द्व

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Translingual[edit]

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Ligature[edit]

द्व (dva)

  1. Irregular ligature of and

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-Aryan *dwáH, from Proto-Indo-Iranian *dwáH, from Proto-Indo-European *dwóh₁. Cognate with Avestan 𐬛𐬎𐬎𐬀(duua), Ancient Greek δύο (dúo), Latin duo, Old English twā (whence English two), Serbo-Croatian, Slovene, Czech, Slovak dva, Russian два (dva), Polish dwa.

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Sanskrit numbers (edit)
20
 ←  1
2
3  → 
    Cardinal: द्व (dva)
    Ordinal: द्वितीय (dvitīya)
    Adverbial: द्विस् (dvis)
    Multiplier: द्विधा (dvidhā)
    Distributive: द्विशस् (dviśas)

द्व (dvá)

  1. two, both

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