دور

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the root د و ر ‎(d-w-r).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

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

  1. to turn in a circle, to spin, to whirl, to revolve, to rotate
  2. to turn into a circle, to make round
  3. to look for something, to search (to look around for something)
Conjugation[edit]

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
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Etymology 3[edit]

Noun[edit]

دُور ‎(dūrf pl

  1. plural of دَار ‎(dār)

Egyptian Arabic[edit]

Noun[edit]

دور ‎(dawrm, pl أدوار ('adwaar)

  1. floor ‎(storey)

Persian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Cognate with Kurdish دوور ‎(dūr, far, distant), Pashto لرې ‎(lëre, distant), and Sanskrit दूर ‎(dūra, distant, remote).

Adjective[edit]

Dari دور
Iranian Persian دور
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).

Noun[edit]

Dari دور
Iranian Persian دور
Tajik давр ‎(davr)

دور ‎(dour) ‎(plural ادوار ‎(advâr))

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

Urdu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the Old Indo-Aryan root dūra-.

Adjective[edit]

دور ‎(dūr) — Hindi spelling: दूर ‎(dūr)

  1. distant, remote

Adverb[edit]

دور ‎(dūr)  Hindi spelling: दूर ‎(dūr)

  1. far, far off

References[edit]

  • McGregor, Ronald Stuart (1993), “دور”, in The Oxford Hindi-English Dictionary, London: Oxford University Press