dwa

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See also: Dwa, dwA, and d̪wa

Haitian Creole[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French droit (right).

Noun[edit]

dwa

  1. right (legal or moral entitlement)

Kashubian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *dъva, from Proto-Indo-European *dwóh₁.

Numeral[edit]

dwa

  1. two

Declension[edit]

Further reading[edit]


Lower Sorbian[edit]

Lower Sorbian cardinal numbers
 <  1 2 3  > 
    Cardinal : dwa
    Ordinal : drugi

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *dъva, from Proto-Indo-European *dwóh₁.

Pronunciation[edit]

Numeral[edit]

dwa (feminine/neuter dwě)

  1. two

Declension[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • Muka, Arnošt (1921, 1928), “dwa”, in Słownik dolnoserbskeje rěcy a jeje narěcow (in German), St. Petersburg, Prague: ОРЯС РАН, ČAVU; Reprinted Bautzen: Domowina-Verlag, 2008
  • Starosta, Manfred (1999), “dwa”, in Dolnoserbsko-nimski słownik / Niedersorbisch-deutsches Wörterbuch (in German), Bautzen: Domowina-Verlag

Old Frisian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-West Germanic *dōn, from Proto-Germanic *dōną, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *dʰeh₁-. Cognates include Old English dōn, Old Saxon dōn and Old Dutch duon.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

dwā

  1. (transitive) to do

Descendants[edit]

  • North Frisian:
    Föhr-Amrum: du
    Mooring: düünj
  • Saterland Frisian: dwo
  • West Frisian: dwaan

References[edit]

  • Bremmer, Rolf H. (2009) An Introduction to Old Frisian: History, Grammar, Reader, Glossary, Amsterdam: John Benjamins Publishing Company, →ISBN

Polish[edit]

Polish numbers (edit)
20
 ←  1 2 3  → 
    Cardinal: dwa
    Ordinal: drugi
    Adverbial: dwakroć
    Multiplier: podwójny
    Collective: dwoje
    Fractional: połowa

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Proto-Slavic *dъva, from Proto-Balto-Slavic *duwō, from Proto-Indo-European *dwóh₁. Doublet of duo (duo).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /dva/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -a
  • Syllabification: dwa

Numeral[edit]

dwa nvir

  1. two

Declension[edit]

Related terms[edit]

verbs
nouns
adjectives
prefix

Coordinate terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • dwa in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • dwa in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Silesian[edit]

Silesian cardinal numbers
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    Cardinal : dwa
    Ordinal : drugi
    Adverbial : dwakroć
    Multiplier : dwojisty
    Collective : dwoje
    Fractional : pōłowa

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *dъva.

Numeral[edit]

dwa

  1. two

Related terms[edit]


Xhosa[edit]

Etymology[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Adverb[edit]

-dwa

  1. (with quantitative concord) alone, only

Derived terms[edit]


Zulu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Pronunciation[edit]

IPA(key): /dwa/

Adverb[edit]

-dwa

  1. (with quantitative concord) alone, just, only, solely
  2. (with quantitative and relative concords) one, only, sole

Derived terms[edit]

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