal numbers
1 2 3
    Cardinal : dua

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayic *dua, from Proto-Malayo-Chamic *dua, from Proto-Malayo-Sumbawan *dua, from Proto-Sunda-Sulawesi *dua, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *duha, from Proto-Austronesian *duSa.

Numeral[edit]

dua

  1. (cardinal) two

Breton[edit]

Verb[edit]

dua

  1. to blacken

Buginese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-South Sulawesi *dua, from Proto-Sunda-Sulawesi *dua, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *duha, from Proto-Austronesian *duSa.

Alternative forms[edit]

Numeral[edit]

dua (Lontara spelling ᨉᨘᨕ)

  1. (cardinal) two

Central Melanau[edit]

Central Melanau cardinal numbers
1 2 3
    Cardinal : dua

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-North Sarawak *dua, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *duha, from Proto-Austronesian *duSa.

Numeral[edit]

dua

  1. (cardinal) two

Crimean Tatar[edit]

Noun[edit]

dua

  1. prayer

Declension[edit]

References[edit]


Esperanto[edit]

Esperanto ordinal numbers
 <  1-a 2-a 3-a  > 
    Ordinal : dua
    Cardinal : du
    Adverbial : due
    Multiplier : duobla

Etymology[edit]

From du with the adjective ending -a.

Adjective[edit]

dua (plural duaj, accusative singular duan, accusative plural duajn)

  1. (ordinal) second

Abbreviations[edit]


Fijian[edit]

Numeral[edit]

dua (^)

  1. (cardinal) one

Ilocano[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Philippine, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *duha, from Proto-Austronesian *duSa.

Numeral[edit]

dua

  1. (cardinal) two

Indonesian[edit]

Indonesian cardinal numbers
1 2 3
    Cardinal : dua

Etymology[edit]

From Malay dua, from Proto-Malayic *dua, from Proto-Malayo-Chamic *dua, from Proto-Malayo-Sumbawan *dua, from Proto-Sunda-Sulawesi *dua, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *duha, from Proto-Austronesian *duSa.

Numeral[edit]

dua

  1. (cardinal) two

Synonyms[edit]


Irish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

dua m (genitive dua)

  1. toil

Declension[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
dua dhua ndua
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Kurdish[edit]

Noun[edit]

dua f

  1. prayer (the specific words or methods used for praying)


This Kurdish entry was created from the translations listed at prayer. It may be less reliable than other entries, and may be missing parts of speech or additional senses. Please also see dua in the Kurdish Wiktionary. This notice will be removed when the entry is checked. (more information) June 2008


Malay[edit]

Malay cardinal numbers
1 2 3
    Cardinal : dua

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayic *dua, from Proto-Malayo-Chamic *dua, from Proto-Malayo-Sumbawan *dua, from Proto-Sunda-Sulawesi *dua, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *duha, from Proto-Austronesian *duSa.

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Numeral[edit]

dua (Jawi spelling دوا)

  1. (cardinal) two

Synonyms[edit]


Old Frisian[edit]

Verb[edit]

duā, dūa

  1. Alternative spelling of dwā.

Swedish[edit]

Swedish Wikipedia has an article on:

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Etymology[edit]

du +‎ -a

Verb[edit]

dua (present duar, preterite duade, supine duat, imperative dua)

  1. to choose to use the more informal word du as the second person, singular nominative pronoun to someone.

Conjugation[edit]

Antonyms[edit]


Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic دُعاء (du3aa').

Noun[edit]

dua (definite accusative duayı, plural dualar)

  1. prayer

Declension[edit]


Uma[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Sunda-Sulawesi *dua, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *duha, from Proto-Austronesian *duSa.

Numeral[edit]

dua

  1. (cardinal) two