دو

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Baluchi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Iranian *dwáH (compare Persian دو(do), Northern Kurdish du, Pashto دوه(dwa), Avestan 𐬛𐬎𐬎𐬀(duua)), from Proto-Indo-Iranian *dwáH (compare Sanskrit द्व (dvá), Hindi दो (do)/Urdu دو(do), Punjabi ਦੋ (do)), from Proto-Indo-European *dwóh₁ (compare Russian два (dva), Greek δύο (dýo), Spanish dos, English two).

Numeral[edit]

دو (do)

  1. two

Noun[edit]

دو (do)

  1. two (digit)

Persian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Persian 𐭲𐭥𐭩𐭭(tʿyn /dō/), from Proto-Iranian *dwáH, Proto-Indo-Iranian *dwáH, from Proto-Indo-European *dwóh₁.

Indo European cognates include Northern Kurdish du, Pashto دوه(dwa), Avestan 𐬛𐬎𐬎𐬀(duua), Sanskrit द्व (dvá), Hindi दो (do)/Urdu دو(do), Punjabi ਦੋ (do), Russian два (dva), Lithuanian du, Greek δύο (dýo), Spanish dos, English two, etc..

Pronunciation[edit]

Numeral[edit]

Persian cardinal numbers
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    Cardinal : دو
    Ordinal : دوم
Dari Persian دو
Iranian Persian
Tajik ду (du)

دو (do)

  1. two

Noun[edit]

دو (do)

  1. two (digit)

See also[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

دو (du, dū)

  1. (dialectal, Dashtestan, Khesht) doogh, a carbonated or non-carbonated yoghurt drink.

Etymology 3[edit]

Verb[edit]

دو (dav, dow)

  1. present stem form of دویدن

Etymology 4[edit]

Noun[edit]

دو (do)

  1. (music) C, Do (the first note of the fixed-Do solfège scale)
  2. (music) Do (the first note of the movable-Do solfège scale, i.e. the tonic)

Urdu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit द्व (dvá), from Proto-Indo-Iranian *dwáH, from Proto-Indo-European *dwóh₁. Compare also Persian دو(do).

Pronunciation[edit]

Numeral[edit]

Urdu numbers (edit)
20
[a], [b] ←  1 ٢
2
3  → [a], [b]
    Cardinal: دو
    Ordinal: دوسرا‎, دوجا‎, دوَم
    Multiplier: دُگنا‎, دوگنا‎, دوہرا
    Distributive: دونا
    Collective: دونوں
    Fractional: آدھا‎, نِصف‎, نِیم

دو (do) (Hindi spelling दो)

  1. two

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