dwa

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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
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    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]

  • dwa in Ernst Muka/Mucke (St. Petersburg and Prague 1911–28): Słownik dolnoserbskeje rěcy a jeje narěcow / Wörterbuch der nieder-wendischen Sprache und ihrer Dialekte. Reprinted 2008, Bautzen: Domowina-Verlag
  • dwa in Manfred Starosta (1999): Dolnoserbsko-nimski słownik / Niedersorbisch-deutsches Wörterbuch. 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 cardinal numbers
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    Cardinal : dwa
    Ordinal : drugi
    Adverbial : dwakroć
    Multiplier : podwójny
    Collective : dwoje
    Fractional : połowa

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /dva/
  • (file)

Numeral[edit]

dwa

  1. two

Declension[edit]

Case Plural only
m pers m npers & n f
nominative, vocative dwaj
dwu / dwóch (+ Genitive)
dwa dwie
genitive dwu / dwóch
dative dwu / dwom / dwóm
accusative dwu / dwóch dwa dwie
instrumental dwoma / dwu dwiema / dwoma / dwu
locative dwu / dwóch

Related terms[edit]

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]


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/

Quantifier[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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