دور

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the root د و ر(d-w-r).

Verb[edit]

دَوَّرَ (dawwara) II, non-past يُدَوِّرُ‎‎ (yudawwiru)

  1. (transitive) to turn in a circle, to spin, to whirl, to revolve, to rotate
  2. (transitive) to turn into a circle, to make round
  3. (Can we verify(+) this sense?) to look for something, to search (to look around for something)
Conjugation[edit]
References[edit]
  • Wehr, Hans (1979), “دور”, in J. Milton Cowan, editor, A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic, 4th edition, Ithaca, NY: Spoken Language Services, →ISBN, pages 344

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

دَوْر (dawrm (plural أَدْوَار(ʾadwār))

  1. verbal noun of دَارَ(dāra) (form I)
  2. role
  3. turn
  4. rotation
  5. circle, cycle
  6. vicissitude
  7. age, period, epoch
  8. roundabout way
  9. fit of fever
  10. floor, story
  11. the world
Declension[edit]
Descendants[edit]
  • Persian: دور(dowr)
  • Spanish: ador
References[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

Noun[edit]

دُور (dūrf pl

  1. plural of دَار(dār)

Egyptian Arabic[edit]

Noun[edit]

دور (dawrm, pl أدوار(ʾadwār)

  1. floor (storey)

Persian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Iranian *duHráh (far), from Proto-Indo-Iranian *duHrás (far), from Proto-Indo-European *duh₂-ró-s (long, far), from *dweh₂-. Cognate with Kurdish دوور(dûr, far, distant), Pashto لرې(lëre, distant), Sanskrit दूर (dūra, distant, remote), Avestan 𐬛𐬏𐬭𐬁𐬝(dūrāt̰, from afar), Ancient Greek δηρός (dērós, long), Latin dūrus, Old Armenian երկար (erkar, long, extended).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

Dari Persian دور
Iranian Persian
Tajik дур (dur)

دور (dur)

  1. far
  2. distant

Adverb[edit]

دور (dur)

  1. away

Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Arabic دَوْر(dawr).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Dari Persian دور
Iranian Persian
Tajik давр (davr)

دور (dowr) (plural ادوار(advâr))

  1. turn
  2. cycle
  3. circumference
  4. period, era, time, age
  5. revolution
Related terms[edit]
Descendants[edit]

Southeast Pashayi[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Sanskrit द्वार (dvāra).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

دوّر (dūr)

  1. door

Etymology 2[edit]

From Sanskrit धौरेय (dhaureya, foremost).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

دور (dōr)

  1. (anatomy) face

Further reading[edit]


Urdu[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Indo-Aryan *dūra-.

Adjective[edit]

دور (dūr) (Hindi spelling दूर)

  1. distant, remote

Adverb[edit]

دور (dūr)  Hindi spelling: दूर (dūr)

  1. far, far off

Etymology 2[edit]

From Arabic دَوْر(dawr).

Noun[edit]

دور (daurm (Hindi spelling दौर)

  1. period, era, age
  2. stage, round, period

References[edit]