دور

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root د و ر (d-w-r).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

دَوَّرَ (dáwwara) (perfect, Verb form II)

  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)

Noun[edit]

دَوْر (dawrm, plural أَدْوَار (ʾadwār)‎

  1. role
  2. turn

دُور (dūr)

  1. plural form of دار

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 دور (dawr).

Noun[edit]

Dari دور
Iranian Persian دور
Tajik давр (davr)

دور (dour) (plural ادوار)

  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

  1. distant, remote

Adverb[edit]

دور (dūr)  Hindi spelling: दूर

  1. far, far off

References[edit]

  • McGregor, R.S, ed. The Oxford Hindi-English Dictionary, Oxford university press. 1993