dvi

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Pali[edit]

Pali cardinal numbers
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    Cardinal : dvi
    Ordinal : dutiya

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit द्वि (dvi).

Numeral[edit]

dvi

  1. two
    • c. 500 AD, Kaccāyana, Pālivyākaraṇaṃ [Pali Grammar]‎[1] (in Pali), page 251; republished as Satish Chandra Acharyya Vidyabhusana, editor, Kaccayana's Pali Grammar (edited in Devanagari character and translated into English), Calcutta, Bengal: Mahabodhi Society, 1901:
      तासं सब्बासं विभत्तीनं परस्सपदानं अत्तनोपदानञ्च द्वे द्‍वे पदानि पठममज्झम-उत्तम पुरिससञ्ञानि होन्ति।
      Tāsaṃ sabbāsaṃ vibhattīnaṃ parassapadānaṃ attanopadānañca dve dve padāni paṭhamamajjhima-uttama purisasaññāni honti.
      Of all the endings, active and middle, they are called, two by two, the third, second and first person endings.

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Burmese: ဒွိ (dwi.)
  • Old Khmer: do
  • Thai: ทวิ (tá-wí)
  • Khmer: ទ្វិ (tviʼ)
  • Khmer: ទ្វេ (tvei)
  • Lao: ທະວິ (tha wi)