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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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Dao-qiang, contrary to lanza-espada, represents a 'dvandva' compound where the two terms are not in a dependency relation: it lies on the border between words and phrases.
Class A "Copulative compounds", called dvandva "pair" in Comparative Grammar (following the terminology introduced by Indian grammarian Pa[??]ini, ca.
(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).
(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.
If we take this as a copulative compound (dvandva) and assume that vyavahara is operating in the same capacity as the other terms of the compound with respect to the investigation, then we are dealing with vyavahara as some kind of legal domain.
Napominje da u starocrkvenoslavenskome ima vise takvih determinativnih slozenica te da su dvandva slozenice u slavenskim jezicima rijetke.
"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).