dvandva


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dvandva

(ˈdvɑːndvɑː)
n
1. (Linguistics) a class of compound words consisting of two elements having a coordinate relationship as if connected by and
2. (Linguistics) a compound word of this type, such as Austro-Hungarian, tragicomic
[from Sanskrit dvamdva a pair, from the reduplication of dva two]
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Class A "Copulative compounds", called dvandva "pair" in Comparative Grammar (following the terminology introduced by Indian grammarian Pa[?
la imposibilidad de colocar en dvandva, como integrantes de un par, a Dios y el Mundo.
29) The editors read visvakarma, but the expression is evidently corrupt as we expect a list of eight deities instead of seven; the reading should be emended to visvakama (a Sanskrit dvandva compound, meaning 'Visva and Kama'; compare the parallel lists described below).
I should thus suggest analysing the compound as a tatpurusa compound, the first element of which consists of a dvandva compound: (Drugu & Guzan)-yul.
Los compuestos dvandva ("par") o copulativos se caracterizan porque sus miembros son equipolentes.
This can be highlighted with the fixed feminine-preferential word order in Georgian dvandva compounds referring to both sexes (Kikvidze 2002a), positive semantic space of deda (the English for mother) (Kikvidze 2002b).
1) Tandis que Mitra et Varuna forment un compose lexical du type dvandva, Romulus et Numa n'ont entre eux aucun lien semblable.
48) In the compound typology adopted by Bauer (1983) and Szymanek (1989), woman pilot and girlfriend are classified as appositional compounds, while fighter-bomber and pilot-observer belong to the class of dvandva compounds.
Napominje da u starocrkvenoslavenskome ima vise takvih determinativnih slozenica te da su dvandva slozenice u slavenskim jezicima rijetke.
at the beginning (after rupa) and at the end (after vijnana) of the list, the items vedana, sanjna, samskara, and vijnana being very likely to form a dvandva compound.
In Georgian, the order of components in the dvandva compounds denoting human species (of both sexes) is mostly sex-preferential (in favour of a female species)" (Kikvidze, 1999: 131).
though they are different in some respects from what was originally grouped as a dvandva in Sanskrit.