दूरदर्शन

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Hindi[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

दूर (dūr, far) +‎ दर्शन (darśan, vision, sight), calque of English television.

Noun[edit]

दूरदर्शन (dūr-darśanm

  1. television

Proper noun[edit]

दूरदर्शन (dūrdarśanm

  1. Doordarshan, the first television network of India.

Etymology 2[edit]

From Sanskrit.

Noun[edit]

दूरदर्शन (dūrdarśanm

  1. farsightedness
  2. ability to see far

Sanskrit[edit]

Noun[edit]

दूरदर्शन (dūradarśanam

  1. 'far-seeing’, a vulture.

Noun[edit]

दूरदर्शन (dūradarśanan

  1. longsightedness
  2. foresight

References[edit]

  • Sir Monier Monier-Williams (1898) A Sanskrit-English dictionary etymologically and philologically arranged with special reference to cognate Indo-European languages, Oxford: Clarendon Press, page 0489