दूसरा

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See also: दूसरी

Hindi[edit]

Hindi numbers (edit)
20
[a], [b] ←  1
2
3  → 
    Cardinal: दो (do)
    Ordinal: दूसरा (dūsrā), दूजा (dūjā)
    Adverbial: दोबारा (dobārā), दुबारा (dubārā)
    Multiplier: दोगुना (dogunā), दुगना (dugnā), दोहरा (dohrā)
    Collective: दोनों (donõ)
    Fractional: आधा (ādhā)

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Sanskrit *द्विःसर (dviḥsara, two-stringed), from द्विः (dviḥ, two) +‎ सर (sara, string, cord) but with the first element following Sauraseni Prakrit 𑀤𑀼𑀯𑁂 (duve, two).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Delhi Hindi) IPA(key): /d̪uːs.ɾɑː/, [d̪uːs̪.ɾäː]
  • (file)

Adjective[edit]

दूसरा (dūsrā) (Urdu spelling دوسرا‎)

  1. other, another

Declension[edit]

Numeral[edit]

दूसरा (dūsrā) (Urdu spelling دوسرا‎)

  1. second

Declension[edit]

Noun[edit]

दूसरा (dūsrām (Urdu spelling دوسرا‎)

  1. copy, duplicate
  2. alternate, replacement
  3. (cricket) doosra

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • English: doosra (cricket)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Turner, Ralph Lilley (1969–1985) , “*dviḥsara(6676)”, in A Comparative Dictionary of the Indo-Aryan Languages, London: Oxford University Press.